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Drexel University (DU) is a priviate reseach university with the main campus located in Philadelphia, Phennsylvania, USA. It was founded in 1891 by Anthony J. Drexel, a noted financier and philanthropist. Drexel offers 70 full-time undergraduate programs and accelerated degrees.  At the graduate level, the university offers 100 masters, doctoral, and professional programs, many available part-time.

Drexel is best known for the cooperation education program (Co-op). Drexel’s Co-op is the only mandatory one in Pennsylvania and regularly ranked as the best co-op programs in the United States.  Participating students have a variety of opportunities to gain up to 18-month paid full-time working experience before graduation. The university has a large network of more than 1,300 corporate, governmental, and non-profit partners in 28 states and 25 international locations.  The employers consists of top ranked international law firms, banks, corporations, and many Fortune 500 companies, such as Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, and Procter & Gamble.

Drexel Goodwin School of Education: The School of Education produces academic leaders and seeks to enrich knowledge and practice related to lifelong learning, based on the most current and appropriate research and practice.  U.S. News & World Report recognizes Drexel University’s School of Education as one of “America’s Best Graduate Schools.”

Dublin City University (DCU) is a young university, situated on an 85 acre campus three miles north of the River Liffey in the city centre and just a 15-minute drive from Dublin airport. With the city just a 10-minute bus drive away, students of DCU have the best of both worlds; the social and cultural benefits of city life, but with the security and vibrancy of a university campus built very much for today. DCU has developed its own research specialisms and has created a number of national centres of excellence that have transcended traditional boundaries. They now include combinations of academic disciplines such as biotechnology, electronic engineering, physics and chemistry. The design of the campus and the bright modern architecture make DCU a vibrant and attractive place to study. DCU offers over 60 undergraduate programmes, 70 postgraduate programmes, as well as the opportunity to carry out postgraduate study through research. Postgraduate research supervision is provided on a broad range of subject areas across all disciplines, including technology, engineering, business, communications, humanities, science and health.

Rutgers University: The School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR) is a global leader in the delivery of innovative programs that prepare students in human resource management and in labor studies and employment relations to better understand workforce issues and organizational management and help them gain the skills necessary to take on leadership roles in business and society. The mission of the school is “to promote harmony and cooperation between management and labor, and greater understanding of industrial and labor relations, thereby to enhance the unity and welfare of the people of the state.”

Sims Recycling Solutions uses comprehensive recovery processes to unlock the value in electronic business assets whilst providing high levels of brand and data security. Sims Recycling Solutions also makes it easy for businesses and individuals to meet environmental legislation for disposal of surplus or end of life electrical and electronic products such as computers, cell (mobile) phones and photo copiers. Sims Recycling Solutions is the world’s largest electrical and electronic appliance recovery and recycling company, with over 50 operations on five continents, processing over 475,000 tonnes of e-waste each year. Strategic partnerships in other countries mean that we offer electronics recycling services in over 80 locations worldwide.

The New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) is an interstate compact founded in 1955 by the six New England governors that promotes greater educational opportunities and services for the residents of New England. The region of New England includes the states of: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.

Becton Dickinson (BD) is a medical technology company that serves healthcare institutions, life science researchers, clinical laboratories, industry and the general public. BD manufactures and sells a broad range of medical supplies, devices, laboratory equipment and diagnostic products. BD is headquartered in the United States and has offices in more than 50 countries worldwide.

Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies touches more than a billion people’s lives each day through the companies’ health care products and services, corporate giving and the volunteer efforts of its employees.  For more than 120 years, the desire of the people at J&J is to make a difference has inspired every invention, every product, every breakthrough brought to human health. This commitment to serving the needs of others is guided by the Johnson & Johnson Credo.

Sustainable Brands is an accelerator of thought in sustainable brand leadership, Sustainable Brands currently offers news, community eventsskills training, a robust digital learning librarymembership opportunities and more — all designed to help corporate brand and sustainability professionals, uncover, and successfully execute on new opportunities to profitably innovate for sustainability. Acting as a platform for positive transformation, Sustainable Brands promises to inspire, engage and equip today’s business and brand leaders to grow revenues and enhance brand value, reputation and loyalty, while contributing to a healthy and sustainable future for all.

CSRwire is the leading global source of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability news. Founded in 1999 to advance the movement towards a more economically-just and environmentally-sustainable society and away from single bottom line capitalism, CSRwire has paved the way for new standards of corporate citizenship, earning the international respect of thought leaders, business leaders, academics, philanthropists, activists and the media community. Through innovative techniques and strategic partnerships, CSRwire continues to expand its content, communication technology and distribution channels exponentially.

