Fran Carruthers

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KeoK�jay: Fair-Trade Eco-Fashion by HIV-Positive Women in Cambodia

In a country fraught with struggle and strife, hope has a new name: KeoK’jay. The socially conscious enterprise offers handmade, fair-trade designs …

Mercedes-Benz Adds Twitter Control To Latest TV Campaign

Mercedes looks to create a “social moment” with a TV/Twitter tie-in.<p>Mercedes-Benz has used Twitter to enable viewers to select the ending of the car brand’s latest U.K. TV advertising campaign.<p>At the heart of the campaign is a series of three TV ads to promote the car brand’s new A-Class vehicle to …

Advertising

How can business drive social change?

Hunger, unemployment, bad housing ... whether in the UK or elsewhere, there is a seemingly endless round of social problems that urgently need …

CSR

Corporate social responsibility: how the movement has evolved since the 90s

For nearly two decades I have been privileged to lead many of The Co-operative Group's ethical and environmental programmes. But no more. I've left …

Sustainability

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Surreal Wildlife Paintings by Tiffany Bozic | Colossal

<p>Self-taught artist Tiffany Bozic explores a wide range of natural themes in her tightly rendered depictions of wildlife. Drawing inspiration from …

Love Me Cat: Puppet Talk Show with Celebrities & You!

<b>WHAT IS LOVE ME CAT?</b><i><br>Love Me Cat</i> is a talk show, in the format of <i>Conan</i> or <i>The Tonight Show</i>, hosted by a hideous, hairless cat who desperately wants to …

The Secret Life of Cats: What You Can Learn by Putting a GPS on Your Kitty

A new book documents one family's quest to understand their pet with the aid of technology.<p>The cat came back.<p>But why? And what was he doing while he was gone?<p>These questions plague cat owners across the world, and they form the backbone of the new book, <i>Lost Cat: A True Story of Love, Desperation,</i> …

CSR: why there's a difference between shared values and shared value

In the 2011 Harvard Business Review article "Creating Shared Value," Michael Porter and Mark Kramer argued that "shared value is not about personal …

Eli Lilly

Collaborative Social Responsibility: The Real CSR

Consumers increasingly want to give back, whether that means donating to their favorite nonprofit or buying a product from a responsibly-deemed company that partners with a NGO for a good cause; businesses have taken notice, which is why the growing corporate social responsibility (CSR) movement is …

The Bangladesh factory collapse: why CSR is more important than ever

As the death toll from the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh tops 700 (at the time of writing), it is time to ask whether corporate social …

CSR

Seven guiding principles for sustainability leaders

We live in a world that is confronting huge challenges from population growth to resource shortages and climate change. Will technology save us? It …

Sustainable fashion design: learning from Denmark's example

The Danish fashion industry prides itself in offering "affordable luxury". It proudly shuns "fast fashion". Where fast fashion providers boast that …

Should Parents Allow Their Kids onto Social Media?

<b>By Mallika Chopra</b><p>Before we began "Perfectly Imperfect Parents," I emailed my mommy friends and posted a question on Facebook, Twitter and Intentblog:<p><b>What parenting topics are most important to you today? What should we be talking about on this show?</b><p><b>WATCH: Social Media: How to Teach Responsibility</b> …

Social Media

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Vassar College Students Raise Thousands In Response To Westboro Protest Threat

Responding to a notice from the Westboro Baptist Church that it intends to protest on the Vassar College campus, the school community has pledged to raise $100 for every minute the group plans to protest, according to a fundraising page set up by a Vasser alumnus. The effort has, however, exceeded …

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Photos: Audrey Hepburn’s Roman Street Style

From outdoor cafés to sporty convertibles, the Roman sites and scenes frequented by Audrey Hepburn, resident of the Eternal City.

INFOGRAPHIC: How Many Pounds of Textiles Do Americans Trash Every Year?

If making sense of the glut of statistics regarding textile recycling has you clutching your head like a stunned monkey, USAgain is here to help. The …

Sustainable fashion: how to bring sustainability into the apparel industry - video

The Observer's Lucy Siegle speaks to participants of Timberland's recent roundtable debate and asks them for their opinion on how the fashion …

Q&A round-up: cross-sector alliances in sustainable development

In the development sector where the focus rests heavily on impact, some surprising cross-sector alliances are emerging. Our recent online Q&A …

What does a sustainable organisation look like?

The most frequent question I am asked as a strategic sustainability consultant is what on earth is that? My simple response is that I help make …

Sustainability

12 Tips for Team Building in the Workplace

• Share<br>• Flip<br>• Pin<br>• Share<br>• Email<p>Updated March 10, 2017<p>People in every workplace talk about building the team, working as a team, and my team, but few …

Pinole-Hercules, CA Patch - Breaking News, Local News, Events, Schools, Weather, Sports and Shopping

Breaking News<p>Health officials urge residents to get vaccinated.<p>by Autumn Johnson, patch national staff | 6 hrs ago<p>The shooting happened Wednesday …

Environmental Rap Superhero Mr. Eco Releases “Recycle Robot” Music Video

Environmental rap superhero Mr. Eco has just released his new song and music video “Recycle Robot”, a fun new short geared towards educating kids on …