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Medtronic Releases FY16 Integrated Performance Report

Report Highlights Company’s Global Financial, Social, and Environmental Impact
Press Release

DUBLIN, November 16, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) announces the release of its 2016 Integrated Performance Report. The report highlights — for the first time — the combined financial, social, and environmental impact of Medtronic after acquiring Covidien in 2015.

Take Employee Engagement to the MAT with Employee Giving


By Jim Starr, President and CEO, America's Charities

Are you going to the mat with your employee engagement strategy?

“88% of employers believe effective employee engagement programs help attract and retain employees,” according to America’s Charities’ Snapshot 2015 report. Yet employee engagement remains one of the biggest HR related challenges employers face.

Changing the World One Leader at a Time


Most families (97%) agree that the key to achieving the American Dream is through investing in their children’s college education. Yet, for a growing number of American families, meeting the full cost of college is an obstacle to achieving that dream. 

We are Among the Lucky Ones


By Rod Gray

Marfan syndrome. I never heard of it either until my son, Owen, was diagnosed with the potentially fatal genetic disorder in 2014, when he was 13 years old. We are among the lucky ones. About 200,000 people in the U.S. have Marfan or a related disorder, but half are not diagnosed. Without a diagnosis and treatment, they are at risk of a sudden early death from a tear in their aorta.

7 Outstanding Corporate Matching Gift Programs


By Adam Weinger, President of Double the Donation

Each year, companies and businesses support nonprofits by distributing hundreds of millions of dollars in matching gift donations.

Making the Civil Rights Movement a Reality for All


Join America's Charities, now through December, as we highlight different nonprofits and share how individuals and companies can Shape the Future of various causes through workplace giving programs.

Helping Survivors of Domestic Violence Achieve Safety, Stability and Self-sufficiency at House of Ruth


Domestic violence is a pervasive and insidious problem in American society, with one in four women experiencing physical violence and roughly four million women battered each year.  On a local level, those numbers are equally distressing. A study conducted by the National Census of Domestic Violence Services found that in one 24-hour period on September 15, 2011, 866 victims came seeking help statewide.

Hope Starts Here

Taking a Multisector Approach to Ending the Obesity Crisis and Building a Healthier Future in America


Obesity rates have tripled in the past 30 years, a trend that means, for the first time in our history, American children are predicted to live a shorter life than the generations before them. But it’s not too late.

Making Health and Well-Being Our Responsibility

By Jeffrey Bloss, Astellas USA Foundation Board Member

For Jeff Bloss, giving back is more than a phrase – it’s a responsibility. As an Astellas USA Foundation Board member, Jeff explains how Astellas USA Foundation supports Living Smart by helping people in our communities access the health & well-being programs they need.


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