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“God might give out plenty of gifts, but he doesn’t give away gold medals.” Casey Barrett’s resolute last statement seals his point to his readers in his revealing article about Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps. Mr. Barrett contends that, while Phelps couples talent and a body uniquely built to propel him through the water (abnormally long torso, big feet and hands and short legs), something else helped Phelps achieve 14 gold medals: thousands of training sessions


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April 19 is NOT just another Thursday

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It’s National High Five Day!


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Corporate responsibility highlights from 2011

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2011 was a rollercoaster year in many respects, and the field of corporate citizenship was no different.


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Chicago leads with 47 LEED-certified buildings

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On the evening of January 25th, 2012, the Centre for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE), in partnership with CSRwire and the Illinois Chamber of Commerce, hosted a Sustainability Roundtable Discussion and reception at the Hotel Monaco in Chicago.


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Gaps remain in corporate responsibility programs

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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) and the Corporate Responsibility Officers Association (CROA) have released a breakthrough business report called The State of the Corporate Responsibility Profession.


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Who’s best at social media sustainability messaging?

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Wizness, the online network dedicated to sustainability professionals, announced it has partnered with the Social Media Sustainability Index (SMI) to identify social media sustainability best practices and trends.


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Worksite health promotion program reduces absenteeism by 20 percent

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Workers participating in a "comprehensive" workplace promotion program had a one-fifth reduction in absenteeism during the first year, reports a study in the April Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official publication of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM).


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U.S. Chamber releases Workplace Wellness toolkit for small, medium-sized businesses

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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has released a new toolkit to help small and medium-sized employers plan, implement, and evaluate workplace health promotion programs.


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The Power of probing

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Whether you are a safety manager negotiating with your boss, or a salesperson dealing with a client, Paul Cherry offered tips at the IGA meeting taken from his book, “Questions that Get Results.”


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AIHA elects new board members

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The American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) has announced the results of its 2012 election for the AIHA Board of Directors.


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