Health and Wellness CSR News

Global Industry Leaders Unite for Conflict Minerals Compliance


The Conflict Minerals Consortium presents the inaugural Global Conflict Minerals Symposium taking place in Los Angeles, California on August 21-22 of this year. The Symposium coincides with the 1-year anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Section 1502 Conflict Minerals Final Rule.  

This invitation-only event will convene a diverse cross-section of attendees to share their practical experience, insights, and vision for achieving conflict-free sourcing practices globally with the implementation of effective regulations.

Making an Impact: The CVS Caremark Charitable Trust Helps Nonprofits Improve the Lives of Children of All Abilities


By Eileen Howard Boone

Have you ever witnessed something truly remarkable and inspiring? At Hole in the Wall Gang, life-changing stories occur on a daily basis as the organization works to provide children with serious medical conditions the chance to discover the world of possibilities that camp has to offer. 

American Cancer Society Announces Sponsors for Corporate Impact Conference


The American Cancer Society is proud to announce the 2013 sponsors for the Corporate Impact Conference, to be held in Denver, Colorado on June 12-13, 2013.  

Presenting sponsors include: AGLA and US Bank.

Leadership sponsors include: Avis Budget Group, CoBiz Financial, Firstbank Holding Company, Wyndham worlwide, Banyan Communications, and Wellpoint.

SSD Fire Has His Sneakers Ready. Do You?

SSD Fire has his sneakers ready for the Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community. Do you have yours ready?
Susquehanna Service Dogs is one of 41 organizations participating in the Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community. Lace up your sneakers and join Fire and SSD in the 5K Walk or One Mile Fun Walk at Harrisburg Area Community College on May 18. All of the funds raised for SSD go directly to SSD.
There are several ways you can support SSD in the Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community.

General Mills Reports Progress on Global Responsibility Efforts

Company announces commitment to sustainable sourcing
Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS, April 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Today, General Mills released its 2013 Global Responsibility Report, which outlines the company’s progress and commitments in the areas of health, environment, sourcing, workplace and community engagement. The full report can be accessed at

Conflict Minerals Clock Thunders in Global Brands Ears


Within the last month, the Conflict Minerals 'clock' has gone from a mild tick to a loud thunder in the ears of Global Brands. Source Intelligence has received unrivaled amounts of Request For Proposals (RFP) indicating mass awareness of the importance to comply. 

Sanofi Patient Connection™...A Look Back at the First Year

Press Release

April 26, 2013 /3BL Media/ - In 2012 Sanofi US launched “Sanofi Patient Connection (SPC)” a cutting-edge program to provide reimbursement support and patient assistance to help patients access our products, additional services and resources that may be useful in the comprehensive management of their diseases. Let’s take a look back at the first year to see how the program is doing in relation to its three primary patient centered objectives.

Inspiring the Next Generation of Scientists


On Saturday, April 20, 2013, the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia was transformed into a science wonderland, filled with awe and excitement!

American Cancer Society Marks 100th Birthday with Call to Finish the Fight

Press Release

ATLANTA, April 26, 2013 /3BL Media/ – On Wednesday, May 22, 2013, the American Cancer Society will celebrate 100 years of saving lives and creating more birthdays.

Nestlé’s water grab: All a big misunderstanding?

Read what has Charlie Ashford has to say about Nestlé’s new scandal

“It’s a question of whether we should privatise the normal water supply for the population,” says Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, Chairman of Nestlé. “One opinion, which I think is extreme, is represented by the NGOs… As a human being you should have a right to water. That’s an extreme solution.”


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