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Network for Good, Corporate Partners Aid Victims of Oklahoma Tornadoes

In the wake of the severe storms and tornadoes devastating Moore, Oklahoma and the Midwest, Network for Good launches giving responses with corporate partners such as AOL, Capital One, and Yahoo!.

In under 24 hours, Network for Good is already seeing an immediate uptick in Oklahoma disaster relief donations, especially via employee giving campaigns and media sites. Network for Good works…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on June 2, 2013 at 6:34pm — No Comments

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Joins Orlando Magic to Support Baskets for Books

During an on-court halftime presentation in the Orlando Magic vs. Boston Celtics game on April 13, 2013, Orlando Magic honored Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, among other organizations, for efforts in supporting literacy throughout Central Florida through the Magic’s Baskets for Booksprogram. 

HMH's Nikki Reynolds and…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on May 27, 2013 at 6:04pm — No Comments

CR Magazine Reveals 14th Annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens List

Corporate Responsibility Magazine announced today its 14th annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens List, recognizing the standout performance of public companies across the United States.  Representatives from the final list participated in a key-note speaker address featuring Newark Mayor Cory Booker as well as the ringing of the Closing Bell at the New York Stock Exchange.

The 100 Best List documents 298 data points of disclosure and performance measures—harvested from publicly available…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on April 14, 2013 at 7:48am — No Comments

2 Grand Prizes, 1 Question: What Does the Good Side of the Internet Look Like?

WHAT: Trend Micro’s fourth annual “What’s Your Story?” contest, an award-winning, user-generated video contest that gives youth an interactive platform to showcase not just their filmmaking talents, but how they have harnessed the power and…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on April 14, 2013 at 7:20am — No Comments

Domtar Proud Sponsor of Greenbiz Forum 2013

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Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) has led the way in sustainable business practices since its early…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on February 27, 2013 at 7:13pm — No Comments

The Elsevier Foundation, TWAS, and OWSD Honor Early Career Women Scientists in Developing Countries at the Annual AAAS Meeting

Five medical and life science researchers from Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean Basin today received the 2013 Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early Career Women Scientists in the Developing World for work that could contribute to life-saving knowledge and therapies worldwide. The prizes were awarded by The Elsevier Foundation, the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD), and TWAS, the academy of sciences for the developing world, to…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on February 23, 2013 at 11:48am — No Comments

CITGO Recognizes American Youth Rugby League Association For Fueling Good In Rhode Island

CITGO Petroleum Corporation recently recognized theAmerican Youth Rugby League Association as one of the latest Fueling Good winners. The Rhode Island non-profit received $5,000 in CITGO Gift Cards to help carry out its mission of teaching middle and high school students positive values through sports. The award will go toward transporting the American Youth Rugby League…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on February 23, 2013 at 11:44am — No Comments

2013 Business & Society Competition To Challenge MBA Students Worldwide

Students at 25 leading business schools will compete this spring for recognition and $35,000 in scholarship funds by exploring the significant and positive influence that well-managed business can have in society. Through the analysis of a new business case study co-authored by the Yale School of Management and the National University of Singapore Business School, the Aspen Institute’s 2013 Business & Society International MBA Case Competition inspires future business leaders to innovate…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on February 23, 2013 at 11:39am — No Comments

Subaru Donates $300,000 To The Salvation Army Kroc Center In Camden

Subaru of America, Inc. yesterday announced it is making a $300,000 donation to The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center, which recently broke ground in the Cramer Hill section of Camden, N.J. Thomas Doll, Executive Vice President and COO of Subaru of America, announced the news during an event held at Subaru headquarters in Cherry Hill, N.J. Company employees and representatives of The Salvation Army were on hand for the announcement.

The $300,000 donation will…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on February 23, 2013 at 10:53am — No Comments

One Billion Rising and Three Voices of Sustainability

This is nearly the same title of a blog post I wrote in the last week of December.  What I am writing here, however, updates you on the One Billion Rising, February 14, 2013 campaign and gives you three fresh faces of sustainability, a small sampling of those speaking on behalf of women and this campaign.

First, a reminder of what One Billion Rising is all about.

