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GlobalGiving E-Gift Cards: The Gift That Keeps On Giving

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Naveen Kumar was first inspired to volunteer in his college years during the 2001 Gujarat earthquake in India. Two years later, his volunteer spirit was reignited while, as an employee of HP, he was taking information and communications technology (ICT) into rural communities in India. When a woman confronted him with the question, “How can computers give me food?” he determined to help her and her family to solve their problem of accessing the food ration cards for which they qualified; he did this online.

Green Cycling Rolling at Apple, Facebook, and Guess Where Else!

Taiga Company blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Does Your Commuter Bike have a Name?   Maybe it should.  Bike commuting trends are up!  Companies like Facebook, Apple, Hewlett-Packard, General Mills and William-Sonoma are getting on board with green cycling.  Just recently, these organizations were recognized by the League of American Bicyclist as bicycle friendly businesses.  
 

PepsiCo Launches New Facebook-Inspired Carbon Calculator

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For a company like PepsiCo, which oversees more than 20 brands and hundreds of different products around the world, calculating the carbon footprint of just one of its products can take weeks, and at a significant cost to the company. To save time and money, PepsiCo teamed up with researchers from Columbia University’s Earth Institute to create a tool that can measure the carbon footprint of thousands of products all at once.

Making it Personal – Nonprofit Storytelling Through Social Media

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How many times in the past month have you been asked to make a donation to a nonprofit? Chances are, quite a few. Many consumers are now facing appeals for support on the street, in their email inboxes, over the phone and in the mail. Yet, a few savvy nonprofits are harnessing social media to break through the clutter, telling compelling, personal stories of the issues at hand rather than directly appealing for donations.

Final 25 Winners Announced in Toyota's 100 Cars for Good Program

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- Public Voting Determined Which Nonprofit Organizations Received New Toyota Vehicles

- 100 Winning Organizations Begin Receiving Vehicles in September 2012 

- More than $7 Million in Vehicles and Cash Grants Awarded Over the Last Two Years of the Program

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- Public Voting Determined Which Nonprofit Organizations Received New Toyota Vehicles

- 100 Winning Organizations Begin Receiving Vehicles in September 2012 

- More than $7 Million in Vehicles and Cash Grants Awarded Over the Last Two Years of the Program

NYC Non-profit City Lore Celebrates 25th Year With Facebook Sweepstakes

Sweepstakes to Give Winner a Unique Cultural Experience Consistent with Organization’s Mission
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The sweepstakes will run on the City Lore Facebook page www.facebook.com/Citylore for 25 days (June 4 – June 28).

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The sweepstakes will run on the City Lore Facebook page www.facebook.com/Citylore for 25 days (June 4 – June 28).

Social Media for Social Good at #SIS12

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The upcoming Social Innovation Summit is going to be a great event fostering unique conversations and giving participants the chance to interact in dynamic, interactive workshops. In particular, the “Social Media for Social Good” workshop, held on May 30th, at 3:30 p.m., will be chaired by Waggener Edstrom’s very own Jennifer Houston, President of Studio D.

The Natural Step Framework is Now Available on Facebook for FREE!

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The Natural Step Framework has helped hundreds of different organisations around the world integrate sustainable development into their strategic planning and create long lasting transformative change. It is constantly being used, tested, refined and developed.

CSX Launches Facebook Contest for Earth Month; Johnson Controls Makes FTSE4Good Index - CSR Minute for April 10, 2012

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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