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Gorbachev calls for global court for environmental crimes

Gorbachev calls for global court for environmental crimes | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
Paris (AFP) March 13, 2012 - Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev called on Tuesday for the creation of an international court to try environmental crimes, in an interview published in French daily Le Monde.

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Chinese Multinationals Becoming More Responsible Corporate Citizens

Chinese Multinationals Becoming More Responsible Corporate Citizens | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

Leading Chinese international companies are actively developing corporate citizenship efforts as they expand their global footprint, according to a new report being released today by the World Economic Forum. Prepared in partnership with The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and titled Emerging Best Practices of Chinese Globalizers: The Corporate Global Citizenship Challenge, the report gives examples of how Chinese globalizers are aligning their profits with real and lasting contributions to the local communities in which they operate.

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6 Lessons In Brand Strategy, From The Brains Behind Gaming’s Best Brand

6 Lessons In Brand Strategy, From The Brains Behind Gaming’s Best Brand | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

Brett Lovelady, the man behind Astro Gaming, talks about creating a performance brand in a brutal space where branding was non-existent.

Brett Lovelady started Astro Studios in 1994 with the objective to bring more of a consumer product perspective to technology.

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Beyond Growth: Green Transition Accelerating Despite Recession

Beyond Growth: Green Transition Accelerating Despite Recession | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
'Beyond Growth: Green Transition Accelerating Despite Recession' blog post by Rosalinda Sanquiche.

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Objet Geometrics 3D Prints Electric Car Dashboard

Objet Geometrics 3D Prints Electric Car Dashboard | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
Middle East Environment news will save the Middle East.
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5 New Rules For A Winning Brand Launch

5 New Rules For A Winning Brand Launch | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

One year ago, Kraft did something it hadn’t done in nearly a quarter of a century: It launched a new brand that created a new category..and you can do the same

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Among ‘Best’ of B Corporations : Method, Patagonia, King Arthur Flour

Among ‘Best’ of B Corporations : Method, Patagonia, King Arthur Flour | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
B Lab - a nonprofit dedicated to using the power of business to solve social and environmental problems - released its first “Best for the World” lists recognizing companies creating the most positive overall social and environmental impact.
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The Secret Lives of Our Clothes - Animated Video

http://www.greennovate.org There's a price tag that's being hidden from us everyday. Not the one that tells us how much money to pay but the underlying costs...
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Going Bananas Over Food Miles - Putting the Eco Back in Economics

Going Bananas Over Food Miles - Putting the Eco Back in Economics | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

Food miles explained: I know the best option is to grow and buy locally. But when that isn’t possible, what is the least worse option?

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The Lexicon of Sustainability

The Lexicon of Sustainability | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

Words are the building blocks for new ideas. They have the power to activate change and transform societies.

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Rising Food Prices - Nearly One Billion Go to Bed Hungry

Put Food First - Every day nearly 1 billion people go to bed hungry. Rising and volatile food prices are causing pain and suffering for poor people around th...
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What Does 'Sustainable Development' Really Mean?

What Does 'Sustainable Development' Really Mean? | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

The model for 'sustainable development' as espoused in official UN documents cannot withstand a serious critique. A real sustainability requires a change of economic paradigm, not a continuation of the industrialist/capitalist/consumerist economic model that is dependent on unimpaired profits, writes Leonardo Boff.

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New generation of social entrepreneurs put skills to transforming Asia

New generation of social entrepreneurs put skills to transforming Asia | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
Social enterpreneurship rising in a region where neither innovation nor social problems are in short supply...
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A Tough-Oil World - Why 21st Century Oil Will Break the Bank -- and the Planet

A Tough-Oil World - Why 21st Century Oil Will Break the Bank -- and the Planet | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

Why Twenty-First Century Oil Will Break the Bank -- and the Planet By Michael T. Klare

Oil prices are now higher than they have ever been -- except for a few frenzied moments before the global economic meltdown of 2008....and are destined to remain high. In energy terms, we are now entering a world whose grim nature has yet to be fully grasped. This pivotal shift has been brought about by the disappearance of relatively accessible and inexpensive petroleum -- “easy oil,” in the parlance of industry analysts; in other words, the kind of oil that powered a staggering expansion of global wealth over the past 65 years and the creation of endless car-oriented suburban communities. This oil is now nearly gone.

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Bridging the disconnect between business and nonprofits.

Bridging the disconnect between business and nonprofits. | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
'The Basic Rules of Impact: EarthShare CEO Connects the Dots' blog post by Guest Contributors.

While the corporate world has done a great job in connecting and partnering with the nonprofit sector over the years there tends to be one glaring disconnect when considering relationships between the two sectors—and for once, it's got nothing to do with corporations not doing enough.

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9 Of The World’s Most Inspiring Infographics

9 Of The World’s Most Inspiring Infographics | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
We spend lots of time here at Co.Design hunting down the smartest and most creative infographics to feature daily, but we’re limited by what’s available on the web, what we have permission to publish, and what languages we (and you) can understand.
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WHO OWNS OUR WATER: Privitazing For Profit vs Public Access For All

WHO OWNS OUR WATER: Privitazing For Profit vs Public Access For All | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

Competing international conferences taking place in Marseille March 12-17 both seek to improve global freshwater access but hold radically different views on the private sector's role in reaching that goal.

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The 50+ Best Ways to Curate and Share Your Favorite Social Media and News Content

The 50+ Best Ways to Curate and Share Your Favorite Social Media and News Content | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
There’s so much information online just begging to be curated: news, social media, images, video, websites… the list goes on. Reading great content from my favorite blogs and websites i...
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With New Tool, Visual.ly Wants To Replace PowerPoint With Infographics

With New Tool, Visual.ly Wants To Replace PowerPoint With Infographics | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
"Before PowerPoint, you had to go find a designer to create a custom presentation," says Stew Langille.

Visual.ly, is attempting to do for infographics what Microsoft did for presentations. Today, the company launched a new platform to allow virtually anyone to create data visualizations. By tapping into data APIs--from Facebook Insights, Twitter, Data.gov, and so forth--Visual.ly enables users to ...

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The Natural Step and Sustainability explained in 2 animated minutes

The Natural Step and Sustainability explained in 2 minutes. Finally someone has figured out how to explain The Natural Step and sustainability in two minutes...
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A hard, dry future for the planet

A hard, dry future for the planet | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
The world is wasting water on a truly colossal scale, according to the United Nations. More than 80 per cent of the used water on Earth is neither collected nor treated – the equivalent to the planet leaving the taps full on and the plugs out.
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DON'T MISS THIS: "Spring of Sustainability" Cocreating Solutions for a Thriving New World

DON'T MISS THIS: "Spring of Sustainability" Cocreating Solutions for a Thriving New World | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

FREE: The largest sustainability education and engagement initiative ever — the Spring of Sustainability, beginning March 26, 2012 thru June 22. The Spring of Sustainability will bring the biggest names in sustainability to the world through half-hour daily teleconference presentations, one-day teleconference summits, live events, and telecourses. Everything you need to create a sustainable, thriving world!

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Government Explained - Animated Video (Humorous)

An inquisitive alien visits the planet to check on our progress as a species, and gets into a conversation with the first person he meets. The alien discover...
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'Land is becoming a scarce commodity' | Africa

'Land is becoming a scarce commodity' | Africa | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
The UN Committee on World Food Security on Friday adopted draft guidelines against land grabbing to better protect rural communities. DW spoke to the UN's Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, Olivier De Schutter.
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Wadebridge, the UK's first solar-powered town - video

Wadebridge in Cornwall aims to become the first town in the country to run significantly on renewable energy sources...
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