Lilly: A Model for Emergent Philanthropy

By Rob Smith, Senior Director of Corporate Responsibility

We need more of our children graduating high school prepared and motivated to pursue some form of post-secondary education.  This will require many collective actions, including, as I discuss in the Stanford Social Innovation Review, greater investments in early childhood education.    

Lilly: Saving Children With Global Insulin Donations

By David Kendall, M.D., VP medical affairs, Lilly Diabetes

Today’s guest blog comes from David Kendall, M.D., vice president for medical affairs, Lilly Diabetes.

The number of people living with diabetes is at an all-time high. More than 380 million people around the world have diabetes, and that number is expected to jump to nearly 600 million by the year 2035. These numbers, of course, include children—many from impoverished nations all over the world.

Lilly Releases Corporate Responsibility, Global Health Reports

by David Marbaugh

I am excited to share two new reports that provide a comprehensive overview of Lilly’s corporate responsibility efforts. The reports highlight how we are evolving our approach to corporate responsibility by increasingly leveraging our assets and capabilities to have greater, more sustainable impact.

Embracing the Power of Diversity at Lilly

by LillyPad

Today’s guest blog comes from Lilly’s Chief Diversity Officer, Monique Hunt McWilliams.

DiversityInc revealed this week what I already know: Lilly stands out as a company embracing and valuing diversity. For the fifth year in a row, we have been named to DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity list.

Lilly: Announcing the 2015 REACH Lilly MDR TB Partnership Media Award Winners


Today’s guest blog comes from Sunita Prasad, senior manager for Lilly’s MDR-TB Partnership in India.

Tuberculosis (TB) continues to pose a monumental global health challenge. The disease affected nine million people in 2013, and claimed 1.5 million lives. In India, 1,000 people die of TB daily, though the disease is fully curable.

Lilly: Forging Alliances is Crucial to Fighting Tuberculosis


Today’s guest Blogger is Dr. Lasha Goguadze, Senior Health Officer, Global Tuberculosis Programme, International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. He is based in Geneva.

100 Lilly employees selected for Connecting Hearts Abroad


For 100 Lilly employees across 40 different countries, last week was a life altering event. They learned they were selected to be ambassadors in our 2015 Connecting Hearts Abroad program, where our employees serve in communities in need around the world.

Lilly: Women in the Workplace - A Culture of Inclusion


Today’s guest post comes from Monique Hunt McWilliams, Eli Lilly and Company’s Chief Diversity officer.

Lilly Foundation Furthers Commitment to Education


Taking steps to improve the educational opportunities available to all of the children in our hometown of Indianapolis is a key area of focus for Lilly.  In recent months, we have advocated for the growth of early education opportunities in our home city and advanced our partnership with Indianapolis Public Schools by joining the IPS Business Alliance.

Lilly Oncology On Canvas: An Art Director’s View


Today’s guest blog comes from Anita Chernewski, Lilly Oncology On Canvas Art Competition Director.

Since Lilly Oncology On Canvas was first launched 10 years ago, there have been more than 4,400 life stories told through art. I have served as the competition’s art director since its inception in 2004, which means I have had the honor of receiving and experiencing each and every submission and, on many occasions, the privilege of speaking with many entrants about their cancer journeys.


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