Developing Nations

From Epiphany to Action

Fifteen years ago, in the wake of 9/11, former marketing executive Janine Maxwell had an epiphany that she couldn’t ignore. Will her story inspire you to pursue your own calling?
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“It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela

An epiphany is a sudden, striking realization. To me, it is also a call to action. In a moment, I’ll tell you how an epiphany led me to leave my comfortable home in Canada to become an activist and mother of 138 children in Africa.

But first, I’ll explain why 9/11 put me on this path.

My hope is that my story leads you to listen to your own epiphanies and inspires you to take action – whether it’s following a call to invent, build or to serve others.

My World Fell Apart

Why Infrastructure Building in Developing Nations Must Start with Solar

By Jonathan Deesing
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The question of energy efficiency is ever-pressing, especially as it relates to infrastructure growth in developing nations. In fact, so much attention has been given to this topic that the International Solar Alliance recently invited 120 countries to support the expansion of solar technologies in the Global South.

Lives over Landfills

Destined for the trash heap, unused, unopened and quality medical supplies could prevent millions of deaths.
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Charles Redding | MedShare                                                  

Nearly 6 million children died last year before their fifth birthday. Around the globe, that’s 16,000 kids per day, 700 per hour and 11 per minute. Tragically, more than half of these early child deaths could have been prevented with access to simple, affordable medical care, according to the World Health Organization.

LillyPad, Our Company Blog: Improving Lives, Improving Lilly – Shared Value in Action

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September 14, 2011 | By: David Marbaugh

You may have seen me or Rob Smith blogging about shared value and how it’s the wave of the future for corporate responsibility. And you may have thought, “OK, Sounds good. But why the heck do they keep going on about it?”

Video: Lilly Joins Global Fight to Combat Non-Communicable Diseases in Developing Countries

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Through The Lilly NCD Partnership, we are investing $30 million to fight the rising burden of non-communicable diseases in developing countries. We invite you to watch our video. Then learn more at http://elil.ly/1u7z.

About Eli Lilly and Company

Lilly, a leading innovation-driven corporation is developing a growing portfolio of pharmaceutical products by applying the latest research from its own worldwide laboratories and from collaborations with eminent scientific organizations. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Ind., Lilly provides answers – through medicines and information – for some of the world's most urgent medical needs. Additional information about Lilly is available at www.lilly.com.

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Through The Lilly NCD Partnership, we are investing $30 million to fight the rising burden of non-communicable diseases in developing countries. We invite you to watch our video. Then learn more at http://elil.ly/1u7z.

About Eli Lilly and Company

Lilly, a leading innovation-driven corporation is developing a growing portfolio of pharmaceutical products by applying the latest research from its own worldwide laboratories and from collaborations with eminent scientific organizations. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Ind., Lilly provides answers – through medicines and information – for some of the world's most urgent medical needs. Additional information about Lilly is available at www.lilly.com.

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IBLF CEO leads World Economic Forum discussion on corruption

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Clare Melford, CEO of the International Business Leaders Forum recently facilitated the ‘Corruption: Old Problem, New Norms’ discussion at the World Economic Forum on Europe in Vienna, where over 500 participants convened under the overall theme 'Expanding the Frontiers of Innovation'.

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Clare Melford, CEO of the International Business Leaders Forum recently facilitated the ‘Corruption: Old Problem, New Norms’ discussion at the World Economic Forum on Europe in Vienna, where over 500 participants convened under the overall theme 'Expanding the Frontiers of Innovation'.

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