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Jessi Copeland's Blog – February 2013 Archive (8)

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


        

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