Lilly: 20 by 2020

Earlier this year, we announced a new set of environmental goals which include reducing our greenhouse gas emissions and improving energy efficiency by 20 percent by 2020. We’re committed to operating responsibly so here are a few key projects expected to help us meet these energy targets:

Lilly: Union Conference on Lung Health

Today's guest blog comes from Lilly's vice president of Global Health Programs, Evan Lee, M.D.
Let’s start with two questions today:
What deadly infectious disease continues to kill up to 1.5 million people each year and continues to mutate and evolve into forms that are increasingly hard to treat?  And especially impacts countries with weak health systems? No, it’s not what you’re thinking! I’m talking about tuberculosis and the continued increase in the number of people suffering from drug-resistant TB.

Lilly: Making a Difference

Today’s guest blog is by Julie Brink, country director for Project HOPE in South Africa. Lilly and Project HOPE are working together to improve diabetes care through the Lilly NCD Partnership and The HOPE Centre in Zandspruit, an impoverished township in Johannesburg. In October, a team of Lilly Connecting Hearts Abroad ambassadors arrived in Zandspruit to join forces with HOPE Centre staff and volunteers to help make a difference for people living with diabetes. 

Lilly: Seeds of Generosity

Today’s guest blog comes from Ann D. Murtlow, president and chief executive officer, United Way of Central Indiana.
Today, I joined Eli Lilly and Company for its annual check presentation to United Way, where we learned that Lilly and its employees and retirees generated a fourth record- breaking campaign—clearly a cause for celebration.

Lilly: Seeking Solutions to a Global MDR-TB Crisis

Over a decade ago, we committed ourselves to the global fight against multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB). Today, a new report out from the Lilly MDR-TB Partnership shares insights from a core component of the partnership: the technology transfer program.

Lilly: Chinese and Russian Experts Exchange MDR-TB Best Practices

Today’s guest blog comes from Mikhail Volik and Zhi Jun He, Lilly MDR-TB program officers in Russia and China, respectively.

Lilly: A Truly GLOBAL Day of Service


The legacy of Colonel Lilly inspires our actions today. So, as we reflect on his call for us to make things better we continually recommit ourselves to serving our communities. During this year's Global Day of Service, we set out with our colleagues, friends and family to do just this. On Oct. 2, some 24,000 Lilly employees spanning nearly 60 countries participated in building on our strong heritage of making life better.

Lilly: Building a Dialogue on Metastatic Breast Cancer


Today’s guest post is authored by Timothy J. Garnett, M.D., Senior Vice President, Development Center of Excellence, Lilly Research Laboratories and Chief Medical Officer.

Lilly and the IPS Business Alliance: A New Path to Change


Education is vitally important to our future at Lilly. Today’s student could be tomorrow’s scientist or doctor, which makes our involvement with the IPS Business Alliance so significant.

Lilly: And the Indianapolis Prize Goes to…


Every two years, the Indianapolis Prize is awarded to an individual who has made extraordinary contributions to conservation efforts involving a single animal species or multiple species. This year, Dr. Patricia C. Wright was honored with the world’s leading award for animal conservation at the JW Marriott in downtown Indianapolis.


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