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Humana Addressing Social Determinants of Health through Bold Goals, Community Investments
Humana Addressing Social Determinants of Health through Bold Goals, Community Investments

2 years ago - 2017 was a particularly challenging year for health in the United States.

CVS Health Launches Year Three of Be The First, Its $50 Million Initiative To Help Deliver a Tobacco-Free Generation
CVS Health Launches Year Three of Be The First, Its $50 Million Initiative To Help Deliver a Tobacco-Free Generation

2 years ago - CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced that it will award $10 million in 2018 to continue to support youth smoking prevention and education programs and strategies throughout the United States. The new commitments, funded through the company and the CVS Health Foundation, are part of Be The First, CVS Health's five-year $50 million initiative to help deliver the nation's first tobacco-free generation.

Q&A: Dr. John Izzo on Creating Competitive Advantage in an Age of Social Good
Q&A: Dr. John Izzo on Creating Competitive Advantage in an Age of Social Good

2 years ago - Good products and profits have long been the hallmark of successful businesses, but in a shifting economic landscape these traditional metrics no longer hold up, as consumers, employees and investors are increasingly looking to corporations to act on environmental and social issues. So how can businesses succeed in an age of disruption?

Fast Company Recognizes CVS Health on 2018 World's Most Innovative Companies List
Fast Company Recognizes CVS Health on 2018 World's Most Innovative Companies List

2 years ago - CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), the nation's largest pharmacy innovation company, was recognized today by Fast Company as one of the World's 50 Most Innovative Companies List for 2018. CVS Health was also honored as No. 7 on Fast Company's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Health. Fast Company's 50 Most Innovative Companies List recognizes leading enterprises and rising newcomers that exemplify the best in business and innovation. The list was curated from Fast Company's Top 10 lists, which recognize pioneering companies across 36 categories, including health. More than three dozen Fast Company editors, reporters, and contributors surveyed thousands of companies to create these lists.

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Member Spotlight: Eileen Boone from CVS shares how her family inspires her dedication to sustainability and what she’s learned from SB Members
Member Spotlight: Eileen Boone from CVS shares how her family inspires her dedication to sustainability and what she’s learned from SB Members

2 years ago - Eileen Boone (@EileenBooneCSR), senior vice president of corporate social responsibility and philanthropy for CVS Health, and president of the CVS Health Foundation, spoke with us recently about how her personal life drives her dedication to creating a thriving, sustainable business. Read on to find out how Eileen takes advantage of her participation in the SB Corporate Member Network, what she likes to do in her free time and the work she’s most excited about.

CVS Health Investing in Long-Term and Sustainable Wage Increases and Benefits Enhancements
CVS Health Investing in Long-Term and Sustainable Wage Increases and Benefits Enhancements

2 years ago - In a continuing commitment to investing in the growth and success of its employees, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced three major programs that will enable employees to share in the tax savings created by the U.S. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The improvements in employee wages and benefits, which are long-term and sustainable compensation investments, total $425 million annually and create continued growth opportunities for the company and its employees. The programs announced today include the following employee-focused investments:

104 Companies Join Bloomberg’s Inaugural Gender-Equality Index
104 Companies Join Bloomberg’s Inaugural Gender-Equality Index

3 years ago - Over 100 companies spanning 24 countries and 10 sectors have joined Bloomberg’s inaugural Gender-Equality Index (GEI), a reference index measuring gender equality across internal company statistics, employee policies, external community support and engagement, and gender-conscious product offerings.

Fortune’s Most Admired Companies Include Sustainable Brands Corporate Members
Fortune’s Most Admired Companies Include Sustainable Brands Corporate Members

3 years ago - Fortune has named 12 Sustainable Brands Members to its 2018 list of Worlds Most Admired Companies. The list ranks companies based on their reputation among business leaders, and is gathered through surveys with executives across more than 50 industries. Executives are asked to name companies that they admire, both inside and outside of their industry. Companies are assessed on nine attributes, including innovation, people management, use of assets, social responsibility, management quality, financial soundness, long-term investment value, quality of products and services, and global competitiveness.

CVS to Stop Altering Imagery for Beauty Products, Challenges Others to Do Same
CVS to Stop Altering Imagery for Beauty Products, Challenges Others to Do Same

3 years ago - In a bid to put people on the path to better health, CVS Health has made significant changes in its retail stores, such as ending the sale of tobacco products, embracing healthier food options and committing to remove certain chemicals of concern from all st

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Newsweek Names L’Oréal, Unilever, CVS 2017's Top Corporate Sustainability Performers
Newsweek Names L’Oréal, Unilever, CVS 2017's Top Corporate Sustainability Performers

3 years ago - Newsweek has released the results of its 2017 Global 500 Green Rankings, an annual assessment of the sustainability performance of the largest publicly-traded companies in the US and the world by revenue. This year, beauty giant L’Oréal came out on top, ranking as the top-performing global company and best performing personal products company.

CVS Health Earns Perfect Score in 2018 Corporate Equality Index
CVS Health Earns Perfect Score in 2018 Corporate Equality Index

3 years ago - CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), the nation's largest pharmacy innovation company, announced that it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. CVS Health, which received a perfect score for the fourth consecutive year, joins the ranks of 609 major U.S. businesses which also earned top marks this year.

