FSG Report Examines How Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Companies Create Shared Value in Global Health
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Ten companies, including Medtronic, are profiled in this newly-released report, which examines how pharmaceutical and medical device companies can create shared value in global health by addressing unmet health needs in low- and middle-income countries. According to the report, companies have already begun to reap business value and are securing competitive advantages in the markets of tomorrow by thinking differently about how they run their businesses.
“Global Heroes” Will Receive Entry and Travel to the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon or Medtronic TC 10 Mile in October
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) March 1, 2012 - Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) announced today it is recruiting runners from around the world who benefit from medical technology to participate in the seventh annual Medtronic Global Heroes program. Up to 25 runners will be selected to receive a paid entry for themselves and a guest to the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon or the Medtronic TC 10 Mile and a travel package that includes airfare and accommodations for the Global Hero and guest.
Index Acknowledges Corporate Sustainability Accomplishments
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Minneapolis, MN - Sept. 26, 2011- Recognizing its leadership in meeting the needs of economic, environmental, and social stakeholders, Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) has been named a member company in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) and the FTSE4Good Index Series. The DJSI World represents the top 10 percent of the largest 2,500 companies in the Dow Jones Global Total Stock Market.
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Minneapolis, MN - September 20, 2011 - Following are statements from Herb Riband, Medtronic vice president of external affairs, and Dr. Jacob Gayle, vice president of Medtronic Foundation and Community Affairs, on the outcomes of the United Nations High-Level Meeting on Noncommunicable Diseases (e.g. cardiovascular and lung disease, diabetes, cancer). Both Riband and Gayle attended the Sept.
“Innovating for a Better World” Reviews Company’s Economic, Social and Environmental Performance for Fiscal Year 2011
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) MINNEAPOLIS, MN – September 19, 2011 – Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:MDT) has released “Innovating for a Better World,” the company’s 2011 Corporate Citizenship Update. Issued as a complement to its comprehensive 2010 Corporate Citizenship Report, the online update provides key metrics and highlights of the company’s global economic, social and environmental performance during fiscal year 2011.
The World’s Leading Medical Technology Company Pledges Resources to Improve Healthcare Systems and Access to Therapies in Lower- and Middle-Income Countries
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed)Minneapolis, MN - September 15, 2011 - In a continued mission to reduce the global burden of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes, Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) and the Medtronic Foundation today announced a new commitment designed to improve healthcare systems and increase access to life-saving therapies.
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Minneapolis, MN - September 16, 2011 - Medtronic, Inc. announced today Dr. Jacob Gayle as vice president of the Medtronic Foundation and Medtronic community affairs. Gayle brings considerable global health experience to Medtronic, having served as deputy vice president of the Ford Foundation leading the Global Initiative on HIV/AIDS. Prior to that role, he was employed for more than 16 years with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).