'Sustainability’ and ‘climate-friendly’ might not be the first thing we think of when imagining a chemical company. Has Japanese giant Sumitomo Chemical succeeded in driving sustainability in their industry? And how are they encouraging staff to engage in blue-sky thinking in this area? We sit down with Yoshihisa Takasaki, Manager at Sumitomo Chemical’s Responsible Care Department and Ms. Kathleen Buyle, CSR Manager at Sumitomo Chemical Europe to discuss this and more.
iCause will revolutionize how to find events and engage with non-profits
February 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ - This week iCause will revolutionize how to find events and engage with non-profits. You can log in now at https://events.icause.com and explore events anywhere in the world.
WASHINGTON, D.C., January 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ - What do cervical cancer, Type 2 diabetes, and hypertension have in common? They are three diseases that are largely preventable, easily screened for/diagnosed, and highly treatable with known therapies. Addressing non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as these, is a problem we can solve if we work together.
This week on the news, I saw Congress grill social media executives. I heard about the spread of fake news and the negative things that social media has wrought. There was lots of focus on young people and how they use these forums – I even heard one report when an expert being interviewed mentioned that he was an undergraduate.
I won’t disagree that there are negatives about social media, but I do want to point out a different perspective that comes from my work.
Companies are uniquely positioned to drive change around social norms by using their brand credibility, marketing expertise, reach, and access to key influencers, among other assets. Companies can create significant, lasting social change by shifting harmful social norms. But why should companies invest in changing social norms, and what are the practical steps to starting this process?
The first-of-its-kind platform seeks to become the dedicated mobile destination for players and their passionate fans
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Many people share personal information on social media – including their experiences of using medicines. This is valuable data that can help us improve patient care.
Our pharmacovigilance centre of excellence collects publically available data from social media and filters out unrelated information and anything that would infringe patient privacy. The Centre’s analysis is helping us to understand the benefits of our products, alert us to unexpected adverse effects, and evaluate the misuse of drugs.