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Sanofi and Six Other Companies Partner to Speed Up Development of New TB Medicines

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Seven pharmaceutical companies, including Sanofi and four research institutions, working with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, have entered into a partnership to speed up the discovery of essential new treatments for tuberculosis (TB). The partnership, known as the TB Drug Accelerator (TBDA), will target the discovery of new TB drugs by collaborating on early-stage research.

Final Business Forum Text Packed with Commitments and Innovations Presented to UN Secretary-General at Rio+20

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(3BL Media) Rio de Janeiro - June 21, 2012 - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today accepted the full set of outcomes from the Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum, including a listing of more than 200 business commitments.

Green Chemistry Drives Innovation

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(3BL Media) June 4, 2012 - With thousands of new drugs and medicines entering the market every year and chemistry touching nearly every part of our lives, there is an urgent need to develop chemical compounds in a responsible and sustainable manner.

Sodexo Future Chefs Program Earns National Restaurant Association Recognition in First-Ever Innovator of the Year Awards

Program Wins Menu Development Category for Using Kid-Created Recipes to Improve Student Nutrition Nationally
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(3BL Media) Gaithersburg, MD - May 24, 2012 - Sodexo Future Chefs, a national program that encourages students to learn about good nutrition by creating their own fun, creative and healthy recipes, won the Innovator of the Year Award in the Menu Development category in the National Restaurant Association’s (NRA) inaugural Operator Innovations Awards.  The Future Chefs national challenge was formally recognized at the NRA Show 2012 in Chicago.

LillyPad: Elanco and Heifer Partner in China to Fight Hunger

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By David Marbaugh

Leaders from the Chinese government, Heifer International, and Elanco – Lilly’s animal health division – have announced a joint effort to fight hunger. More than 1,000 families in Weichang County in Hebei Province in China will receive a beef heifer, along with training to improve cattle shelters and care during the harsh winters. 

Cisco Reinforces Commitment to Russian Sustainable Development and Innovation

Cisco and Skolkovo Agree on R&D Strategy, Focus on Creation of New Jobs in Russia
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(3BL Media) San Jose, CA and Moscow – March 29, 2012 – Cisco today announced the signing of a strategy document outlining its Research and Development plans with the Skolkovo Foundation. This marks an important milestone in Cisco's multi-year, $1bn investment in sustainable innovation within the Russian Federation. The plan sets the way for the company to create a physical R&D presence in the Skolkovo Technopolis, and was announced at the Global Technology Symposium, in Menlo Park, California.

Inviting Consumers to Innovate

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Smart companies are embracing the notion that sometimes the best ideas come from unexpected sources, outside of their four walls.

Bombardier Launches "YouCity," Interactive Urban Innovation Contest; Innovation Center for US Dairy Gives Inaugural Sustainability Awards - CSR Minute for March 15, 2012

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility 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 Responsibility 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.

Bridging Peace: Cisco Empowers Al Fakhoora Students in Gaza to Share their Experiences and Engage in Global Dialogue

Cisco TelePresence Technology is at the Heart of Al Fakhoora's Virtual Majlis Program Facilitating Cross-Cultural Communication Between Students in Gaza, Qatar and the United States
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(3BL Media) Doha, Qatar - March 7, 2012 - Cisco announced today that Al Fakhoora,  an international campaign committed to raising awareness of the plight of students in Gaza, has officially launched its Virtual Majlis initiative based on Cisco TelePresence technology to connect university students from Doha, Gaza and the US to create deeper understanding without stereotyping or prejudice, promote critical thinking and explore commonalities.

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.

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