Index Soars to All-Time High, Registers 25 Percent Increase from 2020 Results.
LOS ANGELES and NASHVILLE, Tenn., December 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The ninth annual Conscious Consumer Spending Index (#CCSIndex) reveals record-breaking levels of socially responsible spending among consumers, as it climbs to an all-time high and an unprecedented 25 percent increase over the previous year.
The United Health Foundation is collaborating with Harris-Stowe State University to help address the gap in the number of diverse college students trained in biomedical sciences.
The United Health Foundation has awarded a $2 million, three-year grant to Harris-Stowe State University to create a bioinformatics program for undergraduate students at the historically Black university located in St. Louis.
Grants will support programs that address maternal health outcome disparities, access to health care services and intimate partner violence.
Optum, a leading health services company and part of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), has awarded $1.4 million in maternal health grants and will provide pro bono services to five community organizations aimed at improving maternal health outcomes and increasing health care access for underserved populations.
New Credibility Principles from ISEAL will enable businesses to identify trustworthy and effective partners to meet their sustainability goals.
July 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ - With businesses under ever-increasing pressure to deliver on sustainability objectives, choosing the right tools, approaches and partners has never been more important. ISEAL has launched a new set of Credibility Principles that will help them do just that.
I have the pleasure of overseeing both the CSR and Culture functions at Alexion. While this pairing of responsibilities may not be commonplace, it makes perfect sense for us. At the heart of our special culture are team members who are truly passionate about living our values and making a difference for all the communities we touch: patients, each other, our neighbors, as well as our business partners, investors and suppliers.
Every mom deserves the highest-quality prenatal care. But many underserved pregnant women don’t have access to the care they need.
The United Health Foundation has committed a $2.6 million grant to Touro University Nevada (Touro) to improve access to high-quality prenatal care for approximately 1,700 underserved and homeless women in southern Nevada.
Funding will also be applied to initiatives that reduce maternal health disparities and grow the state’s OB-GYN and family medicine physician workforce.
How the Pandemic Has Elevated Sustainability and ESG
It was going so well.
Before the pandemic hit, many companies were starting to recognize the increased prioritization on ESG investments. Budgets were being allocated, initiatives were being planned, steps were being taken.
But when a global health disaster hits - priorities change fast.
Freeport-McMoRan garnered a spot on the 2021 World's Most Admired Companies list, ranking sixth among its industry peers.
The list was created by the magazine in partnership with global management consultant firm Korn Ferry. Rankings are based on rigorous vetting, including a poll of 3,800 corporate executives, directors and analysts. The review began with 1,670 global companies, and the list ultimately was narrowed to a ranked top 51 All-Stars plus an alphabetical list of the remaining 281. Industries also were ranked into categories by overall scores.