Corporate Responsibility

The Key to Fighting Chronic Disease in South-East Asia: Young People

More than half the ASEAN region’s 630 million people are under age 30. Harald Nusser, Head of Novartis Social Business, says that to fight the rise of chronic disease in South East Asia we need to inform its youth on the importance of healthy lifestyles.
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2016 Alliance Data Corporate Responsibility Highlights Report

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Alliance Data has released its 2016 Corporate Responsibility Highlights Report. This highlights report provides a brief snapshot of our company’s performance against select three-year goals in each of our four corporate responsibility pillars: data, people, community and environment. For additional details, please visit our website to read past reports.

CSX Again Named a Best Corporate Citizen

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May 4, 2017 /3BL Media/ - CSX Corporation (Nasdaq:CSX) recently was named to Corporate Responsibility Magazine's list of Best Corporate Citizens for 2017.  The company ranked 55th in its fifth appearance on the list and was the only railroad within the top 100.

Alliance Data Makes $500k Corporate Challenge Grant to My Possibilities

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Alliance Data announced a $500,000 corporate challenge grant for a new higher-education campus for My Possibilities, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This challenge grant is a call to other corporations to support the life-changing work that My Possibilities is doing to give adults with cognitive disabilities greater independence, purpose and the skills to become contributing members of society.

How Smart Partnerships Can Help Us Fight Chronic Diseases in Africa

As WEF Africa gets underway, Harald Nusser, Head of Novartis Social Business, emphasizes how novel solutions between the public and the private sector are needed to effectively fight the rising epidemic of chronic diseases in Africa
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We all agree we need partnerships between the public and the private sector to meet the Sustainable Development Goals. Public-private partnerships (PPPs) require a better understanding between partners and innovation around institutional structures to ensure accountability, risk and benefit sharing, and value for money. These are fine words but, as the representative of a large, research-based multinational, I have found that things are not always that simple... 

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany Releases 2016 Corporate Responsibility Report

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Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany—whose life science business in the U.S. and Canada operates as MilliporeSigma—recently published its 2016 Corporate Responsibility Report. Available online at http://reports.emdgroup.com/2016/cr-report/, the report details the company's activities across the globe in health, environment, and culture & education. 

Creative Thinking: The Not-So-Secret Weapon

By Jeffrey Whitford
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At MilliporeSigma, we have fostered a culture of problem solving. I was fortunate to work with our CEO, Udit Batra, to help develop the problem-solving model for our organization. What I find so interesting about the process and the concept is that, at the end of the day, it’s all very simple. We use a simple model to address very complex and tough challenges that not only our organization and our 1 million customers face, but also brilliant scientists and researchers.

FedEx Marks 5th Year on CR Magazines’ 100 Best Corporate Citizens List

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FedEx is once again named one of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens by CR Magazine, marking the 5th consecutive year for FedEx. The company ranked no. 82 based on their public disclosure of 260 data points across categories including: climate change, employee relations, environment, finance, governance, human rights and community support. The list ranks the Russell 1000 Index.

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