To begin with, many of you did plenty. If you’re reading this post, then it’s likely that you’re active in social media. Public attention to recent nonprofit board scandals, as well as robust participation via Twitter, Facebook, and other social media has been influential in the cases of Penn State, University of Virginia, and the Komen Foundation. There were financial and reputational consequences for organizations led by people who made bad decisions.
The Sanofi Patient Connection™ is an assistance program that aims to provide a support network for patients, ranging from access to medical services and resources, to financial reimbursement. Since its inception, our patient assistance program has aided more than 6 million people.
New ARAMARK Building Community Opportunity Zone includes community health garden and outdoor classroom for health and nutrition education at Southwest Improvement Council
(3BL Media) Denver, CO - July 25, 2012 - In the neighborhoods of west Denver, many residents, particularly the elderly, suffer from nutrition-related illnesses, like high rates of diabetes and heart disease. The problem is compounded by lack of access to adequate nutrition education and grocery stores that offer good selections of fresh, healthy food.
(3BL Media) July 25, 2012 - Kathy Gerwig, Kaiser Permanente’s vice president for Employee Safety, Health and Wellness and environmental stewardship officer, joined leading health systems and top administration officials at a White House event Tuesday to discuss the economic and environmental benefits of greening hospitals.
Feeding 8 billion people by 2030 will require creative thinking about the foods we eat, how we produce them, and how consumers embrace them. PepsiCo's Recipe for the Next Billion is built around 'doing more, using less' - growing more crops with less water, manufacturing with less waste and energy, and serving the needs of the next billion consumers. Our goal is to create snacks, beverages, and foods that deliver the nutrition, hydration, and enjoyment at the right moment across different needs, lifestyles and geographies.
The nonprofit board scandals of the past year are highly distressing: revealing everything from complete board dysfunction in the firing of the CEO at the University of Virginia, to the cover-up of criminal behavior at Penn State, to policy decisions that arguably destroyed Komen's leading nonprofit brand. In all three cases, the financial and reputational losses are quite severe. People to be served by the mission and outsiders have been harmed, the victims at Penn State devastatingly so.
From Paul Stoffels, Worldwide Chairman, Pharmaceuticals Group, Johnson & Johnson
The fight against HIV has been part of my life’s work and one of my greatest passions. I first met this enemy as a young physician in training in Africa in the early 1980s. Today, as Worldwide Chairman of the Pharmaceuticals Group of Johnson & Johnson, I am privileged to be part of a company whose purpose is caring for people.
(3BL Media) Quebec - July 20, 2012 - The Fondation du CHUQ and Chrysler Group LLC met on July 17th at Hôtel-Dieu in Quebec City, along with the people behind the custom-fit breast prosthesis project, to confirm the donation of two 3-D scanners. Once used for creating automotive components, the scanners are being repurposed to help women who have undergone complete or partial removal of one breast and who wish to get an external prosthesis to replace the lost breast.
CEOs from the world’s leading companies call on 46 countries to repeal HIV-related travel restrictions
(3BL Media) Washington - July 23, 2012 - Prominent CEOs from the world’s leading companies, including Levi Strauss & Co., The Coca-Cola Company, Johnson & Johnson, the National Basketball Association (NBA) and Virgin Unite, called today on 46 countries to lift travel restrictions for HIV-positive people.
More than 20 CEOs from leading companies have signed a pledge to oppose HIV-related restrictions on entry, stay and residence, saying such laws and policies are not only discriminatory, they are bad for business.
EcoAd, WellnessAd and EducationAd funding now making a significant difference for nonprofit groups and advertisers nationwide
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It's been an exciting and dynamic first seven months of 2012 for CBS EcoMedia as our EcoAd, WellnessAd and EducationAd programs are now funding projects all across the country - and we've only just begun to impact the social issues we care so much about. Our pipeline of projects for the rest of the year is growing rapidly and exponentially and we'll be celebrating dozens more environmental, wellness and education projects in communities from coast to coast before this year is through.