Pillsbury United Communities, Regions Hospital Foundation, HealthFinders Collaborative will implement “HealthRise” in Minnesota, one of four projects in the world
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.
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.
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.
Distance runners from six continents benefitting from medical technology to run Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon events this October
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.
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.
Applications now open: Selected Runners Receive Entry and Travel to the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon or Medtronic TC 10 Mile in October
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.
“Delivering Societal Value through Responsible Growth” Reviews Company’s Economic, Social and Environmental Performance for Fiscal Year 2014
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.
Building on Nearly a Decade of Growth, Partnership Allows Twin Cities In Motion to Continue to Expand and Enhance Race Events and Youth Programming
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.
$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
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.