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

Blog from in Business & Trade
Dec 23, 2010 2:38 PM ET

The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.  - Frank Herbert 


A look at the inherent challenges with international negotiations on "global" environmental issues

Blog from in Business & Trade
Dec 23, 2010 12:35 PM ET

A look at how global negotiations like the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) don't work because of the wide gulf between international agreements (where the pledge is made) and local action, where the actual work takes place.


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

Blog from in Business & Trade
Dec 23, 2010 11:33 AM ET

In today’s business sustainability climate, it almost goes without saying that companies need to continuously assess and reassess the needs of their internal and external stakeholders.  These interactions allow businesses to address and respond to the shifting forces of a constantly changing business environment.  While it may sound easy, the key link and often stumbling point for most business cultures is this ‘continuous’ process of engagement


Press Release from
Dec 23, 2010 10:00 AM ET

TheCSRminute 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.


Blog from in Business & Trade
Dec 23, 2010 8:35 AM ET

The year started off with a bang with accountability questions related to Wyclef Jean's Yele Haiti Foundation. From April on, people berated BP and cringed as the CEO told us one thing about the environmental and economic damage caused by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, while images flooding the media showed quite another story.


Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Dec 22, 2010 4:15 PM ET

You probably wouldn’t know it by looking at him, but John, a father of three and husband to Lynn, is battling cancer. Take the stresses of everyday life: getting the kids to school on time, paying the bills, keeping the family generally happy and healthy. Then, top that with cancer. Now you’re in John’s world.


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

Blog from in Business & Trade
Dec 22, 2010 2:37 PM ET

Sustainability, it is such a broad a subject.  The overwhelming amount of information and seemingly endless lines of conversation can often leave individuals scratching their heads or glazed over with disinterest. 


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

Blog from in Business & Trade
Dec 22, 2010 10:31 AM ET

People have to hear your message seven times before they remember it.


Press Release from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Dec 22, 2010 10:10 AM ET

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) December 22, 2010 - Northampton, MA - Today 3BL Media announced that they have entered into an agreement with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) to provide packaged report services to companies that wish to bring broader exposure to their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and sustainability reports.


Press Release from in Business & Trade
Dec 22, 2010 10:00 AM ET

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) December 22, 2010 - As the pendulum gradually swings to a more mainstream concept of Green business, there are some fundamentals that should come as a natural evolution of the process.  As I have often said, many of the Green practices that could be included in a business application are not an expense item, nor are they difficult to apply.  A Green clause paragraph seems like one of the most simplistic improvements for a Green business, but it goes a long way to improve the community and industries that your company serves.


Press Release from
Dec 22, 2010 9:33 AM ET

TheCSRminute 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.


Blog from in Finance & Investment
Dec 22, 2010 9:15 AM ET

I wear two hats here at Mission Markets: Chief Technology Officer and Director of Social Metrics, and right now is a pretty good time for both.

Technology first. Let's take a quick look at how the current state of technology helps Mission Markets fulfill its mission: to grow the impact investing space.



For starters, we have the internet.  We take for granted these days the ability to set up a storefront in cyberspace, but the internet has matured way beyond that:




Daily Personal Choices for a Better World

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Dec 21, 2010 4:15 PM ET

Thursday, January 6th 7-9:30pm and Thursday February 3rd 7-8pm

World Centric community space, 2121 Staunton Ct, Palo Alto, 94306

Admission is free and open to the public.
 


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

Blog from in Business & Trade
Dec 21, 2010 2:01 PM ET

How often do you find yourself multi-tasking?  Driving and talking on the phone?  Eating and watching TV?  With the holidays underway, it can be easy to get caught up in the parties, the shopping, and the holiday preparations.  But what is one of the truest, most sincere gifts we can give to one another?  Presence.  Being present.


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