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