Health and Wellness CSR News

Cisco VIDEO | Giving Voice to the Voiceless

Multimedia with summary

"My father always told me to focus on my vision and passion, and I’ve found that when you focus on something you’re passionate about — and are clear about your mission — you’ll be able to define your path, navigate the worst, and build your dream.”

Mary Elizabeth McCulloch’s life changed on her first trip to Ecuador as a 17-year-old exchange student. It was there she started volunteering in an orphanage for children and adults with disabilities, many of whom had cerebral palsy and were unable to speak.

Working Together Towards Sustainable Healthy Diets

by Christian Frutiger, Global Head of Public Affairs
Blog

In September 2015, world leaders unanimously adopted the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the related 169 targets that we must all work towards to ensure a sustainable future.

Every year, the global community comes together at the UN High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) in New York to highlight the efforts that countries, civil society and businesses are making to achieve the SDGs. The Forum is a global hub to exchange ideas and best practices, and promote partnerships to accelerate progress against the 2030 goals. 

Let Local Partners Lead

Engaging stakeholders to build health workforce and research capacity
Blog

On June 11, Paraguay became the first country to be certified malaria-free by the World Health Organization (WHO) in more than 40 years. This is the latest in a series of triumphs for global efforts to combat infectious diseases. In December, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative reported a 99 percent reduction in annual polio cases since 1988.

Teva Highlights Key Milestones Achieved in the 2017 Social Impact Report

Article

A message from our CEO, Kåre Schultz
Teva has a rich history of providing innovative, high-quality generic and specialty drugs and health solutions to patients around the world every day. Since joining the company late last year, I’ve been motivated by the opportunity to advance this legacy of promoting health.

Hotpoint Launches ‘Fresh Thinking for Forgotten Food’ Campaign With Jamie Oliver

Campaign focused on reducing food waste
Multimedia with summary

This summer, Hotpoint is launching the Fresh Thinking for Forgotten Food campaign alongside Jamie Oliver, encouraging consumers to think differently about their leftovers and reduce their food waste.

The Power of Connection Among Parents of Medically Complex Children

by Erica Hess
Blog

Imagine if your child were having severe seizures and not walking or talking. Now imagine you had no idea why this was happening—and would need to wait 10 years to discover the answer.

This was Stephanie Rankin’s experience with her son Beorn, the fourth of her five children. Fear eventually morphed into frustration and loneliness over her decade of searching with her husband for a diagnosis.

Saving Mothers, Giving Life: Reflecting on Five Years of Partnership

by Dr. Mary-Ann Etiebet, Executive Director of Merck for Mothers
Blog

Five years ago, Saving Mothers, Giving Life (SMGL) – a major public-private partnership – set the ambitious goal of reducing maternal mortality by half in target districts in Uganda and Zambia, and later Nigeria.

Aflac CEO Dan Amos Among 50 Best CEOs Focused on Diversity

Amos ranks 16th on annual list compiled by Comparably
Multimedia with summary

Aflac CEO Dan Amos has ranked No. 16 on Comparably​’s list of 50 Best CEOs focused on diversity!

According to their website, the list is compiled based on anonymous feedback submitted by employees over a 12-month period.

More Than 300 Partners Want to Know – What Do Women and Girls Want Most When It Comes to Quality Health Care?

by Betsy McCallon, Chief Executive Officer, White Ribbon Alliance
Blog

Since our beginnings nearly 20 years ago, White Ribbon Alliance has brought diverse partners together to advance reproductive and maternal health and rights for women and girls. It’s always exciting to witness community, national and global partners bring their unique talents and resources together and realize a shared goal. The recently launched What Women Want campaign is especially motivating given its potential to transform accountability for reproductive and maternal health at the global and national levels.

Sanofi Publishes Its 2017 Integrated Report

Article

On June 28th, Sanofi, a global healthcare leader, released its 2017 Integrated Report. This report is a reflection of the company’s vision, linking sustainability performance to business results, showing Sanofi’s contribution to the major challenges and key issues that must be addressed today. It is a communication channel for a wide range of stakeholders.

Pages

Subscribe to Health and Wellness