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General Mills Releases 2012 Global Responsibility Report

The company’s 42nd annual report highlights how corporate social responsibility is at the core of its Nourishing Lives mission, culture and business strategy
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(3BL Media) Minneapolis, MN – April 4, 2012 – General Mills today released its 2012 Global Responsibility Report, detailing the company’s progress in the areas of health, communities and environment.  The 2012 report can be viewed or downloaded at GeneralMills.com.

The Advanced Coronary (ACT) Foundation

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(3BL Media) March 14, 2012 - Sanofi Canada is a proud partner of the Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation. This is the only program of its kind worldwide.

The Hershey Company and Carl Lewis Say “Happy 35th Birthday” to the Hershey®’s Track & Field Games

Program has encouraged youth activity in communities across North America since 1977
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(3BL Media) Hershey, PA - March 6, 2012 - Today, The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) sings “Happy Birthday” to celebrate the 35th year of the Hershey®’s Track & Field Games, the largest youth activity program of its kind in North America. To commemorate the occasion, Hershey is inviting families to birthday parties throughout 2012 that will help them have fun and get active.

Research4Life Case Studies Highlight Impact of Access to Research in Developing Countries

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To celebrate Research4Life’s 10th anniversary in 2011, the organization launched a user experience competition. Users were asked to share how HINARI, AGORA or OARE has improved their work, life and community. In total some 60 entries from countries in all five continents were received. This impressive array of inspiring testimonies revealed a wealth of positive impacts brought about by Research4Life. This book celebrates the stories behind some of these competition entries.

LillyPad, Our Company Blog: What I Like Most About Lilly Global Day of Service

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OCTOBER 5TH, 2011 | BY: DAVID MARBAUGH

Armies of red-shirted volunteers will be swarming local communities on or around October 6 for Lilly’s fourth Global Day of Service. It’s a day of great pride for Lilly employees, when we get the opportunity to give back – en masse – to the communities in which we live and work.

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.

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