CSR News

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

Blog from
Sep 21, 2010 11:15 AM ET

Is sustainable progress an absolute or relative measure?  Is it common or unique to a specific application or pursuit? 


Focus on Leadership Development and Advocacy Opportunities for Girls to Engage in Global Issues

Press Release from
Sep 21, 2010 11:00 AM ET

The UPS Foundation and the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) announce a five-year, $2 million commitment that supports young women to become advocates and leaders on issues such as environmental sustainability, the Millennium Development Goals and community development.


Take part in the second annual Carbon Salary Survey

Press Release from
Sep 21, 2010 10:30 AM ET

Acre have partnered with the specialist consultancy Acona to release the 2010 Carbon Salary Survey.  Now in it's second year, the survey aims to plot the developing climate change and carbon job markets including;  job functions, salaries and job satisfaction levels amongst other key indices.


Press Release from
Sep 21, 2010 10:05 AM ET

What:    GBL Certified Green Consultant Training

Where:  Dallas, TX

When:   Thursday, January 06, 2011 at 9:00 AM - Saturday, January 8, 2011 at 4:00 PM (CT)

Cost:     The fee is $1495.  $250 is required to reserve your seat, and the balance is due by the day of class.

Register Now!


What will it take to make Canada the best in the world at meeting the healthcare needs of marginalized populations?

Blog from
Sep 21, 2010 9:53 AM ET

Over two days in June 2008, a group of 20 doctors, nurses, social workers, academics, policy makers and non-profit leaders from British Columbia came together to probe the question: What will it take to make Canada the best in the world at meeting the healthcare needs of marginalized populations? Held in Vancouver, the Vancouver Dialogue was the first in a series of regional dialogues occurring across Canada, building on the National Roundtable on Frontline Health that took place in Ottawa in June 2007.

Download full report: The Frontline Health Dialogues: Report from the Vancouver Dialogue


Press Release from
Sep 21, 2010 9:50 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.


A webinar with Michael Rowan, Viridity Software co-founder and CTO and Bernie Siryk, Global Green Consulting Group VP of Client Service

Press Release from
Sep 21, 2010 9:15 AM ET

Please join Mike Rowan, Viridity Software’s Co-Founder and CTO, and Bernie Siryk, Vice President of Client Services, Global Green Consulting Group, as they examine the various factors that have led to the increasingly critical role of the data center in helping to ensure business sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR).

Speakers: Mike Rowan, Co-Founder and CTO, Viridity Software
                Bernie Siryk, Vice President of Client Services, Global Green Consulting Group

When:      Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time

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World Centric Film Series, Fall 2010

Press Release from
Sep 21, 2010 8:00 AM ET

We're back again, by popular demand! Don't miss our third "Films of Hope and Vision" film series presenting Kilowatt Ours: A Plan to Re-Engergize America by Jeff Barrie, this upcoming Friday, September 24.

Provocative films and great discussion! 

Free Friday Night Film Series at World Centric, 7:30 - 9:30 P.M.  Sponsored by Silicon Valley Action Network, Transition Silicon Valley, World Centric, Acterra, and Transition Palo Alto.

World Centric Community Space Wheelchair Accessible
2121 Staunton Court, Palo Alto, CA 94306


Blog from
Sep 20, 2010 5:00 PM ET

We are looking forward to the opportunity to showcase MissionMarkets.com and Mission Markets Earth to the Impact Investing community at SOCAP in just two weeks! Check out the interactive press conference recently posted on the SOCAP Blog for a preview and discussion of the event.


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

Blog from
Sep 20, 2010 2:58 PM ET

Because most adults spend a majority of their waking hours at work, a sustainable working environment is critical.  The work site, organizational culture and working environment are powerful influences on behavior.   Wellness programs have been used as instruments to address weight reduction, reduced stress levels, improved physical fitness, health, and well being.   But did you know they are also linked to business sustainability


Kelly Caffarelli, President, The Home Depot Foundation

Blog from
Sep 20, 2010 2:45 PM ET

Houses Are For Residents; Homes Are For Families

Kelly Caffarelli, President, The Home Depot Foundation

Monday, September 20, 2010

I just returned from the absolute best Habitat build - ever.  Without exaggeration, I’ve probably visited over 100 houses built by Habitat for Humanity and been to dozens of build events.  I’ve never left one feeling disappointed; never felt like my time wasn’t very well spent; could always see the tangible impact of the volunteers’ efforts.  But the one I participated in last week truly stands apart.


BoardSource Leadership Forum 2010

Press Release from
Sep 20, 2010 1:40 PM ET

The 2010 Leadership Forum will be held on Nov. 10 and 11 in San Francisco. Half-day, full-day, and two-day presessions that allow for in depth discussions take place on Nov. 8 and 9.

Governance's brightest thinkers and practitioners will be in San Francisco on November 10th and 11th. Will you? Join us to...
  • explore the trends and events that are fueling boardroom deliberations today

  • learn about new approaches being taken by nonprofit leaders everywhere – and with great results

  • tackle tough questions every responsible board should be asking...


Lorna Donatone Named 2010 Ascendancy Award Winner

Press Release from
Sep 20, 2010 1:00 PM ET

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) GAITHERSBURG, MD - September 20, 2010 - Sodexo COO and Education Market President Lorna Donatone was recognized with a national award this week for her role in mentoring women who are aspiring leaders. 


Company recognized by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the sixth time as the global leader for its industry segment

Press Release from
Sep 20, 2010 12:30 PM ET

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Issy-les-Moulineaux -  September 20, 2010 - Sodexo has been recognized by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the sixth time as the global leader for its industry segment, "Hotels, Restaurants, Bars & Recreational Services" for the year 2010-2011. Sodexo received an overall score of 82% from the ratings agency, SAM (Sustainable Asset Management), based on an assessment of its economic, social and environmental performance. The average overall score for sector businesses was 56%. 


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