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Recyclebank, ROI Research and Google Partner to Measure Impact of Gamification on Green Behaviors

Companies to track how gamification influences engagement and real-world action during Recyclebank’s “Green Your Home” Challenge for Earth Month
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) NEW YORK, NY—WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6, 2011Recyclebank®, the company that rewards people for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals from more than 3,000 local and national businesses, today announced it has partnered with consumer insights agency ROI Research and Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) to measure how gaming techniques can impact individuals’ behaviors when applied to environmental causes.  

Report from Recyclebank, ROI Research and Google Reveals the Impact of Social Gaming on Green Behaviors

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 ·        Study shows how Recyclebank’s Earth Month “Green Your Home Challenge”
 influenced consumer awareness and motivated real-world actions

 
·        Findings indicate that incorporating gaming techniquessuch as contests, rewards and interactive contentcan engage people around social and environmental issues, and influence offline behavior change

 

 

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 ·        Study shows how Recyclebank’s Earth Month “Green Your Home Challenge”
 influenced consumer awareness and motivated real-world actions

 
·        Findings indicate that incorporating gaming techniquessuch as contests, rewards and interactive contentcan engage people around social and environmental issues, and influence offline behavior change

 

 

GE and Google to Invest in Wind Farm

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Alongside Google, GE is investing in a Arlington, Oregon wind farm, which is forecasted to be the largest wind farm in the world. Four investors (including two Japanese organizations) are supporting the farm with approximately $500 million. The wind farm is expected to produce 845 megawatts of energy, which will power over 235,000 homes. These two articles discuss the development of the wind farm, referencing the beneficial result it will have on the economic area of Oregon and the collective renewable energy goals of California. 

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Alongside Google, GE is investing in a Arlington, Oregon wind farm, which is forecasted to be the largest wind farm in the world. Four investors (including two Japanese organizations) are supporting the farm with approximately $500 million. The wind farm is expected to produce 845 megawatts of energy, which will power over 235,000 homes. These two articles discuss the development of the wind farm, referencing the beneficial result it will have on the economic area of Oregon and the collective renewable energy goals of California. 

Helping Japan in the Best Way Possible - By Chad Tragakis

Chad Tragakis, Senior Vice President, Hill & Knowlton, Washington. Author at the blog ResponsAbility
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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.

GE places at Number 13 in Fortune's list of World's Most Admired Companies

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GE has been ranked 13th in a list of the World's Most Admired Companies, compiled by Fortune Magazine and the Hay Group, and is the highest-placing company in the electronics industry.

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GE has been ranked 13th in a list of the World's Most Admired Companies, compiled by Fortune Magazine and the Hay Group, and is the highest-placing company in the electronics industry.

Privacy is Dead. Long Live Privacy! - By Chad Tragakis

Chad Tragakis, Senior Vice President, Hill & Knowlton, Washington. Author at the blog ResponsAbility
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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.

Farming the Fertile Ground at the Convergence of High Tech and Green Tech

Fullcircle Innovations Wins Red Herring Asia Top 100 For Green IT Solutions
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The most fertile ground for innovation is often found where one field runs into another and the two mix together. The convergence of cleantech and high tech is one such rich field of innovation, giving rise to a host of opportunities for innovative businesses from Google to Fullcircle Innovations to make money and make a difference in the world.

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The most fertile ground for innovation is often found where one field runs into another and the two mix together. The convergence of cleantech and high tech is one such rich field of innovation, giving rise to a host of opportunities for innovative businesses from Google to Fullcircle Innovations to make money and make a difference in the world.

How To Create An Exceptional Corporate Volunteer Program: PORTLAND, OREGON

Three reasons why your business, your employees and the community all need more than an annual volunteering event...
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In the rapidly growing field of Corporate Social Responsibility, the singular focus of Realized Worth is corporate volunteering. Without exception, we believe the employee engagement is essential to every successful CSR program.
From design and implementation, to the basic first steps in the right direction, Realized Worth boasts an unrivaled expertise in how to create excellent Employee Volunteer Programs. Our approach is sustainable and clearly demonstrates its own value – value for the business, the non-profit partner, and the community.
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In the rapidly growing field of Corporate Social Responsibility, the singular focus of Realized Worth is corporate volunteering. Without exception, we believe the employee engagement is essential to every successful CSR program.
From design and implementation, to the basic first steps in the right direction, Realized Worth boasts an unrivaled expertise in how to create excellent Employee Volunteer Programs. Our approach is sustainable and clearly demonstrates its own value – value for the business, the non-profit partner, and the community.

CSR Minute: CA Solar Capacity, Web Search for Charity, Philly's Solar-Powered Trash Compactors

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theCSRminute is your daily video digest of the most relevant CSR 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.

theCSRminute can be seen daily on 3BL Media’s CSR Network—the largest network of CSR channels across the internet, on Reuters Insider (rolling out to over two million subscribers worldwide), and right here on the 3BL Media website.

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theCSRminute is your daily video digest of the most relevant CSR 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.

theCSRminute can be seen daily on 3BL Media’s CSR Network—the largest network of CSR channels across the internet, on Reuters Insider (rolling out to over two million subscribers worldwide), and right here on the 3BL Media website.

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