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Tackling the Social Barriers to Good Health
Tackling the Social Barriers to Good Health

WALKING THE TALK - Abbott’s new Future Well Communities program works to fight diabetes by partnering with local stakeholders to address the social determinants of health.

Walking the Talk: How Companies Are Delivering on the Promise of Social Impact
Walking the Talk: How Companies Are Delivering on the Promise of Social Impact

COLLABORATION - The metrics used by consumers, employees and investors to measure a company’s success are changing quickly, so the most forward-looking businesses are focused on implementing solutions that benefit people, society and the planet more-broadly — while bolstering their bottom line, too.

Collaboration: A Catalyst for Cutting-Edge Change
Collaboration: A Catalyst for Cutting-Edge Change

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - It takes a village of visionaries and specialists to galvanize innovative ideas and bring them to fruition. In a recent webinar, Shaw examined a case study in organizations coming together to take a “people-centric approach to sustainability.”

Sanitary Products, Soft Drinks and Safety Locks: An FMCG Approach to Fighting Period Poverty in Tanzania
Sanitary Products, Soft Drinks and Safety Locks: An FMCG Approach to Fighting Period Poverty in Tanzania

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - 'Period poverty' — in which women and girls struggle to access and afford menstrual products — is particularly bad in sub-Saharan Africa. That’s why a new initiative in Tanzania is taking a 21st-century, FMCG approach to a centuries-old problem.

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Brands Missing Opportunity to Highlight Health Benefits of Sustainable Products
Brands Missing Opportunity to Highlight Health Benefits of Sustainable Products

MARKETING AND COMMS - Brands that are committed to sustainability could conduct efficient, cost-effective research to show that their products help reduce exposure to harmful substances, leveraging their commitment to sustainability and expanding it to a commitment to consumer health.

Abbott Planting Seeds for Healthier Tomorrow with ‘Future Well Kids’
Abbott Planting Seeds for Healthier Tomorrow with ‘Future Well Kids’

MARKETING AND COMMS - By inspiring kids to start healthy habits today, Abbott’s new Future Well Kids program aims to create a healthier tomorrow. By the time kids finish the program, they'll have developed their own definitions of what living a healthy life means.

Abbott named the industry leader in sustainability for the seventh consecutive year on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI)
Abbott named the industry leader in sustainability for the seventh consecutive year on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI)

PRESS RELEASE - Abbott achieves top scores across all three key areas of economic, social and environmental performance, earns more than double the average score in Health Care Equipment & Supplies industry sector.

Meet the Latest 12 Startups Set to Change Fashion as We Know it
Meet the Latest 12 Startups Set to Change Fashion as We Know it

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Innovations in garment fitting, recycling, intelligent machinery and a virtual garment marketplace are among the 12 new innovations joining the latest Fashion for Good-Plug and Play Accelerator Programme.

Abbott’s Environmental Goals Build a More Sustainable Business
Abbott’s Environmental Goals Build a More Sustainable Business

WASTE NOT - Abbott's purpose is to help people live their best through better health. Protecting the environment is an important part of that commitment — that's why we seek the most sustainable ways to deliver life-changing technologies to people around the world.

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Abbott Partnership Brings Shared Value for Health in Rwanda
Abbott Partnership Brings Shared Value for Health in Rwanda

COLLABORATION - A pioneering collaboration aims to bring testing and primary care closer to home for more people in rural Rwanda — and globally.

Gaia Herbs: Bringing Accountability, Sustainability to the Herbal Industry
Gaia Herbs: Bringing Accountability, Sustainability to the Herbal Industry

SUPPLY CHAIN - Long recognized for its publicly transparent and ethical growing and sourcing practices, Gaia Herbs demonstrates a commitment throughout its entire supply chain to the health of people and planet.

New Book Shows How, 10 Years In, Sharing Economy Is Improving Millions of Lives
New Book Shows How, 10 Years In, Sharing Economy Is Improving Millions of Lives

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Published to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the sharing economy, 'Generation Share' captures 200 untold stories of how sharing models are saving and transforming the lives of millions across the world.

What If We Could Geo-Locate the Next Deadly Outbreak — Months Before It Happened?
What If We Could Geo-Locate the Next Deadly Outbreak — Months Before It Happened?

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - The AIME platform uses artificial intelligence to enable countries and their health practitioners to proactively deal with deadly outbreaks of disease.

Philip Morris International Is Now in the Life Insurance Business
Philip Morris International Is Now in the Life Insurance Business

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - PMI’s new insurance company, reviti, offers discounted premiums to people who quit smoking or switch to e-cigarettes, and incentives for continued improvements in lifestyle habits.

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Humana Working to Address Social Determinants of Health
Humana Working to Address Social Determinants of Health

WALKING THE TALK - 2018 CSR Report details how the company is working to inspire health and wellbeing for the people and communities that it serves.

A Sustainable Tobacco Company? Philip Morris International Thinks It’s Possible
A Sustainable Tobacco Company? Philip Morris International Thinks It’s Possible

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - In its 2018 Sustainability Report, the tobacco giant explains how it is finding success creating a smoke-free future by transforming its business.

Pond: Using Algae to Turn CO2 to Our Many Advantages
Pond: Using Algae to Turn CO2 to Our Many Advantages

CLEANTECH - Pond Technologies is a Canadian cleantech company using nature’s filters to combat climate change, while also providing a model to help existing industries join the shift towards a low-carbon economy via value-added, recycled-carbon products.

How VSP Global Drives Growth, Impact Through Purpose
How VSP Global Drives Growth, Impact Through Purpose

WALKING THE TALK - The optical health company’s goal to “provide access to affordable, high-quality eye care and eyewear to the world” guides business development, branding, product innovation and other integral operations.

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

COLLABORATION - The Responsible Health Initiative aims to fortify responsible business practices throughout healthcare value chain

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Why Environmental Changes Are a Growing Public Health Crisis
Why Environmental Changes Are a Growing Public Health Crisis

BUSINESS CASE - Three years ago in Paris, Dignity Health was privileged to be among the delegations from around the world that came to consensus on how we needed to urgently curb our carbon emission rates or face irreparable harm. Now, as many of those same representatives meet at COP24 in Poland, disaster after disaster have claimed thousands of lives.

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