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CSRwire Welcomes New Members to Its Global Network of CSR News and Information

Submitted by: CSRwire

Categories: Events, Corporate Social Responsibility

Posted: Apr 20, 2009 – 09:00 AM EST


Apr. 20 /CSRwire/ - SPRINGFIELD, MA. - April 20, 2009 - This week CSRwire welcomed Conciban, Fido, Hitachi America, Ltd., ITUgreen, McKesson Corporation, Natural Advantage, Summer Sustainability Series, The Soap and Detergent Association (SDA), UFP Technologies Molded Fiber and UC Berkeley Center for Executive Education.

Conciban educates and consults for corporations that are interested in the Civic Business model pioneered by Spanish bank Caja Navarra. CSR is not something we do, it is who we are!

Fido gives low prices a good home by offering Canadian consumers simple, high-value low-price wireless voice and data products and services with excellent customer care. Operating on the global standard GSM and HSPA technology platforms, Fido customers can roam in over 200 countries/areas. For more information, please visit fido.ca.

Hitachi strives to demonstrate its corporate citizenship in response to social needs and expectations, while endeavoring to enrich the quality of life and contribute to a better society.

ITUgreen provides strategic corporate training, through various channels, aimed at assisting organizations in creating a truly green corporate culture through the creation of green workplace structures and behaviors that will influence the social environment, ultimately imparting a positive impact on employee engagement, ethics, job satisfaction, productivity and performance. We work with management to develop a strong working collective within the firm, and to interact effectively and sustainably with society at large, especially in confronting the new challenges of the global market.

Our focus is derived from "The Green Handbook" that serves as a basis for balancing the Green Agenda to include an equal emphasis on our social environment and the application of interpersonal behavioral ecology. Interpersonal behavioral ecology focuses not on the things we do to our physical environment, but on the effects we have on our social environment and aims to fill this previously unarticulated need. It provides a new and scientifically proven model for the motivation behind all human actions, validated through research at Stanford University and the subject of several books and publications by Dr. Gerald Cory Jr.

Founded in 1943, the McKesson Foundation envisions a world where affordable, quality healthcare is available to all.

The Foundation is dedicated to supporting our employees' community involvement efforts and improving the health of patients through:

  • Improved healthcare quality
  • Personal health management
  • Lower healthcare costs
To that end, each year the McKesson Foundation contributes more than $5 million to nonprofit organizations working to improve the health of our communities.

Natural Advantage provides consulting services to businesses, industry associations, governments and non-government organizations in the fast evolving areas of CSR and sustainable development. Our mission is to assist enterprises create value from economic, environmental, and social integration.

The Summer Sustainability Series offers unique 5-day professional programs based on the ground-breaking work of Oregon's businesses, universities, not-for-profits, and policy makers. Our programs are limited to 35 select participants, providing direct engagement with experts and examples, and solutions to address today’s most pressing sustainability challenges. We visit innovators in the field as they bring their experiences to life. Participants join other thought leaders from a range of professions and cities. For the summer of 2009, two programs are being offered: 'Sustainability in the Urban Built Environment' and 'Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems.' Both run June 22-26.

The Soap and Detergent Association (SDA – www.cleaning101.com), the Home of the U.S. Cleaning Product and Oleochemical Industries(R), is a one-hundred plus member trade association representing the $30 billion U.S. cleaning products market. SDA members include the formulators of soaps, detergents, and general cleaning products used in household, commercial, industrial and institutional settings; companies that supply ingredients and finished packaging for these products; and oleochemical producers. SDA and its members are dedicated to improving health and the quality of life through sustainable cleaning products and practices.

Molded Fiber, a UFP Technologies brand, is North America's leading designer and manufacturer of interior packaging solutions made from 100% recycled paper. Commonly referred to as molded pulp packaging, it is a cost effective and environmentally friendly solution that reduces labor and saves space while providing superior protection at every stage of a product's sales cycle.

Molded Fiber's Environmental Policy:

"Recognizing that the world's natural resources are limited and fragile, Molded Fiber, a UFP Technologies brand, considers environmental protection to be consistent with its overall goals, values and operating principles. At Molded Fiber we strive to minimize our impact on the environment in the manufacturing of all our products. The management team at Molded Fiber and its employees are committed to:
  • Compliance with relevant legal environmental legislation, regulations and other requirements.

  • Promoting the prevention of pollution.

  • Continual improvement of the environmental management system.

  • Striving to ensure that activities, products, and processes conform to the ISO 14001 standard and environmental requirements."

The UC Berkeley Center for Executive Education delivers world class executive education and custom solutions to businesses around the globe. It draws on the rich resources, talent and perspectives of top-level business educators and researchers from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business and elsewhere. The Berkeley Executive Education team is committed to the continual development and delivery of content that is current, innovative, results-driven, and responds to the needs of executives. Hence, the programs are on-point and provide usable value. We focus on assisting business professionals achieve strategic objectives and build organizational strengths.

CSRwire membership of more than 1000 organizations includes public and privately held companies, socially responsible investment funds, non governmental and non profit organizations, universities, trade associations and think tanks. The following organizations will be using CSRwire to communicate their corporate citizenship, sustainability, and socially responsible activities and initiatives to a passionate and enthusiastic audience in over 200 countries.

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