Health and Wellness CSR News

High-Level UN Dialogue on Harnessing Africa's Demographic Dividend

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New York, USA. September 22, 2017: Today, at the United Nations, His Excellency Prof. Alpha Condé, President of Guinea and Chairperson of the African Union, convened a high-level meeting to strengthen the partnership with the private sector and discuss opportunities created by Africa’s demographic change. Bringing together African leaders, CEOs and other development partners, the event explored how smart investments in health, empowerment, education and employment can reduce vulnerability and support young people to reach their full potential.

Investors Take Notice: Healthy Building Features Could Contribute to Corporate Financial Value

The business benefits of healthier buildings are driving investor attention to ways they can systematically and comprehensively compare corporate wellness interventions.
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NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Businesses, real estate professionals, and investors who are interested in increasing financial value should be taking strong interest in the healthy building movement, a new report by DelosTM reveals.

The report, “Health, Well-being, and the Evolution of ESG,” explains that the promotion of employee health and well-being is emerging as a key new material element that investors should be demanding in Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) corporate reporting.

Connected Living Teams up With UsAgainstAlzheimer’s, Sodexo and Other Leading Organizations to Support Families for World Alzheimer’s Day

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QUINCY, Mass., September 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ - In recognition of World Alzheimer’s Day, Connected Living, a provider of social networking services to families and senior citizens, announced today that it has pledged to donate 15 percent of all proceeds from their app services to UsAgainstAlzheimer’s (UsA2), an innovative nonprofit organization demanding – and delivering – a solution to Alzheimer’s.

LA Galaxy and The Partnership for A Healthier America Team up for a Second Year in Support of “Drink Up” Initiative to Encourage Water Consumption Across Los Angeles

Partnership Brings Engaging Community Events and Water Consumption Awareness to Hispanic Communities Across East Los Angeles As a Part of Drink Up’s Ongoing Advertising Campaign, “H20 Claro™”
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LOS ANGELES, September 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The LA Galaxy and the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), a non-profit organization that works with the private sector to make healthier choices easier for busy parents and families, and an official partner of the club, are teaming up for a second year. The partnership will help bring water consumption awareness to Hispanic communities across east Los Angeles through Drink Up’s “H20 Claro,” campaign and various community events.

Aliko Dangote Foundation and GBCHealth Join Forces to Build African Business Coalition for Health

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NEW YORK, September 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Aliko Dangote today announced that the Aliko Dangote Foundation and GBCHealth have joined forces to forge a new model of partnership in Africa.

A Collaborative Approach to Solving Global Health Issues

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In today’s ever-changing healthcare environment, new and creative solutions are needed to accelerate advances in global health and development. Pfizer is responding to this new global picture by focusing on locally driven and collaborative approaches that aim to break down healthcare access barriers, address the health needs of individuals and support long-term capacity building.

AEG Partners With Nautica Malibu Triathlon to Raise More Than $24,000 for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

AEG employees compete for second year in triathlon’s Entertainment Industry Challenge
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AEG, the leading sports and live entertainment company in the world, partnered with Nautica Malibu Triathlon for the second consecutive year to raise more than $24,000 for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) in conjunction with the 31st annual Nautica Malibu Triathlon presented by Equinox at Zuma Beach in Malibu, Calif. on Sunday, Sept. 17.

Former CDC Chief Launches $225 Million Global Health Initiative

Mike Bloomberg, Mark Zuckerberg, and Bill Gates team up to combat the global burdens of heart disease and infectious epidemics.
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By Lena H. Sun

Tom Frieden, former director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is starting a new initiative to tackle some of global health’s thorniest issues: cardiovascular disease and epidemics.

After Hurricane Irma, Bloomberg Heads to USVI to Raise Awareness

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St. John and St. Thomas, two islands in the U.S. Virgin Islands, were devastated by Hurricane Irma. A week later, the recovery efforts are just getting underway, thanks to private efforts.

Watch: Mike Bloomberg on NBC's Meet the Press to talk about the devastation in the US Virgin Islands.

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