Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) affect over one billion people worldwide. This group of viral, bacterial and parasitic diseases can be found in 149 countries – that’s 76 percent of countries in the world – and most often affects impoverished populations, who lack access to clean water or sanitation and live in close contact with infectious vectors. The effects of NTDs on communities can be devastating – keeping children out of school and preventing adults from going to work or caring for themselves or their families.
In today’s increasingly complex world, businesses – and the visionary leaders behind them – are playing an important role in catalyzing the new, innovative and inclusive approaches needed to solve pressing global challenges and create more equitable, just and healthy communities.
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) and company purpose might sound similar, but they’re not the same thing.
How do you balance the two so that the causes you champion and your company purpose inform your giving decisions? And how do directives from leadership fit into your employee volunteer program goals? Last (but certainly not least), how do you create a program that’s inclusive of employee wants?
In Africa, patients can outnumber doctors 3,000 to 1. That’s one of the reasons why Pfizer is dedicated to fostering innovative partnerships that allow us to mobilize resources to help find new and unique solutions that increase access to needed health care.
Our colleague Willy Soriney, Strategic Partnership Director, works in Kenya using the science of partnerships to look for new approaches that can speed access to critical health interventions and fill unmet medical needs, bringing quality health care to those who need it most.
Homeboy Electronics Recycling is an innovative company that provides e-waste solutions while also creating job opportunities to the formerly incarcerated who traditionally face barriers to employment. Committed to the cause of sustainability, HP is proud to call Homeboy Recycling a partner.
Fifth Consecutive Time KeyBank is on the Annual Civic 50 List & Named Financials Sector Leader for Third Time
CLEVELAND, June 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ -KeyBank has been named an honoree of The Civic 50 by Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service. The award recognizes KeyBank as one of the most community-minded companies in the United States. In addition, KeyBank was named the Sector Leader for financial services for the second-straight year and third time overall.
Purpose isn’t just the latest marketing buzzword or moment-in-time tactic. Not only do Americans expect companies to lead with Purpose, they are ready to reward these companies in a variety of ways. In fact, companies that lead with Purpose will stand to build deeper bonds with existing consumers, expand the consumer base and enlist those brand advocates to share the brand message.
Pfizer has long been a partner in the global effort to eliminate trachoma, the world’s leading infectious cause of blindness, through its donation of an oral antibiotic that can help treat and prevent the debilitating disease. Now, Pfizer has announced that it will extend its donation of the antibiotic through 2025, building on the company’s 20-year support of a partnership to eliminate this disease.