Corporate Sustainability at IHS: IHS is a global information company with world-class experts in the pivotal areas shaping today’s business landscape: energy, economics, geopolitical risk, sustainability and supply chain management. We employ more than 5,100 people in more than 30 countries around the world.  Corporate Sustainability is core to the way we do business and is a critical aspect of our values and our culture.  By working together and by incorporating the idea of sustainability into every decision that we make, IHS can gain competitive advantage through sustainability.  At IHS, Corporate Sustainability is about being thoughtful and responsible citizens to improve the quality of life for our customers, colleagues, share-owners and the communities in which we live and work.  IHS environment solutions help companies manage environmental health and safety (EHS) and sustainability programs – from the corporate level down to individual facilities. IHS has an expanded role in helping our business and our clients’ businesses, and through our Corporate Sustainability efforts, we are working on adding value not only to businesses and governments, but to the communities where we all operate and live.

The Kaplan EduNeering/Seventh Generation Sustainability Institute provides business and governmental managers, employees, subcontractors and supply chain partners with best practices and specialized training in the development and implementation of sustainability initiatives.   The  Institute offers broad resources to help understand and achieve the tangible benefits of sustainable business practices. Courses include Sustainability 101Sustainable Supply Chain and Greenhouse Gas Management and video modules for ongoing sustainability learning with topics ranging from “Developing a Sustainability Mindset” to “Be Transparent.” An online toolkit called the Sustainability Communication CoachSM (SCC), which includes articles, brochures, mini-training modules, case studies and other resources to develop and sustain  an ongoing, enterprise-wide sustainability communications program.  For more information visit

Best Foot Forward is a sustainability consultancy which specialises in carbon and ecological footprinting. Consulting services include advice on sustainability metrics, software solutions, green strategy and communications. The company helps organisations to measure, manage and reduce their environmental impact and become more efficient. It has calculated thousands of footprints for hundreds of clients spanning government bodies, multinational corporations, SMEs and the third sector. Best Foot Forward has been leading developments in international footprinting methodologies and tools since 1997.

Pharmaceutical Technology Europe (PTE) magazine is the market-leading publication for European professionals actively involved in pharmaceutical/biopharmaceutical development, manufacturing and QA/QC.

Serving the specialist information needs of European R&D and pharmaceutical process professionals, PTE’s editorial focuses on new technologies, product developments, critical regulatory issues as well as practical solutions to increase the efficiency and productivity of drug development and production.

Every month 18,000 (BPA Audited) professionals depend on PTE to provide them with timely unbiased and essential information on the European pharmaceutical industry.

Professionals can subscribe FREE to the print magazine, digital digest and e-alerts.

The International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP) is a non-profit, member-driven association for professionals who are committed to making sustainability standard practice. Members share resources and best practices, and develop themselves professionally. Special reports, salary surveys, and the knowledge competency study are just a sampling of the rich content offered members. ISSP is the premier global professional association supporting sustainability practitioners for research, resources, and professional development. In 2006, The idea of an organization dedicated to the promotion and support of the emerging group of sustainability professionals was first floated at the Zero Waste Alliance. By the 2nd quarter of 2007, approximately 50 founding members  from around the world started populating the ISSP site with useful material  and in October of that year the doors were opened for a soft launch with the inaugural members. Since then ISSP has developed a series of Certificate Programs, Consultant Cohorts, Workshops, and Live Webinars. For more information visit

SoL, the Society for Organizational Learning, is a not-for-profit intentional learning community composed of organizations, individuals, and local communities around the world devoted to the interdependent development of people and their institutions in service of inspired performance and meaningful results. For more than 20 years, SoL and its predecessor the Organizational Learning Center at MIT have worked with hundreds of teams and organizations to help them achieve their aspirations, and as equally important, their business results. Peter Senge, author of The Fifth Discipline and The Necessary Revolution is Founding Chair of SoL. We offer programs and courses with Peter Senge, consulting and coaching services and publish Reflections: The SoL Journal. Our courses include Leading and Learning for Sustainability (November 7-9, 2012), Foundations for Leadership (September 12-14, 2012 and March 19-21, 2013), Executive Champions’ Workshop (August 14-17, 2012). To learn more about these programs or to join SoL as a Connections member and receive a one-year subscription to Reflections, please visit us at or contact Lisa Kim at