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Symantec Makes Sustainable Food Choices

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At Symantec's cafe in Mountain View, California Executive Chef Robert Sapirman purchases cage-free eggs and sustainable seafood, sources locally, and supports the small farmers doing things right. This October, Symantec hosts its first Less Meet Monday to reduce GHG emissions and show diners how delicious plant-based proteins can be.

Learn more about how you can do your part to support a sustainable food system.

Making Road Trips Safer With Pets Aboard Is All About 'Location'

By Jim Gorzelany
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Despite rising gas prices, millions of Americans will be packing up the family SUV and taking to the highways on weekend excursions and extended vacations alike. And given the cost of care and boarding, a large percentage of them will be taking their road trips with one or more pets coming along for the ride.

Costa Cruises and AISM: Tours Now Also Accessible to Guests with Disabilities for the First Time

The new "Adagio Tours", available for Mediterranean cruises on the flagship Costa Diadema from January 2019, will also allow guests with impaired mobility to take part in group shore excursions.
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The new "Adagio Tours", available for Mediterranean cruises on the flagship Costa Diadema from January 2019, will also allow guests with impaired mobility to take part in group shore excursions. The programs have been planned with the help of 15 women with multiple sclerosis, thanks to an initiative promoted by the Costa Crociere Foundation and AISM.

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The new "Adagio Tours", available for Mediterranean cruises on the flagship Costa Diadema from January 2019, will also allow guests with impaired mobility to take part in group shore excursions. The programs have been planned with the help of 15 women with multiple sclerosis, thanks to an initiative promoted by the Costa Crociere Foundation and AISM.

Subaru and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Deliver “Gestures of Hope” to Cancer Patients at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper

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Executives from Subaru of America’s corporate headquarters and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) delivered messages of hope and 100 specially made blankets to outpatients at MD Anderson at Cooper to help encourage patients and keep them warm as they continue their fight against cancer. [...]

Read the full post on the Inside Cooper blog.

VIDEO | My Stuffed Animal Has Cancer Just Like Me

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Aaron Horowitz, CEO of Sproutel and inventor of the My Special Aflac Duck, discusses his passion for helping children with serious illnesses and how working with the Aflac Duck has enabled him to apply his talents for a great purpose.

Visit NYPost.com to watch the video and read the full article.

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Beating NCDs: Why It’s Time to Count Nestlé In!

By Chavanne Hanson, Deputy Head of Global Public Affairs
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Today, the United Nations (UN) hosts a highly anticipated meeting to discuss progress and next steps on fighting chronic diseases like cancer, diabetes and heart disease – otherwise known as non-communicable diseases, or NCDs.

We’re keen to play our part, and indeed both the UN and World Health Organization (WHO) recently called upon food and beverage companies like Nestlé to engage in the battle against such diseases.

WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros wrote: "We must use whatever partnerships are open to us, in whatever way we can, to achieve our goals… it’s the only way."

Health for Humanity: Our Contribution to a Better World

By Kathryn Wengel, Chief Global Supply Chain Officer for Johnson & Johnson
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Is it easy to solve some of the world’s most pressing healthcare challenges? No, but that shouldn’t stop us from trying.

At Johnson & Johnson, we blend heart, science and ingenuity to change the trajectory of health for humanity. This aspiration includes positively impacting patients and consumers, as well as the health of our employees, our communities and the planet. After all, you can’t have healthy people without a healthy planet!

Calling on the Private Sector to Solve the Next Great Health Crisis of Our Time – Global Safe Surgery

Chief Medical Officer, GE Foundation
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The global health world periodically has rude awakenings that expose vulnerabilities in countries’ preparedness to handle health crises. The outbreaks of Ebola and Zika in recent years are a glaring example of this weakness, exposing how poorly prepared areas like West Africa were for threats of that magnitude. Governments, civil society, and the private sector leapt into action with the resources to help, but their aid arrived late and was not completely organized, rendering their relationships and resources underutilized.

CVS Health Announces Commitment to Build Healthier Communities in Ohio

New community investments build on the company’s legacy of support across the state
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WOONSOCKET, R.I., September 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ – CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced a series of community investments to improve the health and wellness of local communities in Ohio. More than $150,000 in new grants will help support Ohio nonprofits helping to mitigate prescription drug abuse and expand access to quality, convenient and affordable care across the state.

Healthy Food Choices Are Also Good for the Planet

Symantec and Aramark work to support a sustainable food system
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By Aramark Executive Chef Robert Sapirman

Healthier soil and water, fewer greenhouse gases (GHG), less food waste, and better treatment of animals are all benefits of a sustainable food system. As governments, corporations, scientists, NGOs and others look at how to adequately feed nearly 10 billion people by 2050, many are also focused on achieving this in a manner that reduces pressure on the environment. Did you know:

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