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Medtronic Foundation Grants Support Action on NCDs

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 Medtronic Answers United Nations’ Call for “International Commitment” to Non-Communicable Diseases 

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Podcast series on the Noncommunicable Disease Health Challenge Facing the World
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Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) accounted for 63% of global deaths in 2008 -- 36 million people. NCD deaths are projected to increase by 15% globally between 2010 and 2020 – to 44 million. In this podcast series, Medtronic executives discuss how collaboration between the public and private sector is key to alleviating this global issue.
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Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) accounted for 63% of global deaths in 2008 -- 36 million people. NCD deaths are projected to increase by 15% globally between 2010 and 2020 – to 44 million. In this podcast series, Medtronic executives discuss how collaboration between the public and private sector is key to alleviating this global issue.

Medtronic Launches Global Employee Volunteerism Program in June

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Medical technology leader Medtronic, Inc. recently launched Project 6, the company's annual global employee volunteerism event. The program is on track to engage 4,000 employees from 36 countries in 180 community-based projects, ranging from collecting and packing food for the hungry to reading storybooks to preschoolers, cleaning local parks and wildlife areas, and building and repairing homes for those in need.

Medtronic employees in the Czech Republic (pictured) spent seven hours building pathways, cleaning forest areas and repairing a fence in the Krkonose National Park on June 9, 2011.

 

About Medtronic
Medtronic, Inc. (www.medtronic.com), headquartered in Minneapolis, is the global leader in medical technology – alleviating pain, restoring health, and extending life for millions of people worldwide. Learn more at www.medtronic.com.

 

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Medical technology leader Medtronic, Inc. recently launched Project 6, the company's annual global employee volunteerism event. The program is on track to engage 4,000 employees from 36 countries in 180 community-based projects, ranging from collecting and packing food for the hungry to reading storybooks to preschoolers, cleaning local parks and wildlife areas, and building and repairing homes for those in need.

Medtronic employees in the Czech Republic (pictured) spent seven hours building pathways, cleaning forest areas and repairing a fence in the Krkonose National Park on June 9, 2011.

 

About Medtronic
Medtronic, Inc. (www.medtronic.com), headquartered in Minneapolis, is the global leader in medical technology – alleviating pain, restoring health, and extending life for millions of people worldwide. Learn more at www.medtronic.com.

 

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Medtronic Responds to Twin Cities Tornado Relief Efforts

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) MINNEAPOLIS – June 13, 2011 – Medtronic announced that the Medtronic Foundation has pledged $50,000 to the Twin Cities Chapter of the American Red Cross to support on-going disaster aid, cleanup and rebuilding efforts following the devastating tornados that struck north Minneapolis, Fridley and other metro communities.

Audio: Medtronic's Commitment to Noncommunicable Diseases

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 Medtronic takes a leadership role in addressing the global crisis of non-communicable diseases. 

 

About Medtronic
Medtronic, Inc. (www.medtronic.com), headquartered in Minneapolis, is the global leader in medical technology – alleviating pain, restoring health and extending life for millions of people around the world.

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 Medtronic takes a leadership role in addressing the global crisis of non-communicable diseases. 

 

About Medtronic
Medtronic, Inc. (www.medtronic.com), headquartered in Minneapolis, is the global leader in medical technology – alleviating pain, restoring health and extending life for millions of people around the world.

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Eighteen North Suburban High School Graduates Named 2011 Medtronic Scholars

Medtronic Foundation has committed more than $1 million in local scholarships.
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) MINNEAPOLIS – May 19, 2011 – The Medtronic Foundation announced that 18 students have been selected as 2011 Medtronic Scholars. Each will receive a four-year scholarship totaling $16,000, as well as support services to assist them in their collegiate studies.  Comprised of students representing nine Twin Cities’ north suburban high schools, the class of 2011 Medtronic Scholars will be honored at a May 2, 2011 celebration at Medtronic World Headquarters in Fridley.

Medtronic Responds to Mid-South Flooding

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) MINNEAPOLIS – May 19, 2011 – Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) announced that it has pledged $25,000 through the Medtronic Foundation to support flooding relief efforts in the greater Memphis, Tenn. area. 

Medtronic Pledges $1 Million to Relief Efforts in Japan

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Minneapolis - March 15, 2011 - Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) announced today that it is pledging a total of $1 million (U.S.) in direct grants, employee matching grants and product donations to support near- and long-term relief efforts in Japan following the March 11 earthquake and resulting tsunami.

What CSR and Nonprofit Leaders are Reading - Part III

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While you choose your holiday gifts, and also plan for some personal reading time, you might be interested in recommendations from CSR and nonprofit leaders. You can also check back to What CSR and Nonprofit Leaders are Reading Part I and Part II from summer’s end. William A.

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