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GBC Business Action on Health Awards GE

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Each year, the Global Business Coalition's Business Action on Health Awards highlight outstanding company achievements and help set the agenda for the future of the fight to defeat the greatest health threats of our time. This year, GE was honored with the Eradicating Root Causes of Poor Health Award.

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Each year, the Global Business Coalition's Business Action on Health Awards highlight outstanding company achievements and help set the agenda for the future of the fight to defeat the greatest health threats of our time. This year, GE was honored with the Eradicating Root Causes of Poor Health Award.

Nation’s Oldest Organic Tea Company Introduces Tulsi Tea to US Market

With impressive health benefits and mild, refreshing flavors, Davidson’s Tulsi Teas will appeal to health conscious and culinary consumers alike
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Sparks, NV - June 14, 2011 – Health-motivated American consumers are thirsty for tea, and ever open to new varieties. Davidson’s Tulsi Tea, a unique, ancient herbal tea possessing powerful healing properties, is about to arrive in US grocery stores. Like all of Davidson’s teas, Davidson’s Tulsi is traceable all the way back to its source—the company’s own organic tea farms in India.  

Register now: TPI and the Aga Khan Foundation to host Millennium Development Goals Marketplace in Nairobi

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The International Business Leaders Forum's (IBLF) The Partnering Initiative programme and the Aga Khan Development Network will co-host the Millennium Development Goals Marketplace in Nairobi on 30 June 2011. Register today! Download the flyer for more details and to register.

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The International Business Leaders Forum's (IBLF) The Partnering Initiative programme and the Aga Khan Development Network will co-host the Millennium Development Goals Marketplace in Nairobi on 30 June 2011. Register today! Download the flyer for more details and to register.

GE Foundation-Supported Program Helps Prevent Postoperative Infections at Ugandan Health Facility

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With the help of GE Foundation, which has a history of supporting preventitive health programs, the levels of disease and infection have dramatically decreased in the Kabuyanda Health Center of Uganda. The Standards-Based Management and Recognition (SBM-R) system was effective in assisting the development of safer health practices and a safer environment. In only two years, the hospital’s operating room infection rate decreased from 30–40% to almost 0%. All of the processes have been assessed and improved to ensure the highest level of medical sanitation.

 

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With the help of GE Foundation, which has a history of supporting preventitive health programs, the levels of disease and infection have dramatically decreased in the Kabuyanda Health Center of Uganda. The Standards-Based Management and Recognition (SBM-R) system was effective in assisting the development of safer health practices and a safer environment. In only two years, the hospital’s operating room infection rate decreased from 30–40% to almost 0%. All of the processes have been assessed and improved to ensure the highest level of medical sanitation.

 

Sodexo Serves Up Healthy and Nutritious School Meals on a Balanced Plate

Sodexo Schools Applauds USDA for Adopting Proven Model for Student Nutrition Programs
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) GAITHERSBURG, Md. - June 2, 2011 - Sodexo applauds the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for adopting the balanced plate as the new graphic representation for good nutrition with the new MyPlate icon. Sodexo, a student well-being champion that serves more than 480 school districts across the country, began teaching students about good nutrition using a balanced plate concept at the start of the 2010-2011 school year.
 

GE Launches Healthymagination Report

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GE has launched the 2010 healthymagination report entitled "Healthcare Touches Everyone." The report details the innovations in the fields of technology and medicine and celebrates both the people behind these advancements and those benefiting from them. Seeking to build stronger relationships between patients and doctors, GE created healthymagination to gather, share and discuss healthy ideas. 

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GE has launched the 2010 healthymagination report entitled "Healthcare Touches Everyone." The report details the innovations in the fields of technology and medicine and celebrates both the people behind these advancements and those benefiting from them. Seeking to build stronger relationships between patients and doctors, GE created healthymagination to gather, share and discuss healthy ideas. 

Quest Diagnostics Sponsors American Cancer Society’s Choose You® Movement

National Sponsor of Society Initiative to Prevent Cancer-Related Deaths
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) MADISON, NJ - May 9, 2011 - Quest Diagnostics, the world’s leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services (NYSE: DGX), today announced its national sponsorship of Choose You®, the American Cancer Society’s movement that inspires women to stay well by putting their health first and making healthy lifestyle choices to help prevent cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, 1 in 3 American women will get cancer in her lifetime, but there are steps women can take today to help change that statistic.

ReportAlert.info - Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) publishes 2010 Global Citizenship Report

The report demonstrates how the company is redefining the concept of 'responsibility'
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 (3BL Media / theCSRfeed) May 6, 2011 - Global health care company Abbott has published its 2010 Global Citizenship Report at http://www.reportalert.info/ra/profiles/Abbott/2011/?ID=37841.

The report demonstrates how Abbott is redefining the concept of “responsibility” - applying its expertise in science, technology and engineering to build sustainable solutions to the world’s most pressing health care challenges.

Dow Corning Chooses SAP to Create Product Compliance Documents for 14,000 Products in 100 Countries

New Environment, Health and Safety Content Service Provides Superior Value, Quality and Flexibility On Demand
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) MIDLAND, MI — May 3, 2011 — In today’s world of rapidly changing and increasingly complex regulations, companies are looking for a consistent and standard approach to help ensure product compliance.

Where is the "H" in CSR?

Blog by Deborah Rozman, President and CEO of Quantum Intech, Inc. (dba HeartMath Inc.)
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Health is an important but often overlooked component of CSR. With the increasing emotional stress levels of individuals and businesses and rising health care costs, health needs to become a key metric of social responsibility and in GIIRS metrics.

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