This post was authored by Greg Irace, Senior Vice President, Global Services, Sanofi
Recently I met Isani Castro, a young woman who has been a patient of Children’s Health Fund’s (CHF) New York project since she was five years old. When she first came to CHF, Isani had a serious eye problem that affected her ability to learn and thrive. Thankfully, a CHF mobile medical clinic drove into her New York neighborhood each week, giving Isani and her family access to high-quality healthcare they never would have received otherwise. At the mobile clinic, she met Dr.
High-definition two-way video communications broaden classroom experiences and health services delivery
IQALUIT, NUNAVUT/TORONTO, ONTARIO, April 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The Government of Nunavut today joined Cisco Canada for the official launch of Connected North. The Connected North program delivers immersive and interactive education and healthcare services to remote and northern Aboriginal and Inuit communities through high-definition two-way video communication and collaboration technology. The program represents a $1.6 million investment by Cisco in Canada's North.
LOS ANGELES, Mar. 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ — As part of a sharpened focus on urban issues globally, AECOM offers its Connected Cities blog to share its professional city-related knowledge and advance the dialogue around how to improve the world’s urban areas.
What's their long-term strategy after the publicity dies down?
A great development last week from the evolving world of companies aligning business strategy with their social purpose – the splashy and heavily publicized decision by the US-based CVS Caremark pharmacy chain to “stop selling cigarettes and tobacco products at its more than 7,600 stores nationwide by October 1, 2014.” CVS’ own full-page ad in the Boston Globe summed it up best by saying
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Partners in the Global Hygiene Revolution since 2010, employees from Caesars Entertainment Corporation properties across the country recently packed their bags and boarded a plane to the Philippines as part of a joint a trip with Children International and The Clean the World Foundation, Inc. to deliver thousands of hygiene products and health education tips to schools and student activity centers throughout Manila.
Scenario workshops help women in science set career goals and confront gender bias
In a recent study, researchers at Yale University demonstrated that both male and female faculty staff valued men more than women. When asked to judge applicants for a job as lab manager, female and male professors rated male applicants more highly than identically qualified females, and offered the men a significantly higher salary plus additional mentoring support.
DEERFIELD, Ill., October 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) continued to advance sustainability within the organization by adding Business Resource Groups (BRGs) that support an inclusive and diverse work environment and encouraging employee health and wellness through its recent BeWell@Baxter Exercise Challenge.
A little friendly competition can sometimes go a long way towards a healthier lifestyle. During Baxter International Inc.'s recent annual BeWell@Baxter Global Exercise Challenge, 11,000 employees from Baxter's global locations vied with colleagues for a position as one of Baxter's "biggest movers"—and exercised more than 10 million minutes in the process.
MUMBAI, India, September 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Deadlines are fast approaching for the 2013-2014 India Social Entrepreneurship Journeys, which will enable top executives, academics, and nonprofit leaders to discover how they can have their greatest positive impact on the world. Taking place this upcoming December and February, the India Social Entrepreneurship Journeys will take a hand selected groups of senior leaders on carefully curated 5-8 day experiences.
Microsoft Alumni Foundation Announces 21 Nominees for the 2013 Integral Fellows Awards
Bellevue, Wash., August 29, 2013 /3BL Media/ — The Microsoft Alumni Foundation has announced 21 nominees for its fifth annual Integral Fellows Awards, a program that recognizes and rewards Microsoft Corp. alumni for their nonprofit and philanthropic efforts. Each nominee represents a nonprofit organization either started by Microsoft alumni or where Microsoft alumni are making valuable contributions.