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CSR Minute: Cone Communications Releases Global CR Study; The Conference Board to Host Symposium on Corporate Political Spending

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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. 

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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. 

Applying a Framework to Business Sustainability Risk

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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In Expanding Perspectives of Business Sustainability Risk and other previously released posts, our sustainability consulting has focused its attention on defining key risks, identifying reference points, and evaluating the potential impacts to long-term business sustainability.

Global Consumers Voice Demand for Greater Corporate Responsibility

A New World of Activist Consumers Promises to Reward or Punish Companies Based on How They Do Business
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Boston, MA - October 4, 2011 - Ten thousand consumers in major countries around the globe are demanding a higher level of responsibility by companies in dealing with societal issues, and consumers report they are already using their own spending and loyalty to press these demands. 

Key Qualities of Green Product Marketing

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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As the world increasingly investigates business sustainability actions related topics like climate change, consumer trends indicate that purchasers want to see more transparent and credible information on what companies are actually doing.  This has many lead-edge companies reevaluating sales metrics, service levels, and what is ultimately driving consumer loyalty. 
 

H&M Receives Gold Medal for Sustainability Work

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H&M has been awarded with the gold medal in the survey "Sustainable Retail Company 2011" by the renowned German consumer initiative "Verbraucher Initiative".

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H&M has been awarded with the gold medal in the survey "Sustainable Retail Company 2011" by the renowned German consumer initiative "Verbraucher Initiative".

Put a Green Smiley Face on It - or Not: The Perils of Greenwashing

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Greenwashing is the practice of making an unsubstantiated or misleading claim about the environmental benefits of a product, service, technology or company practice.  The term greenwashing is believed to have been coined in 1986 when environmentalist Jay Westerveld observed the practice of hotels encouraging guests to reuse bath towels as an effort to help the environment when in fact it simply saved massive amounts of money on laundry costs.
 

Corrective Sustainability Action: Getting Your Head Out of the Sand

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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By many expert opinions, it can officially be said that the business world has moved beyond the ‘consumer microscope’  and is now ‘under fire’ from an ever expanding level of eco awareness among a more informed general public.  The speed and availability of today’s information shines a bright light on the missteps of business to a much larger watchful eye.  The days of “hear no evil, see no evil, speak no evil” are over.

Green Consumers Who Value Status Will Pay More For Less

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) June 14, 2011 - A new study reveals consumers pay more for green products when they know others witness their purchase. Buying a green product - especially if it possesses inferior attributes - confers status and reputation on the "altruistic" buyer. 

The Ethically Gray Territory of Botswana Diamonds - Marc Choyt

Marc Choyt is Founding Director of Fair Jewelry Action USA, http://www.fairjewelry.org, an environmental justice and human rights organization.  
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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.

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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.

Emergence Of Fair Trade Jewelry - By Marc Choyt

Marc Choyt is Founding Director of Fair Jewelry Action USA, http://www.fairjewelry.org, an environmental justice and human rights organization.
Summary: 

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.

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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.

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