The Ellen MacArthur Foundation thinks so. In a new report issued entitled The New Plastics Economy: Rethinking the Future of Plastics, the Foundation looks at the plastics lifecycle through the lens of the circular economy and examines concrete steps that can be taken towards system-wide change.
Plastics News has a great new piece about the work Triumvirate Environmental Inc is doing to recycle healthcare plastics by transforming them into plastic lumber through their subsidiary brand Best Plus.
March 14, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Since the early 1980’s hazardous waste management in this country has largely consisted of a “one size fits all” set of stringent regulations promulgated under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). The regulations presume that manufacturers and commercial operations generate relatively predictable amounts of hazardous waste from specific locations and processes. Hazardous waste is managed, from generation to final disposition, by trained technical experts.
Healthcare facilities are a highly regulated industry and many hospitals and ambulatory care settings work hard to reach and maintain appropriate accreditation goals. Much focus is placed on patient safety and the myriad of other quality measures healthcare facilities are required to meet.
Federal guidelines drive life safety, environment of care, and employee safety standards, but when it comes to employee safety, some OSHA standards receive more attention than others in the healthcare industry.
Healthcare Innovation Award is a major initiative within five-year partnership to help save one million children’s lives
February 23, 2016 /3BL Media/ - GSK and Save the Children today revealed the winners of their third annual US$1 million Healthcare Innovation Award, which recognises innovations from developing countries that are helping to reduce deaths among children under five. A paperless immunisation records system in Vietnam won the largest share of the award, followed by a foil pouch for accurately giving HIV medicines to newborns in Ecuador; an integrated care package for mothers and newborns in Kenya; and a tool for better understanding child deaths in South Africa.
A growing number of companies understand that advancing women is essential to business innovation, productivity, risk management, and market growth. This report, written by BSR in partnership with the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW), and sponsored by the Oak Foundation, draws on insights gathered from interviews with 10 multinational companies actively engaged in advancing women’s economic empowerment, as well as a comprehensive review of the latest literature and leading company practices and programs.
Antea Group is excited to roll out our brand-new segment showcase pages on LinkedIn. Hopefully you are already connected with Antea Group's company page, and now these showcase pages will allow you to dig deeper into the industries you care about with content and links specificially geared toward the field.
Balancing the needs of patients, government requirements, expanding services and maintaining a safe work environment, against financial goals can leave healthcare providers stretched thin and at risk.
Learn more about how to eliminate environment, health, and safety risks that impact your people, your brand, and your customers so you can focus on growing your business. Protect your most important assets.
Sabrina’s cottage on a lake in Quebec is always full of people. While she’s busy living in the city, working at Bristol-Myers Squibb and traveling for her job, she makes sure to spend as many weekends as possible cooking for her large extended family and friends at a getaway she has treasured for years. In quiet moments, you might find her stretched out on a lounge chair on a dock overlooking a seemingly endless lake. She is probably thinking about her work with cancer communities and the patients who are fighting their bouts with cancer.
Bristol-Myers Squibb is a proud supporter of the Coast 2 Coast 4 Cancer cross country bike ride. Employees of Bristol-Myers Squibb biked nearly 2,900 miles all in support of raising funds for cancer research.