CSR News

Program Encourages and Inspires American Families to Recycle More

Press Release from
Feb 2, 2011 12:00 AM ET

(3BL Media / the CSRfeed) Racine, WI - February 2, 2011 - More than 90 percent of Americans want to protect the environment1 but only 33 percent of trash in the U.S. is actually being recycled, while 54 percent gets buried in landfills.2 To help reverse that trend and offset its potential product waste, the Ziploc® Brand is introducing a first-of-its-kind program with Recyclebank®, the leading sustainable action platform that motivates and enables individuals to make a collective impact on the environment.

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Feb 1, 2011 5:00 PM ET
With such great need around the world for clean drinking water, safe housing, renewable energy, disaster relief, biomedical devices, and so on, we need inventors to build solutions and bring them to market. Unfortunately, it turns out that we might be missing out on talented young men, and even more women, who would be--but who are not--considering careers as inventors.

Young Women Do Not See Themselves as Inventors

Answer our questions on Twitter and you could win a free ClimateCounts.org WEADDUP T-shirt!

Blog from in Environment
Feb 1, 2011 4:25 PM ET

What we’re doing: As part of our upcoming Green Watching Campaign this spring we’ll be giving away T-shirts on Twitter every Tuesday!

Blog from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Feb 1, 2011 3:20 PM ET

Ceres and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) announced the shortlist of candidate reports for the Ceres-ACCA North American Sustainability Reporting Awards.  Of the 98 sustainability reports received, 17 were selected for further consideration by the judges’ panel that meets next month. The final winners will be announced at the Ceres Annual Conference on May 11-12th in Oakland, Calif.

Blog from in Environment
Feb 1, 2011 2:42 PM ET

Congratulations to Bill Connelly for winning last week’s #T-shirt Tuesday Twitter contest! The number one @ClimateCounts story from 2010 was (drum-roll please) our free iPhone app being featured in the NYC WIRED store and WIRED online store!

Press Release from in Business & Trade
Feb 1, 2011 2:30 PM ET

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) NEW YORK, NY - Feb. 1, 2011 -- Anvil Knitwear, a leading apparel brand, has become the first US-based apparel manufacturer to join the Cotton made in Africa (CmiA) initiative.

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company

Blog from in Business & Trade
Feb 1, 2011 2:29 PM ET

Are you a small business owner with limited resources? Then use what you've got to grow your business and be green.  

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Feb 1, 2011 1:10 PM ET

AngelPoints, the leader in online software for corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability, released an astonishing statistic after analyzing 87,000 volunteer events managed through its online software.

Join the forum in-person or online

Blog from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Feb 1, 2011 11:15 AM ET

Tomorrow is the first forum in our 2011 Global CSR Issue Series, and the focus is on safe water and sanitation solutions around the globe. Can't attend in person? A live stream will be available here during the event, and you can tweet your questions for the panelists to BCLC's Twitter handle (@ChamberBCLC) or 

James W. Lawton, President and General Manager, Dun & Bradstreet (D&B)

Blog from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Feb 1, 2011 10:00 AM ET

TOPIC: Supplier Risk Mitigation through Relationship Management

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company

Blog from in Business & Trade
Feb 1, 2011 9:21 AM ET

Attracting, retaining, and motivating a sustainable workforce is a marriage of common interest.  The ability to align business needs and workforce desires can define the success of the company.  With greater evidence now indicating that life balance rivaling even compensation to be a primary employment benefit, business managers will once again be called upon to test the bounds of their dated business practices. 

ING Announced as Title Sponsor of 2011 KiDS ROCK Events

Press Release from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Feb 1, 2011 9:00 AM ET

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) February 1, 2011 - Staggering statistics indicate a generation of kids risk becoming the first to see a shorter life expectancy than their parents.

Press Release from
Feb 1, 2011 8:24 AM ET

The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

Springwise scans the globe for smart new business ideas, delivering instant inspiration to entrepreneurial minds.

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Feb 1, 2011 8:16 AM ET

The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.

A Primer Based on Management Research

Blog from in Business & Trade
Feb 1, 2011 7:10 AM ET

This two-page primer, written by management professor Marie-France Turcotte, provides an introduction to key terms and reading materials for exceptional stakeholder engagement. It also features the four steps of any successful stakeholder engagement plan.

Share this primer with senior managers in public relations and community engagement.