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Tuesday 11th December 2018

British American Tobacco Launches 2018 Harm Reduction Focus Report

Report highlights British American Tobacco’s progress on its ambition to transform tobacco with a range of potentially reduced-risk products. SOURCE: ReportAlert DESCRIPTION:British American Tobacco’s strategy of transforming tobacco by seeking to provide consumers with satisfying, reduced-risk alternatives to smoking is the focus of its latest report, available now. This new report highlights...

Lifelong Lessons in Reliability and Safety

SOURCE: CLP Group DESCRIPTION:Derek Parkin, CLP Holdings Chief Operating Officer (COO), vividly remembers an early lesson in the importance of reliability and safety. Born into a coal mining family in the north of England, he landed his first job as a 16-year-old schoolboy cleaning the floors of the offices at a coal mine. He was sweeping the floor one day in what seemed like a mundane chore when ...

Driving Change for Diverse Patient Communities

SOURCE: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company DESCRIPTION:Editor’s note: In recognition of Global Patient Week, held annually across Bristol-Myers Squibb to celebrate the company’s patient-focused culture, we’re sharing how our People and Business Resource Groups are driving change for diverse patient populations.  When Priscilla Ko, a manager in the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation and member of th...

New Avenues in Biomedical Waste Management Developed

by Maura Keller SOURCE: MilliporeSigma DESCRIPTION:This year is the 30th anniversary of the Medical Waste Tracking Act of 1988. The Act addressed the closing of numerous beaches in New Jersey and New York with an enormous, nearly 30 mile long mass of medical and household waste that overtook the shore. Eventually it was determined that the medical waste mass originated from sealed plastic garbage ...

Monday 10th December 2018

Forbes and JUST Capital Rank IBM No. 5 in America's Top Corporate Citizens

SOURCE: IBM DESCRIPTION:December 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Forbes and JUST Capital recognize IBM as the leader in the computer services industry for its commitment to workers, communities and the environment. As the industry leader, IBM ranked number 5 in America’s top corporate citizens. The JUST Capital Rankings encompass the 1,000 largest publicly-traded companies in the U.S. and are based on ...

Humana Ranked #1 Health Care Provider for Corporate Responsibility on Forbes and JUST Capital’s JUST 100

Rankings based on issues that matter most to Americans when it comes to how they view large companies SOURCE: Humana DESCRIPTION:LOUISVILLE, Ky., December 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) has been ranked No. 1 among Health Care Providers for its corporate citizenship, according to Forbes and JUST Capital in their new “JUST 100.” The JUST 100 ranks publicly traded companies i...

Friday 7th December 2018

Blockchain vs. Opioids: Booz Allen Hosts HACKtheEPIDEMIC for Solutions

SOURCE: Booz Allen Hamilton DESCRIPTION:A blockchain is a shared database that normally records the exchange of information, money, goods, or services. However, can this technology be used in the fight against opioid addiction, an epidemic in which an average of 115 Americans die of overdoses each day?  On October 12-14, Booz Allen partnered with blockchain technology company ConsenSys to host a ...

Thursday 6th December 2018

Mohawk Expands Air.o Soft Flooring Line as Market Growth Increases and Hypoallergenic Benefit Resonates Strongly with Consumers

New styles provide more design options while also offering easy-to-clean, VOC-free residential application SOURCE: Mohawk Industries DESCRIPTION:CALHOUN, Ga., December 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ — For consumers who value a hypoallergenic floor, Mohawk’s 100% recyclable Air.o soft flooring has resonated in a major way after a successful initial market launch that will see an expansion of four addition...

Meet the 2018 GPS Challenge First Runner-Up: Flux

By Mary de Wysocki SOURCE: Cisco Systems Inc. DESCRIPTION:Growing up in Kenya, the Ruto brothers couldn’t recall ever having a consistent water supply. Ken and Denis would often go days and weeks without running water, as over 50% of Kenya’s water resources are lost to theft, corruption, or leakage in the aging analog systems. Like other families, they’d buy water from unscreened sources, ...

Wednesday 5th December 2018

Novartis Access Launches in Latin America

The program will be implemented in El Salvador through a partnership with the municipality of Santa Tecla and in Colombia through an agreement with the Colombian Red Cross to help migrant populations in the country. SOURCE: Novartis DESCRIPTION:Novartis has signed an agreement with the municipality and the Patronato of Santa Tecla in El Salvador to distribute the Novartis Access portfolio to low-i...

Brands Taking Stands | Consumers Like Brands That Take Stands

SOURCE: 3BL Forum DESCRIPTION:BIG STORY Consumers Like Brands That Take StandsAlmost every company’s website has a section called “Our Values.” Many have a section titled “Our Mission,” sometimes related to the values commentary, and sometimes a standalone section. These statements usually spell out a business’s commitment to its employees and community, to its standards in its practi...

Tuesday 4th December 2018

Novartis Social Business Joins Forces With THET to Train Hospital and Health Center Staff in Ethiopia

This new partnership responds to a request for training and capacity building from the Ethiopian Federal Ministry of Health to support its decentralization strategy for non-communicable disease services. SOURCE: Novartis DESCRIPTION:We are pleased to announce that and The Tropical Health and Education Trust (THET) have come to an agreement to train hospital and health center staff at 60 sites a...

