Why mainstreaming corporate social responsibility still makes good business sense
With the recession in full swing and no reprieve in sight, one might expect interest in corporate social responsibility to wane, or perhaps even die a natural death.

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US Historical Climate: Excel Statistical
In this intermediate Excel activity, students import US Historical Climate Network mean temperature data into Excel from a station of their choice. They are then guided through the activity on how to use Excel for statistical calculations, graphing, and linear trend estimates. The activity assumes some familiarity with Excel. On this Starting Point page, users can access information about the exercise's learning goals, context for use, teaching notes and tips, teaching materials, assessment idea
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Climate Change Business Solutions
Climate change scientist Michael Goodsite, a 2008 graduate of Thunderbird School of Global Management, talks Oct. 22, 2010. http://www.thunderbird.edu
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Learning to Talk about Climate Change
Climate change scientist Michael Goodsite, a 2008 graduate of Thunderbird School of Global Management, talks Oct. 22, 2010. http://www.thunderbird.edu
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Rising NORD-STAR
Climate change scientist Michael Goodsite, a 2008 graduate of Thunderbird School of Global Management, talks Oct. 22, 2010. http://www.thunderbird.edu
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Ants! Natures Secret Power
This video is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students and focuses on a colony of ants who create their own climate control. Amazing! 6:37
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Hot Turtle
Amazon river turtles are a vital part of the rainforest ecosystem. Although human activities are directly impacting turtle populations, climate change is also having a devastating effect on their reproductive system, creating an imbalance in the numbers of males and females. In this video segment from Jean-Michel Cousteau: Ocean Adventures, observe scientists who are studying this species and developing ways to combat the effects of climate change on their populations. Run time 04:35.
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Bio Bulletin: The Ecology of Climate Change
The boreal forest, which stretches across northern latitudes just south of the Arctic Circle, is a key region for studying climate change—and not just the impacts. Follow ecologists into Alaska's boreal forest to learn more in this new Science Bulletins video. Science Bulletins is a production of the National Center for Science Literacy, Education, and Technology (NCSLET), part of the Department of Education at the American Museum of Natural History. Each Bulletin is produced by AMNHs curator
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Authors@Google: Matt Ridley
In this clear-sighted book, Matt Ridley demonstrates that the world is getting better, and at an accelerating rate: food, income and lifespan are up; disease, child mortality and violence are down?all across the globe. Necessities and luxuries alike are getting cheaper; population growth is slowing down; Africa is following Asia out of poverty; the internet and the mobile phone are enriching people's lives as never before. The pessimists who dominate public discourse insist that we will soon rea
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2010 David J. Rose Lectureship in Nuclear Technology
Dr. John Holdren ’65 SM ’66 delivers the 2010 Rose Lecture on the Energy / Climate-Change Challenge and the Role of Nuclear Energy in Meeting It.
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Working with the crowd : 21st century citizen science
Galaxy Zoo PI and James Martin Fellow Chris Lintott will review the technologies available to researchers seeking to rescue themselves from drowning in data by recruiting the help of tens or even hundreds of thousands of volunteers. As well as our own Zooniverse suite of projects (which now includes climate science and papyrology), Lintott will highlight other successful examples including the protein folding game, fold.it, and even an example of collaborative mathematics.
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T. S. Eliot Reading "The Love Song Of J. Alfred Prufrock"
This is a reading of T. S. Eliot's "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" read by Mr. Eliot himself.  It is accompanied by a slide show of pictures of T. S. Eliot.  Its always nice to hear a poem read by the original author because it can help students get a better idea of the cadence of the poetry.

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Insight. Innovation. Inspiration. UC Berkeley in Silicon Valley
A panel discussion on current events, technology, and the business climate featuring distinguished UC Berkeley alumni. Panelists are: John Batter '85, Co-President of Production, DreamWorks Animation; Paul Otellini M.B.A. '74, President and CEO, Intel Corporation; John Riccitello '81, CEO, Electronic Arts; and Liz Claman '85, Anchor, FOX Business Network.
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Assignment Survival Kit (ASK)
Assignment Survival Kit is a web-based tool aimed at providing round the clock support for students tackling their first assignment (an essay, a report, a poster or a portfolio). The student enters a start and finishing date and a stepped schedule, mapping out key stages in the completion of the work, is then created. The schedule gives a suggested timescale for activities undertaken in producing an assignment including planning, finding and evaluating materials, citing references and presentat
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Insight. Innovation. Inspiration. UC Berkeley in Silicon Valley
A panel discussion on current events, technology, and the business climate featuring distinguished UC Berkeley alumni. Panelists are: John Batter '85, Co-President of Production, DreamWorks Animation; Paul Otellini M.B.A. '74, President and CEO, Intel Corporation; John Riccitiello '81, CEO, Electronic Arts; and Liz Claman '85, Anchor, FOX Business Network.
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9.2 Cultural shifts: from Enlightenment to Romanticism, c.1780–1830
The unit will examine the Enlightenment. To help understand the nature and scale of the cultural changes of the time, we offer a 'map' of the conceptual territory and the intellectual and cultural climate. We will examine the impact of Enlightenment on a variety of areas including science, religion, the classics, art and nature. Finally, we will examine the forces of change which led from Enlightenment to Romanticism.
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9.1 Key characteristics of the enlightenment
The unit will examine the Enlightenment. To help understand the nature and scale of the cultural changes of the time, we offer a 'map' of the conceptual territory and the intellectual and cultural climate. We will examine the impact of Enlightenment on a variety of areas including science, religion, the classics, art and nature. Finally, we will examine the forces of change which led from Enlightenment to Romanticism.
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8.4 The Enlightenment and modernity
The unit will examine the Enlightenment. To help understand the nature and scale of the cultural changes of the time, we offer a 'map' of the conceptual territory and the intellectual and cultural climate. We will examine the impact of Enlightenment on a variety of areas including science, religion, the classics, art and nature. Finally, we will examine the forces of change which led from Enlightenment to Romanticism.
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8.3.2 Revolution
The unit will examine the Enlightenment. To help understand the nature and scale of the cultural changes of the time, we offer a 'map' of the conceptual territory and the intellectual and cultural climate. We will examine the impact of Enlightenment on a variety of areas including science, religion, the classics, art and nature. Finally, we will examine the forces of change which led from Enlightenment to Romanticism.
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8.3.1 Humanity
The unit will examine the Enlightenment. To help understand the nature and scale of the cultural changes of the time, we offer a 'map' of the conceptual territory and the intellectual and cultural climate. We will examine the impact of Enlightenment on a variety of areas including science, religion, the classics, art and nature. Finally, we will examine the forces of change which led from Enlightenment to Romanticism.
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