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Black Enterprise Names Sodexo one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity for Fourth Consecutive Year

Company Praised for Strengths in Governance, Leadership and Employee Diversity
Press Release

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) GAITHERSBURG, MD. - July 19, 2011 - For the fourth year in a row, Sodexo, a world leader in Quality of Daily Life Solutions in the U.S., Canada and Mexico, has been named to the prestigious Black Enterprise Top 40 Companies for Diversity list. 

How to Be the Green "Go To" Person in Your Organization

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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There is a new generation of professionals who are turning their sustainability educations, eco awareness, and environmental passions into career ambitions.  When we think of ‘green’ jobs, we often picture a new opportunity, which may require a new set of skills, or a new place of employment with a job title and description that "sounds" green.   This may lead us to believe that ‘green’ jobs are elsewhere - and definitely not our current job.

PwC Sends Partners, Staff and Interns to Belize to Boost Financial Literacy Among Students and Teachers

Innovative International Experience Reinforces Firm’s Commitment to Supporting Youth Education and Developing Responsible Leaders
Press Release

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) NEW YORK - July 11, 2011 - Two hundred PwC partners, staff and interns from across the United States will travel to Belize City, Belize, as part of “Project Belize,” an innovative international experience generated from PwC’s broader commitment to youth education and

Elevating SSCM: What the Leaders Are Saying

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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To improve business processes, minimize risk, and capitalize on a recovering economy, business executives are looking to the supply chain for business sustainability answers.  For some, like IBM, a comprehensive business sustainability plan includes applied sustainability concepts in the supply chain.  For most however, sustainable supply chain management (SSCM) begins with a necessity to improve on traditional procurement and logistic practices.
 

Employee Engagement: Replace that Tired Old Suggestion Box

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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“Engaged employees are not just committed. They are not just passionate or proud. They have a line-of-sight on their own future and on the organization’s mission and goals. They are enthused and in gear using their talents and discretionary effort to make a difference in their employer’s quest for sustainable business success”.  - Employee Engagement Report
 

L'Oreal - Because Sustainability Is Worth It

Cosmetic giant steps up engagement with first in a series of global stakeholder events
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I was recently invited to participate in L'Oreal's London stakeholder engagement forum to learn and discuss their approach to sustainable development. Amongst a small group of NGO's and sustainability experts it was a great opportunity to explore how a global cosmetic company balances its complex relationship with the environment and society. 

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I was recently invited to participate in L'Oreal's London stakeholder engagement forum to learn and discuss their approach to sustainable development. Amongst a small group of NGO's and sustainability experts it was a great opportunity to explore how a global cosmetic company balances its complex relationship with the environment and society. 

How Can Sustainability Help Create a Brand that Differentiates and Avoids Greenwashing?

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We are often asked to provide our thoughts and reflections on the growing connection between sustainability and an organization’s reputation and brand. In a recent survey of CEOs (the largest of its kind) entitled “A New Era of Sustainability” and released by the United Nations Global Compact on sustainability, CEOs ranked “brand trust and reputation” as the top reason to take action on sustainability.

SCA, ARAMARK Launch Environmental Internship Program

In partnership with Student Conservation Association, ARAMARK announces inaugural class of 10 interns
Press Release

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) May 19, 2011 - PHILADELPHIA, PA - ARAMARK has launched an Environmental Internship Program designed to meet a growing need for employees who have a practical understanding of environmental initiatives plus fundamental business knowledge. The program provides young professionals with corporate experience and creates an awareness of the role environmental stewardship can play in all jobs.

More Than 1,000 Volunteers to Serve in SCA Earth Day Projects Nationwide

SCA Gets Support from Amtrak, ARAMARK, Dr Pepper Snapple, and FedEx
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Charlestown, NH  - April 19, 2011 - The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the national leader in youth service and stewardship, will engage more than 1,000 volunteers in Earth Day service projects in ten major U.S. cities, the green nonprofit announced today.

SCA members, local community volunteers and employees of corporate partners Amtrak, ARAMARK, Dr Pepper Snapple Group, and FedEx will build hiking trails, remove invasives, plant community gardens and beautify urban parks in celebration of Earth Day.

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