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Jones Lang LaSalle’s North America Office Outlook - Q2 2010

Jones Lang LaSalle’s Q2 2010 North America Office Outlook
According to Jones Lang LaSalle, the past several months, the U.S. office market has displayed stabilizing supply, demand and pricing fundamentals. However, beyond small pockets of new demand, growth remains limited. As such, an extended bottom to the office cycle in most markets is expected as the [...]

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ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd.: Community Ecosystem Restoration Program First in Canada to Receive Gold Level-Climate, Community and Biodiversity Standard’s Validation

VANCOUVER, B.C., Jul. 14 /CSRwire/ - ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: ESR), through its 100% owned subsidiary ERA Ecosystem Restoration Associates Inc. (ERA), is pleased to announce that their Community Ecosystem Restoration Program (CERP) has received final validation to the Climate, Community and Biodiversity Alliance’s (CCBA) Gold Level Project Design Standard as of June 24th, 2010.

Corporate Responsibility Reporting - A journey, not a destination

According to a recent United Nations study of global CEOs, 93% believe that sustainability issues will be critical to the future success of their business. Additionally, 73% indicate that “brand, trust and reputation” are one of the top three factors driving them to take action on sustainability issues. The decision to create a corporate responsibility report is no longer a question of should, a company report, but rather a question of when and how to approach reporting. For first time and early stage reporters the answers to these questions can be a mystery and it is often difficult to know where to begin.

BrownFlynn Partners with the Institute for Sustainable Development on a Landmark Stakeholder Engagement and Sustainability Survey

CLEVELAND, Jul. 14 /CSRwire/ - This summer BrownFlynn is partnering with the Institute for Sustainable Development - a nonprofit partnering with academic institutions UNC, Duke University and Elon University and chambers of commerce - to conduct a survey on the importance of stakeholder engagement in developing an organization’s sustainability strategy. The results of the survey will be compiled into a first-of-its-kind report on the role of stakeholder engagement in this important process.

Telecommuting Saves $10K Per Employee Yearly

Telecommuting Saves $10K Per Employee Yearly

SAN DIEGO, CA — Businesses that let 100 employees work half of their time from home can save more than $1 million a year according to Telework Research Network’s (TRN) latest study of telework programs and their benefits.