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Global Sustain Supports the Competition "Social & Business Co-Creation: Collaboration for Impact"

Press Release Published: Feb 19, 2014 – 08:46 AM EST

ATHENS, BRUSSELS and MELBOURNE, Feb. 19 /CSRwire/ - A new European on-line competition designed to source, highlight and catalyze innovative cross-sector collaboration between the social, business and public sectors across Europe is supported by Global Sustain. The competition "Social Business Co-Creation: collaboration for...

2b Design, Which Creates Art from Conflict Zone Salvage, Gains B Corp Certification

Press Release Published: Feb 18, 2014 – 05:52 PM EST

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and BEIRUT, Lebanon, Feb. 18 /CSRwire/ - 2b design (2bdesign.biz), which transforms architectural salvage from conflict zones and other reclaimed materials into one-of-a-kind home dcor items, announced it has become a certified B Corporation. The prestigious designation is awarded to companies...

Adobe Named a Global Leader in Reducing Environmental Impact

Press Release Published: Feb 13, 2014 – 02:52 PM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 13 /CSRwire/ - Adobe (Nasdaq:ADBE) has been named the Natural Efficiency Capital Leader of the technology industry by Trucost, a worldwide analyst firm focused on assessing corporate environmental impact. After evaluating more than 4,600 publicly traded companies, Trucost identified...

Nikos Avlonas of CSE Presented His New Book on Practical Sustainability Strategies in Chicago

Press Release Published: Feb 13, 2014 – 09:24 AM EST

CHICAGO, Feb. 13 /CSRwire/ - On Tuesday, February 11, Nikos Avlonas, President of the Centre for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE), and George Nassos, Principal of George Nassos Associates, presented in Chicago their new book entitled, Practical Sustainability Strategies: How to Gain a Competitive...

Social Enterprises, Inc. Updates Corporate Status to Join Ranks of Oregon Benefit Corporations

Press Release Published: Feb 12, 2014 – 05:19 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 12 /CSRwire/ - Social Enterprises, Inc. is proud to announce its certification as a B Corporation and has officially changed its legal corporate status to a Benefit Corporation. Social Enterprises, Inc., a Portland-based event planning firm specializing in sustainability and...

evolveEA Certified as Pittsburgh’s Fourth B Corporation

Press Release Published: Feb 12, 2014 – 03:57 PM EST

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 12 /CSRwire/ - We're incredibly proud to announce that evolveEA has become a Certified B Corporation. So what exactly does that mean? B Corporations are a new kind of company that uses the power of business to solve social and environmental...

IKEA Plugs-In Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Houston; 12th IKEA Store in U.S. to Complete Installation of Units

Press Release Published: Feb 12, 2014 – 07:00 AM EST

HOUSTON, Feb. 12 /CSRwire/ - IKEA, the world's leading home furnishings retailer, today officially plugged-in two Blink electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at its Houston store as part of its partnership with Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CCGI), the new owner of the...

Materiality Based on New GRI G4 Guidelines and Social Return on Investment Introduced in the New CSE's Advanced Certified Sustainability Training in Houston

Press Release Published: Feb 11, 2014 – 01:21 PM EST

HOUSTON, Feb. 11 /CSRwire/ - The Center for Sustainability and Excellence's Advanced Certified Sustainability (CSR) Practitioner Training last week proved to be a huge sold-out success for the fifth year running. Participants from leading organizations worldwide, including Coca-Cola, United States Postal Services, ABM...

Help Map Out the CR & Sustainability Marketplace

Press Release Published: Feb 11, 2014 – 09:00 AM EST

LONDON, Feb. 11 /CSRwire/ - As a CR/Sustainability professional, do you ever wonder how your salary compares to others in similar roles? Or what other professionals in your field spend their time doing? Or what competencies are required for success? Can you be...

What Will Disrupt Your Year? A Twitter Chat with Leading Experts to Discuss CSR & Sustainability Trends in 2014

Press Release Published: Feb 06, 2014 – 09:30 AM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Feb. 06 /CSRwire/ - Last year was an eventful year in CSR and sustainability: from severe climate events to the continued growth of benefit corporations, multi-sector standard setting organizations and the rise of social entrepreneurship. What lies ahead for CSR and...



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