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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.

Sodexo More Than Triples Reach of Its Meatless Monday Offer

More sustainable, meatless options introduced to Toyota and more than 2000 Corporate and Government Sites
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In the wake of a successful introduction of the Meatless Monday initiative to more than 900 hospitals nationwide, Sodexo is now extending it to more than 2000 corporate and government client locations in North America, including Toyota, Northern Trust Bank and the U.S. Department of the Interior.

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In the wake of a successful introduction of the Meatless Monday initiative to more than 900 hospitals nationwide, Sodexo is now extending it to more than 2000 corporate and government client locations in North America, including Toyota, Northern Trust Bank and the U.S. Department of the Interior.

Sodexo Helps Manchester Township Public Schools Earn Three Awards in USDA Student Wellness Program

Partnership Combines Education, Nutrition and Physical Activity to Create a Healthy Learning Environment for Students in the New Jersey District’s Three Elementary Schools
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Gaithersburg, Md - April 14, 2011 - Nutrition provider and student well-being champion Sodexo partnered with Manchester Township Schools in Manchester, N.J. to help the district’s three elementary schools earn Silver-level certification in the United States Department of Agriculture’s HealthierUS School Challenge, a program designed to promote good nutrition and physical activity.

GE Launches National Health Initiative in Upstate to Expand Access to Care in Underserved Communities

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The philanthropic organization of General Electric, the GE Foundation, has affirmed expansion of the Developing Health program to the Upstate. Three New Horizon Family Service community health centers have been chosen to receive $750,000 in grants each to help aid the expansion of their services and care opportunities. The GE Foundation is not only donating this lump sum, but will also provide volunteers in the form of GE employees, who bring with them their business management expertise. This method guarantees the health centers benefit from the entirety of GE’s service capabilities, such as process improvement and management, relevant to the health center and the communities.

 

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The philanthropic organization of General Electric, the GE Foundation, has affirmed expansion of the Developing Health program to the Upstate. Three New Horizon Family Service community health centers have been chosen to receive $750,000 in grants each to help aid the expansion of their services and care opportunities. The GE Foundation is not only donating this lump sum, but will also provide volunteers in the form of GE employees, who bring with them their business management expertise. This method guarantees the health centers benefit from the entirety of GE’s service capabilities, such as process improvement and management, relevant to the health center and the communities.

 

Sodexo Helps Birmingham Public Schools Earn Eight Awards in USDA Student Wellness Program

Partnership Combines Education, Nutrition and Physical Activity to Create a Healthy Learning Environment for Students in the Michigan District’s Eight Elementary Schools
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Gaithersburg, Md - April 11, 2011 - Nutrition provider and student well-being champion Sodexo partnered with Birmingham Public Schools in Birmingham, Mich. to help the district’s eight elementary schools earn Bronze-level certification in the United States Department of Agriculture’s HealthierUS School Challenge, a program designed to promote good nutrition and physical activity.

The UPS Foundation Funds Economic Empowerment

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Over the past four years, UPS has contributed $265,000 to support Opportunity International’s transformational microfinance work in Chennai, India. As a result, more than 1,600 new clients have received loans – averaging $136 the first time around – affecting nearly 7,000 lives.

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Over the past four years, UPS has contributed $265,000 to support Opportunity International’s transformational microfinance work in Chennai, India. As a result, more than 1,600 new clients have received loans – averaging $136 the first time around – affecting nearly 7,000 lives.

Sodexo Unveils Plan to Increase Quantity, Availability of Sustainable Fresh Seafood Options Nationwide

Strategic Partners in Sodexo's Sustainable Seafood Initiative Convene at the International Boston Seafood Show to Discuss Next Steps
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) GAITHERSBURG, Md.

General Mills Releases 2011 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Report details company’s commitments in the areas of health, community and environment
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) March 24, 2011 - General Mills today announced the availability of its 2011 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report covering the company’s progress on health, community and environmental initiatives. The report can be viewed or downloaded on the company’s new CSR website, located at csr.GeneralMills.com

Sure, let's call HFCS what it really is - 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.
 

NextBillion on How GE is Advancing Healthcare in Bottom of the Pyramid Markets

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NextBillion, a blog that brings together business leaders, entrepreneurs, NGOs, policy makers and academics to explore the connection between development and enterprise, discusses how corporations are reaching Bottom of the Pyramid (BoP) markets with healthcare innovations.

This is part one of two in a set of articles on reaching BoP markets with healthcare innovations, and it addresses the perspective of several multinational corporations (including GE).

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NextBillion, a blog that brings together business leaders, entrepreneurs, NGOs, policy makers and academics to explore the connection between development and enterprise, discusses how corporations are reaching Bottom of the Pyramid (BoP) markets with healthcare innovations.

This is part one of two in a set of articles on reaching BoP markets with healthcare innovations, and it addresses the perspective of several multinational corporations (including GE).

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