On 14 February 2013, V-Day is inviting ONE BILLION women and those who love them to WALK OUT, DANCE, RISE UP, and…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on February 20, 2013 at 5:42pm — No Comments

Potential Over Profits: In Conversation With Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs’ Jean-Luc Beyla

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Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs France President Jean-Luc Beylat—who recently spoke at a Grand Débats event at BSR's Paris office—sees the potential for innovation to solve sustainability challenges. But can long-term thinking and fast-paced technology coexist?…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on February 12, 2013 at 7:51am — No Comments

Sustainability: How It Can Be Sold Through The Language Of Risk Mitigation And Resiliency

Today, we can look out…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on February 12, 2013 at 7:23am — No Comments

Monsanto Company Joins WBCSD

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) today announced that Monsanto Company has joined its membership.

Monsanto, a leading global provider of technology-based solutions and agricultural products that aim to improve farm productivity and food quality, joins WBCSD and is offering the WBCSD’s Business Ecosystems Training…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on January 29, 2013 at 7:35am — 1 Comment

American Cancer Society Reports Cancer Mortality Down 20% from 1991 Peak

As of 2009, the overall death rate for cancer in the United States had declined 20 percent from its peak in 1991, translating to the avoidance of approximately 1.2 million deaths from cancer, 152,900 of these in 2009 alone. These figures come from the American Cancer Society’s annual …

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Added by Jessi Copeland on January 29, 2013 at 7:19am — No Comments

The Home Depot Reaches Product Donation Milestone: $150 Million Donated To Local Nonprofits Nationwide

What do Atlanta Union Mission, Help the Children, and Rebuilding Together have in common? They, along with thousands of other nonprofits, receive regular donations of products from The Home Depot. Since 2008, The Home Depot and The Home Depot Foundation have worked with Good 360 to distribute millions of dollars in product to nonprofit organizations that use the materials to help those in need. As the program, Framing Hope, prepares to enter its sixth year this February, we are happy to…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on January 29, 2013 at 6:59am — No Comments

The Home Depot Reaches Product Donation Milestone: $150 Million Donated To Local Nonprofits Nationwide

What do Atlanta Union Mission, Help the Children, and Rebuilding Together have in common? They, along with thousands of other nonprofits, receive regular donations of products from The Home Depot. Since 2008, The Home Depot and The Home Depot Foundation have worked with Good 360 to distribute millions of dollars in product to nonprofit organizations that use the materials to help those in need. As the program, Framing Hope, prepares to enter its sixth year this February, we are happy to…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on January 29, 2013 at 6:56am — No Comments

The Home Depot Reaches Product Donation Milestone: $150 Million Donated To Local Nonprofits Nationwide

What do Atlanta Union Mission, Help the Children, and Rebuilding Together have in common? They, along with thousands of other nonprofits, receive regular donations of products from The Home Depot. Since 2008, The Home Depot and The Home Depot Foundation have worked with Good 360 to distribute millions of dollars in product to nonprofit organizations that use the materials to help those in need. As the program, Framing Hope, prepares to enter its sixth year this February, we are happy to…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on January 29, 2013 at 6:56am — No Comments

Grupo Financiero Banorte Attends World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2013

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As a delegation led by Guillermo Ortiz and Alejandro Valenzuela, Chairman and CEO, respectively, Grupo Financiero Banorte (GFNorte) is participating at the 43rd World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, holding meetings…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on January 28, 2013 at 7:56am — No Comments

SAP Invests in Emerging Entrepreneurs to Drive Innovation, Job Creation and Economic Growth

SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced an initial three-year, EUR 2 million commitment to Endeavor Global, Endeavor Brazil and India’s National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN), organizations with a comprehensive focus on high-impact entrepreneurs. As part of a new emerging entrepreneurs initiative, SAP and its partners will help accelerate job creation and responsible and sustainable business growth for emerging entrepreneurs, who will be selected via the…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on January 28, 2013 at 7:45am — No Comments

Panera Bread Foundation Brings Panera Cares® Community Cafe to Boston

The Panera Bread Foundation opened its fifth non-profit community cafe – called Panera Cares – today in Boston. The cafe opening comes on the heels of four successful community cafe launches in St. Louis, MO, Detroit, MI, Portland, OR and Chicago, IL over the past three years.

The community cafe is located at 3 Center…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on January 28, 2013 at 7:26am — No Comments


        

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