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Gear Up to VoteSafe Receives Support From the W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Additional funds urgently needed to help protect more election officials, poll workers, volunteers, and voters
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October 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ – RESOLVE announces that the W.K.

New Report Shows Results of London-based Supermarket Trials to Promote Healthier Diets and Lifestyles

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  • The Consumer Goods Forum’s Collaboration for Healthier Lives UK (CHL UK) initiative brings together retailers, manufacturers and other key stakeholders
  • Some of the results from successful trials highlight 13% more fruit and vegetables sold and 22% fewer packets of confectionary sold

PT Freeport Indonesia's Malaria Control Center is Working to Eradicate Malaria in Papua by 2026

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PT Freeport Indonesia’s malaria eradication mission is part of its commitment to community health care and social services.

The program, coordinated with the government’s Mimika Regency Malaria Case Mapping as part of the roadmap to eradicate malaria by 2026, includes providing communities with insecticide spraying service in homes and businesses and blood testing to check malaria status.

The PTFI outreach team contacts approximately six households per day for malaria blood sampling, or 30-50 people in total. The blood sampling aims to ensure the spraying’s effectiveness.

Biogen to Invest $250 Million in a 20-year Initiative to Eliminate Its Use of Fossil Fuels and Improve Public Health

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  • After achieving carbon neutrality in 2014, Biogen further bolsters its action against climate change with the goal to become fossil fuel free by 2040 and initiates research collaborations with global leaders to help address the effects of fossil fuel-driven air pollution on health.
  • Air pollution, largely caused by fossil fuels, directly impacts climate change and contributes to nearly 9 million deaths annually with the most vulnerable suffering the greatest.
  • Foundational collaborations with MIT, the Harvard T.H. Chan School and World Business Council for Sustainable Development to create actionable strategies to identify necessary and achievable climate targets that improve human health outcomes, advance brain health research and support underserved communities.
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  • After achieving carbon neutrality in 2014, Biogen further bolsters its action against climate change with the goal to become fossil fuel free by 2040 and initiates research collaborations with global leaders to help address the effects of fossil fuel-driven air pollution on health.
  • Air pollution, largely caused by fossil fuels, directly impacts climate change and contributes to nearly 9 million deaths annually with the most vulnerable suffering the greatest.
  • Foundational collaborations with MIT, the Harvard T.H. Chan School and World Business Council for Sustainable Development to create actionable strategies to identify necessary and achievable climate targets that improve human health outcomes, advance brain health research and support underserved communities.

The Future of Water: Strengthening Communities and Creating a More Resilient Economy

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by Mary Beth Postman, Deputy Direcotr of Waterkeeper Alliance 

Water is the lifeblood of our economy and our communities as well as playing a pivotal role in our health and well-being.

SC Johnson Boosts Global Commitment to $15 Million to Help Fight COVID-19

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RACINE, Wis. May 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ – SC Johnson today announced it is increasing the company’s commitment to help those on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic to $15 million in financial assistance and product donations. These resources are being deployed globally to support medical workers, first responders, and pressing public needs in health care, children’s education, humanitarian relief and worker training.

SC Johnson doa repelentes de mosquitos para ajudar famílias em risco na América latina

Doações de produtos e suporte educacional apoiam os esforços de prevenção da dengue
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RACINE, Wis., 7 de maio de 2020 /3BL Media/— A SC Johnson anunciou, hoje, a doação de 125.000 unidades de repelentes pessoais e inseticidas para beneficiar famílias na Argentina, no Brasil e no Paraguai. A iniciativa aconteceu devido ao aumento no número de casos de dengue nesses países nos últimos meses.

SC Johnson dona repelentes de mosquitos para ayudar a las familias en riesgo en América Latina

Donaciones de productos y apoyo educativo sobre mosquitos representan los esfuerzos de prevención de la compañía contra el dengue
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RACINE, Wis., 7 de mayo de 2020 /3BL Media/– Hoy, SC Johnson anunció que ha donado 125.000 unidades de repelentes de insectos e insecticidas para beneficiar a familias en Argentina, Brasil y Paraguay. Las donaciones se producen en un contexto en que los países están experimentando un aumento en el número de casos de dengue en los últimos meses.

SC Johnson Donates Mosquito Repellents to Help At-Risk Families in Latin America

Product Donations and Mosquito Education Support Dengue Prevention Efforts
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RACINE, Wis., May 7, 2020 /3BL Media/— Today, SC Johnson announced it has donated 125,000 units of personal insect repellent and insecticides to benefit families in Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay. The donations come as the countries have seen an increase in the number of dengue cases in recent months.

Pro Bono Perspectives S2E9: Margaret McDonnell, UN Foundation's Nothing But Nets

Fighting to End Malaria and Strengthen Global Health Systems
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In recognition of World Malaria Day on April 25th, host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly speaks with Margaret McDonnell, Executive Director of the UN Foundation's Nothing But Nets campaign, the world’s largest and most powerful community of supporters and advocates committed to saving lives and defeating malaria.

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