Health and Wellness CSR News

Southwest Airlines Medical Transportation Grant Program: 33,000 Lives and Counting!


By: Debbie Wafford

As manager of the Southwest Airlines Medical Transportation Grant Program, I have the privilege of working on a program that has touched the lives of more than 33,000 patients and their families. Throughout the year, we receive numerous thank you notes from patients, doctors, and social workers. And while every story is special, this year the story of Toby Shaw has especially touched me.

Happy 2nd Birthday to Goldcorp’s Blog!

As today marks the second anniversary of Goldcorp’s blog, Above Ground Online, it seems like a good time to celebrate three key and necessary elements of corporate citizenship: transparency, listening and responding.

By Valerie Pascale, Manager of Corporate Social Responsibility

As today marks the second anniversary of Goldcorp’s blog, Above Ground Online, it seems like a good time to celebrate three key and necessary elements of corporate citizenship: transparency, listening and responding. These elements drive the importance of the blog as an interactive forum for discussion between Goldcorp, their global communities and stakeholder groups.

Lilly CR Report Highlights Efforts to Make Life Better

By David Marbaugh

We’re pleased to announce that Lilly’s 2012/2013 Corporate Responsibility Report, and a condensed highlights version, is now available. The report provides a full accounting of the progress Lilly made on numerous corporate responsibility efforts. This video provides a snapshot of our global corporate responsibility efforts.    

Starlight Children’s Foundation and CBS EcoMedia Named Finalists in 2014 Cause Marketing Halo Awards

WellnessAd Campaign One of Three Finalists in Business Model Integration Category
Press Release

LOS ANGELES, February 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The WellnessAd Campaign from Starlight Children’s Foundation, a global charity that partners with experts to improve the life and health of kids and families around the world and CBS EcoMedia has been named as one of the three finalist entries in contention for a Cause Marketing Halo Award in the Business Model Integration Category.

Versaic Success Story - Denny's Hungry for Education

Multimedia with summary

Denny’s is back for year two of its Hungry for Education (HFE) scholarship program and once again, Versaic is the engine behind the scenes. We’re making sure that it’s simple for students from high school through college to submit applications and equally simple for the Denny’s team to manage the entire process. The HFE program was so successful last year that America’s Diner has quadrupled its investment in the program, going nation-wide with the initiative and partnering with a broader group of non-profit minority advocacy organizations.

Merial Announces EU Approval For NexGard®

Strengthens Merial’s parasiticides portfolio for companion animals
Press Release

February 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Sanofi and its animal health division, Merial, today announced that the European Commission has approved NexGard® (afoxolaner) for the treatment of flea and tick infestations in dogs. One oral treatment kills fleas for at least 5 weeks and ticks for up to one month. NexGard can also be used as part of a treatment strategy for the control of Flea Allergy Dermatitis (FAD)1.

Engage Employees by Giving Them a Sense of Purpose


By Sarah Ford

The workforce can be a great launch pad for a company and its employees to work together and make an impact.  But, “what if your business is primarily commercial and not, well, saving the world?”  That’s a question Don Fornes, Founder and CEO at Software Advice, recently addressed in his blog post, “It’s Not Every Day You Get to Save a Five-Year-Old’s Life.”

Eric Roston Discusses on Sierra Club Radio

Multimedia with summary

Recently Bloomerg’s head editor of, Eric Roston, was interviewed on Sierra Club Radio. is an "international news site covering issues that touch sustainability from energy and climate to some of the human rights and social issues that we see companies and investors and governments struggling with”. Roston explains that Bloomberg, as an international news source with over 2000 journalists all over the world has the ability to report on sustainability stories that other companies are not.

Local CITGO Marketer C.N. Brown Company Supports the Muscular Dystrophy Association with 2014 "Buy A Shamrock" Campaign

Press Release

SOUTH PARIS, Maine, Feb. 18, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation and local CITGO Marketer C.N. Brown Company are proud to once again sponsor the "Buy A Shamrock" campaign to benefit the local chapter of the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA).


Subscribe to Health and Wellness