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CGF Announces New Members for May 2021

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PARIS, May 28, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Consumer Goods Forum is delighted to announce the following new companies have joined our global membership community and, in doing so, have confirmed their commitment to our vision of better lives through better business.

When Passion Meets Profession: Product Diversity Office Spotlight With Ada Lopez

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Created in 2020, the Lenovo Product Diversity Office (PDO) seeks to implement a Diversity by Design review board and introduce checkpoints to Lenovo’s product planning, development and execution phases, which certifies that our solutions are both inclusive and accessible. On Global Accessibility Awareness Day, meet the innovators behind the PDO and learn what drives their ambitions to ensure that our products work for everyone – regardless of physical attributes or abilities.

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Created in 2020, the Lenovo Product Diversity Office (PDO) seeks to implement a Diversity by Design review board and introduce checkpoints to Lenovo’s product planning, development and execution phases, which certifies that our solutions are both inclusive and accessible. On Global Accessibility Awareness Day, meet the innovators behind the PDO and learn what drives their ambitions to ensure that our products work for everyone – regardless of physical attributes or abilities.

Sustainability Matters: IKEA CEO on Profit With Purpose

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IKEA CEO Jesper Brodin talks with Chief Sustainability Officer Audrey Choi about corporate responsibility in driving large-scale change for sustainability.

How do some of the most influential figures in business and government imagine tackling the world’s major sustainability challenges?

Ecolab Ranks Eighth on 2021 100 Best Corporate Citizens List

2021 ranking marks Ecolab’s eighth consecutive year in the top 10
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ST. PAUL, Minn., May 18, 2021 /3BL Media/ – For the eighth consecutive year, Ecolab Inc. is ranked within the top 10 on Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens list, which recognizes leading U.S. public companies for their environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance. Ecolab, the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services, ranks eighth on the 2021 Best Corporate Citizens list.

Novartis Reaches Milestone Delivery of 1 Billion Courses of Antimalarial Treatment

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  • Novartis has delivered 1 billion courses of antimalarial treatment, including 430 million pediatric treatments, largely at no profit since 1999
  • With other innovations, the Novartis artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) contributed to reduce malaria deaths by nearly half over the same timeframe1
  • Novartis continues to invest in research and development for next-generation antimalarials to combat the threat of artemisinin resistance
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  • Novartis has delivered 1 billion courses of antimalarial treatment, including 430 million pediatric treatments, largely at no profit since 1999
  • With other innovations, the Novartis artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) contributed to reduce malaria deaths by nearly half over the same timeframe1
  • Novartis continues to invest in research and development for next-generation antimalarials to combat the threat of artemisinin resistance

McDonald's and the Biden Administration Team up to Raise Vaccine Awareness

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Although half the U.S. has received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and the eligibility for vaccinations has been lowered to as young as 12-years-old, the pace of vaccinations is slowing.

Paypal Named One of the TIME100 Most Influential Companies of 2021

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Which companies are shaping our future? That’s the question at the heart of our first ever TIME100 Most Influential Companies, a new list—and an expansion of our iconic TIME100 franchise—that highlights businesses making an extraordinary impact around the world. 

Continue reading How TIME Chose the 100 Most Influential Companies of 2021

 

REGÍSTRESE: La Red de Innovación e Impacto y evento virtual Njambre: “Modelos integrados, cuando el impacto y los negocios van de la mano”

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El jueves 13 de mayo a las 10:00 AM EDT, La Red de Innovación e Impacto organizará un evento virtual junto a Njambre.

El evento “Modelos integrados, cuando el impacto y los negocios van de la mano” expondrá casos reales e identificará diferentes enfoques de modelos de negocio que empresas y emprendedores pueden adoptar para generar un impacto positivo y sostenible en la sociedad y el medio ambiente.

REGISTER: La Red de Innovación e Impacto and Njambre virtual event: “Integrated Models, When Impact and Business Go Hand in Hand”

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On Thursday, May 13 at 10:00 AM EDT, join the webinar held in Spanish, hosted by La Red de Innovación e Impacto and Njambre.  The event, “Integrated Models, When Impact and Business Go Hand in Hand” will be showcasing real cases and identifying different approaches to business models that companies and entrepreneurs can take to generate a positive and sustainable impact on society and the environment.

Aluminium Stewardship Initiative Applies for SSCI Benchmarking

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PARIS, May 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ The Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) has received a benchmark application under the SSCI’s Manufacturing and Processing scope from the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI), the first step in awarding it SSCI recognition as meeting industry expectations for third-party social compliance programmes.

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