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CELB Releases 2005 Annual Report
CELB has just released its 2005 Annual Report detailing the Center's accomplishments with a number of key partners including Wal-Mart, Alcoa, McDonalds and Aveda to name a few. The report also looks back at the Center's key milestones since it was launched just five years ago.
Tipping Points for the Environment
Peter Seligmann, chairman and CEO of Conservation International, spoke to the audience about the need to scale up conservation efforts—to create new “tipping points” for lasting environmental change.
Top 100 Corporate Citizens
Fortune magazine announced the results of its 2005 Accountability Rating, a rating of corporate responsibility of Fortune Global 100 companies, including CELB partners BP, Royal Dutch Shell Group, Ford Motor Co. and Chevron.
CCB Receives Boost
The Climate, Community & Biodiversity Standards (CCB) received a major boost last month, with the release of a new multi-million dollar call for project proposals for afforestation and reforestation projects that mitigate climate change.
Stock Market Values Responsible Companies, Says New Prize-winning Study
The 2005 Moskowitz Prize for Socially Responsible Investing was awarded to a new study, which claims that the stock market could provide a higher value to companies rated above-average on environmental issues.
Integrating Sustainability into McDonald’s Business Practices
CELB eNewsletter editors recently interviewed Bob Langert, Senior Director, Corporate Responsibility at McDonald’s about our partnership to develop and demonstrate practical methods to integrate the principles of conservation and sustainable agriculture into McDonald’s supply chain management.
Top 100 "Sustainable" Corporations Named
Several of CELB's partners have made the list of the world's top 100 most sustainable corporations. The article includes a transcript of the launch.
Millennium Ecosystem Assessment finds Opportunities and Challenges for Private Sector
The fourth Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA) report was released in July 2005 and synthesizes and integrates findings related to both small and large businesses in the industrialized and developing world—connecting environmental changes and the private sector.
Bank of America Supports Sustainable Oil & Gas Development Initiative
A profile of The Bank of America Foundation's grant to support CI’s efforts to address environmental issues relating to energy and mining companies’ work in sensitive ecosystems
CI and Guinée Ecologie Partner with Aluminum Producers Alcoa and Alcan to Host Workshop
A two-day, multi-stakeholder workshop focused on a biodiversity assessment and a sustainablity assessment to conserve biodiversity in the Boké prefecture of Guinea.
Postcard from Peru: Seeking Beauty Products Deep in the Rain Forest
Edward Millard, CI’s senior director of the Conservation Enterprise Program, takes a trip to Peru with Aveda to see the sustainable harvest of Brazil nuts in the Peruvian Amazon.
CELB Strengthens Corporate Engagement in Brazil
A focus on how Instituto BioAtlântica (IBio), a collaboration between CI and four Brazilian companies, develops solutions that are both good for business and the conservation of Brazil’s Atlantic Forest.
Climate Change, Kyoto, Carbon Trading, and Trees
A conversation about climate change with John O. Niles, manager of the international Climate, Community & Biodiversity Alliance (CCBA), and Sonal I. Pandya of CELB
Faith and Fortune
A profile and excerpt of Mark Gunther's book on the changing of buisness practices Faith and Fortune, as well as an op-ed by Gunther on compassionate capitalism and left-leaning business

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