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White House Senior Director of Building Emissions to Keynote Living Future 2021 on Earth Day

Biden Administration Leader Joins 15th Annual Event Focused on Inclusion and Unity
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SEATTLE, March 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Mark Chambers, Senior Director for Building Emissions at the White House Council on Environmental Quality will keynote Living Future 2021 on Earth Day, April 22. His address will focus on the Biden Administration’s agenda for green building and opportunities for partnership with cities and private-sector leaders. 

LifeGuides Team Expands to Miami - A Gateway to North American & Global Expansion

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TEMPE, Ariz., March 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - LifeGuides® announced its expansion of the company’s operations into Miami, in addition to its HQ in Phoenix and technology base in San Francisco. LifeGuides® is an HR benefit, which empowers employees to pick a certified Guide, who has successfully navigated the same personal growth or Life Challenge event faced now. During one-to-one sessions, with a trained and certified Guide, the client receives emotional support, useful life experience wisdom, and an authentic relationship.

Empower Your Beauty: Challenging Society's Drive for Perfection

by Marlu Soria, Clean Beauty Expert | Coach and Lenovo Innovator
Blog

Have you ever, even once, looked in the mirror and thought less than kind things about the image staring back at you? Noticing every fine line, dark spot, sagging skin and then perhaps researched lotions, potions, or even possible treatments and/or surgeries to correct them? How about when someone gives you a compliment about how beautiful you are or look and your first reaction is to laugh it off, sound familiar?

My hope is to inspire people to improve their self-confidence, provide a fresh outlook on what “beautiful” means and feel empowered to define your own sense of beauty.

Lessons Learned

Here are the top five things Medtronic learned from the pandemic and why we won’t forget.
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When news of a mysterious, pneumonia-like disease spreading in China first broke in early 2020, few realized life was about to change for everyone. But that’s exactly what happened as cases of COVID-19 erupted everywhere and caused a global health pandemic.

OptumLabs Chief Physician Executive Discusses Solutions to Enhance the Health Care Experience

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At a virtual event on the future of health care hosted by Axios, UnitedHealth Group’s Dr. Deneen Vojta discussed how the COVID-19 pandemic has redefined consumers’ expectations with the health care system and how the company is responding to meet those needs.

Vojta, who is chief physician executive for OptumLabs and executive vice president of Research & Development at UnitedHealth Group, highlighted opportunities to enhance the health care experience, sharing lessons learned from the past year.

Herbalife Nutrition Receives the 2020 American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) Herbal Industry Leadership Award

Herbalife Nutrition is Recognized for Scientific Leadership and Contributions to Consumer Safety
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Herbalife Nutrition announced it has received the 2020 American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) Herbal Industry Leadership Award. The award recognizes Herbalife Nutrition for its outstanding work in advancing the herbal industry through scientific leadership and establishing standards that contribute to public health and consumer safety.

Abbott Announces Its Pandemic Defense Coalition: A Global Network of Expert Collaborators Designed to Help Prevent Future Pandemics, Currently Searching for COVID-19 Variants

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  • The Abbott Pandemic Defense Coalition is a first-of-its-kind global scientific network dedicated to the early detection of, and rapid response to, future pandemic threats
  • The coalition builds on Abbott's decades of leadership in virus surveillance and helps to analyze virus samples for unknown diseases and detect mutations and variants including for COVID-19
  • Abbott is bringing together global collaborators specializing in identification of unknown diseases, surveillance, virus sample collection, testing and sequencing
  • Abbott will rapidly develop tests that can be used to help identify, isolate and contain outbreaks when potential new virus threats are identified
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  • The Abbott Pandemic Defense Coalition is a first-of-its-kind global scientific network dedicated to the early detection of, and rapid response to, future pandemic threats
  • The coalition builds on Abbott's decades of leadership in virus surveillance and helps to analyze virus samples for unknown diseases and detect mutations and variants including for COVID-19
  • Abbott is bringing together global collaborators specializing in identification of unknown diseases, surveillance, virus sample collection, testing and sequencing
  • Abbott will rapidly develop tests that can be used to help identify, isolate and contain outbreaks when potential new virus threats are identified

Bridgestone Americas Announces $100 Vaccine Support Payment for U.S. Employees

Summary: 
  • Payment will be available to the company’s more than 33,000 U.S. employees.
  • Bridgestone is providing the $100 support payment to remove barriers for employees who choose to get the vaccine, such as missing work, child care, transportation costs, or other potential obstacles.
  • The company is also exploring options to offer comparable programs to employees in Canada and Latin America.

 

Press Release
  • Payment will be available to the company’s more than 33,000 U.S. employees.
  • Bridgestone is providing the $100 support payment to remove barriers for employees who choose to get the vaccine, such as missing work, child care, transportation costs, or other potential obstacles.
  • The company is also exploring options to offer comparable programs to employees in Canada and Latin America.

 

15th Annual Living Future Event Focuses on Greenest Buildings for a Healthy Future

Key Speakers Include Co-Founder of Beneficial State Bank Kat Taylor
Press Release

SEATTLE, March 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The world’s greenest developers, architects, and product designers will gather at Living Future 2021, the 15th annual conference hosted by the International Living Future Institute. At this crucial moment in history, the event will gather leaders to examine ways to stop climate change and address the structural inequities in the built environment. 

Alkermes Encourages You to Reach Out to Provide Support for Those Suffering From Alcohol Use Disorder

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JAMA reports that people are drinking more since the start of the pandemic. Take a moment today to reach out to a friend, family member, neighbor, or colleague who may be struggling with Alcohol Use Disorder. Your support could impact their recovery journey.

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