This guest blog comes from Beth Hunter, associate communications consultant for Lilly Health, Safety, and Environment and communications lead for Lilly's 2013 Global Day of Service.
Since the Global Day of Service launched in 2008, Lilly employees have given 625,000 hours of service to communities around the world. This year, more than 20,000 employees will participate in nearly 60 countries, from Australia to Honduras and many places in between.
A Lilly scientist, David Raches has a heart for service. Most of his volunteer work has focused on a community he’s familiar with—his own. That is until he stepped off a plane in Salvador, Brazil, in June 2012. As a Lilly ambassador with Connecting Hearts Abroad, David stepped into an unfamiliar, underserved community far outside his comfort zone. That’s when his life changed in ways he could not have foreseen.
On Wednesday, October 9th at 10am PDT, Source Intelligence’s virtual conflict minerals symposium series will feature Ed Viesturs and his presentation entitled, “No Shortcuts to the Top”.
The high-altitude mountaineer, motivational speaker and author will discus his record-breaking climbs and a new era where stakeholders of major corporations will need to embrace the increasingly critical role of the CSR for their organization’s global success.
With the pressure on companies to comply to Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Consumer Protection Act, it is understandable that difficult questions are being asked. In response to this, Source Intelligence is launching a new blog to answer all the tough questions asked by both current and potential clients. Source Intelligence has gathered the experts to go in depth to explain the important details and give advice about the best course of action.
Baxter engages in a variety of advocacy and community outreach efforts throughout the year to educate policymakers on issues affecting patients. These efforts also provide opportunities outside of the office for Baxter employees to voluntarily engage and raise awareness of healthcare disparities and diseases that disproportionately impact the populations they represent.
“Power On!” celebration held to honor Cadillac dealers’ funding for the more than 5,300 pediatric patients its donation will support over the next year
PITTSBURGH, PA, October 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Cadillac Metropolitan Pittsburgh Dealer Advertising Association has partnered with CBS EcoMedia Inc. through its WellnessAd advertising to fund 11 Starlight Tablets for three Pittsburgh hospitals: Allegheny General Hospital, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, and The Children’s Institute.
CocaCola demonstrates being Solutions-Oriented via initiatives addressing social issue of obesity
Solutions-Oriented - Working with key stakeholders, adopt business models and strategies that address systemic social, economic and environmental problems; scale solutions in all aspects of the company, including relationships with customers and suppliers.
College students with food allergies and other dietary restrictions get some help from Sodexo, whose Simple Servings food station keeps them from guessing their meal contents, ultimately keeping them safe. Read More at USA TODAY College.
Reports new study in Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Washington D.C., October 2, 2013 – A study published in the October 2013 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry found that approximately one in three teens with bipolar disorder developed substance abuse, for the first time, during 4 years of follow-up. The study also identified several risk factors that predicted who among these teens was most likely to develop substance abuse.