GRI ConferenceJustmeans, in cooperation with The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), announced last week: ‘The Emerging Voice’ Sustainability Blogging Competition. As a main media sponsor of The Amsterdam Global Conference on Sustainability and Transparency, Justmeans will be giving away two tickets to this year’s GRI conference taking place on 26 – 28 May, 2010 in The Netherlands. The competition is designed to attract social media enthusiasts looking to grow their network of followers by providing global exposure through the Justmeans network of over 150,000 socially responsibly companies and clients.

The contest winners will also be given the opportunity to blog at the 2010 GRI Conference with the task of covering the pulse of the debates on the future of reporting. These daily blog submissions will be featured on the Justmeans’ website along with special speaker interviews taken place during the conference.

What is the Award?

One 3-day pass to the 2010 GRI Conference (valued at 1600 Euros) plus travel and accommodation reimbursement of up to 1000 Euros (travel Visas are the responsibility of the winners).

To Apply:

Contest participants should submit one article or blog related to one of the many conference session topics in the fields of CSR and Sustainability. For more information on the Challenge or to submit an entry, visit: http://www.justmeans.com/take-action/GlobalReportingInitiative

For more information contact Deb Berman at dberman@justmeans.com

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Author: Tracey de Morsella (323 Articles)

Tracey de Morsella started her career working as an editor for US Technology Magazine. She used that experience to launch Delaware Valley Network, a publication for professionals in the Greater Philadelphia area. Years later, she used the contacts and resources she acquired to work in executive search specializing in technical and diversity recruitment. She has conducted recruitment training seminars for Wachovia Bank, the Department of Interior and the US Postal Service. During this time, she also created a diversity portal called The Multicultural Advantage and published the Diversity Recruitment Advertising Toolkit, a directory of recruiting resources for human resources professionals. Her career and recruitment articles have appeared in numerous publications and web portals including Woman Engineer Magazine, Monster.com, About.com Job Search Channel, Workplace Diversity Magazine, Society for Human Resource Management web site, NSBE Engineering Magazine, HR.com, and Human Resource Consultants Association Newsletter. Her work with technology professionals drew her to pursuing training and work in web development, which led to a stint at Merrill Lynch as an Intranet Manager. In March, she decided to combine her technical and career management expertise with her passion for the environment, and with her husband, launched The Green Economy Post, a blog providing green career information and covering the impact of the environment, sustainable building, cleantech and renewable energy on the US economy. Her sustainability articles have appeared on Industrial Maintenance & Plant Operation, Chem.Info,FastCompany and CleanTechies.