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Companies Now Required to Speak Out on ESG Issues: New Research

by John Howell, Editorial Director & VP of Content, 3BL Media
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As a journalist, I’ve always searched out cultural trends as I saw them developing, in a constant search for “what’s next.”
 
“What’s next” is, of course, of major importance to business. Looking ahead to map out strategy is critical to continued success. But which trends are the right ones with which to align future plans? Which ones will matter months, even years, down the line?
 

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#ASIMO2015 Recap: What Does a Humanoid Robot Do With a Day in NYC?

Revisit the non-stop adventure with Honda’s ASIMO
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Visit the big Apple with @ASIMO http://youtu.be/FShZddlsjkA  What famous sites do you see? #ASIMO2015 #robotics - @3BLMedia (tweet)

Too Big Profits are Bad for U.S. Business

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“Big American companies are maximizing their profits instead of investing in their people and future projects.” That’s the blunt, provocative first sentence of a recent commentary by Henry Blodget, CEO of Business Insider. Blodget argues, “this behavior is contributing to record income inequality in the country and starving the primary engine of U.S. economic growth—the vast American middle class—of purchasing power.”

Solar Power’s Future Looks Brighter and Brighter

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In the U.S. solar power continues to lead all categories as the renewable energy mode of choice. Last year, it made up 29 percent of all new electricity capacity, second only to natural gas at 46 percent. In 2014, solar power is projected to grow by another 26 percent, according to GTM, a research firm. The Department of Energy expects solar to provide 27 percent of all electricity in America by 2050, a huge increase from its less than one percent total today.

Accountable Care Organizations Report Lower Costs- Health Minute for September 16th, 2013

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Accountable Care Organizations, ACOs, are at the center of the new Affordable Care Act. This healthcare business model bases insurance payments to healthcare providers on the quality of care they deliver, not the traditional fees-for-service. Skeptics have questioned the projected savings, but now, there are hard numbers to prove that ACO’s can deliver lower costs and increased profits. The CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield program that covers one million members in Maryland, northern Virginia, and Washington, D.C.

Tweet Your Way to a Better World

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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It's been questioned if social media change the world?  Can it make our world a better world?  How is it advancing the sustainability conversation?  The podcast, Social Media and Sustainability Changing the World Together, addresses that question but how can social media save the world?  
 

CSR Minute: UPS HR Dep't. Named in Top Five Nationally; Vox Global Launches "The Intersection," Resource for Pubic Policy

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The CSRminute 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.

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The CSRminute 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.

3BL Media Presents “CSRreport Special Edition: CSR for Investors” on Reuters Insider

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3BL Media is producing a series of newscasts for Reuters Insider, “CSRreport Special Edition: CSR for Investors,” a series of web video reports that examines the impact of corporate social responsibility on the bottom line of publicly traded companies. 

Ceres Conference 2010: 3BL Media's Bill Baue interviews Mindy Lubber, President at CERES

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3BL Media's Bill Baue interviews Mindy Lubber, President at CERES while attending the Ceres 2010 Conference, Roadmap for a Sustainable Future, on May 5-6, 2010 in Boston, MA.

Ceres, a leading coalition of investors, environmental organizations and other public interest groups working with companies to address sustainability challenges such as climate change, and 3BL Media, a leading CSR and sustainability communications company, have partnered to raise awareness about organization' efforts and progress around sustainability and corporate social responsibility issues.

Boston-based Ceres has been working for 21 years to integrate climate change and other global sustainability challenges into business and investor practices worldwide. Ceres developed the Ceres Principles in 1989 to serve as a code of environmental conduct for companies. It also developed the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), now the de-facto international standard for corporate reporting on social and environmental practices. Earlier this year, Ceres released  "The 21st Century Corporation: Ceres Roadmap for Sustainability ," a vision and practical roadmap for integrating sustainability into the DNA of companies. The Roadmap is designed to provide a comprehensive platform for sustainable business strategy and for accelerating best practices and performance across entire business models – from the board room, to operations, to supply chains. 

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3BL Media's Bill Baue interviews Mindy Lubber, President at CERES while attending the Ceres 2010 Conference, Roadmap for a Sustainable Future, on May 5-6, 2010 in Boston, MA.

Ceres, a leading coalition of investors, environmental organizations and other public interest groups working with companies to address sustainability challenges such as climate change, and 3BL Media, a leading CSR and sustainability communications company, have partnered to raise awareness about organization' efforts and progress around sustainability and corporate social responsibility issues.

Boston-based Ceres has been working for 21 years to integrate climate change and other global sustainability challenges into business and investor practices worldwide. Ceres developed the Ceres Principles in 1989 to serve as a code of environmental conduct for companies. It also developed the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), now the de-facto international standard for corporate reporting on social and environmental practices. Earlier this year, Ceres released  "The 21st Century Corporation: Ceres Roadmap for Sustainability ," a vision and practical roadmap for integrating sustainability into the DNA of companies. The Roadmap is designed to provide a comprehensive platform for sustainable business strategy and for accelerating best practices and performance across entire business models – from the board room, to operations, to supply chains. 

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