Medtronic Partners with Local Organizations and Minnesota Department of Health to Advance Health Equity in Minnesota

Pillsbury United Communities, Regions Hospital Foundation, HealthFinders Collaborative will implement “HealthRise” in Minnesota, one of four projects in the world
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MINNEAPOLIS, October 19, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Medtronic (NYSE: MDT) today announced that Pillsbury United Communities, Regions Hospital Foundation and the HealthFinders Collaborative have been selected by Medtronic Philanthropy to implement the HealthRise U.S. program in Minnesota.

IMPACT 2030 Rallies Global Corporations to Help Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals Through Corporate Volunteer Efforts

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New York, N.Y., October 7, 2015 /3BL Media/– Corporations around the world are banding together with IMPACT 2030 and mobilizing their corporate volunteers to help combat the most critical issues that our world faces, including poverty, inequality and climate change.

Medtronic Named a Leading Company for Sustainability

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DUBLIN, September 10, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) was recognized as one of the world's leading companies for sustainability with its ranking on the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index (DJSI North America) for the eighth consecutive year. DJSI North America analyzes companies on a variety of sustainability criteria, including economic performance, environmental stewardship and social responsibility. This adds to the recognition Medtronic received earlier this year through its continued inclusion in the FTSE4Good Index Series.

Medtronic Announces 2015 Global Heroes Team, Marking 10 Years of the Program and 234 Runners Honored

Distance runners from six continents benefitting from medical technology to run Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon events this October
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MINNEAPOLIS, August 20, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Twenty-five long-distance runners who benefit from medical technology will be honored as the 2015 “Medtronic Global Heroes” when they run as a team in the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon or Medtronic TC 10 Mile on Sunday, October 4, 2015.

Medtronic Calls for Applications for 2015 Bakken Invitation Award

Ten Honorees Will Each Earn a $20,000 Grant
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Dublin, June 22, 2015 /3BL Media/  Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) announced today that it is seeking applications for the 2015 Bakken Invitation Award, a global program honoring and connecting people who have overcome health challenges with the help of medical technology and are now selflessly giving back to their communities.

Medtronic Employees on a Mission to Give Back

Giving back to the communities they live in is all part of a day’s work for Medtronic employees like Todd Puyleart. They do it through a program called Project 6.
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Todd Puyleart of Minneapolis is on a mission - to help build a home for total strangers.

Because when the first-year Medtronic employee’s family needed help years ago, people he had never met  lent a hand.

“So it’s been kind of my way of giving back for all of the people who helped put my sister into the house she lives in with her husband and daughter today,” he said.

Medtronic Seeks Runners with Medical Technology for 2015 “Global Heroes” Team

Applications now open: Selected Runners Receive Entry and Travel to the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon or Medtronic TC 10 Mile in October
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DUBLIN, March 16, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Medtronic announced today that applications are open to runners around the world who benefit from medical technology to represent their country on the tenth Medtronic Global Heroes team.  All runners with eligible medical devices are welcome to apply, regardless of device manufacturer.

In nine years, 209 runners representing 28 different countries and a myriad of disease conditions have run the beautiful course that winds through the lakes and neighborhoods of Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Medtronic Releases 2014 Integrated Performance Report

“Delivering Societal Value through Responsible Growth” Reviews Company’s Economic, Social and Environmental Performance for Fiscal Year 2014
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MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:MDT) has released “Delivering Societal Value through Responsible Growth,” the company’s 2014 Integrated Performance Report. The company’s first integrated report provides a comprehensive view of how Medtronic creates value to society through its efforts to increase global access to care, promote patient and employee safety, maintain financial strength, invest in communities, and care for the environment.

Medtronic Extends Title Sponsorship of Twin Cities Marathon Through 2020

Building on Nearly a Decade of Growth, Partnership Allows Twin Cities In Motion to Continue to Expand and Enhance Race Events and Youth Programming
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MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 29, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Medtronic and Twin Cities In Motion, the organizers of the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon, today announced a five-year, $2.5 million agreement that will keep Medtronic as the title sponsor of the Twin Cities Marathon and three additional Twin Cities In Motion events through 2020: the TC 1 Mile, TC Family Events, and TC 10 Mile.  Additionally, Medtronic will continue to support the Medtronic TC Kids Marathon, a nationally recognized youth running program that promotes exercise, wellness and healthy lifestyles.

Medtronic Announces $6 Million Philanthropic Effort to Prevent and Control Rheumatic Heart Disease

$6 Million Marks the Largest Private-Sector Contribution to Date to Address One of the World’s Most Neglected, Yet Preventable, Diseases Affecting the World’s Poor
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MINNEAPOLIS, September 25, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Medtronic today announced a five-year, $6 million (USD) funding commitment from Medtronic Philanthropy to reduce premature mortality resulting from Rheumatic Fever (RF) and Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD). Funding will support projects focused in three countries yet to be determined. 


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