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The Sustainability Edge in Real Estate Investing

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by Kimberly Ryan, Senior Portfolio Manager, Wells Fargo Private Bank

Commercial real estate can have a significant impact on the environment and an increasing number of real estate industry professionals are incorporating sustainability practices into corporate strategy and building management. Kimberly Ryan, Portfolio Manager for Wells Fargo Private Bank’s Social Impact Investing (SII) REIT strategies offers her thoughts on the benefits of integrating sustainability and ESG analysis into the REIT investment process.

America’s Housing Crisis Is a Chance to Change the Narrative and Fix the Future

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by Zane Fischer, CEO, Extraordinary Structures 

A Good House is Hard to Find

Death and taxes may be certain, but food and shelter are non-negotiable. In the United States, we waste a lot of food, but we’re running out of houses. In a society ostensibly dedicated to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, the right to protection from the elements seems distinctly absent.

JLABS @ Shanghai: The Innovation Hub That's Poised to Shake Up the Healthcare Start-Up Scene in Asia

By Nicole Frehsee Mazur
Summary: 
Sharon Chan, head of the first Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS, in Asia, gives us a tour of the exciting new incubator that's designed to help entrepreneurs turn great ideas into great products.
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Sharon Chan, head of the first Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS, in Asia, gives us a tour of the exciting new incubator that's designed to help entrepreneurs turn great ideas into great products.

Can You Imagine Overseeing the Safety of Thousands of Product Ingredients? This Johnson & Johnson Scientist Can

By Kurt Reynertson, as told to Nicole Frehsee Mazur
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Ever wonder what's in the mouthwash, lotion or shampoo you use? Kurt Reynertson knows everything there is to know about the ingredients in the company's consumer products—and the measures Johnson & Johnson takes to keep you safe.

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Ever wonder what's in the mouthwash, lotion or shampoo you use? Kurt Reynertson knows everything there is to know about the ingredients in the company's consumer products—and the measures Johnson & Johnson takes to keep you safe.

The Arbor Day Foundation Launches New Tree Campus Healthcare Recognition Program

Program to Raise Awareness and Celebrate the Importance of Trees and Health
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LINCOLN, Neb., September 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ -  The Arbor Day Foundation announced today the launch of its new Tree Campus Healthcare program. This one-of-a-kind program aims to transform community health and wellness and ultimately save lives through the health benefits provided by trees, as well as recognize health institutions that make a mission-aligned impact to improve community wellness through tree planting, education, and community engagement.

How a Digital Platform Is Paving the Way for Health-tech in Pakistan

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By Nida Shehzad, lead for digital and innovation at Sehat Kahani

Pakistan produces thousands of, mainly female, doctors, every year, yet 42% of the population have no connection with healthcare. A dynamic medical duo has come up with a hi-tech solution

Regional Health Provides Cancer Patients With a New Fun Tool

By Cali Montana
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RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA, TV) - Rapid City Regional Health welcomed some new feathered friends to its pediatric floor.

Thanks to a donation from Aflac, the hospital is providing young patients with a new fun tool.

"It's a gift that we can give to all of our patients that we see who have cancer and are receiving chemo. It's a way for them to communicate their feelings," says Regional Health Nurse Amanda Horsley.

Aflac Reports on Effort to Give Children With Cancer Huggable Robots

Aflac says some of the money for the Aflac Duck robots comes from donations from agents.
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By Allison Bell 

A foundation affiliated with Aflac Inc. has given toy robots that look like the Aflac Duck to children who are facing cancer in about 200 U.S. hospitals and clinics, Aflac said today.

The Columbus, Georgia-based company started distributing My Special Aflac Duck robots last year.

World Population Day 2019: Addressing the Environmental and Social Impacts of Rapid Population Growth

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In the wake of the world’s population reaching 5 billion people, World Population Day was established in 1989 by the UN. The purpose of this day is to bring attention to the environmental and social impacts of rapid population growth.

Teva Drives Progress to Address Pressing Global Health Challenges While Maintaining Focus on Compliance

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Jerusalem, July 11, 2019 – Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE and TASE: TEVA) published today its 2018 Social Impact Report, highlighting how the world’s leading provider of generic medicines helped create a healthier world through its product portfolio, patient programs, environmental sustainability actions and corporate culture rooted in compliance and ethics.  

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