February 26, 2017

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Infographic: Impact Investing and Healthcare Study

Published: Feb 22, 2017 – 11:00 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Feb. 22 /CSRwire/ - What: American Century Investments conducted an online survey with 1,028 adults to better understand millennials, Gen Xers and baby boomers' investment habits and their interest in "impact investing" - that is, investing in companies, organizations...

First Comprehensive Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Initiative Launched in Africa

Published: Feb 21, 2017 – 03:00 PM EST

-Government of Botswana announces new public-private partnership to treat children with cancer and blood disorders -The $100 million initiative to create a pediatric hematology-oncology treatment network and care infrastructure is supported by $50 million donation from the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation and matched by...

New York City Nonprofit City Harvest Alleviates Hunger with the Help of New Cisco Hyperconverged Technology

Published: Feb 20, 2017 – 04:34 PM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 20 /CSRwire/ - City Harvest, which rescues surplus food from grocers, farms, restaurants, and manufacturers and distributes it free of charge to New York City food pantries, soup kitchens and other community food programs, looks to utilize cutting-edge technology...

U.S. Chamber Foundation Announces Winners of Healthy10 Awards

Published: Feb 16, 2017 – 02:30 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Feb. 16 /CSRwire/ - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, today announced the winners of the inaugural Healthy10 Awards. The awards are a key component of the "Health Means Business" campaign, an initiative by...

Kansas Communities Receive $2,500 Bluechip® Awards From Kansas Recreation And Park Association, Blue Cross And Blue Shield Of Kansas

Published: Feb 14, 2017 – 04:02 PM EST

WICHITA, Kan., Feb. 14 /CSRwire/ - Five Kansas communities and one state park - varying in both population size and programs - have two things in common; each is striving to improve the health of those who live, work and play in their...

GSK Creates a New Business Model with Innovative Marketing and Sales Practices

Published: Feb 10, 2017 – 02:05 PM EST

NORTHAMPTON, Mass., Feb. 10 /CSRwire/ - The pharmaceutical company ranks first in both trust and customer value, according to a survey of 4,000 US healthcare professionals. Tom Idle reports It is hard to think of a more contentious business practice than the one...

Blue Cross Foundation Announces Grant Awards For Innovation

Published: Feb 08, 2017 – 12:00 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La., Feb. 08 /CSRwire/ - The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation has announced the first three grant awards from its New Horizons grant fund. The three Projects receiving $10,000 awards to pilot new, innovative ideas are: Fresh Central...

Anthem Blue Cross And Blue Shield Foundation Committed $1.8 Million To Improving Health And Strengthening Colorado Communities In 2016

Published: Feb 06, 2017 – 03:00 PM EST

DENVER, Feb. 06 /CSRwire/ - Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield today announced that its foundation and 2,000 associates in Colorado contributed $1.8 million and 2,100 volunteer hours to health-related causes and community events in 2016. "We've had deep roots in communities throughout...

Kellogg Partners for Progress

Published: Feb 06, 2017 – 02:05 PM EST

NORTHAMPTON, Mass., Feb. 06 /CSRwire/ - Kellogg works with local charities and NGO's to run breakfast programmes for children in the UK, Ireland, Spain, Germany, Russia, Denmark and Sweden. Tom Idle reports. "Corporates that ignore the communities in which they operate will no...

IFPMA and the IAEA Through Its Programme of Action for Cancer Therapy (PACT) Join Forces to Make a Difference in Comprehensive Cancer Control

Published: Feb 03, 2017 – 03:00 AM EST

• The International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations (IFPMA) and its members, with an additional contribution from Bristol-Myers Squibb, will support the IAEA’s Programme of Action for Cancer Therapy (PACT) and will focus on critical areas such as awareness raising, resource mobilization,...

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