A few years ago my friend Rob was diagnosed with leukemia and given two months to live. Rob fought the cancer with everything he had, going through chemotherapy and a bone marrow transplant, until deep in a skyrocketing fever he found himself in a misty train station, a train waiting to carry him to the other side. But Rob knew he had more to do still and came back, beating the cancer to survive.
This three-minute video won the Boston College 2012 Corporate Citizenship Film Festival. It tells the story of the humanitarian assistance FedEx supports through our work with ORBIS International, a global blindness prevention and treatment agency. The ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital is the world's only airborne eye training and surgical center. FedEx provides maintenance support for the plane, volunteer pilots and program support volunteers. We also deliver medical supplies, at no charge, to ORBIS clinics around the world.
For the first time in its 8-year history, the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) has assigned a theme to its Annual Meeting--"Design for Impact"--to remind participants that the goal of the organization is action, not simply ideas.
General Mills’ fiscal 2012 health improvements include industry-leading whole grain innovation and marked progress in sodium reduction
(3BL Media) Minneapolis, MN - August 21, 2012 - General Mills has improved the health profile of 68 percent of its U.S. Retail sales volume since 2005. In fiscal 2012 alone, the company improved nearly 16 percent of its U.S. Retail sales volume. Improvements include adding whole grains, fiber and calcium, and reducing calories, sugar, sodium and trans fat. General Mills first began tracking and quantifying health improvements in 2005.
iPads Will Allow Chronically Ill Teens And Their Families To Connect With Others During Treatment
(3BL Media) Philadelphia, PA - August 17, 2012 – Philadelphia Tri-State Cadillac Dealers have partnered with CBS EcoMedia Inc. and Starlight Children’s Foundation to provide iPads to six Philadelphia-area hospitals as part of the Starlight Children’s Foundation’s pilot iPad technology program. The six hospitals receiving the iPad gifts are Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia; Capital Healthcare System of Trenton, N.J.; AtlantiCare Kids of Atlantic City, N.J.; Lehigh Valley Hospital of Lehigh Valley, Pa.; Alfred duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Del.; and St.
Johnson & Johnson's* products, a company with more than 100 years of consumer product experience, are staples in many homes across the world. So it came as a surprise to many when the company declared it will be reformulating almost its entire product line – not only making company history, but possibly moving the bar forward for responsible companies as well.