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    Baxter Highlights Recent Sustainability Activities and Recognition Image

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    10-22-07

    Baxter Highlights Recent Sustainability Activities and Recognition

    October 22, 2007 - Baxter was recently recognized by the Climate Disclosure Project, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Defense and Veterans Affairs for leadership in environmental initiatives and excellence in manufacturing. Additionally, Ba...

    Baxter Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index for Ninth Consecutive Year Image

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    09-12-07

    Baxter Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index for Ninth Consecutive Year

    DEERFIELD, IL - September 12, 2007 - Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) announced today that it has been named 2007 Medical Products Industry Leader of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) and the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index (DJSI North A...

    Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX) publishes 2006 Sustainability Report Image

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    08-03-07

    Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX) publishes 2006 Sustainability Report

    Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) released its 2006 Sustainability Report – Connected by a Higher Purpose, which highlights the company’s 2006 social, economic and environmental performance. For the first time, Baxter has outlined broad sustainability priorities in the report that will ...

    Baxter Releases Eighth Annual Sustainability Report Image

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    08-02-07

    Baxter Releases Eighth Annual Sustainability Report

    DEERFIELD, IL. - August 2, 2007 - Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) today released its 2006 Sustainability Report - Connected by a Higher Purpose, which highlights the company's 2006 social, economic and environmental performance. For the first time, Baxter has outlined...

    Grants Awarded to Health Organization Serving Hurricane-Affected Communities Image

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    07-11-07

    Grants Awarded to Health Organization Serving Hurricane-Affected Communities

    JACKSON, MS - July 11, 2007 "“ The Foundation for the Mid South (FMS) announced today the recipients of grants totaling $98,687 on behalf of The Baxter International Foundation Health Recovery Fund. More than $1.1 million in grants have been awarded since the fund’s incepti...

    Medtronic Names David Etzwiler Executive Director of the Medtronic Foundation Image

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    05-21-07

    Medtronic Names David Etzwiler Executive Director of the Medtronic Foundation

    MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 21, 2007--Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:MDT) today announced that David Etzwiler has been named vice president of community affairs and executive director of the Medtronic Foundation. Etzwiler replaces Penny Hunt, who led worldwide philanthropy effo...

    Baxter Highlights Recent Sustainable Activities and Recognition Image

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    05-10-07

    Baxter Highlights Recent Sustainable Activities and Recognition

    May 10, 2007- Baxter was recently recognized by two organizations, the Ethisphere Council and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, for its leadership in ethics, community engagement and environmental initiatives. Additionally, Baxter was applauded for its involvement in...

    Baxter Announces Carbon Neutral Headquarters Image

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    04-25-07

    Baxter Announces Carbon Neutral Headquarters

    DEERFIELD, IL - April 25, 2007 "“ In a keynote address today to nearly 600 attendees at the 2007 Ceres Conference in Boston, Baxter Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Robert L. Parkinson, Jr. emphasized the important role that corporations are playing in advancing solution...

     Merck KGaA and WHO Conclude Partnership to Control Schistosomiasis in Africa Image

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    04-19-07

    Merck KGaA and WHO Conclude Partnership to Control Schistosomiasis in Africa

    GENEVA & DARMSTADT, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 19, 2007--Merck KGaA (FWB:MRK) (GER:MRK) announced today the conclusion of a ten-year partnership with WHO to control schistosomiasis in African schoolchildren. For this purpose, Merck will provide for free 200 million ...

    Medtronic Seeking "Global Heroes": Long-Distance Runners Benefitting from Medical Technology Image

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    03-28-07

    Medtronic Seeking "Global Heroes": Long-Distance Runners Benefitting from Medical Technology

    MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 28, 2007--Medtronic, Inc. announced today the launch of its recruitment of runners from around the world who benefit from medical technology to participate in the second annual Medtronic Global Heroes program. Up to 25 runners will be sele...

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