GlaxoSmithKline

GlaxoSmithKline

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EcoVadis Helping Pharma Giants to Improve Global Health Supply Chain
EcoVadis Helping Pharma Giants to Improve Global Health Supply Chain

5 months ago - The Responsible Health Initiative aims to fortify responsible business practices throughout healthcare value chain

Trending: JPMorgan, GSK Strike Up New Partnerships to Save Energy, Tackle CO2
Trending: JPMorgan, GSK Strike Up New Partnerships to Save Energy, Tackle CO2

1 year ago - When it comes to achieving bold sustainability goals, every action counts — a concept that is catching on fast with industry heavy hitters such as JPMorgan and GSK. The two companies have struck up new partnerships with GE and Schneider Electric, respectively, to tackle emissions and resource inefficiencies that threaten to impede their climate progress.

Nat Geo, GSK Launch 'Chasing Genius Challenge' to Tackle Climate Change, Global Health
Nat Geo, GSK Launch 'Chasing Genius Challenge' to Tackle Climate Change, Global Health

2 years ago - In an effort to tackle some of the biggest challenges facing the world today, National Geographic and GSK Consumer Healthcare have joined forces to launch the Chasing Genius Challenge. The competition aims to uncover innovative solutions for issues related to sustainability, global health and food security and will provide $25,000 to winners to scale their ideas.

Setting the Bar High Enough, Part 3: Why Should Companies Set Science-Based Targets?
Setting the Bar High Enough, Part 3: Why Should Companies Set Science-Based Targets?

2 years ago - In this series of articles, the team at the Carbon Trust outlines the reasons for businesses to adopt science-based targets on climate change. This is the third in the series; find the other parts here: Part 1: Why do we need to set science-based targets on climate change? Part 2: What exactly is a science-based target?

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Fortune Launches Inaugural 'Change the World' List of Companies Doing Well by Doing Good
Fortune Launches Inaugural 'Change the World' List of Companies Doing Well by Doing Good

3 years ago - Today, Fortune published its inaugural “Change the World” list of the top companies that are innovating business solutions to address complex social and environmental challenges. This list, developed with input from FSG and the Shared Value Initiative, illustrates a shift in business-as-usual among large corporations: For the first time companies are recognized for, and competitively ranked on, innovative strategies that positively impact the world.

GSK, Save the Children Launch Program to Protect Kids During Climate Disasters
GSK, Save the Children Launch Program to Protect Kids During Climate Disasters

4 years ago - Healthcare firm GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Columbia University’s National Center for Disaster Preparedness (NCDP) and Save the Children have announced a partnership to protect the millions of children who are at risk of natural or man-made climate disasters.The Resilient Children/Resilient Communities Initiative — funded through a $2 million, three-year grant from GSK — will analyze and recommend procedures, trainings and guidance to help localities shield children from post-disaster devastation.

Taking Notes on Humanity: Harnessing Big Data to Drive Social Good
Taking Notes on Humanity: Harnessing Big Data to Drive Social Good

4 years ago - Given the rate at which big data is evolving — it is being generated from multiple sources at such speed and volume that the term itself is becoming overexposed — it is little wonder that corporations are struggling to figure out how best to mine it for the type of information that can help enable a better world.

Connecting the Dots: Sustainability Crosses Business Disciplines at Duquesne
Connecting the Dots: Sustainability Crosses Business Disciplines at Duquesne

4 years ago - If the ideal business has sustainability embedded throughout, why not embed the same lens throughout an MBA program?That’s what faculty members had in mind for the Sustainable MBA program at Duquesne University’s Palumbo Donahue School of Business.

Nestlé, Sainsbury's, GSK Adopt Holistic Framework for Carbon-Water Management
Nestlé, Sainsbury's, GSK Adopt Holistic Framework for Carbon-Water Management

5 years ago - Businesses and governments must tackle energy and water use in tandem or risk major disruption, according to research released this week by sustainability specialists Anthesis in association with the Water Footprint Network. And 15 leading businesses from 11 different sectors, including Sainsbury’s, Boots UK, GlaxoSmithKline, Nestlé and Nokia have committed to looking at their carbon-water management holistically.

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BMW, HP, BT Top Inaugural CDP Index of Companies Demanding Top Climate Performance from Suppliers
BMW, HP, BT Top Inaugural CDP Index of Companies Demanding Top Climate Performance from Suppliers

5 years ago - CDP, with the help of FirstCarbon Solutions (FCS), a pioneer in environmental and sustainability business solutions, has announced the debut publication of the Supplier Climate Performance Leadership Index (SCPLI), a new evaluation and benchmarking tool for CDP supply chain members and suppliers.

Top 10 Ways Brands Used Their Power to Create a More Sustainable World in 2013
Top 10 Ways Brands Used Their Power to Create a More Sustainable World in 2013

5 years ago - 2013 was a banner year for companies using their muscle to drive transformative change, both internally and globally. Without further ado, here is just a taste of some of the progress we found most inspiring.

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