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BSR Insight | Five Traits of Sustainability Leaders

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Most large companies acknowledge the need to be more responsive to shifting societal expectations, to better establish trusting relationships with stakeholders, and to become more open and accountable. And yet those same companies often struggle to translate good intentions into good practice. In no small way, this is due to the lack of any serious, practical guidance addressing the outmoded way in which leaders are selected and developed.

Media Impact celebrates "International Day of the Girl"

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Oct. 11, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Today marks the International Day of the Girl, an initiative fueled by the United Nations General Assembly Resolution on the International Day of the Girl Child, “to help galvanize worldwide enthusiasm for goals to better girls’ lives, providing an opportunity for them to show leadership and reach their full potential.”  This day represents a movement to speak out against gender bias and advocate for girls’ rights everywhere. 

Ecolab Named to Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index for Third Consecutive Year

Fewer than 20 companies in the S&P 500 have made index three consecutive years
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(3BL Media) St. Paul, MN – October 2, 2012 – For the third consecutive year, Ecolab Inc. has been named to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) S&P 500 Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI). The CDLI highlights companies that have demonstrated a commitment to strategy, governance, stakeholder communications and transparency in their reporting practices.

Sappi Fine Paper North America Receives Recognition for its Executive Leadership, Company-Wide Environmental Strategy and Promotional Campaign

Named a Finalist for the 2012 Pulp and Paper International Awards
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(3BL Media) Boston - September 21, 2012 - Sappi Fine Paper North America has been nominated for three awards in the fourth annual 2012 Pulp & Paper International (PPI) Awards. The PPI Awards are the only global awards dedicated to recognizing these achievements in various sectors of the pulp and paper industry.

The “Madness” of John Muir: Conservation Leadership as a Lifestyle

"A man needs a little madness, or else... he never dares cut the rope to be free" - Zorba
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"A man needs a little madness, or else... he never dares cut the rope to be free" - Zorba

It seems as though a little madness could very well be good for you. Consider for a moment the brilliance and ingenuity sparked by some of the world’s most influential individuals--Michelangelo, Einstein, Gandhi, Frida Kahlo; certainly, their unconventional thinking and daring action have served humanity well.
 
And yet, all too often, we are regrettably too timid, too uncertain or too complacent to follow our passion and challenge what is.

UPS Earns Top Score Among U.S. Firms on Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index

Recognized as World-Class Sustainability Leader In the S&P’s Industrials Sector
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(3BL Media) New York City - September 13, 2012 - For the second consecutive year, UPS (NYSE: UPS) has received the highest score in the 2012 Carbon Disclosure Project's "Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index" of S&P companies, receiving a 99 out of 100. 

MGM Resorts International and American Red Cross Help U.S. Veterans Transition Into Business

Special ceremony honors program’s graduates, celebrates partnership’s success
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(3BL Media) Las Vegas, NV - September 11, 2012 - Nine  U.S. military veterans have completed “Boots to Business”, an inaugural program designed to help veterans in Las Vegas transition from military service into management positions at properties owned and operated by MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM).  The program was sponsored by MGM Resorts, in partnership with the American Red Cross.

Deloitte Takes Olympic and Paralympic Heroes on 10-Stop College Tour to Draw Parallel Between Leadership in Sports and in Business

Initiative helps Deloitte identify talent needed to fill 7,000 open full-time and intern positions
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With the close of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games, top athletes who dedicated their time and energy to ‘go for the gold™’ are hitting the road on a 10-stop national campus tour called “It’s Your Race, Take the Lead,sponsored by Deloitte and in collaboration with U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC). From September 4th – October 9th, the athletes will share with students the lessons in leadership that helped them achieve success in their individual sports and lives.

The students will have a chance to network with Deloitte recruiters and leaders – who plan to make about 7,000 campus hires this year – to learn about the organization’s high-performance culture and potential career opportunities.

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With the close of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games, top athletes who dedicated their time and energy to ‘go for the gold™’ are hitting the road on a 10-stop national campus tour called “It’s Your Race, Take the Lead,sponsored by Deloitte and in collaboration with U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC). From September 4th – October 9th, the athletes will share with students the lessons in leadership that helped them achieve success in their individual sports and lives.

The students will have a chance to network with Deloitte recruiters and leaders – who plan to make about 7,000 campus hires this year – to learn about the organization’s high-performance culture and potential career opportunities.

VolunteerMatch Welcomes Premal Shah to Our Board of Directors

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VolunteerMatch is a lot of things, all at once. We’re a social enterprise, a web service, a volunteer engagement network, and a nonprofit. With so many facets to our organization, having a great board of directors is a hugely important way for us to stay focused on our mission.

This month we’re pleased to announce the addition of an exceptional leader in nonprofit technology to our board: Premal Shah.

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