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Branding for Good Helps Businesses “Show Their Good” by Defining Their Cause-Brand, by Engaging their Employees and Creating Media for Promotional Purposes

Show them Your Good!
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(3BL Media) Toronto, ON - March 16, 2012 - There are many initiatives happening globally that build business and do good at the same time. Branding for Good, a new cause-branding and media creation agency, highlights how a company’s brand is affected through their impacts both on a local and global level.

Kimberly-Clark’s Bob Stargel Named One of Savoy Magazine’s Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America

Vice President of Global Nonwovens Recognized for Leadership and Influence within Kimberly-Clark and Community
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(3BL Media) Dallas, TX - March 13, 2012 - Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) today announced that Robert N.

Competing by Saving Lives

FSG Report Examines How Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Companies Create Shared Value in Global Health
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Ten companies, including Medtronic, are profiled in this newly-released report, which examines how pharmaceutical and medical device companies can create shared value in global health by addressing unmet health needs in low- and middle-income countries. According to the report, companies have already begun to reap business value and are securing competitive advantages in the markets of tomorrow by thinking differently about how they run their businesses. 

 

What Too Many Builders Have In Common With an X-Hairdresser of Mine, and Rod Tidwell, too

Bad builders complain. Good builders shut up play the game.
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Building a new house means knowing a good builder from a bad builder. In the current building industry that means separating complainers from those who shut up and play the game.

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Building a new house means knowing a good builder from a bad builder. In the current building industry that means separating complainers from those who shut up and play the game.

Southside Cottage Grill: A Fresh Perspective on Charity

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Written by Julia Gil

Southside Cottage Grill creates a thriving business by combining community involvement, charity work, and their overall business aspect together.

A Call to Business to Respect and Support Children’s Rights

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A landmark set of ten principles to ensure that companies respect and support children’s rights has been released. UNICEF, the UN Global Compact and Save the Children today introduced the Children’s Rights and Business Principles, a call on business to step up their efforts to respect and support children’s rights in the workplace, marketplace and community.

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A landmark set of ten principles to ensure that companies respect and support children’s rights has been released. UNICEF, the UN Global Compact and Save the Children today introduced the Children’s Rights and Business Principles, a call on business to step up their efforts to respect and support children’s rights in the workplace, marketplace and community.

Social Media for Sustainability Professionals

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Beyond the Social Media Basics: Sustainability Communications on YouTube, Google +, and Foursquare

Taiga Company blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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image: YouTube for greenNearly every business is on Facebook and Twitter, but other social media platforms are often overlooked as a means to communicate business sustainability initiatives, reporting, and successes.  

Ram to Build North America’s Only OEM Compressed Natural Gas-powered Pickup

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(3BL Media) Indianapolis, IN - March 6, 2012 - Today, Ram Truck announced it will become the only manufacturer in North America to offer a factory-built compressed natural gas-powered (CNG) pickup truck.

The Ram 2500 Heavy Duty CNG pickup is designed for fleet and commercial customers and offers cost and emissions benefits, using an abundant, domestically sourced fuel while reducing America’s dependence on foreign oil.

Silent Sustainability

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At last weekend's Harvard Social Enterprise Conference, Ayr Muir, founder and chief executive officer of Clover Fast Food, Inc., a Cambridge, MA-based restaurant and food truck company, revealed his secrets to success. He told the audience how his restaurants try to use local and organic ingredients as much as possible.

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