Health and Wellness CSR News

NYU-SCPS Launches Global Board Leadership Academy

Alice Korngold named Director
Press Release

(3BL Media) October 4, 2012 - New Executive Education Program to Provide Grounding in Best Practices for Board Governance

Addressing the need to strengthen board governance for private and public institutions around the world, the NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies (NYU-SCPS) will launch the NYU Global Board Leadership Academy in January 2013.

PepsiCo's Sustainable Future: Building Resilience into our Agriculture Supply Chain


At World Water Week in Stockholm, PepsiCo Director of Global Environmental Sustainability Beth Sauerhaft presented on PepsiCo's Sustainable Future: Building Resilience into Our Agricultural Supply Chain.  Issues addressed include:

  • New Varieties,
  • i-Crop Precision Agronomy
  • Modified Agronomy: Irrigation & Fertilizers
  • and the Cool Farm Tool.

The Most Effective Breast Cancer-Fighting Organization


W. Phil Evans, M.D., F.A.C.R., is the national volunteer president of the American Cancer Society and director of the Center for Breast Care at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. 

One In Two Women Newly Diagnosed With Breast Cancer Reaches Out to the American Cancer Society

Society Fights to End Breast Cancer
Press Release

(3BL Media) Atlanta – October 2, 2012 – An analysis by the American Cancer Society shows one out of two women diagnosed with breast cancer turns to the Society for help and support. The Society offers 24/7 support to those diagnosed with breast cancer and their loved ones, with information, day-to-day help, and emotional support every step of the way. The American Cancer Society estimates that in 2012, there will be 226,870 new cases of invasive breast cancer and 39,510 deaths from breast cancer among women in the U.S.

GE, Chicago Department of Health Commissioner and Area Non-Profits Celebrate Efforts to Increase Access to Primary Health Care for Underserved Communities

GE’s Developing Health Program Provides Grant Money and Skilled Volunteers to Help Area Non-Profits Expand their Reach
Press Release

(3BL Media) October 1, 2012 - Chicago Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Bechara Choucair gathered with employees and leadership from GE today at Howard Brown Health Center to celebrate the accomplishments of five non-profit organizations and the efforts of several outstanding volunteers one year into a two-year, $1.25 million grant program awarded by the GE Foundation in 2011.

Leadership in CCSR - Embracing new opportunities


Social Networks and the Internet, with instant communications and access to a vast amount of information, have empowered people around the world to be aware of the needs of the individual, community and the environment. Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) are all about empowering a way of life for people to manage their economic welfare by being environment friendly and attentive to the social needs of individuals in the community.

// CCSR Conference Highlights Canada Perspective

5th Annual CCSR Conference brings Canada Perspective on Corporate and Community Social Responsibility

The 5th annual Corporate and Community Social Responsibility (CCSR) Conference will be held on Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 at Algonquin College in Ottawa to celebrate and showcase excellence in CCSR. Participants will engage with experts from around the country and beyond to learn new ways that corporations work with their community and NGOs, and how such relationships improve productivity and enhance the bottom line.

PepsiCo Earns Sustainability Accolades


PepsiCo announced that it has been recognized by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) and the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) for the company's leadership in promoting sustainable business practices.  

GE Foundation Awards $500,000 Grant to Two Community Health Centers in Dallas

Grant supports GE’s continuing efforts to help underserved patients
Press Release

(3BL Media) September 28, 2012 - In an effort to increase Americans’ access to quality healthcare, the GE Foundation, the philanthropic organization of GE, has awarded $500,000 in grants to two Dallas community health care centers: Los Barrios Unidos Community Clinic and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Family Clinic.

ANN INC. Reaffirms and Reinvigorates Support of the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Company Donates $10 Million to Benefit The Breast Cancer Research Foundation® Through Its Charitable Arm -- ANN Cares®
Press Release

NEW YORK, Sept. 28, 2012 / 3BL Media / PRNewswire/ -- ANN INC. (NYSE: ANN), the parent Company of Ann Taylor and LOFT, today announces its continued support of The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) through its planned giving campaign, new in-store and online promotions, and the support of thirteen BCRF researchers.


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