Health and Wellness CSR News

Bristol-Myers Squibb Named One of the World’s Most Admired Companies

Press Release

Bristol-Myers Squibb was named to Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies list as part of the magazine’s annual rankings. The company was No. 5 in the Pharmaceuticals category.

The list is put together based on responses from thousands of survey participants. Fortune notes the companies featured on the World’s Most Admired list “represent the pinnacle of excellence in nine key performance areas, from investment value to social responsibility.”

Twitter Chat Announcement: “Non-Communicable Diseases: Co-Creating Solutions for Prevention and Treatment” with PSI, Intra Health International, and the Novartis Foundation Next Wed at 10, ET

Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ - What do cervical cancer, Type 2 diabetes, and hypertension have in common? They are three diseases that are largely preventable, easily screened for/diagnosed, and highly treatable with known therapies. Addressing non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as these, is a problem we can solve if we work together.

LIXIL Takes the Lead in Affordable and Clean Toilets for Developing Nations

Article

LIXIL Group Corp. has been offering affordable and clean toilets to help enhance sanitation in developing nations.

The major toilet and housing equipment manufacturer has put in place 1.2 million units of the “safe toilet,” known as SATO, in developing countries through donations by citizens’ groups and foundations as well as LIXIL's direct sales.

Click here to read the full article

Timberland Kicks Off 26th Year of Path of Service™ Volunteer Program With In-House Event to Benefit the American Heart Association

Multimedia with summary

Last year, global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland celebrated the 25th anniversary of its Path of ServiceTM volunteer program, which offers employees up to 40 paid hours each year to serve in their communities. The brand finished the year strong by engaging employees at its Stratham, New Hampshire headquarters to serve 200 families through the annual Holiday Giving Tree.

LA Kings Visit Patients at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

AEG’s Kings players and team mascot Bailey visit with patients, families and hospital staff for annual team visit at Southern California’s largest pediatric hospital
Multimedia with summary

As part of their longstanding relationship with Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), AEG’s LA Kings players Anze Kopitar, Drew Doughty, Jeff Carter, Jonathan Quick and team mascot Bailey visited patients on Tuesday, Jan. 16 at CHLA. During the team’s annual visit, players spent the afternoon with patients, families and hospital staff posing for pictures and playing games on various floors of Southern California’s largest pediatric hospital.

Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) Recognizes Merck's Dr. Julie Gerberding for Significant Contributions to Health Care

Article

Dr. Julie L. Gerberding, M.D., M.P.H., Executive Vice President & Chief Patient Officer, Strategic Communications, Global Public Policy and Population Health for Merck, has been named the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) 2018 Woman of the Year.

Keep That Resolution: It Can Yield More Than You Think

By: Lorna Donatone
Blog

This past year, I did the unthinkable and followed through on a resolution. And, by following through, my CrossFit journey didn’t just help me find my abs; it also gave me a crash course in business endurance and career success.

The start was all mental obstacles. My career had forced me to ruthlessly prioritize my time. I fit in exercise, but it was more of a squeeze-in than a priority.

Haworth Kerry Center Organic Office and Showroom Is the First WELL Certified Pilot Project in China

Article

We’re proud to announce that the Haworth Kerry Center Organic Office and Showroom, a 12,917 square-foot showroom, is the first WELL Certified pilot project in China. An example of wellness, sustainability, creative thinking and beautiful design, the showroom reflects Haworth’s vision for its employees and its clients. The showroom is designed to accommodate different work styles, events and workshops while providing a sense of sophistication, style and warmth.

Ohio Businesses Call on Senate to Protect Renewable and Energy Efficiency Standards

Business leaders join together in opposing rollbacks to Ohio’s clean energy standards, emphasizing statewide economic and health benefits
Press Release

January 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Ohio Senate is moving quickly to act on legislation that would undercut Ohio’s clean energy economy. In response, major businesses, investors, healthcare providers and trade associations representing nearly 200,000 employees are gathering to voice their firm opposition to legislation that would roll back the state’s clean energy standards. 

Booz Allen & Kaggle’s Annual Data Science Competition Puts Artificial Intelligence to Work Accelerating Life-Saving Medical Research

Blog

Somewhere, buried in one of tens of millions of cell samples, could lie the next great breakthrough in disease prevention or cure. But one of the great barriers to finding it could be the need for human eyes to evaluate a corresponding mountain of cell images, one by one. In an era when terabytes of data can be analyzed in just a few days, the opportunity to enhance automation of biomedical analysis could help researchers achieve breakthroughs faster in the treatment of almost every disease—from cancer, diabetes and rare disorders to the common cold.

Pages

Subscribe to Health and Wellness