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First Production 2013 SRT Viper GTS Auctioned for $300,000 at Barrett-Jackson Auction – Proceeds Go to Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer

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(3BL Media) Auburn Hills, MI - June 25, 2012 - The Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer will receive $300,000 from auction proceeds of the first production-model 2013 SRT Viper GTS, following the Barrett-Jackson Orange County (Calif.) event this past weekend.

To support children and families dealing with the challenges of pediatric cancer, Chrysler Group’s Street and Racing Technology (SRT) brand teamed with The Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer and the American Le Mans Series, by auctioning the world-class supercar.

Greener Products Essential to Sustainable Healthcare

Suppliers like Johnson & Johnson address lifecycle analysis to reduce environmental impacts
Press Release

(3BL Media) June 27, 2012 - Recognizing that human health is connected to the health of the planet, healthcare providers and suppliers are making strides to reduce their environmental impact. A major component of this is through greener products and supplies.

Final Business Forum Text Packed with Commitments and Innovations Presented to UN Secretary-General at Rio+20

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(3BL Media) Rio de Janeiro - June 21, 2012 - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today accepted the full set of outcomes from the Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum, including a listing of more than 200 business commitments.

Abbott Participates in Panel Discussion on Shared Value in Health Care

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Last week, Abbott’s Divisional Vice President of Global Citizenship and Policy Katherine Pickus participated in a webinar panel discussing opportunities to create shared value in global health care, hosted by social impact consultant group FSG.

Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum Daily Wrap: 18 June

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(3BL Media) Rio de Janeiro - June 18, 2012 - The following announcements were made today during the Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum. 

Sustainable Stock Exchange 2012 Dialogues
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Rio+20: Business Leaders to Deliver on Strategies for Sustainability at 15-18 June Forum, Ahead of the Rio+20 Summit

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(3BL Media) Rio de Janeiro - 15 June 2012 - “Innovation and collaboration are driving a bottom-up change process across many critical areas of contemporary life,” UN Global Compact Executive Director Georg Kell said at the opening of a business forum that precedes the United Nations sustainable development conference in Rio de Janeiro.

“Relay until cancer is dead,” says Volunteer Founder

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By Sabriya Rice

Dr. Gordy Klatt, the colorectal surgeon who founded the American Cancer Society Relay For Life program, announced recently that he has been diagnosed with stomach cancer. The news spread quickly throughout the Relay community as local events were just getting underway. Messages of support poured in from cancer survivors around the world.

The Sad News About Tanning Beds And Sun Safe Behaviors

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Incredulous. Astounding. Unanticipated.

Those were my initial thoughts when I had a moment to read the two reports released yesterday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about the use of tanning beds and sunburn/sun protective behaviors.

A New Treatment For Breast Cancer That Makes A Difference

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By Dr. Len

This is the stuff of science fiction, a dream, something you could envision but were skeptical it could be done. But now it has been done, and raises the question of whether we are headed "back to the future" in the treatment of cancer.

Project HOPE Presents Dr. Lechleiter, Lilly with Global Health Partner Award

Inaugural award recognizes life-changing impact of 53-year partnership
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INDIANAPOLIS, June 12, 2012 / 3BL Media  / PRNewswire/ -- Project HOPE presented John C. Lechleiter, Ph.D., chairman, president, and chief executive officer of Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) with the inaugural Global Health Partner Award. The award recognizes Dr. Lechleiter's leadership and the longstanding partnership between Lilly and Project HOPE, which continues to help change the lives of people in need through health programs, health education, and humanitarian assistance.

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