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Workforce For Good: Engaging Employees in Sustainability/CSR

Workforce For Good: Engaging Employees in Sustainability/CSR

17 leaders in sustainability and CSR in 12 Midwest Fortune level companies provide a rare inside look to successful employee engagement in sustainability/CSR in the new white paper Workforce For Good available for download at www.workforceforgood.com.

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Start At The Exit – O.S. White Paper

Start At The Exit – O.S. White Paper

New Opportunity Sustainability white paper on the quick ROI available when you switch to LED exit signs. Estimated operational cost savings of 93%.

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Of Desserts and Styrofoam

Of Desserts and Styrofoam

Cold-Pack EPS Cooler shipping packaging. An example of doing it right if you have to use EPS, along with resources for both recycling and alternatives to EPS coolers for shipping perishable goods.

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Rethinking Waste: New Life to Old Fire Hoses

Fundamentally, waste doesn’t have to exist. It is simply a matter of rethinking of the item as a resource and find new uses for the material. Today we got an interesting request – What to do with a city’s worth of old fire hoses. What an interesting and fun challenge. Feel free to add your thoughts.

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Trust – Part IV: Corporate Social Responsibility

Part 4 of 4 in series on Trust and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) What are the implications of this model of trust in business? CSR? Sustainability? Leadership? PR?
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability are new for many companies. Corporations may be excellent at producing breakthroughs in pharmaceuticals or be masters in architectural design, yet have few skills in dealing with CSR. Where does this leave us with trusting them? How can a company’s CSR activity engender trust from the doubting public towards that business?

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ClimateGate

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ClimateGate – Which is the conspiracy? In all seriousness, three great resources to put us all back on track and gain some perspective.

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Trust – Part III: Build, Destroy, Restore

Part 3 of 4 series on Trust and Corporate Responsibility. In part 2 we introduced a Model of Trust. In this segment we explore how trust is formed, how it can be destroyed, and what can be done to restore trust. It concludes with a case study using the model to rebuild trust.

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Social Media and CSR

Check out this thought provoking video on Social Media and Socialnomicstm. Social Media Revolution: Is social media a fad? Or is it the biggest shift since the Industrial Revolution? This video details out social media facts and figures that are hard to ignore. This video is produced by the author of Socialnomicstm. ~video description on […]

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Great CSR implementation articles on Oct 26th

I regularly tweet about CSR and sustainability issues and every once in a while I run across a good guide, list, or case study.  Today has had a flush of these articles that deserved sharing and preserving a little longer than Twitter does. Communicating Corporate Responsibility: 7 rules for communicating CSR by Logos Institute for […]

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Trust – Part II: What Is Trust?

In all of my client dealings as an executive coach and CSR consultant for nearly 20 years, trust has been at the core of leadership, relationships, and business success. Ironically, for all of its importance, trust is the one concept whose meaning people almost always assume and equally deeply misunderstand. For most people, trust is […]

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