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Boundary spanner +Since 1982, Greyston, the country’s leadin Since 1982, Greyston, the country’s leading social enterprise, has provided individuals in Southwest Yonkers, NY with employment, skills and resources to lift them out of poverty. Greyston’s unique combination of Open Hiring at the world famous Greyston Bakery and PathMaking services offer a roadmap to assist individuals and families in visualizing and realizing their paths to self-sufficiency. Our spiritually-rooted philosophy fuels community development and a commitment to human growth and potential. commitment to human growth and potential., Creating Social Value, Cheryl Kiser, Deborah Leipziger, J. Janelle Shubert, Greenleaf, 2014, p. 70
Breakthrough interactions +An example of a breakthrough interaction i An example of a breakthrough interaction is described in Creating Social Value, when Bernie Glassman, the founder of Greyston Bakery connects with Ben Cohen of Ben and Jerry’s at Social Venture Network and as a result, Greyston becomes a supplier for Ben and Jerry’s, becoming the producer of brownies for Ben and Jerry’s ice cream. of brownies for Ben and Jerry’s ice cream., Creating Social Value page 67

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Destination goals +A Mission to Leverage Our Unique Role in S A Mission to Leverage Our Unique Role in Society Campbell’s Corporate Imperative CSR Agenda is anchored in our core competencies, fueled by our employees’ innovation and driven by four key destination goals. We are on a journey that will leverage Campbell’s distinct strengths to solve the challenges and take advantage of opportunities for environmental sustainability — not as stand-alone functions, but as an essential framework to make better business decisions, advance nutrition and wellness, engage our employees and strengthen the communities where we live and work. CSR Corporate Imperative 2020 Destination Goals NOURISHING OUR PLANET: Cut the Environmental Footprint of Our Product Portfolio in Half NOURISHING OUR NEIGHBORS: Measurably Improve the Health of Young People in Our Hometown Communities NOURISHING OUR EMPLOYEES: Leverage CSR and Sustainability as Key Drivers of Employee Engagement in Our Culture NOURISHING OUR CONSUMERS: Continue to Provide Consumers with Nutrition and Wellness Choices in Our Product Portfolio Wellness Choices in Our Product Portfolio, Creating Social Value, Cheryl Kiser, Deborah Leipziger, J. Janelle Shubert, Greenleaf, 2014, pages 17-23

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Energy Sprawl +Citation: McDonald RI, Fargione J, Kieseck Citation: McDonald RI, Fargione J, Kiesecker J, Miller WM, Powell J (2009) Energy Sprawl or Energy Efficiency: Climate Policy Impacts on Natural Habitat for the United States of America. PLoS ONE 4(8): e6802. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0006802 '''Abstract''': Concern over climate change has led the U.S. to consider a cap-and-trade system to regulate emissions. Here we illustrate the land-use impact to U.S. habitat types of new energy development resulting from different U.S. energy policies. We estimated the total new land area needed by 2030 to produce energy, under current law and under various cap-and-trade policies, and then partitioned the area impacted among habitat types with geospatial data on the feasibility of production. The land-use intensity of different energy production techniques varies over three orders of magnitude, from 1.9–2.8 km2/TW hr/yr for nuclear power to 788–1000 km2/TW hr/yr for biodiesel from soy. In all scenarios, temperate deciduous forests and temperate grasslands will be most impacted by future energy development, although the magnitude of impact by wind, biomass, and coal to different habitat types is policy-specific. Regardless of the existence or structure of a cap-and-trade bill, at least 206,000 km2 will be impacted without substantial increases in energy efficiency, which saves at least 7.6 km2 per TW hr of electricity conserved annually and 27.5 km2 per TW hr of liquid fuels conserved annually. Climate policy that reduces carbon dioxide emissions may increase the areal impact of energy, although the magnitude of this potential side effect may be substantially mitigated by increases in energy efficiency. The possibility of widespread energy sprawl increases the need for energy conservation, appropriate siting, sustainable production practices, and compensatory mitigation offsets. Editor: Juan A. Añel, Universidade de Vigo, Spain Received: March 13, 2009; Accepted: August 7, 2009; Published: August 26, 2009 Copyright: © 2009 McDonald et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. Funding: The authors were financially supported by The Nature Conservancy (R.I.M, J.F., J.K., J.P.) and Northwestern University (W.M.M.). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript. Competing interests: The authors have declared that no competing interests exist. eclared that no competing interests exist., Kate Galbraith, "Study Warns of 'Energy Sprawl', ''The New York Times'', 26 August 2009., Robert Bryce, "The Gas Is Greener," ''The New York Times'', 8 June 2011
Entrepreneurs inside +Dave Stangis stirs in sustainability at Ca Dave Stangis stirs in sustainability at Campbell Soup By Eban Goodstein, Ian Edwards, Meghan Ryan and Christina Wildt Published April 17, 2014 Bard MBA: Could you give us an overview of what sustainability means at Campbell? Stangis: When we talk about it inside the company, we really do talk about building a strategy that drives innovation, cost reduction, time to market and better decisions. And that discipline of sustainability expands every day to new areas such as procurement and sustainable agriculture. Our philosophy is to move from people doing good work to business processes. We leverage all of the tools a business has to drive group performance and integration from training to recognition to even executive compensation. So, that's really the high level, the framework in terms of sustainability: the long-term destination goals to drive change, culture and performance. And there's also the integration piece: How to turn it into business process from just good ideas. nto business process from just good ideas., Kevin Thompson is a Senior Program Manager Kevin Thompson is a Senior Program Manager for Corporate Citizenship and Corporate Affairs at IBM. In this role he supports IBM leadership as a specialist on the policies, trends and status of Corporate Citizenship worldwide among other corporations, NGOs, governments and multinational organizations. Project management responsibilities focus on the application of IBM’s technological expertise and global reach to the challenges and opportunities created by globalization and emerging markets. This includes leadership of the Corporate Service Corps (CSC) which exposes high performance IBM employees to the 21st century context for business – diverse cultures, policy environments and societal expectations – by placing teams of IBM employees into developing countries to work on core societal, educational and environmental challenges. educational and environmental challenges., Creating Social Value, Cheryl Kiser, Deborah Leipziger, J. Janelle Shubert, Greenleaf, 2014