VIDEO | My Special Aflac Duck​™ Brings Smiles and Laughter to Children's Hospital

SOURCE: Aflac DESCRIPTION:The room was filled with smiles and laughter during the My Special Aflac Duck​™ delivery at Palmetto Health Children's Hospital​ in Columbia, South Carolina. The delivery followed more than 18 months of child-centered research aimed at creating a caring companion for children with cancer. About Aflac Aflac is a Fortune 500 company, providing financial protection to ...

Humana Foundation Contributing More Than $2 Million to 30+ Organizations Through New Louisville Community Relations Program

SOURCE: Humana DESCRIPTION:The Humana Foundation, philanthropic arm of Humana for the past 37 years, is awarding grants to 30+ nonprofit organizations in Louisville as part of the foundation’s new Community Relations program. The $2 million in grants is in addition to $7 million the Humana Foundation is contributing to other organizations in seven cities, as part of its new Strategic Investing i...

Monday 3rd December 2018

Putting Kids Around the Globe First: Johnson & Johnson Announces a $10 Million Pledge to UNICEF

It's one of the company's largest commitments to date, and it aims to help support the crucial work being done by frontline health workers to help more children grow up healthy. SOURCE: Johnson & Johnson DESCRIPTION:If there's one universal truth about kids, it may be this: They want to grow up as quickly as possible. And for over 100 years, Johnson & Johnson has been working to ...

Friday 30th November 2018

VIDEO | Aflac CSR Hero Amanda Gordy Brings Hope to Families Facing Illness

SOURCE: Aflac DESCRIPTION:Amanda Gordy knew that Aflac was involved in helping the childhood cancer community, but it was not until her own daughter, Tynsley, was diagnosed with leukemia that she realized just how much. Today, Tynsley is out of treatment and Amanda is devoted to helping other families facing similar battles. “It’s great to be a part of a community that just cares so much about...

Thursday 29th November 2018

Johnson & Johnson Earns a Top Spot on the 2018 Access to Medicine Index

The company has secured a top ranking on the biannual report—which grades companies on their efforts to make medicine more accessible to those in low- and middle-income countries—for the sixth consecutive time. SOURCE: Johnson & Johnson DESCRIPTION:One billion. That's how many lives Johnson & Johnson is committed to impacting through its Health for Humanity 2020 Goals, which include a...

Wednesday 28th November 2018

Introducing Healthy Environments: A Multi-Category Flooring Collection Inspired by the Desert Southwest

SOURCE: Mohawk Industries DESCRIPTION:November 28, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Mohawk Group’s award-winning Healthy Environments carpet tile and resilient sheet collection is inspired by the alluring, soothing colors and textures of species native to the desert Southwest. In addition to their natural beauty, the innate hardiness of these plants provides a paradigm for perseverance through difficult chall...

Tuesday 27th November 2018

Going the Extra Mile for Patients

SOURCE: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company DESCRIPTION:For Darcy Doege, R.N., B.S.N., of the Levine Cancer Institute, finding cancer early in patients means hitting the road. Darcy is the Program Coordinator for the Lung B.A.S.E.S. 4 Life Program for the Charlotte-based cancer center, which launched the first mobile lung screening unit in the U.S. in 2017. This innovative idea was built to increase the ...

New Report Highlights Air Pollution Hazards & Value of Dell’s Latest Packaging Innovation

SOURCE: Dell DESCRIPTION:Air pollution in the Asia Pacific region is not only a major health risk, it also has damaging impacts on the environment and agricultural crop yields. A new report by the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) and 

IBM Releases Report on the UN SDGs

Putting smart to work towards achieving the UN SDGs SOURCE: IBM DESCRIPTION:November 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ - IBM is leveraging its technology, expertise and commitment to global service and sustainability to contribute to the achievement of the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).   The report outlines IBM's comprehensive approach to supporting the SDGs, mapping specific go...

Monday 26th November 2018

When the Shopkeeper Measures Blood Pressure: Novartis Foundation and Partners Prove Effectiveness of Community-based Approach to Tackling Hypertension

Novartis Foundation and partners’ innovative ComHIP pilot in Ghana shows that bringing healthcare closer to where people live, work and shop effectively tackles hypertension – the most deadly non-communicable disease. SOURCE: Novartis SUMMARY:• Innovative ComHIP project in Ghana shows that bringing healthcare closer to where people live, work and shop effectively tackles hypertension – the...

Passion vs. Purpose in Leadership: Which Do You Need Most?

SOURCE: American Express DESCRIPTION:“Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.” Oprah Winfrey “The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, and to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” Ralph Waldo Emerson A few weeks ago when I wrote about The Four Ps of Leadership (Pur...

TIME Magazine Honors Innovative My Special Aflac Duck™

Robotic Duck That Helps Children Cope with Cancer Named One of The 50 Best Inventions of 2018 SOURCE: Aflac DESCRIPTION:COLUMBUS, Ga., November 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Aflac, the leader in voluntary insurance sales at the worksite in the United States and a committed leader in seeking a cure for childhood cancer, today announced that its innovative “smart” robot My Special Aflac Duck™ has...

Wednesday 21st November 2018

Using Technology to Fight Maternal Mortality Worldwide

HP and the WONDER Project are working together to make childbirth safer for women everywhere. SOURCE: HP, Inc. DESCRIPTION: At the Thanthai Periyar Government Headquarters Hospital in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, 40 women may be in labor at any given time with a single doctor on a 24-hour shift attending to all of the patients. The ward is packed and hectic. The doctor is tired an...


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