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Sticks and Stones…but Sustainability Risk?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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"You generally hear that what a man doesn't know doesn't hurt him, but in business what a man doesn't know does hurt." -Gerald Brenan 

Campbell’s Nourish: Authentic Social Purpose or Smart Marketing - By Paul Klein

Paul also writes a blog about Corporate Responsibility for Canadian Business online, sits on the Advisory Board for the Centre for CSR at the Queen's School for Business, and has written extensively for publications in Canada and the United States.
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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.

International Corporate Philanthropy Day (ICPD): A Call for Cross-Sector Partnership

The CECP Blog - Post by Charles Moore
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Charles Moore, Executive Director of the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP) writes in the CECP blog about the celebration of International Corporate Philanthropy Day, a global advocacy day created to mobilize the business community and others with a stake in the positive role that companies play in helping to address pressing societal problems.   It’s a day of sharing best practices, communicating progress on established programs, forging new partnerships, and recognizing the importance of collectively addressing the pressing challenges of today—and tomorrow.

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Charles Moore, Executive Director of the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP) writes in the CECP blog about the celebration of International Corporate Philanthropy Day, a global advocacy day created to mobilize the business community and others with a stake in the positive role that companies play in helping to address pressing societal problems.   It’s a day of sharing best practices, communicating progress on established programs, forging new partnerships, and recognizing the importance of collectively addressing the pressing challenges of today—and tomorrow.

Metrics Connecting the Dots Between Business and Sustainability

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Are traditional business metrics and business sustainability measures distinctly different?  Should they be compartmentalized or brought under a common understanding?  Our sustainability consulting finds leading companies are adopting more comprehensive definitions of sustainability and business sustainability strategies that run consistently through all core business functions.  

Global Compact Officially Launches Differentiation Programme

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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) New York - February 25, 2011 - After a four-month test phase, the UN Global Compact Office has officially launched the Differentiation Programme – a practical framework to help all business participants improve sustainability performance and disclosure practices.

Awareness to Action: Bridge the Sustainability Gap

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Whether in life or in business, the gap between awareness and action is often the biggest challenge in the implementation of any change.  In terms of business sustainability progress, the action step represents the single largest opportunity.  How do we translate the enormity of accelerated global eco awareness into true impactful business action? 

CSR Manager's Complete Guide to Stakeholder Engagement

Research and Insights from Leading Academics and Managers
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Planning Guide

Is your company "Giving Back", "Building Bridges" or "Changing Society"? This review of 568 academic and industry papers by management researcher Dr. Frances Bowen provides a three-step model for assessing and improving your current community engagement strategy.

‘Return’ Continues to Drive Business Sustainability Investment

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Business sustainability conversations are no longer a sidebar conversation.  In fact, they are quickly becoming a primary focus in executive boardroom discussions and strategy sessions.  However, it's interesting to ask: Has the traditional view of ‘sustainability’ as an added cost really shifted to a discussion of quantifiable business value?  Is there an ROI for business sustainability? 

A Tale of Two Companies: CECP's Charles Moore Analyzes two recent NY Times articles on the Social Innovation Efforts of Google and PepsiCo

The CECP Blog
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CECP Executive Director Charles Moore comments upon two recent New York Times articles which discuss the approaches of Google DotOrg and PepsiCo in the implementation of their philanthropic initiatives and previews how these issues tie to the conversation of CECP's upcoming 2/28 Board of Boards CEO Conference, themed "Business at its Best: Maximizing Long-Term Profitability and Societal Impact."

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CECP Executive Director Charles Moore comments upon two recent New York Times articles which discuss the approaches of Google DotOrg and PepsiCo in the implementation of their philanthropic initiatives and previews how these issues tie to the conversation of CECP's upcoming 2/28 Board of Boards CEO Conference, themed "Business at its Best: Maximizing Long-Term Profitability and Societal Impact."

CSR at the United Nations

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By Nigel M. de S. Cameron

If this were a speech and not a column I might be brave enough to ask for a show of hands: Who has heard of UNESCO? (Not UNESCBO, we’ll get to that.) Good, you at the back, and can you tell us what it stands for?

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