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Humana Is No. 1 in “JUST 100 List” Health Care Providers Industry Sector
Humana Is No. 1 in “JUST 100 List” Health Care Providers Industry Sector

PRESS RELEASE - Humana has again been named one of America’s most JUST companies, ranking No. 1 in the Health Care Providers industry on JUST Capital and Forbes magazine’s JUST 100 List. The JUST 100 measures publicly traded U.S. companies against the American public’s definition of just corporate behavior, and then ranks the companies based on the results. The list shares information on issues Americans care most about – worker compensation and well-being, customer treatment, product impacts, environmental impact, strong communities, job generation, ethical sourcing and supply chains, transparency and more.

Finding Local Solutions to Local Challenges: Contributing to Communities the Otsuka Group Way
Finding Local Solutions to Local Challenges: Contributing to Communities the Otsuka Group Way

WALKING THE TALK - Pinpoint specific local issues. Promote sustainable local development. Pave the way for caring and productive corporate growth. That’s how Japan’s Otsuka group of companies seeks to shape its role as an essential company for society.

Trending: New Plant-Based Solutions for Non-Recyclable Health, Home Products
Trending: New Plant-Based Solutions for Non-Recyclable Health, Home Products

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - While there’s plenty of discussion surrounding single-use plastics — namely straws, water bottles, food packaging, coffee stirrers, etc. — the topic of disposable needle counters doesn’t typically enter into the conversation. But with hospitals across the US generating more than 12,000 tons of waste per day — 30 percent of which come from operating rooms — reducing the use of non-renewable plastics in healthcare is imperative.

Novozymes and Grundfos kick off collaboration for clean water
Novozymes and Grundfos kick off collaboration for clean water

PRESS RELEASE - When you combine biotech with cutting-edge water technology, you might find new solutions to some of the most pressing global issues concerning water scarcity. Thereby, you can make a direct impact on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal 6, aiming at securing universal access to water and sanitation by 2030. This is the scope, when the world’s leading expert in enzymes and microorganisms, Novozymes, and Grundfos, the global leader in advanced pump technologies, enter an open innovation collaboration. The partnership takes place on HelloScience.io, an online universe launched by Novozymes in September 2017 where entrepreneurs, startups and others can connect with industry.

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Toilet Board Coalition Rallies Global Businesses Around Sanitation Economy
Toilet Board Coalition Rallies Global Businesses Around Sanitation Economy

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - According to the World Health Organization (WTO) 1 in 3 people don’t have access to a clean and safe toilet. The Toilet Board Coalition (TBC), along with LIXIL Group Corporation (LIXIL) - a manufacturer of building materials, Firmenich and Kimberly-Clark are working together to transform sanitation systems into a smart, sustainable and revenue-generating economy.

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

PRESS RELEASE - 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

PRESS RELEASE - 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.

Member Spotlight: John Viera from Ford shares personal insights and how trucks are boosting literacy and health around the world
Member Spotlight: John Viera from Ford shares personal insights and how trucks are boosting literacy and health around the world

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT - John Viera, Global Director, Sustainability and Vehicle Environmental Matters at Ford Motor Company, recently shared his experience as one of the first sustainability business professionals in the corporate world. Read on to learn how he applies his engineering background to his sustainability work, his unique “talents” that make him especially equipped to lead a sustainability organization, and why he’s passionate about delivering innovation to communities that need it most.

Braskem and Made In Space expand their partnership to include plastic recycling on the International Space Station
Braskem and Made In Space expand their partnership to include plastic recycling on the International Space Station

PRESS RELEASE - After the arrival in space of I’m greenTM plastic for the 3D printing of tools, astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) now may start using, by 2018, a recycler of plastic objects and packaging that would improve the autonomy and sustainability of future missions beyond our planet. The initiative represents an expansion of the “Printing the Future” project, a partnership between Braskem and Made In Space, the U.S. based leading developer of 3D printers for operation in zero gravity and a supplier to NASA. This will be the first commercial plastic recycling operation in the history of space missions.

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Soap, suds and saving lives
Soap, suds and saving lives

PRESS RELEASE - Mission: making cleanliness commonplace In 1894, Unilever’s co-founder William Lever started selling soap. His purpose was a simple one. It wasn’t to get rich. It was this: to help make cleanliness commonplace and bring hygiene, and thereby health, to the masses. That central goal remains the same today, says Kartik Chandrasekhar, Lifebuoy’s Global Brand Vice President. “We genuinely come to work wanting to help people. For us, it’s this guiding purpose that motivates us." The importance of soap as a tool for public health cannot be underestimated. Around the world diarrhoea and pneumonia – the two most common diseases transmitted by unclean hands – still kill an estimated 1.4 million children every year.

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

PRESS RELEASE - 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

MARKETING AND COMMS - 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.

Danone, Nestlé, Mondelez, PepsiCo, Walgreens Unite to Help Consumers Lead Their Healthiest Lives
Danone, Nestlé, Mondelez, PepsiCo, Walgreens Unite to Help Consumers Lead Their Healthiest Lives

COLLABORATION - The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is on a mission to help consumers make healthier choices with the launch of a new pilot campaign in Hagerstown, Maryland.

Discovery Leverages Vitality Shared-Value Insurance to Make 10M People Healthier by 2018
Discovery Leverages Vitality Shared-Value Insurance to Make 10M People Healthier by 2018

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Earlier this week, financial services group Discovery outlined the growth in scale and impact of its Vitality Shared-Value Insurance model. Since launching Vitality 20 years ago, Discovery has invested considerably in building a platform that serves a global network of insurers, providing access to the Vitality brand, product offerings, technological innovations, actuarial and data insights and program assets. The Global Vitality Network now operates in 16 countries across North America, Europe, pan-Asia, South Africa and the United Kingdom, serving around 10 million clients through seven insurers.

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Biomimicry = Return on Inspiration
Biomimicry = Return on Inspiration

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - Reprinted with permission. This article was originally published in the 25th Anniversary issue of GreenMoney Journal.

Trending: Brands Look to Bio-Based, Upcycled Plastics to Reduce Apparel Industry Impacts
Trending: Brands Look to Bio-Based, Upcycled Plastics to Reduce Apparel Industry Impacts

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Startups and retail giants alike are looking to bio-based materials and recycled plastics to drive innovation and reduce environmental impacts along the value chain within the fashion and textile industry.

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

PRESS RELEASE - 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.

85% of the Products Shaw Manufactures Are Now Cradle to Cradle Certified
85% of the Products Shaw Manufactures Are Now Cradle to Cradle Certified

PRESS RELEASE - Company Releases Progress Toward 2030 Goals In Its Annual Sustainability Report  

Cotopaxi, truth® Team Up to Empower Communities to Take a Stand Against Tobacco
Cotopaxi, truth® Team Up to Empower Communities to Take a Stand Against Tobacco

MARKETING AND COMMS - In recent weeks, outdoors organizations such as The North Face and Paradox Sports have been making marked efforts to make positive changes in local communities across the US with the rollout of new campaigns and initiatives that aim to spark conversations around inclusion.

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Trending: The Future of Sustainable Food Is the Stuff of Science Fiction
Trending: The Future of Sustainable Food Is the Stuff of Science Fiction

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Organic agriculture is likely one of the first things that come to mind when considering a sustainable food future, but emerging news would suggest that it is the laboratory — not the fields — where the sustainable food revolution is taking form.

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