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Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. Makes a New Pledge to Help Tackle Plastic Waste

The company is joining forces with more than 240 other organizations to be part of the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment for the good of the globe.

In 1947, decades before the concept of sustainability became popular, then Johnson & Johnson Chairman and CEO General Robert Wood Johnson wrote in his book, Or Forfeit Freedom: “We must use our resources wisely, avoiding waste of both raw materials and scrap, while we seek substitutes for things already in short supply.”

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Aligns To Big Goals In Environmental Sustainability, Signs New Plastics Economy Global Commitment

Company sets sights on 100% reusable, recyclable or compostable packaging by 2025
Press Release

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Oct. 31, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Johnson & Johnson Consumer, Inc. today announced the company is joining an ambitious effort to move the world closer to a circular economy in which plastic never becomes waste. Together with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, the UN Environment Programme, and many industry-leading companies, governments, and NGOs this commitment will strive to meet goals to tackle one of the most urgent environmental issues of our time: plastic waste and the necessity of consumer packaging reform.

Meet a Woman Who’s on a Mission to Break Down Gender Barriers in Latin America


In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month this past August, we revisit an interview with Luly de Samper, head of Johnson & Johnson's Women’s Leadership & Inclusion initiative in the region, to hear how she's working to create a more equal, gender-diverse workforce in countries like Brazil and Colombia.

By Kaitlin Ahern

7 Questions for Alex Gorsky About Johnson & Johnson's Groundbreaking Work in South Africa


By Johnson & Johnson

Preventative HIV innovations. Better access to oncology care. A mobile messaging service for moms. These are just a few of the initiatives underway—and Chairman and CEO Alex Gorsky sits down for an exclusive interview about all of them.

Johnson & Johnson first opened its doors in South Africa in 1930, and in the nearly 90 years since, the company has remained committed to helping address unmet global public health needs that have impacted the country and the region as a whole.

13 Ways to Help Prep a Child With Autism for Back-to-School Season


By Hallie Levine

The end-of-summer has arrived, and while most kids aren't thrilled with the prospect of going back to school, the transition can be especially tough for those with autism. Three experts share their best tips for making the process smoother—for children of all ages.

While going back to school each fall can be tough for any student, it’s particularly challenging for children and teens with autism, especially if your son or daughter is transitioning to a new school.

How the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Inspired a Lifesaving Disaster Nursing Training Program


By David Caprara

It was the strongest earthquake on record in Japan—and it devastated Tohoku. In observance of the United Nations' International Day for Disaster Reduction, we tell the stories of survivors-turned-students of the Tomodachi J&J Disaster Nursing Training Program, who are transforming personal tragedy into hope for the future.

On March 11, 2011, Shiori Hikichi was celebrating her graduation from middle school in Fukushima, Japan. It was supposed to be a day symbolic of hope and growth toward a bright future—but nature delivered a different lesson.

Johnson & Johnson Raises a Flag in Early-Stage Lung Cancer with First-Ever Contest in the Field


No question about it, the lung cancer field is hot—and chock-full of new drugs and combos. But there's a dearth of treatments specifically for early-stage disease, and Johnson & Johnson is looking to crowdsourcing to bring in new ideas.

Johnson & Johnson Announces Progress Toward Health for Humanity Goals


Johnson & Johnson today released its 2017 Health for Humanity Report, demonstrating its approach and the considerable progress it has made toward an ambitious social, environmental and governance commitment to advance the Company’s mission to drive better health for all.


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