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01/11/2012 - Kohl’s Department Stores Donates $1 Million to the American Red Cross to Support Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts
Kohl’s Department Stores (NYSE: KSS) today announced a $1 million cash donation toward Hurricane Sandy relief efforts along the East Coast.
25/10/2012 - BASF North American Headquarters Receives LEED® Double Platinum Certification From USGBC
BASF’s North American headquarters building has officially become the fifth construction project in the United States and the first in New Jersey to achieve LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) double Platinum certification.
24/10/2012 - Panasonic’s kids school "eco learning" Greece launch on 8th October 2012
On 8 October, 2012 in Crete, Panasonic’s kids school “eco learning” Greece was kicked off using the opportunity of a 2 week International Sustainability Summit, hosted by ESA** (European Sustainability Academy).
24/10/2012 - Nestlé backs healthy childhood weight initiative in the United States
More families in the United States will be able to find practical information and advice to help them adopt a healthier diet and lifestyle as Nestlé supports the creation of a new organisation dedicated to the prevention and treatment of childhood obesity.
23/10/2012 - Eurofound contributes to EU Presidency conference on 'Developing sustainable youth employment policies in an era of fiscal constraints' 22-23 October 2012
With unemployment levels for young people at unprecedented levels across the EU, a new report published yesterday by Eurofound reveals how the greatest urgency lies with the 14 million young people currently not in employment, education or training (NEETs).
23/10/2012 - Microsoft employees raise $1 billion for communities around the world
Microsoft Corp. commemorated its 30th Employee Giving Campaign last week and announced that U.S. employees raised $1 billion in cash since 1983 for approximately 31,000 nonprofits and community organizations around the world.
23/10/2012 - Volkswagen leads clean diesel market
Volkswagen Group has been named the leading vendor in the clean diesel vehicle market, according to a report by Pike Research.
22/10/2012 - IBM leads in Global Green Rankings
IBM topped this year’s Newsweek Green Rankings -the annual environmental ranking of the 500 largest publicly traded companies in the world - along with Santander Brasil, Indian IT firm Wipro and Brazilian financial company Bradesco.
18/10/2012 - The next frontier of inclusive business models at the Base of the Pyramid: the European Commission, businesses and NGO’s are set for new collaboration
Many multinational companies are seeking to create new business models and partnerships which aim not only to produce economic results but also to contribute to poverty alleviation and societal development targeting the poor as consumers, producers and distributors to help maximising development impact.
17/10/2012 - Sustainable Brands Announces Full Conference Programme for SB London, November 27-28
The conference will bring together 400 senior-level brand marketing strategists, product designers, business model innovators and sustainability executives to collaborate and explore how environmental and social innovation is becoming an engine for business growth and brand value.
16/10/2012 - International Green Awards™ Shortlists Announced
The International Green Awards™ is pleased to announce shortlists for this year’s programme, representing the most sustainable organisations across the world. Winners will be declared at our awards ceremony on 20th November 2012.
15/10/2012 - Hellenic Network for CSR launches Greek version of Responsible Supply Chain Management portal
The Hellenic Network for CSR prepared a Greek version of the Responsible Supply Chain Management portal in order to promote CSR among Greek SMEs. Upcoming co operations and communication activities will aim at raising the public awareness about the site.
12/10/2012 - More Than 50 CSR Experts Head to Bangkok for the Asian Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility
In celebration of its second decade, the Asian Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility (AFCSR) will be held at the Shangri-La Hotel in Bangkok on October 25 and 26, 2012.
12/10/2012 - EU wins Nobel Peace Prize 2012
The Nobel Peace Prize for 2012 has been awarded to the European Union (EU). The union and its forerunners have for over six decades contributed to the advancement of peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights in Europe.
11/10/2012 - ONE DROP and the Maharaja Life Foundation Join Forces to Provide Sustainable Access to Safe Water in India
ONE DROP-an initiative of Guy Laliberte, Founder of Cirque du Soleil(TM)-is proud to announce it will be joining forces with the Maharaja Life Foundation to implement innovative and integrated water-access projects in India.
09/10/2012 - "Day of the Girl" Voting Begins for The Best Technology Solutions Enriching the Lives of Girls and Women at Ashoka Changemakers
Beginning tomorrow, the global community has the chance to vote online for the best technology solutions to enrich the lives of girls and women.
05/10/2012 - Eurosif study shows marked growth in responsible investment
The fifth annual Sustainable and Responsible Investment Study from the European Forum for Sustainable Investment (Eurosif) has outlined strong market growth, primarily driven by demand from institutional investors.
05/10/2012 - EU takes final step in adopting Energy Efficiency Directive
EU ministers yesterday (4 October) placed the last piece of the 20-20-20 climate puzzle, agreed in 2007, by throwing their weight behind the EU's Energy Efficiency Directive.
03/10/2012 - Social responsibility at Sarajevo forum
Corporate social responsibility in European football is the focal point of a UEFA knowledge-sharing seminar with its member national associations in Sarajevo on Thursday and Friday.
03/10/2012 - Whole Foods Drops Hershey’s Scharffen Berger Chocolates Over Child Labor Abuses
Whole Foods Market (NYSE: WFM) locations around the country will be removing one of Hershey’s high end products-- Scharffen Berger chocolate-- from shelves across the country by the end of the year due to Hershey’s failure to assure that the cocoa is sourced without the use of forced child labor.
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