Health and Wellness CSR News

A Prescription for a Sick Healthcare System - The Minute

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Ever wonder why everyone agrees that the current US healthcare system is seriously sick, but that nobody seems to agree on the remedy? A commentary by the editorial director of Modern Healthcare, Merrill Goozner, lays out a diagnosis and the prescription for a cure in direct terms.

How a Shift in Perspective Can Massively Alter Your Company’s Environmental Impact

by Jeffrey Whitford
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Many companies have sustainability targets and goals that center around in-house projects like energy and greenhouse gas reduction, water reduction and waste reduction. These targets are important, but they beg the question: Is there more that can be done to maximize a company’s total potential impact on the environment?

Healthcare Organizations Address C-Suite Gender Gap - The Minute

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While the Affordable Care Act hogs the healthcare news headlines, another issue is quietly getting some attention: the industry’s C-suite gender gap. Although women hold seventy-five percent of all healthcare jobs, they are just twenty-six percent of hospital CEO positions. At Fortune 500 companies in healthcare, the numbers are equally low: women make up just twenty-one percent of executive roles and twenty-one percent of board members.

Living Product Expo Call For Proposals Closes March 8th

Let Your Ideas Shine During 3rd Annual Expo Dedicated to Healthy Products for Everyone
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Living Product Expo 2017| Pittsburgh, PA | September 12 - 14, 2017

The International Living Future Institute is excited to announce the open call for proposals for our 3rd annual Living Product Expo!

Walgreens Boots Alliance Publishes Corporate Social Responsibility Report 2016

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Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. today released its annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report for fiscal 2016, highlighting the company’s ongoing support for people in its communities and workplaces, and overall progress toward its environmental and social goals. Walgreens Boots Alliance strives to be a global leader in caring for communities and the environment, reflecting its purpose to help people across the world lead healthier and happier lives.

Will Robotics Have a Role in Senior Living?

By: Joe Cuticelli
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Watching R2D2 and C3PO in the Star Wars series performing heroic tasks to assist Luke, Leia and Han Solo (and their predecessors) in their battle against the Empire seemed very natural to me. We saw them as real characters and an integral part of the world they participated in.

AirWatch and iPads Boost Nutrition for Third Graders

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Headquartered in Baton Rouge, the Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, also known as the LSU AgCenter, is one of nine institutions that make up the state’s university system. The LSU AgCenter’s mission is to provide research-based educational information to improve the lives and economic well-being of the people of Louisiana.

India’s Amway Opportunity Foundation Receives Top CSR Leadership Award

Work with visually challenged has been a focus of the organization for nearly two decades
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Eyesight. It’s a physical sense many of us take for granted. Not the Amway Opportunity Foundation.

Since 1999, the Amway Opportunity Foundation (AOF) in India has dedicated many of its CSR efforts to the domain of the visually challenged.  This past week in a ceremony held at Taj Land End, Mumbai, AOF received an ABP News – CSR Leadership Award in the category of “‘Support and Improvement in the Quality of Education.” The event was organized by World CSR Day.

The Carlsberg Group Continues to Improve Its Sustainability Performance

The Carlsberg Group achieved its 2017 reduction targets for energy, CO2 and water ahead of schedule and is on track to deliver its 2017 target on responsible drinking information, according to its 2016 Sustainability Report.
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Copenhagen, Denmark, February 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Since 2015, the Carlsberg Group has delivered reductions of 6% in energy consumption (kWh/hl), 14% in CO2 emissions (kg CO2/hl) and 6% in water consumption (hl/hl). Meanwhile, 17% of the Group’s energy consumption now comes from renewable sources such as biomass, solar power and certificates with guarantees of origin. The Group has also inaugurated a solar panel installation at its facility in Dali, China, that is the fourth largest brewery installation of its kind in the world.

A New Website, and a New Vision for WELL

by Rick Fedrizzi, CEO and Chairman of IWBI
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Welcome to the future of WELL. Today we launch our spectacular new website and with it a new vision for WELL that is informed by each of you, our core users and advocates who have helped us advance the idea that our buildings and communities can be a powerful tool to enhance our health and well-being.

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