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Unilever to Receive 2013 World Environment Center Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development

Award ceremony to take place on May 9, 2013
Press Release

Washington, D.C., December 11, 2012/3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC) is pleased to announce that its 29th Annual Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development will be awarded to Unilever. The company is being recognized for its deep and longstanding commitment to advancing environmental sustainability through its strategic business initiative, the Unilever Sustainable Living Plan, that is applied to its products, governance structure, supply chain and consumers.

Passion Underpins Purpose and Partnerships

By Katie, GSK Community Partnerships
Blog

What do Sanlin Town in Shanghai and Nairobi's Kibera slum have in common?  They are two poor communities where GSK employees are deeply committed to local partnerships--and both were recognized last week as gold standards in global corporate citizenship.

Hershey Partners with Project Peanut Butter to Reduce Malnutrition Among Children in Rural Ghana

Hershey Provides Funding to NGO to Produce Supplemental Nutrition Packs
Summary: 
  • Hershey Provides Funding to NGO to Produce Supplemental Nutrition Packs
  • Peanut-Based Nutrition Product has Proven to be Highly Effective in Saving Lives for At Risk Children
Press Release
  • Hershey Provides Funding to NGO to Produce Supplemental Nutrition Packs
  • Peanut-Based Nutrition Product has Proven to be Highly Effective in Saving Lives for At Risk Children

Kashi Company Helps More People Enjoy Real Food One Spoon At A Time

The Kashi REAL Project’s Latest Campaign Supports Spoons Across America®
Summary: 

Highlights

  • The Kashi REAL Project has donated more than $700,000 to support select nonprofits that are helping more people enjoy real food.  
Press Release

Highlights

  • The Kashi REAL Project has donated more than $700,000 to support select nonprofits that are helping more people enjoy real food.  

Body Check: How a Brainy GE Scientist Helped Revolutionize Medical Imaging

Article

Late one October night 30 years ago, GE scientist John Schenck was lying on a makeshift wooden platform inside a GE lab in upstate New York. Surrounding his body was a large magnet, 30,000 times stronger than the Earth’s magnetic field. Standing at his side were a handful of colleagues. They were there to peer inside Schenck’s head and take the first magnetic resonance scan (MRI) of the brain.

UnitedHealthcare Brings Trust for Public Land Fitness Zone® to Liberty City’s Marva Y. Bannerman Park with Funding from CBS EcoMedia’s WellnessAd

Community members celebrate along with UnitedHealthcare volunteers who worked to prepare park for today’s ribbon cutting
Press Release

MIAMI, December 6, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Marva Y. Bannerman Park has a brand new, custom-built outdoor gym designed to foster fitness and health while providing a positive impact for the entire community.  The new Fitness Zone® installation from The Trust for Public Land (TPL) was made possible by the financial support from UnitedHealthcare’s advertising through CBS EcoMedia’s WellnessAd program.

Five Virginia Schools Earn Healthy School Awards

Sodexo Partners with Marine Corps Marathon to Honor Top Participating Schools in Healthy Kids Fun Run
Press Release

QUANTICO, VA, December 4, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Held on Oct. 27 in Arlington, VA, the Healthy Kids Fun Run hosted its largest participation to date, topping 3,000 children ages five through 12. Nearly half of this race field participated through the coordinated effort of physical education teachers and PTA groups from area schools.

Verizon to Launch Innovative Philanthropic Healthcare Programs to Target Reduction of Healthcare Disparities in Diverse Communities Across Country

Company to Invest Nearly $13 Million in Nonprofit Partnerships Through Grants, In-Kind Technology Solutions to Improve Patient Self-Management, Access and Quality for Children, Women and Seniors
Press Release

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., December 4, 2012 /3BL Media/ - The Verizon Foundation announced today its new program strategy to reduce healthcare disparities; improve quality and access to care; and empower patients in need with better chronic disease management programs through collaborative partnerships with national healthcare nonprofits and health informat

Discovery Communications Inc.: Award-Winning INSIDE STORY Set for Pan-African Broadcast and Theatrical Distribution

Much-Anticipated Feature Film Will Entertain Millions Across Sub-Saharan Africa, Makes World Broadcast Premiere on SABC1 on Saturday, December 8
Press Release

Silver Spring, Md., December 3, 2012 /3BL Media/ - On the heels of 12 festival appearances around the world and six awards -three for "best feature," INSIDE STORY will make its broadcast debut in South Africa on December 8, in addition tonumerous theatrical and broadcast premieres across sub-Saharan Africa beginning next month.

Northwestern Mutual Launches Digital Holiday Campaign to Fight Childhood Cancer

Share Unstoppable Happiness! inspired by child's original artwork, brave spirit and holiday message of hope
Press Release

MILWAUKEE, Dec. 3, 2012 /3BL Media/PRNewswire/ -- A child's inspirational artwork for a holiday card will drive awareness, donations and hope in the fight against childhood cancer as the centerpiece of a new digital holiday campaign launching today by Northwestern Mutual. The campaign, Share Unstoppable Happiness!, aims to raise up to $25,000 by Dec. 30 for Northwestern Mutual's Childhood Cancer Program nonprofit partners, Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation and Starlight Children's Foundation.

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