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AECOM Features Gautrain Rapid Rail Link System in Annual Sustainability Report

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The Gautrain Rapid Rail Link System provides a modern, state-of-the-art rail connection linking Sandton, Johannesburg, Tshwane and the OR Tambo International Airport (formerly Johannesburg International Airport).  The project has been important for the region due to a significant increase in car ownership and road traffic, causing South Africa to reassess its transportation infrastructure to ensure meeting the needs of an increasingly

Civic Virtue as the Animating Ideal

Part 4 of "Time to Talk About the Public Interest"
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Time to Talk About the Public Interest

Lilly Volunteer Shares Experience from South Africa

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Guest blog from Tina Catron, a senior sales representative from Detroit. Tina recently travelled to Zandspruit, South Africa, where she volunteered as part of our Connecting Hearts Abroad program.

Canadian Model for Sustainability Headed to South Africa

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LONDON, ON July 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The Network for Business Sustainability (NBS) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) at the University of Pretoria (Johannesburg) and the Graduate School of Business (GSB) at the University of Cape Town for the first regional affiliate of NBS in South Africa.

Why We're There: Inspiring hope in South Africa

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Today's guest blog is from Rob Friedman, senior director of executive communications at Lilly.This is the second of two blogs underscoring the importance of our corporate responsibility efforts alongside partners in economically challenged areas of the world. In his first blog, Rob details his first-hand encounter with people afflicted with tuberculosis in poverty-stricken areas of South Africa.

I Saw the Face of Death Today: A first-person account from South Africa

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Guest blog from Rob Friedman, senior director of executive communications at Lilly. Rob describes his first-hand encounter with people afflicted with tuberculosis in poverty-stricken areas of South Africa. This is the first of two blogs underscoring the importance of our corporate responsibility efforts alongside partners in economically challenged areas of the world.

I saw the face of death today.

A Great Night and a New Video: the Project HOPE Gala

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Tuesday evening I had the honor to attend the Project HOPE Gala in New York City, of which Lilly was a key sponsor. The event brought together supporters of this great organization to honor the achievements of Project HOPE and its phenomenal volunteers, and, yes, to raise money to continue its critical mission.

Lilly Volunteer Shares Experience from South Africa

"Be Open"
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Guest blog from Amy Sousa, Communication Director for Lilly's emerging markets business area. Amy wrote this blog from Zandspruit, South Africa, where she is currently volunteering as part of our Connecting Hearts Abroad program. 

Like a lot of volunteers, I did my research ahead of time. On the history, the climate, the healthcare system, the greatest challenges facing the poor.

“I came open,” said one of my fellow volunteers. “Open to help, to do what I need to do, open to the experience.”

Lilly and Project Hope tackle NCDs in South Africa

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Innovation, in its traditional form, is hard to find in the Johannesburg, South Africa township of Zandspruit, where we launched the Lilly NCD Partnership last year with our partner, Project HOPE. Most homes are made from irregular cuts of corrugated metal. Roofs are held down by stones. Sewage seeps through streets that are criss-crossed with illegally connected electrical wires.

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