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Medtronic Responds to Super Typhoon Haiyan Relief Efforts

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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. 

Medtronic Announces Ten Bakken Invitation Honorees

Global Program Honors People Who Have Overcome Health Challenges with the Help of Medical Technology and Are Now Giving Back to Their Communities
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MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 14, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) today announced the selection of the first 10 Bakken Invitation Honorees,  people who with the help of medical technology have overcome health challenges and are now making significant contributions in their communities.   

Medtronic Responds to Flooding in Colorado

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MINNEAPOLIS, September 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) announced today that it has pledged $25,000 through Medtronic Philanthropy to support flooding relief efforts in Larimer and Boulder Counties, Colorado. 

The $25,000 will be directed to the Colorado American Red Cross to provide basic needs for displaced residents and to support recovery efforts. 

Medtronic Skills-based Volunteerism Pilot Tackles NCDs

Project Reflects Broader Trend in Corporate Volunteerism
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As noted in a recent Stanford Social Innovation Review blog, skills-based volunteerism is providing corporations with valuable cultural and business insights.

Medtronic Commits $6 Million to Address Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes Care for Underserved in India

Building on More Than $1.2 Million in Health-Related Grants Already Awarded in India, the Medtronic Foundation Will Increase Annual Funding to Help Expand Access to Care.
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MINNEAPOLIS, November 12, 2012 /3BL Media/ - One year after the historic United Nations High Level Meeting on Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), Medtronic announced a five-year, $6 million (U.S.) philanthropic commitment in India to accelerate programs specifically designed to expand access to quality care and management of diabetes and heart disease, two of the world’s leading killers.   

Medtronic 65th on 2012 Newsweek Green Rankings

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November 6, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Medtronic, Inc., the global leader in medical technology, ranked 65th on the 2012 Newsweek Green Rankings, an annual evaluation of the most eco-friendly companies in the U.S. In addition, Medtronic ranked 11th in the healthcare sector and 136th on Newsweek’s global ranking.

Novartis Gets FDA Approval for New Antibiotic; Medtronic Reduces Water and Energy Use; World Spa and Well Being Conference Opens in Bangkok - Health Minute for September 14, 2012

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Novartis has received approval for its new powdered formulation for an inhaled cystic fibrosis therapy. The inhaled antibiotic was recommended to regulators for approval by an FDA advisory panel. Novartis’s previous delivery system earned sales of $300 million dollars last year.

ReportAlert.info - Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) Publishes 2012 Corporate Citizenship Report

The report communicates the company’s priorities, goals and progress related to five citizenship pillars.
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(3BL Media) September 12, 2012 - Global medical technology company Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:MDT) has released the company’s 2012 Corporate Citizenship Report, “Contributing to a Healthier Future” atwww.medtronic.com/2012citizenshipreport.

CITGO Launches $60K Contest for Nonprofits; Diageo Reduces Carbon Footprint; Medtronic Trains for Responsible Supply Chain - CSR Minute for September 13, 2012

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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