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Bringing a Pediatrician's Perspective to Philanthropy

Lauren Smith Joins the Business of Giving Podcast
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This edition of the Business of Giving features Lauren Smith, co-CEO of consulting firm FSG. Formerly Foundation Strategy Group, its goal is to facilitate impact on complex social problems by encouraging collaboration across multiple sectors and perspectives. Smith, a pediatrician, particularly likes to focus on the well-being of communities.

Bone Marrow Donor and Kid Kraddick Radio Producer Nick Adams to Be Honored at Annual DKMS Awards Breakfast

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Nick Adams, the Associate Producer of the nationally syndicated Kidd Kraddick Morning Show on KISS 106 FM (Dallas) has been spreading the word about becoming a lifesaving donor. He has been instrumental in using his platform to promote the DKMS mission by sharing his experience as a donor and encouraging others to register.

WELL Movement Taking Off in Australia

IWBI recognises local leaders and notable projects for their role in advancing health and well-being as the WELL Building Standard gains momentum
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SYDNEY, November 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Following a series of events in Melbourne and Sydney last week, the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) highlighted Australia’s leading role in the movement to advance health and well-being in buildings and communities.

CIT Launches One Million Meals Campaign to Fight Hunger

Join CIT and Feeding America® to provide meals to people in need this holiday season
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NEW YORK, Nov.

6 Things Every Donor Should Have the Day of Blood Stem Cell Donation

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Peripheral Blood Stem Cell (PBSC) donation is a non-surgical, outpatient procedure that collects blood stem cells via the bloodstream. It’s also the procedure that is called for in 75 percent of the donations. These same blood-forming cells found in bone marrow are also found in the circulating (peripheral) blood. 

Aramark Announces New 2025 Sustainability Plan

Positively Impacting People and Planet
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PHILADELPHIA, December 10, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Today, Aramark, the leading U.S.-based provider of food, facilities and uniform services, announced a new 2025 sustainability plan, Be Well. Do Well., focused on positively impacting people and the planet. 

Be Well. Do Well. is built around several key priorities.

Novartis annonce une nouvelle stratégie pour fournir des traitements innovants à plus de patients en Afrique subsaharienne

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  • Cette stratégie s’inscrit dans la continuité des Novartis Access Principles, qui visent à intégrer systématiquement des stratégies d’accès dans la manière dont l’entreprise recherche, développe et commercialise ses médicaments dans le monde entier

  • Une unité récemment formée pour l’Afrique subsaharienne déploiera des approches innovantes pour atteindre davantage de patients, sur l’ensemble de la pyramide des revenus

  • Novartis se base sur ses activités établies dans le domaine du paludisme, du cancer, de la drépanocytose et des maladies cardiovasculaires, ainsi que sur ses modèles d’entreprises sociales qui ont fait leurs preuves sur ce continent

  • L’Afrique supporte un quart du fardeau mondial des maladies, mais seuls 3% des professionnels de la santé dans le monde sont basés sur ce continent. Par ailleurs, moins de 1% des dépenses de santé mondiales sont réalisées en Afrique1.

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  • Cette stratégie s’inscrit dans la continuité des Novartis Access Principles, qui visent à intégrer systématiquement des stratégies d’accès dans la manière dont l’entreprise recherche, développe et commercialise ses médicaments dans le monde entier

  • Une unité récemment formée pour l’Afrique subsaharienne déploiera des approches innovantes pour atteindre davantage de patients, sur l’ensemble de la pyramide des revenus

  • Novartis se base sur ses activités établies dans le domaine du paludisme, du cancer, de la drépanocytose et des maladies cardiovasculaires, ainsi que sur ses modèles d’entreprises sociales qui ont fait leurs preuves sur ce continent

  • L’Afrique supporte un quart du fardeau mondial des maladies, mais seuls 3% des professionnels de la santé dans le monde sont basés sur ce continent. Par ailleurs, moins de 1% des dépenses de santé mondiales sont réalisées en Afrique1.

Virgin Pulse Global Challenge Results: NRG Limestone Elite 7

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We are proud to announce this year’s Virgin Pulse’s Global Challenge winners, known to NRG employees as the GET MOVING Challenge. The winner is the NRG Limestone Elite 7 team from our Limestone Generating Station in Texas.

WHITE PAPER | Sustainable Building = Building Health 3 Ways

Perspectives on the Future from Greenbuild Experts
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Sustainable building is expanding way beyond LEED-certified residences and commercial venues, how particular products are manufactured, recycling, and electric vehicle charging stations. It has become a critical strategic imperative and unified approach to planning and working that transforms lives, businesses, and cities. Mohawk’s George Bandy Jr. and others representing diverse backgrounds and industries explore the areas of individual health, community health and economic health, and the impact of true sustainable building.

Enhancing Veteran Lives Through Mobile Connectivity

by Mike Katz
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Every time I interact with a veteran, two thoughts enter my mind.

The first is the memory of my grandfather and personal hero, First Sergeant John Katz – a Hungarian immigrant who entered the country through Ellis Island and enlisted as a private in the U.S. Army in 1942. He was 32 years old.

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