Category Archives: Corporations

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Sports against human trafficking and for human rights

Human trafficking is a global problem. According to a piece from AOLNews.com in January of this year, “the U.N. Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking (GIFT) puts the number of…

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A dual approach of CSR and sports to produce double the results

Offering cash and gifts as reward for great performances is not new in sports, whether for individuals, club teams, or national teams. We have seen this in various national sports…

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Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCD) – Playing with heart

Many of us know about the tragic story of Wes Leonard, a student-athlete at Fennville High School outside of Detroit, who after hitting the game winning shot that ensured his…

Top 10 Responsible Sports Moments for 2011 – start “tracking” the news

* Liberty Mutual Insurance Teams Up With Positive Coaching Alliance to Honor “Top 10 Responsible Sports Moments” for 2011 PR Newswire BOSTON, April 21, 2011  /PRNewswire/ — After St. Mary’s…

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For Youth, By Youth – Global Youth Service Day (with some sports sprinkled in!!)

This upcoming weekend is a special time in the world of service. Actually, in the world overall. The Global Youth Service Day(s), “is an annual campaign that celebrates and mobilizes…

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Seeing value, financial and otherwise, in Xenith’s mission

On October 5, 2009 we wrote about a sports equipment manufacturer named Xenith. The story came out after we started seeing a flurry of news about the NFL’s study of…

Steps up the (sports) corporate ladder

We don’t normally highlight job opportunities – though that may change – but we came across one that we fill is representative of the growth in importance and complexity of…

Sound body and Mind – supporting the mental health of athletes

The balance that we need to be successful in life is not only about the type dealing with having so many work/life obligations that we lose a sense of perspective…

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A Michael Jordan assist at just the right time.

Michael Jordan has trouble not being in the public eye. His recent comments about Kobe Bryant and about scoring 100 points in a game? Not needed. But there was something…

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When corporate social responsibility becomes your own

Should corporate social responsibility be required? Should corporations have to prove they are doing it and prove its effectiveness? Or should the corporation, much like an individual, decide on its…