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Merck for Mothers Lead Dr. Naveen Rao Announces Intent to Retire, Effective July 1, 2018

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May 24, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Merck for Mothers lead Dr. Naveen Rao has announced his intent to retire, effective July 1. Dr. Rao initiated and led Merck for Mothers, Merck’s 10-year, $500 million initiative to reduce maternal mortality around the world. He was responsible for leveraging the company’s science and business expertise to accelerate progress in reaching the Sustainable Development Goals and advancing Merck’s mission to improve and save lives.

In Pursuit of Universal Health Care: Time to Take Public-Private Partnership to the Next Level

By Dr. Naveen Rao
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The buzz around public-private partnership (PPP) keeps getting louder. And yes – PPPs are everywhere, operating in virtually every industry sector around the world, including health.
 

How an Indonesian Coconut Plantation Inspired Mars' “Aha Moment” on Sustainability

By Tom Murray, Forbes Contributor
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You likely know Mars as the company behind leading brands like M&M’s®, PEDIGREE® pet food, and UNCLE BEN’S® rice.

Important Dialogue: Community Investment Has a Role to Play in a Diversity & Inclusion Strategy

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May 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Join LBG Canada companies on June 5, 2018 in Calgary, as we discuss community investment's role in a diversity and inclusion strategy.

Panelists include leaders influencing corporate thinking on abilities, LGBTQ inclusion, Action 92 and Indigenous inclusion, and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Important Dialogue - Community Investment Has a Role to Play in a Diversity & Inclusion Strategy

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Join LBG Canada companies on June 5, 2018 in Calgary, as we discuss community investment's role in a diversity and inclusion strategy.

Alexi Davis, Director of Employment Services at Prospect, joins panelists that include leaders influencing corporate thinking on abilities, LGBTQ inclusion, Action 92 and Indigenous inclusion, and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

To access the agenda, please visit: https://www.lbg-canada.ca/lbg-canada-western-conference-agenda/

Community Investment Has a Role to Play in a Diversity & Inclusion Strategy - Have you registered?

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We are just three weeks away from the 2018 LBG Canada Western Conference, generously hosted by Imperial.

Panelists include leaders influencing corporate thinking on abilities, LGBTQ inclusion, Action 92 and Indigenous inclusion and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

To access the full agenda, please visit:  https://www.lbg-canada.ca/lbg-canada-western-conference-agenda/

UN Environment, Nordea and Carlsberg on Sustainability Opportunities

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Business needs progressive leadership if it is to get where it needs to be given the current geopolitical climate which I’m sure your business is tackling this issue.
 
However, many leading global companies see this as an opportunity – that doing the right thing makes good business sense. 
 

Universal Health Coverage: Filling the Gaps Through International Partnerships

To Achieve ‘Health For All,’ Everyone Needs a Seat at the Table
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Achieving universal health coverage is target 3.8 of United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal 3—to “ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.” More than this, providing universal health coverage, which includes access to high quality, affordable health services and essential medicines, is necessary to achieve all 17 of the Sustainable Development Goals.

Book Excerpt: Powering Up

How America’s Women Achievers Become Leaders
Blog

Not since Arlie Russell Hochschild laid out the lives of women who worked inside and outside the home in her 1989, jaw-droppingly astute book, The Second Shift, has someone so clearly articulated the machinations that have held back women from leadership, and what we can do about it.

Dow Leadership in Action

Pro Bono Team Brings Safe Drinking Water to 50 Homes in Cebu, Philippines
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In 2016, The Dow Chemical Company deployed 40 employees from across the globe to Cebu, Philippines as part of the company’s signature skills-based volunteer program, Leadership in Action. The Dow employees collaborated on six different projects as pro bono consultants for local government and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to address local challenges.

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