Unilever Enters Natural Beauty Space with Launch of ApotheCARE Essentials
Unilever Enters Natural Beauty Space with Launch of ApotheCARE Essentials

3 years ago - After recently receiving straight A’s on CDP’s A-List for its approach to climate change, water and deforestation, consumer goods giant Unilever is making moves to expand its portfolio of natural care hair and skincare offerings. The new line of products will target the growing number of consumers seeking more natural, responsible personal care products.

CVS Health Foundation Awards $1 Million Dollars in Grants to Eight Cancer Centers
CVS Health Foundation Awards $1 Million Dollars in Grants to Eight Cancer Centers

3 years ago - The CVS Health Foundation today announced it has awarded $1 million dollars in grants to eight Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI) member cancer centers to build new smoking cessation programs or expand existing ones across the country, enabling each cancer institute to reach more at-risk patient populations. Research from a 2014 American Cancer Society report demonstrates the seriousness of tobacco cravings among cancer patients and the need for better long-term cessation support. The study finds even nine years after being diagnosed with cancer, nearly 10 percent of survivors still smoke cigarettes and more than 80 percent smoke daily.

CVS Health to Support Researchers Who Stand Up To Cancer with In-Store Fundraising Campaign
CVS Health to Support Researchers Who Stand Up To Cancer with In-Store Fundraising Campaign

3 years ago - CVS Health [NYSE:CVS] today announced its fourth yearly in-store fundraising campaign at CVS Pharmacy locations nationwide will occur October 29 November 19, to benefit Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and its ongoing efforts to accelerate the pace of cancer research. CVS Health colleagues and customers have raised more than $15 million for Stand Up To Cancer since 2014. Funds raised through November 19 will support cancer research programs that get new therapies to patients quickly and save lives now. CVS Pharmacy customers can support Stand Up To Cancer by making a $1, $3 or larger donation at the register or online at www.StandUpToCancer.org/CVSHealth.

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CVS Health Announces $10 Million Donation Following In-Store Fundraising Campaign for Hurricane Rebuilding Efforts
CVS Health Announces $10 Million Donation Following In-Store Fundraising Campaign for Hurricane Rebuilding Efforts

3 years ago - CVS Health [NYSE:CVS] today announced that its customers and colleagues donated nearly $4 million to support the Florida, Texas and Puerto Rico communities that were devastated by recent hurricanes, during a 10-day in-store fundraising campaign. The company also announced that it will donate more than $6 million of critical products and supplies to these communities, bringing CVS Health’s total support to $10 million. The funds will be split evenly between Unidos por Puerto Rico, Rebuild Texas Fund and the Florida Disaster Fund to help support rebuilding efforts in these affected communities over the coming weeks and months. Products will be distributed to communities where they are needed the most.

CVS Harnesses the Power of Design to Improve Health Outcomes, Consumer Experience
CVS Harnesses the Power of Design to Improve Health Outcomes, Consumer Experience

3 years ago - CVS Pharmacy is harnessing the power of design to further its mission of helping people on their path to better health. The retail division of CVS Health is introducing a new prescription management system for patients managing multiple medications in an effort to enhance patient safety.

Walmart's Updated Policy Aims to Drive Toxic Chemicals Out of 90K Household Products
Walmart's Updated Policy Aims to Drive Toxic Chemicals Out of 90K Household Products

3 years ago - This week, Walmart updated its sustainable chemistry policy, to eliminate toxic chemicals in thousands of consumable products, such as household cleaners, cosmetics and skincare items, and infant products. This policy includes new goals for the company to restrict over 2,700 harmful chemicals in household products by 2022, increase transparency of ingredients globally, and encourage suppliers to certify their products to credible third-party standards such as EPA Safer Choice. The updated policy applies to 90,000 products from 700 suppliers.

CVS, Levi Strauss, Nike Among Latest US Companies to Commit to Science-Based Emissions Targets
CVS, Levi Strauss, Nike Among Latest US Companies to Commit to Science-Based Emissions Targets

3 years ago - Ahead of Climate Week NYC 2017, which runs from September 18–24, a surge of global companies announced their commitment to the Science Based Targets Initiative, driving the number of businesses committed to setting science-based emissions reductions targets upwards of 300. This year, more than 90 new companies have joined, demonstrating the private sector's commitment to aligning its efforts to tackle climate change with the Paris Agreement’s goal to limit global warming to below 2 degrees Celsius.

Cleaner Freight: Boost Sustainability at Every Level of the Supply Chain
Cleaner Freight: Boost Sustainability at Every Level of the Supply Chain

3 years ago - From fields to factories, companies are making considerable strides incorporating sustainable strategies across individual stages in their supply chain. But a key part of the supply chain that often gets overlooked is how goods are getting from point A to point B. It might seem obvious to focus on warehouses or office spaces, but because freight acts as the connective tissue between each of these stationary points in the supply chain, ‘greening’ your freight moves may just be the biggest sustainability secret hidden in plain sight.

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CVS Thinks "Outside the Box" with Health and Wellness Vending Machines
CVS Thinks "Outside the Box" with Health and Wellness Vending Machines

3 years ago - CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), today announced that the company is introducing automated retail vending machines stocked with convenient, on-the-go necessities including over-the-counter health products, "better-for-you" snacks and popular personal care products typically sold at CVS Pharmacy locations nationwide. The new vending machines are designed to help maximize convenience and meet customers where they are with on-the-go wellness solutions outside the traditional retail space.

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