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Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (December 8 – December 15, 2010)

The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of December 8 – December 15, 2010.

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EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- 20,000 Underserved Children in LA County to Benefit from the Mattel 12 Days of Play Philanthropic Initiative (December 15, 2010 03:57 PM) Source: Mattel, Inc.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Yum! Brands’ World Hunger Relief Raises Record-Breaking $24.5 Million in Donations to Help United Nations World Food Programme and Other Hunger Relief Agencies Provide More Than 98 Million Meals to Help End World Hunger (December 15, 2010 03:34 PM) Source: Yum! Brands, Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO -- CSRware® Establishes Global Partnership with Emergent Ventures International (December 15, 2010 12:00 PM) Source: CSRware

NEW YORK -- MicroEdge Announces ReviewerCONNECT® and MyGIFTS® 3.5 (December 15, 2010 11:35 AM) Source: MicroEdge, LLC

FREMONT, Calif. -- 2011 Technology Convergence Conference to Focus on the IT/Facilities Ecosystem and Next Generation Energy Efficiency and Sustainability (December 15, 2010 11:30 am) Source: TELADATA

ROUND ROCK, Texas -- Dell, Goodwill Expand Technology Recycling Partnership to 100 New Donation Sites (December 15, 2010 11:17 AM) Source: Dell

BOCA RATON, Fla. -- Office Depot Foundation Introduces New ‘Teddy B. Caring’ Bear for the 2010 Holiday Season (December 14, 2010 01:07 PM) Source: Office Depot

OMAHA, Neb. -- Union Pacific Railroad Joins Global Environmental Management Initiative (GEMI) (December 14, 2010 12:58 PM) Source: Union Pacific Corporation

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. -- Dollar General Literacy Foundation Awards More Than $778,000 to Reduce Literacy Service Waiting Lists (December 14, 2010 10:39 AM) Source: Dollar General

ROUND ROCK, Texas -- Dell Cuts Customers’ Laptop-, Desktop-Related Energy Costs by 25 Percent since 2008 (December 14, 2010 10:00 AM) Source: Dell Inc.

WASHINGTON -- Project Learning Tree® GreenSchools! Program Expands With $25,000 Grant from Staples Foundation for Learning (December 14, 2010 08:00 AM) Source: Staples Foundation for Learning

HUDSON, Ohio -- Jo-Ann Craft for a Cause Contest Winners Announced (December 14, 2010 08:00 AM) Source: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores

DALLAS -- Luminant Awards Three $5,000 Grants for Winning Essays (December 13, 2010 02:00 PM) Source: Luminant

THE WOODLANDS, Texas -- HARC Launches Low Impact Drilling Scorecard (December 13, 2010 09:00 AM) Source: Houston Advanced Research Center

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -- Top 40 Shorlisted to Compete for the Prestigious Zayed Future Energy Prize (December 13, 2010 06:49 AM) Source: CNBC

SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- Goldline Announces 2010 Charitable Giving (December 10, 2010 12:45 PM) Source: Goldline International, Inc.

PITTSBURGH -- “Let’s Tackle Recycling” at December Steelers Home Games (December 09, 2010 02:22 PM) Source: Pennsylvania Resources Council, Inc.

SOUTHLAKE, Texas -- Sabre Employees Donate More Than $1.3 Million Through Give Together Campaign (December 09, 2010 12:28 PM) Source: Sabre Holdings

PHOENIX -- APS Continues to Expand Solar Generation (December 09, 2010 09:00 AM) Source: Arizona Public Service Co.

The following knowledgeable industry leaders and scholars from Business Wire's ExpertSource database are available to discuss topics relating to Corporate Social Responsibility.

Tim Mohin, of AMD, is an articulate, accomplished Corporate Social Responsibility professional with more than 20 years' experience. His roles have spanned multiple companies in the semiconductor and computing industry, as well as roles with the U.S. Senate and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Tim also serves on the board of directors of Net Impact, an international nonprofit organization with a mission to inspire, educate, and equip individuals to use the power of business to create a more socially and environmentally sustainable world.

PR Contact: Catherine Greenlaw
Telephone: 512-602-2292
Email: catherine.greenlaw@amd.com

Lois Vitt Sale is Senior Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer for Wight & Company, a full-service design and construction firm in the Chicago area. She is an internationally recognized leader in sustainable design and environmentally sound building practices. Her portfolio consists of more than 60 LEED projects, including prominent projects such as the LEED Platinum Hidden Oaks Nature Center and the Bachelor Enlisted Quarters at the Great Lakes Naval Training Center - one of the first LEED certified buildings in the country. Her career has spanned over 20 years, through which she has remained at the forefront of the evolution of the green movement facilitating the integration of sustainability into the built environment. Vitt Sale also has contributed to the development of policy that has resulted in more sustainable building solutions. She is a national leader in the application of private and commercial green technologies and sustainable planning to the public and private sectors.

Lois has participated in the development of policies to reduce the negative impacts of the built environment on the health of people and our natural resources. Her special area of expertise is the intersection between applied technology and the development of policy provisions for City, State, and Federal entities. In addition, Lois applies these technologies and practices to leading-edge sustainable designs and consulting to design teams and clients to maximize the environmental potential for projects. Lois is also an adjunct faculty at Northwestern University, where she teaches sustainable construction, and LEED Faculty with the U.S. Green Building Council. She was also an integral part of the CDB Green Design & Construction Seminar, participated in a Green Building Trade Mission to China, was a member of the Illinois Climate Change Advisory Group, and Policy Committee for Green Roofs for Healthy Cities. Additionally, she was a guest speaker for the American Embassy in Berlin where she spent a week touring cities across Germany lecturing on Integrating Environment into Urban Infrastructure in the U.S.A.

PR Contact: Peter Duckler
Telephone: 312-423-4930
Email: pduckler@hlbcomm.com

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