Health and Wellness CSR News

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

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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
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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

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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

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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).

Welcome News In the Fight Against MDR-TB and HIV

By David Marbaugh

Today's guest blog comes from Lilly's Vice President of Global Health Programs and Access, Dr. Evan Lee.

An encouraging new study covered by the Ne w York Times today offers evidence that people living with the double-burden of multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB) and HIV/AIDS can be treated successfully for both conditions.

Be Open About Alcohol With Your Children


Some parents might feel hypocritical laying down rules about alcohol when they might worry they drink a little too often or a little too much themselves, but it’s important for parents to make clear the difference between adults and children drinking. It’s useful to explain that alcohol is only for adults because their bodies have finished growing, and even adults have rules about how much they can drink.


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First of its Kind: Conflict Minerals Report

Press Release

February 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Stakeholders in the ecosystem of supply chain and regulated materials compliance will be surprised to see the similarities and differences of program progress and supplier profiles across industries.

This benchmarking study will present ACTUAL data, aggregated by industry, to provide insights on:


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