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Lilly Employees Volunteer Hands and Hearts on Global Day of Service

Tens of thousands of Lilly employees worldwide unite to improve the communities where we live and work
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On a single day every year, since 2008, an estimated 24,000 Lilly employees in about 40 countries volunteer to help improve the local communities where we live and work. We invite you to view this video to learn more about the Lilly Global Day of Service.

2011 Lilly Global Day of Service Focuses on Healthy Outdoor Living

Volunteers work around Indianapolis to improve community spaces and promote wellness
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Indianapolis – October 4, 2011 – Thousands of volunteers from Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) will work from dawn to dusk on Thursday, Oct. 6, with Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. (KIB), and 30 partner organizations to revitalize four Indianapolis corridors during the 2011 Lilly Global Day of Service.

General Mills Marks Strong Year of Health Improvements

One-Fourth of U.S. Retail Sales Volume Nutritionally Improved in Fiscal 2011; Nearly Two-Thirds Nutritionally Improved Since Fiscal 2005
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General Mills today announced that it improved the health profile of products comprising approximately 25 percent of its U.S. Retail sales volume in fiscal 2011. General Mills first began tracking and quantifying health improvements in 2005. Between fiscal 2005 and fiscal 2011, the company has improved the health profile of 64 percent of its U.S. Retail sales volume. Improvements have included adding whole grains, fiber and calcium, and reducing calories, sugar, sodium and trans fats.

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General Mills today announced that it improved the health profile of products comprising approximately 25 percent of its U.S. Retail sales volume in fiscal 2011. General Mills first began tracking and quantifying health improvements in 2005. Between fiscal 2005 and fiscal 2011, the company has improved the health profile of 64 percent of its U.S. Retail sales volume. Improvements have included adding whole grains, fiber and calcium, and reducing calories, sugar, sodium and trans fats.

PepsiCo, World Food Programme and USAID Partner to Increase Food Production and Address Malnutrition in Ethiopia

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PepsiCo, Inc., the PepsiCo Foundation, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and United States Agency for International Development (USAID) have announced a public-private partnership in the investment of Enterprise EthioPEA, which supports the Ethiopian government's agriculture sector development plans, and aims to dramatically increase chickpea production to address significant needs.

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PepsiCo, Inc., the PepsiCo Foundation, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and United States Agency for International Development (USAID) have announced a public-private partnership in the investment of Enterprise EthioPEA, which supports the Ethiopian government's agriculture sector development plans, and aims to dramatically increase chickpea production to address significant needs.

Quest Diagnostics Named Healthiest Employer in Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. Regions

Regional honors follow company's Platinum-Level 'Best Employer for Healthy Lifestyles' distinction from National Business Group on Health
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Madison, NJ - October 5, 2011 - Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services has been ranked as top healthy employer in the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. regions. These honors follow the company's selection in May as a Platinum-level 'Best Employer for Health Lifestyles' by the National Business Group on Health, in recognition of its HealthyQuest employee wellness program.

Healthcare In A Box: GE Developing Health Globally Program Helps Solve Healthcare Dilemmas in Emerging Economy Countries

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This FTI Journal article discusses GE's Developing Health Globally (DHG) initiative and how GE is helping to improve the lives of an estimated 4.8 million people in the developing world.  Developing Health Globally is a GE Citizenship program that aims to improve access to quality healthcare for some of the world’s most vulnerable populations, with an emphasis on maternal and infant care. The program uses GE products, expertise and employee engagement to offer sustainable “enterprise solutions” to address some of the critical gaps that exist in developing-world healthcare facilities.

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This FTI Journal article discusses GE's Developing Health Globally (DHG) initiative and how GE is helping to improve the lives of an estimated 4.8 million people in the developing world.  Developing Health Globally is a GE Citizenship program that aims to improve access to quality healthcare for some of the world’s most vulnerable populations, with an emphasis on maternal and infant care. The program uses GE products, expertise and employee engagement to offer sustainable “enterprise solutions” to address some of the critical gaps that exist in developing-world healthcare facilities.

Environmental, Health, Safety, and Sustainability Governance: What a Difference a Few Years Can Make

New report from The Conference Board highlights the growth in attention given to EHS&S during the past three years
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 This Council Perspectives was authored by The Conference Board Chief Environment, Health, and Safety Officers’ Council.

CSR Minute: Molson Coors Canada Donates $1M Through Community Cheer Program; Dow Corning Commits $5M to Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

Report: What Can Companies Do to Tackle the Threat of Chronic Disease?

IBLF releases ‘Many Healthy Returns’, a specialised industry report and action framework on the role of business in tackling chronic disease.
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The International Business Leaders Forum has released ‘Many Healthy Returns’, a specialised industry report and action framework on the role of business in tackling chronic disease.

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The International Business Leaders Forum has released ‘Many Healthy Returns’, a specialised industry report and action framework on the role of business in tackling chronic disease.

Campbell Again Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Camden, N.J. - September 21, 2011 - Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI) for the third consecutive year and to the DJSI World Index for the second time. This independent ranking recognizes the company's strategic and management approach to delivering economic, environmental and social performance.

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