environmental health

The Growing Organics Market Presents a Natural Investment Opportunity

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by Nick Cherney CFA, Senior Vice President, Janus Henderson 

As Americans become more aware of the environmental and health benefits of organics, we are presented with an opportunity to align our investments with our lifestyle choices – by investing in the companies and agricultural operations that are driving organic innovation and bringing natural products to the marketplace.

Johnson & Johnson Chairman and CEO Alex Gorsky Takes the #EmbracingSustainability Challenge

A new Business Roundtable campaign is challenging America's top CEOs to shine a light on how they're doing their part to help improve the health of the environment.
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By Johnson & Johnson 

For more than 130 years, Johnson & Johnson has made it a mission to help keep people healthy. And since human health and environmental health are inextricably linked, the company is dedicated to helping keep the planet healthy, too.

Collaborating for a Healthy Future: Key Insights From National Public Health Week

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Last week marked the 2018 National Public Health Week (NPHW), hosted by the American Public Health Association (APHA). Under the theme Healthiest Nation 2030: Changing Our Future Together, organizations nationwide shone a spotlight on issues most impacting Americans right now and affecting the wellbeing of the nation – from mental health to preventable diseases, environmental health, violence and health equality.

Sanofi - Cop 21 - Our Solutions to Tackle Health Issues Related to Climate Change

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What are the consequences of climate change on health? Robert Sebbag, head of Access to medicine at Sanofi, explains how at Sanofi, limiting climate change is primarily about protecting human health and well-being.

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Kaiser Permanente Commits to Purchasing Furniture Free from Toxic Flame Retardant Chemicals

Organization is the first health system to commit to removing chemicals from hospital furniture; cites concerns over exposure to potential toxicants
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OAKLAND, Calif., June 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ — Concerned about increasing levels of potentially harmful chemicals in the environment, Kaiser Permanente announced Tuesday that it will stop purchasing furniture treated with flame retardants. Kaiser Permanente is the first health system in the country to do this. The decision could impact more than 38 hospitals and 600 medical offices in eight states and the District of Columbia.

Sustainability Means Integration, Engagement and Resilience for Leadership Companies

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Jan. 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The one-time promise that sustainability could become a business management paradigm has started to take hold within leadership companies, according to “Planning for a Sustainable Future”, a trends report published today by the National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM).

NAEM is the largest professional association for corporate environment, health and safety, and sustainability decision-makers.

Nation's Second Largest Privately Owned Truckload Carrier Signs With Source Intelligence

U.S Xpress Awards Source Intelligence With MSDS Compliance Contract
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Chattanooga, TN, November 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ - U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc. is the latest global brand to entrust Source Intelligence® to take-on their material safety data sheet management requirement under the Occupational Health and Safety Administration’s (OSHA) 29 CFR 1910.1200 standard (HazCom 2012) and, where applicable, the current standard (HazCom 1994).

Fly Ash in Building Products: Proceed with Precaution

by Bill Walsh, Executive Director, Healthy Building Network
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On September 1, 2010, Environmental Building News (EBN) announced it would "no longer consider the use of fly ash in products or materials to be an environmental attribute when doing so does not offset greenhouse gas emissions." EBN continues to support the use fly ash as a substitute for portland cement in concrete.

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