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Dignity Health Hospitals Honored with Environmental Awards

Posted: Jun 24, 2014 – 11:00 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO , Jun. 24 /CSRwire/ - Dignity Health, one of the nations five largest health systems, today announced that nine of its hospitals were honored for their commitment to environmental excellence by Practice Greenhealth. Dignity Health has been an environmental leader for...

"Project Last Mile" Expands to Improve Availability of Life-saving Medicines in Additional Regions of Africa

Posted: Jun 23, 2014 – 12:00 PM EST

ATLANTA, Jun. 23 /CSRwire/ - The Coca-Cola Company and its Foundations, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, and the Bill Melinda Gates Foundation today announced the expansion of Project Last Mile to include...

Mandatory CSR in India Means Business as Usual for Novo Nordisk

Posted: Jun 23, 2014 – 10:00 AM EST

NOVO ALLE, Denmark, Jun. 23 /CSRwire/ - For two decades, Novo Nordisk has been working to support the Indian healthcare infrastructure to cope with the millions of people living with diabetes. Going beyond philanthropy, the company has taken a holistic approach to diabetes...

Plan Announced to Save up to $303 Billion Annually in U.S. Health Care Costs

Posted: Jun 22, 2014 – 07:17 PM EST

NEW YORK, Jun. 22 /CSRwire/ - The United States could save $217 to $303 billion in annual health care costs if businesses and governments adopt existing evidence-based health promotion and chronic disease prevention methods, according to a landmark report released June 18 by...

KaBOOM!, Morgan Stanley and Volunteers Help Give Oakland Kids a Healthy Start with Play

Posted: Jun 20, 2014 – 01:00 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Jun. 20 /CSRwire/ - Children in the city of Oakland will now have the opportunity to get the balanced and active play they need to thrive, thanks in part to a brand new community playground at Burkhalter Park. In less than eight...

Measuring the Value of Partnerships to Change Diabetes in India

Posted: Jun 11, 2014 – 03:30 PM EST

As a business concept, Creating Shared Value is increasingly being seen as a framework to guide and motivate corporate sustainability efforts. Since 2010, Novo Nordisk has been documenting how its Triple Bottom Line business principle creates value to stakeholders, society and the company....

Novartis Foundation for Sustainable Development to Work with Netherlands Leprosy Relief to Help Reduce Leprosy Transmission

Posted: Jun 09, 2014 – 07:15 PM EST

- Collaboration to provide evidence on the impact of preventatively treating high risk groups to reduce the transmission of leprosy in several countries across Asia, Africa and Latin America. - Research shows that a single preventative dose of antibiotic rifampicin can reduce the...

Mondelēz International Foundation Brings Better Health to More than One Million Children in Five Countries

Posted: Jun 02, 2014 – 08:15 AM EST

DEERFIELD, Ill., Jun. 02 /CSRwire/ - The Mondelēz International Foundation today unveiled plans with its global community partners to bring nutrition education, active play and fresh foods to more than one million children and their families in Australia, Brazil, China, India and Russia...

Green Solutions Can Reverse Rise in Chronic Diseases

Posted: May 28, 2014 – 09:00 AM EST

NOVO ALLE, Denmark, May 28 /CSRwire/ - Today, Novo Nordisk and sustainability think tank Sustainia present a new approach in the fight against chronic diseases based on green innovations. Accounting for more than 63 percent of all global deaths[1], chronic diseases have become...

Nancy Wildfeir-Field Appointed President, GBCHealth

Posted: May 19, 2014 – 06:28 PM EST

NEW YORK, May 19 /CSRwire/ - The Board of Directors of GBCHealth announced today that Executive Director Michael Schreiber has decided to depart for a new position as President Chief Operating Officer, Concern Worldwide U.S., and Nancy Wildfeir-Field is joining GBCHealth as its...

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