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Medtronic Named One of America’s Best Corporate Citizens

Medical Technology Leader Ranked in Top 50 on Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens List
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(3BL Media) April 25, 2012 - Minneapolois, MN - Medtronic, Inc. is one of America’s best corporate citizens, according to the rankings recently released by Corporate Responsibility magazine. Medtronic made the top 50 list, moving up 16 spots from its 66th ranking in 2011.

SAP Wins PR News CSR Award; Norfolk Southern Earns Corporate Excellence Award; Medtronic Launches "Save a Life" Simulator Videos - CSR Minute for April 26, 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.

Competing by Saving Lives

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. 

 

Medtronic Seeking Long-Distance Runners Who Benefit From Medical Technology

“Global Heroes” Will Receive Entry and Travel to the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon or Medtronic TC 10 Mile in October
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(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.

From Harvard Business Review: CEOs Need to See Through Walls

Create Shared Value to "Fix the System"
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Mark Kramer writes on using the Creating Shared Value approach to combat the constraints of the recession. His post is part of the new HBR forum The CEO's Role in Fixing the System.

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Mark Kramer writes on using the Creating Shared Value approach to combat the constraints of the recession. His post is part of the new HBR forum The CEO's Role in Fixing the System.

Medtronic Named to Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

Index Acknowledges Corporate Sustainability Accomplishments
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(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.

ReportAlert.info - Medtronic Inc (NYSE:MDT) publishes 2011 Corporate Citizenship Update

The report provides key metrics and highlights of the company's global economic, social & environmental performance during fiscal year 2011
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) September 21, 2011 - Global medical technology company Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:MDT) has released the company’s 2011 Corporate Citizenship Update, “Innovating for a Better World” at http://www.reportalert.info/ra/profiles/Medtronic/2011/?ID=41401.

Medtronic Responds to United Nations High-Level Meeting on Noncommunicable Diseases

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(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.

Medtronic Releases 2011 Corporate Citizenship Update

“Innovating for a Better World” Reviews Company’s Economic, Social and Environmental Performance for Fiscal Year 2011
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(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. 

Medtronic Pledges Action in Advance of UN High Level Meeting on Noncommunicable Diseases

The World’s Leading Medical Technology Company Pledges Resources to Improve Healthcare Systems and Access to Therapies in Lower- and Middle-Income Countries
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(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.

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