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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.

The UN Foundation Unveiled Shot @ Life Campaign

The campaign aims to decrease vaccine-preventable deaths and give children a shot at a healthy life.
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed)  Washington, DC - September 19, 2011 -  The United Nations Foundation today revealed Shot@Life, a new campaign to expand access to life-saving vaccines for children in developing countries. A national grassroots movement, Shot@Life will educate, connect and empower Americans to champion vaccines as one of the most cost-effective ways to save children’s lives around the world. 

Medtronic Names Jacob Gayle VP of Community Affairs, Medtronic Foundation

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Minneapolis, MN - September 16, 2011 - Medtronic, Inc. announced today Dr. Jacob Gayle as vice president of the Medtronic Foundation and Medtronic community affairs. Gayle brings considerable global health experience to Medtronic, having served as deputy vice president of the Ford Foundation leading the Global Initiative on HIV/AIDS.  Prior to that role, he was employed for more than 16 years with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 

Climate Change and Arizona: Experts Discuss the Impacts and the Future

Arizona’s three public universities come together to talk about solutions to climate challenges
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A panel of leading climate scientists from Arizona’s universities will discuss the impacts of climate change on Arizona’s water, energy, health, and economic systems. The solutions-focused discussion is scheduled for today, Thursday, September 8, 2011 at 3:00 p.m.

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A panel of leading climate scientists from Arizona’s universities will discuss the impacts of climate change on Arizona’s water, energy, health, and economic systems. The solutions-focused discussion is scheduled for today, Thursday, September 8, 2011 at 3:00 p.m.

RSVP Here.

CSR Minute: Chipotle Mexican Grill and Willie Nelson Promote Healthy Eating; India Proposes Voluntary CSR Guidelines for Private Companies

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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.

On World Alzheimer’s Day, Let’s Work to Eliminate Stigma about Dementia

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By Husseini K. Manji, MD, Global Head, Neuroscience Therapeutic Area, Janssen Research & Development, LLC

September is World Alzheimer’s Month, and today is World Alzheimer’s Day – the culmination of a coordinated international effort to raise awareness and challenge the stigma around dementia.

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