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How to Rid the World of Neglected Tropical Diseases

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Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) affect over one billion people worldwide. This group of viral, bacterial and parasitic diseases can be found in 149 countries – that’s 76 percent of countries in the world – and most often affects impoverished populations, who lack access to clean water or sanitation and live in close contact with infectious vectors. The effects of NTDs on communities can be devastating – keeping children out of school and preventing adults from going to work or caring for themselves or their families.

Carnival Cruise Line Named St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital’s ‘Corporate Partner of the Year’

World’s most popular cruise line recognized for outstanding support through innovative fundraising activities and on-site events
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MIAMI, June 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Carnival Cruise Line – which has raised more than $16 million for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital over the past eight years and serves as its Official Celebration Partner – has been named the organization’s “Corporate Partner of the Year” for its outstanding support through innovative fundraising activities and engaging on-site events for patients.

Sodexo Receives Innovative Technology Designation From Vizient for CDX (Compliance Document Exchange)

Designation recognizes products that bring improvements to the health care industry
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 20, 2018  /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, announced its Compliance Document Exchange (CDX) program has received a 2017 Innovative Technology designation from Vizient, Inc., the largest member-driven healthcare performance improvement company in the country.

Aflac: Committed to Making a Difference in the Lives of Kids With Cancer

My Special Aflac Duck is the latest addition to the company's ongoing Aflac Childhood Cancer Campaign
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Since 1995, Aflac employees, agents and The Aflac Foundation, Inc., have donated more than $125 million toward pediatric cancer research and treatment. We are committed to helping make a difference in the lives of children facing cancer across the country, because every child deserves a lifetime.

Pizza Hut Pledges All Chicken to Be Raised Without Antibiotics by 2022

Commitment consists of all chicken, including wings, at Pizza Hut/WingStreet locations; Company first national pizza restaurant to make commitment on bone-in/bone-out wings
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PLANO, Texas, June 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Pizza Hut announced today its commitment to serve chicken raised free of antibiotics important to human medicine (per World Health Organization) by 2022.

This commitment comprises all chicken, including the company’s WingStreet wings, and comes roughly a year after the brand completed the removal of antibiotics important to human medicine from its chicken for pizza. Pizza Hut is the first national pizza company to commit to an antibiotic policy for chicken wings.

Gerber’s Nutrition Research Puts Families on a Healthy Path

New parents don’t have to lose sleep about their kids’ well-being. Find out how Gerber can connect you to top nutrition resources.
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By Bill Partyka, President & CEO — Gerber Products Company

My son is grown now, but the memory of the exhausting, sleepless nights after we brought him home from the hospital always stays fresh. Like many new parents, we were nervous about everything. Were our babies eating enough? Too much? Getting the right nutrients? How would we know if they were full?

Using the Science of Partnerships to Drive Patient Impact

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In Africa, patients can outnumber doctors 3,000 to 1. That’s one of the reasons why Pfizer is dedicated to fostering innovative partnerships that allow us to mobilize resources to help find new and unique solutions that increase access to needed health care.

Our colleague Willy Soriney, Strategic Partnership Director, works in Kenya using the science of partnerships to look for new approaches that can speed access to critical health interventions and fill unmet medical needs, bringing quality health care to those who need it most.

American Express Ranks #1 on Fatherly’s List of The 50 Best Places to Work for New Dads

The 4th annual report celebrates the leading family leave policies of American companies
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NEW YORK, June 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ –American Express announced today that it has been ranked #1 on the 50 Best Places to Work for New Dads by Fatherly, the leading digital media brand for dads. American Express is one of just 50 companies included on the annual report highlighting the best paternity benefits offered by companies in the United States.

Cigna Corporate Responsibility Report Highlights Key Environmental, Social, Governance Efforts

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  • Lowered opioid use among customers by 25 percent
  • Delivered 10,000 free health screenings nationwide
  • Established new 2020 environmental sustainability targets
  • Provided $21 million in Cigna philanthropic giving
  • Progressed toward UN Sustainable Development Goals

Mohawk Group Debuts Five Living Products At NeoCon

A commitment to handprints over footprints brings inspired flooring to contract interiors
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CHICAGO, June 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Mohawk Group, a leading commercial flooring company known for cutting-edge and innovative flooring solutions, debuted five new Living Product Challenge Petal certified flooring products last week at NeoCon in Chicago. These sustainable offerings include biophilia-inspired floor coverings that span several categories and are all unified under a commitment to leaving more “handprints” than footprints. All five are carbon-neutral and give more back to the environment than they take in their entire life cycles.

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