MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 11, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) was recognized as one of the world’s leading companies for sustainability with its ranking on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for the fourth year in a row. DJSI World 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.
MINNEAPOLIS, August 20, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Greater Twin Cities United Way today strengthened their long-standing commitment to improving the health and well-being of Twin Cities’ communities by teaming up with Medtronic Philanthropy on a new partnership designed to promote access to quality healthcare in the region.
25 Distance Runners from Around the World Who Benefit from Medical Technology to Run Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Events this Fall
MINNEAPOLIS, July 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Twenty-five long-distance runners who benefit from medical technology have been named to the 2013 "Medtronic Global Heroes" team, and will run the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon or TC 10 Mile on Sunday, October 6, 2013.
This year's team includes runners from 12 different countries including Australia, China, Ireland, Israel, Germany, Macedonia, New Zealand, Portugal, Sweden, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay and the United States.
Distance Runners from Around the World Who Benefit from Medical Technology to Run Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Events this Fall
MINNEAPOLIS, August 11, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Twenty-five long-distance runners who benefit from medical technology will be honored as “Medtronic Global Heroes” when they run as a team in the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon or TC 10 Mile on Sunday, October 5, 2014.
Live On. Give On: Ten inspirational people will be awarded a $20,000 charitable donation and be honored at an awards celebration in Hawaii as part of the first annual Bakken Invitation
MINNEAPOLIS, May 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) announced today that applications are being accepted for the inaugural Bakken Invitation, a global program designed to celebrate those who, with the help of medical technology, have overcome health challenges and are now selflessly giving back to their communities. The application deadline is June 28.
April 28, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Medtronic has been recognized as a top U.S. corporate citizen by Corporate Responsibility Magazine. The publication’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens List, released this week, recognizes companies for their commitment to the environment, climate change, employee relations, human rights, governance, finance and philanthropy.
April 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Business Roundtable recently released its annual sustainability report. “Create, Grow, Sustain: Celebrating Success” highlights the results of the sustainability efforts of 150 companies, including Medtronic, which are driving investment, economic growth and job creation and improving the communities where we work and live.
Medtronic is working to ensure a sustainable future for generations to come. Since 2007, we have
“Global Heroes” Receive Entry and Travel to the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon or Medtronic TC 10 Mile in October
MINNEAPOLIS, March 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) announced today applications are open to runners around the world who benefit from medical technology to represent their country on the 2014 Medtronic Global Heroes team.
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 a guest.
MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 13, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Medtronic announced today a grant of $100,000 to the Philippines Red Cross to support relief efforts in the areas affected by the Super Typhoon Haiyan on November 8.
Medtronic employees wishing to assist directly with local recovery efforts are allowed five days of paid leave in order to serve as needed. Additionally, employee donations to qualified disaster relief organizations will be doubled through Medtronic’s Matching Grants program.