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Praise is not a free lunch - By Michael Prager

Michael Prager is an author, journalist, and blogger who writes about obesity, sustainability and other food issues. He lives with his wife and son in Arlington, Mass.
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The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.

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The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.

LillyPad, Our Company Blog: Join Us In Global Giving

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July 28th, 2011 | By: David Marbaugh

Our business is to help people across the world live longer, healthier, more active lives. Our business is global, our company is global, and so is our role as a good corporate citizen. That’s why today we announced a new global giving program for our employees worldwide.

Lilly Global Giving Puts Power of Philanthropy in Employees' Hands

Through new program, employees worldwide will direct portion of Lilly's philanthropic dollars to global programs that address health, hunger, education, and the environment
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) INDIANAPOLIS - July 28, 2011 - For the first time, Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) employees worldwide can donate to more than 800 grassroots projects across the globe and have their donations matched by the Eli Lilly and Company Foundation—doubling the value and impact of each employee's charitable contribution.

Remove fat kids from home - By Michael Prager

Michael Prager, the author of “Fat Boy Thin Man,” blogs about food politics at michaelprager.com.
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The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.

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The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.

GE Foundation Grants $1.25 Million to Health Centers Serving Diverse Populations in Chicago Area

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The GE Foundation and the GE Corporate Diversity Council has awarded $1.25 million to five Chicago land community healthcare centers in order to increase access to primary care for uninsured and underserved populations across the city, such as low-income, Latino, and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) communities.

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The GE Foundation and the GE Corporate Diversity Council has awarded $1.25 million to five Chicago land community healthcare centers in order to increase access to primary care for uninsured and underserved populations across the city, such as low-income, Latino, and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) communities.

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.
 

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