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KEYT Santa Barbara Covers Be Green’s ‘Revolutionary Packaging’

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On Wednesday, August 8th, 2012, KEYT news reporter Sarah Bush stopped by Be Green Packaging Headquarters to find out what Santa Barbara’s sustainable packaging pioneers were up to five years after the company’s launch.  Co-founders Ron Blitzer and Robert Richman talk about their reasons for starting the business and some of the company’s impressive recent accomplishments.  Sarah also got a sneak peak of  new packaging the company has been working on as well as their collaborations with some of the worlds largest companies.

Why Sustainability Isn’t Just for Hippies Anymore

A new era of capitalism is dawning in which corporations are being challenged by investors and consumers to remain profitable while abiding to the laws of the natural environment.
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Although the idea of triple bottom line reporting on profit, people, and planet may still cause indigestion for purists of capitalism, the fact that it has become the norm over the exception can no longer be denied.   Earlier this year, Ernst & Young published a report indicating that environmental and social proposals made up 40 percent of corporate shareholder resolutions in 2011, up from 31 percent in 2010.   Suffice i

Sustainable Industries and TriplePundit Join Forces

Merger creates potent combo of brands and resources to accelerate growth
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) San Francisco, CA - October 20, 2011 - Leading independent green business media companies Sustainable Industries and TriplePundit today announced they are joining forces in a merger. 

SME Sustainable Business Strategies to End 2011 Green

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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A business plan is a map that leads an organization on one of an endless number of possible journeys.  It provides a common understanding to internal stakeholders and is a communication tool to the external world of company’s values, goals, and business sustainability strategies.  How has your 2011 business plan played out?  Has your business benefited from the cost savings and revenue building opportunities that business sustainability offers?  

Green Business Network Reports: FedEx and GE Release 2010 CSR Reports

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Two top companies, Fedex and GE, have launched CSR reports for 2010. This is GE’s seventh annual Citizenship Report, which includes a ten-year retrospective and priority matrix, and addresses GE’s intentions in global leadership for issues such as energy and climate, water scarcity, resource depletion, and human rights. Fedex produced a CSR report concentrating on recycling, cleaner energy, emission reductions and a focus on their philanthropic efforts.

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Two top companies, Fedex and GE, have launched CSR reports for 2010. This is GE’s seventh annual Citizenship Report, which includes a ten-year retrospective and priority matrix, and addresses GE’s intentions in global leadership for issues such as energy and climate, water scarcity, resource depletion, and human rights. Fedex produced a CSR report concentrating on recycling, cleaner energy, emission reductions and a focus on their philanthropic efforts.

Social Media Goes Green

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Social media has become a very powerful tool in communicating corporate social responsibility and sustainability. To name a few - users of this communication channel include General Electric, IBM and Starbucks.This article discusses how top corporations are using social media to keep their consumers informed about green business practice and improvement of their surrounding environments.

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Social media has become a very powerful tool in communicating corporate social responsibility and sustainability. To name a few - users of this communication channel include General Electric, IBM and Starbucks.This article discusses how top corporations are using social media to keep their consumers informed about green business practice and improvement of their surrounding environments.

Use Creative Spaces to Build a Green Culture

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) August 16, 2011 - Organizations can develop a socially conscious culture without the use of top-down programs, new research reveals. This study outlines a number of factors important for successful cultural change and offers helpful strategies for managers trying to build a "green" culture.   

Ernst & Young LLP launches academic case study on sustainability reporting in time for new school year

Case study examines sustainability decision-making among executives to enable discussion among accounting and business students
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) New York, NY - 17 August 2011 - In response to the growing need for curriculum that focuses on top sustainability business issues, Ernst & Young LLP and the Ernst & Young Foundation today launch a case study for professors to use in their business and accounting classrooms. The case study examines the decision of a fictional firm to begin to issue a sustainability report.  

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