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FTSE4Good Index Adds 11 U.S. Companies; Wyndham Reduces Carbon Footprint; Toronto Sustainability Series Presents Forum on Wall Street - CSR Minute for September 28, 2012

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Eleven U.S. companies have been added to the FTSE4Good Index. Among them are Direct TV, Ecolab, Equifax, Health Care REIT, Tiffany and Company, The Hillshire Brands, DaVita, and Waste Management. The FTSE4Good Index Series has been designed to objectively measure the performance of companies that meet globally recognized corporate responsibility standards.

The Dangerous Debt Ceiling Dance

The Politics of Economics and more tall tales...
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This past week, the words of founding father, Thomas Jefferson came to mind: “The credit and fate of the nation seems to hang on the desperate throes and plunges of gambling scoundrels.” That was 1792 and over two centuries later, we are still held hostage to the throes and plunges of scoundrels. Shocking as it may be to contemplate, America has been levered up since its inception. Somehow we have become the world’s greatest economic power despite this. Alexander Hamilton believed that debt was actually good for the nation and banked our future on it.

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This past week, the words of founding father, Thomas Jefferson came to mind: “The credit and fate of the nation seems to hang on the desperate throes and plunges of gambling scoundrels.” That was 1792 and over two centuries later, we are still held hostage to the throes and plunges of scoundrels. Shocking as it may be to contemplate, America has been levered up since its inception. Somehow we have become the world’s greatest economic power despite this. Alexander Hamilton believed that debt was actually good for the nation and banked our future on it.

A Yogi’s Lessons on Greed

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Bhakti Yoga world-renowned spiritual leader, Radhanath Swami teaches American and western capitalists at Milken Insitute, Stanford, Harvard, Princeton how to overcome greed and find peace in service and love.

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Bhakti Yoga world-renowned spiritual leader, Radhanath Swami teaches American and western capitalists at Milken Insitute, Stanford, Harvard, Princeton how to overcome greed and find peace in service and love.

Bernie Madoff, Richard Feynman, and the Financial Crisis - By Larry Furman

Lawrence J. Furman, MBA in Managing for Sustainability, is an alum of the Marlboro College Graduate School. Furman writes about energy, the economy, and the environment for Popular Logistics and is working to shift the energy paradigm from unsustainable f
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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.
 

Economist Simon Johnson Speaks with Good Business expert Monika Mitchell

Business as Usual?
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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) New York, NY- Good Business International presents an exclusive interview with Simon Johnson and Monika Mitchell. 

Goldman Sach’s Jacki Zehner on Ethical Finance

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Former Goldman Sachs Partner Jacki Zehner Speaks to Good Business Monika Mitchell About the Real Value of Money

Jacki Zehner talks on greed, financial WMDs & how women’s leadership would change the world
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Former Goldman Sachs Partner Jacki Zehner Speaks to Good Business Monika Mitchell About the Real Value of Money

Jacki Zehner talks on greed, financial WMDs & how women’s leadership would change the world

Entertaining Economics

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Steven Levitt, co-author with Stephen Dubner of “Freakonomics” makes complex economics both accessible and entertaining.

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Steven Levitt, co-author with Stephen Dubner of “Freakonomics” makes complex economics both accessible and entertaining.

What in the World is Corporate Social Responsibility? - A blog by Christine Arena

Christine is co-founder and CEO of sparkUp, start-up stakeholder engagement technology company. She is also an award-winning author, syndicated blogger and corporate strategist. Christine writes exclusively for her blog.
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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.

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