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Baxter Releases Annual Corporate Responsibility Report; Announces Progress Toward Social and Environmental 2020 Goals

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DEERFIELD, Ill., July 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX), a global medical products company, today announced the publication of its 18th annual corporate responsibility report. Entitled Making a Meaningful Difference, the report details Baxter’s commitment to delivering environmental, social and economic value to the communities and constituencies the company serves in support of its mission to “Save and Sustain Lives.”

NAACP, Baxter Launch Partnership to Boost Access to Kidney Care

Program Brings More Information and Treatment Choice in African-American Communities
Summary: 

African Americans are three times more likely to be impacted by kidney failure

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African Americans are three times more likely to be impacted by kidney failure

Spectrum Health Recognized for Excellence in Community Service with 2016 Foster G. McGaw Prize

Finalists from Dallas, Los Angeles and Toledo, Ohio, also Honored
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DEERFIELD, Ill., and GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., January 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ – In recognition of its cutting-edge programs and services to reach the underserved residents of Western Michigan, Spectrum Health is awarded the 2016 Foster G. McGaw Prize for Excellence in Community Service and will receive $100,000 for programs creating healthier and stronger communities.

Baxter Employee Gains On-the-Ground Perspective on Impact of Product Donations

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As Angelique Lewis, a global community relations manager at Baxter, recently walked along on a series of guided tours of three clinics in an area just outside the largest city in El Salvador, her eyes were opened wide.

Americares and Baxter International Foundation Announce Oral Health Project to Prevent Systemic Health Issues in Low-Income Patients

Increasing Access to Care by Providing 30 Clinics with Educational Tools to Best Serve Underinsured Patients
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DEERFIELD, Ill., November 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Baxter International Foundation and Americares are launching a new oral health project to help combat the negative impact poor oral hygiene can have on patients’ overall health.

Net Impact Announces the Winners of the Impact at Work Challenge

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October 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Net Impact has announced the winners of the 2016 Impact at Work Challenge: Climate Disruptors: Annie’s, Inc. and Baxter International; with honorable mention, Aspen Global Change Institute. Teams were asked to share their projects that made an impact on climate change over the past year with a panel of expert judges evaluating their efforts.

Baxter Seeds Real World Experience in STEM for Chicago-Area Students

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In a world where science and engineering skills are becoming more essential to move a technology-based society forward, building a classic baking soda volcano or making ice cream in a bag during chemistry class is no longer enough to equip today’s students with the knowledge they need. Baxter thrives on its core mission to save and sustain lives with the most advanced technology, but as part of its effort to continue making a difference for patients and healthcare providers around the world, Baxter recognizes innovation needs to start in the classroom.

Baxter Recognized as One of the Most Community-Minded Companies in the United States by Points of Light

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DEERFIELD, Ill., June 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Baxter International Inc. was recognized for the third consecutive year as one of the most community-minded companies in the nation, as a part of the Civic 50. Civic 50 is an initiative of Points of Light - the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, mobilizes millions of people to take action and change the world.

Chicago Shelter More Than Just a Band-Aid for Healing the Homeless

A Safe Haven helps homeless in sudden or chronic social and financial crisis, addressing the root causes to achieve sustainable self-sufficiency
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One look at the brightly colored mural on the brick wall, the tall glass windows and colorful landscaping around the exterior and it is clear A Safe Haven is not just a homeless shelter, but a solace for its residents and visitors. A Safe Haven strives to combat homelessness and poverty by providing more than just a free meal or bed to sleep at night, but the chance to move forward.

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