By John Bloom
Companies were honored for their wellness program’s comprehensiveness, delivery, promotion, participation rates and overall results.
EH&S has a long history meeting complex challenges and deep experience in identifying, mitigating, and monitoring risk. Meanwhile, organizations are undertaking enterprise risk management (and broader GRC) strategies to federate silos of risk across the organization. EH&S is in a key position to help define and lead risk management strategies in the organization given the depth of experience and history EH&S has had in risk management. These teams should provide assistance in defining risk management strategy, process, information, and technology architecture.
2,400 New Books Distributed to Students at Orlando Day Nursery During Special Reading Party
October 29, 2014 /3BL Media/ - In an effort to advance youth literacy in Orlando, CBS Radio Orlando advertisers have partnered with the nonprofit social enterprise First Book through CBS EcoMedia to deliver 2,400 brand-new, age-appropriate books to 125 students at Orlando Day Nursery.
At the recent Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, Ingersoll Rand's Scott Tew talked with Joe Crea of the USGBC about the company's recently-announced Climate Commitment. Ingersoll Rand has set specific goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions related to product offerings and within operations, plus a $500M investment in research and development over the next five years to fund the long-term reduction of GHG emissions.
Mike Ratliff, Senior Associate Editor
Much like when the green building movement that first hit commercial real estate at the turn of the millennia, we are currently sitting at the starting line for a new era of change. This time the target is not the building, but rather its users. Specifically their health—and in turn—productivity. Tenants have just started putting a premium on spaces conducive to healthy and happy employees. Investors will eventually come around to put a price premium on these buildings as well.
From 1969 to September 5, 2014, 1,413 artificial hearts of 13 different designs have been implanted in heart failure patients. Here’s an update on the state of this life-saving technology.
Cardiovascular disease, which includes heart failure, is the number one cause of death, killing more people worldwide than all cancers combined.
October 29, 2014 /3BL Media/ -
Humana has partnered with CBS EcoMedia through its WellnessAd program to fund renovations to the athletic fields at Ridge Park, operated by the Chicago Park District. The athletic fields serve youth baseball, softball and football players year-round, and are used heavily by casual park users in the community. The current conditions of the fields are poor, which limits play by local youth and adversely impacts park programming.
by Greg Baldwin, President, VolunteerMatch
In a policy statement published in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology, fifteen health organizations support a call for action to increase access to affordable healthy foods to improve cardiovascular health
PHILADELPHIA, October 29, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Canadian health organizations are calling upon governments to take a leadership role in creating healthy food environments. They say that implementing strategies that facilitate access to affordable healthy foods and beverages in places where Canadians work, live, and play could play a key role in preventing diet-related disease and health risk such as obesity and hypertension, and ultimately improve cardiovascular health, This call for action is published in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology.
B.C. is Still Not Eating Enough
With World Stroke Day being recognized today, British Columbians are reminded that salmon, one of the healthiest foods people can eat to reduce their risk of stroke, is available locally and fresh, year-round. A diet high in protein, especially one rich in protein from fish like salmon, can reduce the risk of stroke by 20 per cent, according to a study published in the American Academy of Neurology in June.
The BSR Conference 2014 is almost here! Register now to join us one week from today, and start planning your schedule from our packed agenda.
Announcing Our Speaker Lineup
We have an incredible lineup of speakers for our plenary and I3 (“Innovate, Integrate, Inspire”) sessions, and we are thrilled to share the full schedule with you.
In the past, work/life balance often meant setting firm boundaries between work and family or leisure pursuits and negotiating in advance with the boss to have a remote-working day or time off for personal business. Nowadays, to Millennials, it means not setting boundaries and expecting the boss to go along with a work schedule that often shamelessly incorporates personal time—as long as the work gets done.
Local CITGO Marketer Expands Community Ties in Glastonbury and Westport
TRUMBULL, Conn., Oct. 29, 2014 /3BL Media/ – CITGO Marketer Consumers Petroleum and its Wheels Convenience Stores have added two CITGO-branded locations in Southwestern and Central Connecticut. The first is located at 592 Hebron Avenue in Glastonbury, Conn. and the second is now open at 786 Post Road East in Westport, Conn.
by Darrel Stickler
Over the last month, CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project) has released its assessments of how publicly traded companies around the world scored on the CDP’s 2014 Climate Change Information Request. I think 2014 marks a dozen years that CDP has been moving the needle on greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reporting.