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2012 VolunteerMatch Client Summit Insights: Video Interview with Devon Douglas, BBMG

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The 3BL Media video team was on location at the 2012 VolunteerMatch Client Summit to capture footage and insights from the annual event. This series of videos captures comments from thought leaders and practitioners about effective community involvement programs.

Don't Miss the Upcoming CBSR Webinar - Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability Communications: Engaging with Impact

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Don't miss out on the opportunity to attend CBSR's upcoming webinar! All three guest speakers are now confirmed!

Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability Communications: Engaging with Impact
 
Tuesday, March 6, 2012, 1:00 PM-2:00 PM (EST) / 10:00 AM-11:00 AM (PST)
 
How can you move your CSR communications from generating awareness to the next level to inspire action?

Cleantech from Canada Welcomed by National Impact Investing Network

Impact Software and Energy Solutions Doing Good in the US
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Now entering its third year conducting online virtual venture fairs, Investors' Circle is pleased to collaborate with the Consulate General of Canada in New York on their first online pitch event for 2013. The new year kick off will present 5 Canadian Cleantech enterprises expanding into and doing business in the US.

‘Creating Change’ Concludes with Emotional Cheers

By Amber Harris, Discovery Communications
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Yesterday, we welcomed back representatives from all of the nonprofit organizations we partnered with for Creating Change 2011 to One Discovery Place.

Sustainability Lessons from the Local Grocery Store

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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When the business world discusses profitability, the discussion typically turns to one of two efforts: increase sales or decrease costs.  Based on the nature industry or the state of the company, choosing a ‘revenue vs. cost’ business focus may be easy.  However, our sustainability consulting finds that companies do not always choose the optimal path. 
 

Pearson plc Heads Media Sector in Sustainability Index Review for Fifth Consecutive Year

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 (3BL Media / theCSRfeed) September 8, 2011 - Pearson has been named the top company in the media sector for the fifth consecutive year in an annual review for the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes which measures economic, environmental and social performance in such areas as corporate governance, talent retention and engagement with external stakeholders. 

Discovery Communications Employees to Help Nonprofits in Second Annual Pro Bono Marathon Event

Creating Change initiative underscores company’s commitment to make an impact on the local community. Applications from nonprofits accepted through October 2
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Discovery Communications announces its call for applications to the 2011 Discovery Impact: Creating Change pro bono marathon. Creating Change is a 12-hour marathon event held on November 9 at Discovery's global headquarters in Silver Spring, Md. where discovery employees lend their creative talents to local nonprofits in need to marketing, communications and creative services.  Nonprofits who would like to apply for this year's progam can do so online between now and October 2.

Press Release

Discovery Communications announces its call for applications to the 2011 Discovery Impact: Creating Change pro bono marathon. Creating Change is a 12-hour marathon event held on November 9 at Discovery's global headquarters in Silver Spring, Md. where discovery employees lend their creative talents to local nonprofits in need to marketing, communications and creative services.  Nonprofits who would like to apply for this year's progam can do so online between now and October 2.

A Venture Fair with Impact: Registration Now Open

Impact Investing Happens Here
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A biannual Venture Fair that regularly results in upwards of 25% of presenting companies receiving investment. 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND Investors' Circle members, angel investors, fund managers, family office managers, foundation executives and trustees, wealth, financial and philanthropic advisers and their clients and other accredited investors.

WHAT TO EXPECT Great entrepreneurs that are addressing social and environmental issues. 10-15 high impact deals that are seeking investment now plus a due diligence process that starts right away.
 
REGISTRATION FEES      IC Members: $295   |   Non-Members: $395
 
WED OCT 26  
  • Power of Angel Investing Workshop

  • Funds Roundtable Discussion

  • IC Members Meeting (Prospective Members Welcome)

  • Evening Networking Reception

THU OCT 27  
  • Venture Fair

  • Investors’ Circle Deal Debrief

  • Evening Dine Around

FRI OCT 28  
  • Due Diligence Meetings with Entrepreneurs

  • Networking

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

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A biannual Venture Fair that regularly results in upwards of 25% of presenting companies receiving investment. 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND Investors' Circle members, angel investors, fund managers, family office managers, foundation executives and trustees, wealth, financial and philanthropic advisers and their clients and other accredited investors.

WHAT TO EXPECT Great entrepreneurs that are addressing social and environmental issues. 10-15 high impact deals that are seeking investment now plus a due diligence process that starts right away.
 
REGISTRATION FEES      IC Members: $295   |   Non-Members: $395
 
WED OCT 26  
  • Power of Angel Investing Workshop

  • Funds Roundtable Discussion

  • IC Members Meeting (Prospective Members Welcome)

  • Evening Networking Reception

THU OCT 27  
  • Venture Fair

  • Investors’ Circle Deal Debrief

  • Evening Dine Around

FRI OCT 28  
  • Due Diligence Meetings with Entrepreneurs

  • Networking

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

GE Traces the Key to Sustainable Growth with 2010 Citizenship Report

Creating Sustainable Value to Address Global Challenges
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GE released its seventh annual Citizenship Report entitled Sustainable Growth, which details GE’s long-term value creation in addressing the world’s most pressing problems. This year, elements of particular interest include the Milestones in Citizenship timeline, the Decade in Review and the feature story on Creating Sustainable Value for Shareowners.

 

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GE released its seventh annual Citizenship Report entitled Sustainable Growth, which details GE’s long-term value creation in addressing the world’s most pressing problems. This year, elements of particular interest include the Milestones in Citizenship timeline, the Decade in Review and the feature story on Creating Sustainable Value for Shareowners.

 

Investors’ Circle to Merge with SJF Institute

Partnership accelerates connection between high­‐caliber impact entrepreneurs and values­‐led investors
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Durham, NC and San Francisco, CA - July 13, 2011 - SJF Institute (SJFI) and Investors’ Circle (IC) today announced a strategic merger to more efficiently and effectively unleash the power of the impact investing marketplace. The merger will increase entrepreneurs’ access to capital, resources and networks, and will provide more opportunities for collaboration among impact investors.

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