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Multi-stakeholder +Social Accountability International (SAI)
Multilocal +Ghislanzoni, Giancarlo, Risto Penttinen, and David Turnbull, "The Multilocal Challenge: Managing Cross-Border Functions," McKinsey Quarterly, March 2008, For more on balancing transnational and local concerns, see also Dani Rodrik, The Globalization Paradox: Democracy and the Future of the World Economy (New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2001).

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Nation-building +Since inception in 2003, we have invested Since inception in 2003, we have invested approximately $600 million in Afghanistan. To date, we are the country's single largest investor and the largest taxpayer, contributing approximately 5% of the Afghan government's overall domestic revenue. In addition, Roshan directly employs more than 1,100 people, of which, 19% are women, and provides indirect employment to more than 30,000 people. We are committed to providing training and developing opportunities to each and every employee, helping to cultivate the next generation of Afghan leaders and skilled employees. n of Afghan leaders and skilled employees., Creating Social Value, Cheryl Kiser, Deborah Leipziger, J. Janelle Shubert, Greenleaf, 2014, pages p. 33-42

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Paragogy +Joseph Corneli and Charles Jeffrey Danoff, Joseph Corneli and Charles Jeffrey Danoff, "''Paragogy: Synergizing individual and organizational learning''". This paper describes a new theory of peer-to-peer learning and teaching that we call "paragogy". Paragogy's principles were developed by adapting the Knowles principles of andragogy to peer-based learning contexts. Paragogy addresses the challenge of peer-producing a useful and supportive context for self-directed learning. The concept of paragogy can inform the design and application of learning analytics to enhance both individual and organization learning. In particular, we consider the role of learner profiles for goal-setting and self-monitoring, and the further role of analytics in designing enhanced peer tutoring systems. designing enhanced peer tutoring systems.
Plenitude +Plenitude: The New Economics of True Wealth, by Juliet Schor

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Remedial Action +Coined by Social Accountability International (SAI), in the Social Accountability 8000 (SA8000) standard
Remediation +Coined by Social Accountability International, in the Social Accountability 8000 standard
Remediation of children +Coined by Social Accountability International (SAI), in the Social Accountability 8000 (SA8000) standard

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Social Fingerprint® +Social Accountability International (SAI); Social Fingerprint®; http://www.csrwire.com/press_releases/32457-SAI-s-Social-Fingerprint-Expands-With-New-Course-on-How-to-Build-an-Internal-Social-Performance-Team
Social Materiality +The Murninghan Post Guest Contributor Liz The Murninghan Post Guest Contributor Liz Umlas, writing on 8 November 2010 The TakeAway: Social materiality gains traction as the role of business in advancing human rights attracts wider support. After years of neglect, companies now increasingly consider their impacts on human rights as material issues, with clear impacts on the bottom line. Social materiality, the notion coined by human rights expert Liz Umlas here on MurnPost, takes the next step of considering corporate impacts on stakeholders’ well-being, beyond the narrow lens of financial risk—and beyond the existing community of social investors. These perspectives showed up repeatedly at the Business for Social Responsibility Conference last week, where business, academic, and NGO leaders cited human rights as a top priority for the coming year. And business respect for human rights will be codified next year by the United Nations within a framework of guiding principles developed through an ambitious worldwide consultation process. ambitious worldwide consultation process.
Subcontractor/sub-supplier +Coined by Social Accountability International (SAI), in the Social Accountability 8000 (SA8000) standard
Supplier/Subcontractor +Coined by Social Accountability International (SAI), in the Social Accountability 8000 (SA8000) standard
Sustainable Mobility +World Business Council for Sustainable Development Sustainable Mobility Sector Project
Sweet gas +Sponsored by General Electric. The natural gas industry is full of unusual terminology. Here are some words you might encounter in Txchnologist’s month-long focus on the topic

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Vernacular strategies +Is High Heat the New Normal? - OnPoint podcast with Tom Ashbrook, 7/22/2011

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Wasted light +Alan M. MacRobert, "Despite light pollution, the brightest stars shine through," in The Boston Globe, 4 February 2012, Wikipedia definition of "light pollution"
Weblining +Lori Andrews, "Facebook is Using You" op ed in New York Times, 5 Feburary 2012

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Young worker +Coined by Social Accountability International (SAI), in the Social Accountability 8000 (SA8000) standard
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