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Net Impact Nov 2005 conference - panels addressed "Reducing Global Poverty Through Business ", "Assessing the Success of International CSR Standards", "Advancing Sustainability in the Coffee Supply Chain" (includes links to video or summary of each panel)

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1 November 2005

Net Impact 2005 Conference - "Bridging the Gap: Leading Social Innovation Across Sectors"

Author: Net Impact

[includes panels & speeches on: "Environmental Conservation", "Reducing Global Poverty Through Business and Social Entrepreneurship", "Eco-Friendly Buildings Enhance Health and May Save Money", "Clean Products: Environmental Design and Materials Use", "Greening of the Supply Chain: Patagonia and the Organic Exchange", "Assessing the Success of International CSR Standards", "Advancing Sustainability in the Coffee Supply Chain", "Ecotourism May Be Travel Field's Wave of the Future"] [participants addressing human rights issues include representatives of Green Fusion Design Center, Hewlett-Packard (HP), Patagonia, Gap, Timberland, McAfee, Salesforce.com, Starbucks, Pura Vida, Environmental Design Center]

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1 November 2005

[Real video] Assessing the Success of International CSR Standards

Author: Net Impact conference panel - participants: Monica Oberkofler, Manager, Global Compliance, Gap, Inc.; Allison Devore, Director of Development, Verité; Chip Pitts, Lecturer, Stanford Law School & former Chief Legal Officer, Nokia Inc.; moderator: Djordjija Petkoski, World Bank

[also refers to positive steps by Levi Strauss, HP (Hewlett-Packard), Barclays; also refers to Wal-Mart]

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