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Merck Celebrates Women in Leadership

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At Merck, female leaders across the company, from research and development to manufacturing and marketing, are paving the way to save and improve lives around the world. We celebrate the women whose hard work and tenacity inspire us every day and are proud to share their stories in our Women in Leadership series, including:

Public- and Private-Sector Partnerships are Key to Ending the HIV Epidemic

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Nearly a year ago, President Trump announced an aspirational goal in his State of the Union address: to reduce the number of new HIV infections in the U.S. by 75% within five years, and by at least 90% within 10 years. This goal is certainly ambitious – but it is not unreachable.

I Can Bring About Change

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Research is still often a male-dominated world - but that's changing gradually. Emma Schierbaum is a Baylab manager in Reading, UK, and wants to get other women interested in science.

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Research is still often a male-dominated world - but that's changing gradually. Emma Schierbaum is a Baylab manager in Reading, UK, and wants to get other women interested in science.

Chicago Barbershops are Improving Access to Cancer Screening

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In honor of Black History Month, we’re recognizing Chicago barbers like Curtis Eskridge who, in partnership with The University of Illinois Cancer Center, a BMS Foundation grantee, promote cancer awareness and screenings for vulnerable populations by volunteering their shops as drop-off locations for patrons to submit colorectal cancer screening tests.

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The Love Me Nots of Valentine’s Day Recycling

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As our national day of love approaches, you’re probably thinking about what and how you’ll express your affection on Valentine’s Day. In fact, Americans are expected to spend a record $20.7 billion this Valentine’s Day¹ – that’s a lot of love. While it’s exciting to give and receive gifts of the heart – V Day, like most holidays, creates a lot of excess waste.

Fancy décor, flowers, cards, candy wrappers and gift boxes create a recycling and waste bin dilemma  – what’s recyclable and what’s not? Here are some recycling Love Me’s (recyclables) and Love Me Nots (non-recyclables).

The World’s Most Sustainable Companies Revealed

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They may not have the glitz and glamour of the Oscars or the Golden Globes, but two significant corporate sustainability award rankings were released this week, and Cisco was recognized in both.

New Flagship EU Project Focused on Replacing Toxic Solvents with Renewable Alternatives

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February 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Biotechnology company Circa Group has announced it is leading the consortium for new EU project ReSolute – a flagship Horizon 2020 project set to develop the first commercial plant to produce Cyrene™ a new sustainably sourced, safer alternative to traditional, fossil-based solvents.

Help Miriam's Kitchen Build a Neighborhood to End Homelessness in DC

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You can make a significant difference in helping Miriam's Kitchen by donating to them through workplace giving. Don't have a program? Click here to have your employer contact our team about bring employee giving to your workplace. 

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You can make a significant difference in helping Miriam's Kitchen by donating to them through workplace giving. Don't have a program? Click here to have your employer contact our team about bring employee giving to your workplace. 

United Nations Global Compact Calls for Companies to Set Ambitious Corporate Targets for Women’s Business Leadership With Launch of New Target Gender Equality Initiative

Business ready to scale efforts to close the economic gender gap
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NEW YORK, February 12, 2020 – The United Nations Global Compact Network today launched Target Gender Equality, a new initiative to mobilize and support companies in setting and meeting ambitious corporate targets for women’s representation and leadership in business. 

Engaging Global Compact participants across the globe, Target Gender Equality will drive business action in support of Sustainable Development Goal 5.5, which calls for women’s full participation and equal opportunities for leadership, including in economic life, by 2030.

Save the Date: 2020 Collective Impact Conference Presented by America’s Charities

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Friday, June 12, 2020, from mid-morning to the end of the day, followed by a networking happy hour. Lunch will be provided.

Where:

Hogan Lovells US LLP, Columbia Square, 555 Thirteenth Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20004. One block walk from Metro Center Station.

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