by Teresa Opheim, Senior VP, Iroquois Valley Farms
Iroquois Valley Farms has reached a milestone: This spring we added the 50th farm to our portfolio. Our farmland REIT — honored as a “Best for the World” company from B Labs — provides secure land tenure for 35 farm families working nearly 9,000 acres of farmland. More families will be joining the Iroquois Valley Farms fold soon.
PFAS contamination of drinking water has been in the news of late. These chemicals are toxic, persistent, and subject to bioaccumulation in plants, animals, and humans. Industries that used PFAS include military, firefighting, aerospace, automotive, building and construction, and electronics, among others.
For over a decade, Antea Group has been supporting clients and working with regulators on understanding the sources and behavior of PFAS and their precursors in the environment, while maintaining strict confidentiality.
Innovative “Healthy for Life® 20 By 20” takes silver award in health category
DALLAS, May 24, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The American Heart Association, the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular disease, and Aramark, the largest U.S. food service company serving two billion meals each year, are thrilled their Healthy for Life® 20 By 20 collaboration is the 2018 Silver Halo Award winner in the health category.
Though I didn’t always know it was possible, I’ve found a way to thrive in the office as well as at home. It’s time to make sure all employees can do the same. Here’s how we’re leading the movement at Nestlé.
When I had my children more than two decades ago, I went back to work after four weeks. I even hid my pregnancies from my all-male team for as long as I could. I felt that if I didn’t, I’d be judged and my career would suffer.
Today, Booz Allen Hamilton launched the Booz Allen Foundation with an initial pledge of $5 million to support the foundation’s purpose, to “Empower People to Change the World.” The foundation will employ technology and innovation to solve challenging social issues and build community resilience.
Learn from industry leaders and protect your business
The International SOS Foundation announces its Global Duty of Care Summit, taking place in Chicago on 17 May 2018. Speakers will include security, healthcare and compliance leaders from American Airlines, Chubb, Everbridge, GoDaddy, Harris Corporation, Hostage US, Johnson & Johnson, Walgreen Company, Walt Disney Parks & Resorts, The World Bank Group, KPMG and the Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE).
During National Nutrition Month, Aramark and the American Heart Association Reflect on Healthy for Life 20 By 20 Menu Innovations
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March is National Nutrition Month and throughout the month, Aramark and the American Heart Association are presenting a series of videos highlighting the work of their breakthrough health impact initiative, Healthy for Life 20 By 20. Experts from Aramark and the American Heart Association, as well as community members, will talk about the multi-year collaboration, and how we are working together to help millions lead healthier lives.
Dan Wainfan, Associate Vice President of Health and Wellness at Aramark Shares How Healthy for Life 20 By 20 is Brought to Life
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Just two years into their breakthrough initiative, Healthy for Life 20 By 20, Aramark and the American Heart Association have made great strides to improve the health of all Americans 20 percent by the year 2020. As part of this alliance, Aramark launched Feed Your Potential 365, a health and wellness campaign dedicated to inspiring consumers to make healthy food choices a part of their everyday life.
WASHINGTON, D.C., January 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ - What do cervical cancer, Type 2 diabetes, and hypertension have in common? They are three diseases that are largely preventable, easily screened for/diagnosed, and highly treatable with known therapies. Addressing non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as these, is a problem we can solve if we work together.
Establishes dentistry fund to help underserved populations, and endows new scholarship in data analytics
Scotiabank has donated $500,000 to the University of Manitoba’s Front and Centre campaign, giving students’ academic support and opportunities to serve their community.
A portion of the new donation will help more Manitobans get the oral health care they need, while enhancing dentistry student training. The remainder will establish the Scotiabank Scholarship in Data Analytics in the Asper School of Business.