Businesses are investing heavily in sustainability, as it regards environmental and social concerns — but what about the sustainability of an organization’s most important asset, its people? Yes, there is the workplace wellness movement, often thought of as a human resources concern. However, if the movement is truly going to move the needle in terms of employee health, happiness and productivity, corporations will do well to elevate it to an organization-wide pursuit, and understand it as part of the big picture of sustainability.
At Pfizer, we strive to improve the health and well-being of individuals around the world and in doing so, we are proud to help support several of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Our commitment to advancing the SDGs is rooted in our belief that every individual deserves to live a longer, healthier and more productive life.
July 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ - For the third year in a row, The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) will send top professionals into the field as Global Health Corporate Champions (GHCC), to work with local organizations to improve health in Africa.
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.
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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).