Baxter Taps New Technologies, Forms Collaborations to Improve Environmental Sustainability and Access to Healthcare

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Baxter Taps New Technologies, Forms Collaborations to Improve Environmental Sustainability and Access to Healthcare

Baxter International Inc. is incorporating innovative technologies and has recently established new partnerships in its commitment to environmental sustainability and increasing access to healthcare. Recently the company initiated installation of a trigeneration unit at its Toongabbie, Australia manufacturing facility, and developed strategic partnerships to decrease barriers to care in rural China and optimize environmentally responsible product transportation. The company also announced its 2012 charitable giving figures and community support initiatives.

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Baxter Volunteers Globally Make a Meaningful Difference
DEERFIELD, Ill., April 2, 2013 /3BL Media/ - In 2012, more than 6,500 Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) employees volunteered in their communities, helping to address local concerns such as healthcare, the environment and education. Employee involvement takes many forms, including volunteering at a local school or blood drive, serving at a hospital or food pantry, participating in...
Apr 2, 2013 3:05 PM ET
Baxter and its Foundation Invest in Local Communities
DEERFIELD, Ill., April 2, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) and its philanthropic arm, The Baxter International Foundation, make financial and in-kind donations to address critical community needs globally, including increasing access to healthcare, improving education and helping developing nations and countries in crisis. In 2012, combined giving from Baxter and its...
Apr 2, 2013 2:45 PM ET
Baxter Engages in Environmentally Responsible Product Transport Partnerships
DEERFIELD, Ill., April 2, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) uses several approaches to decrease the environmental impact of its product transport. Different modes of transport, such as air, ocean, river barges, trucks and rail, have varying levels of environmental impact largely because they use different amounts of fuel per ton of product shipped. Given Baxter's product...
Apr 2, 2013 1:40 PM ET
Baxter China Partners with Government to Increase Access to Renal Therapy
DEERFIELD, Ill., April 2, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Baxter China has partnered with the Chinese National Institute of Hospital Administration under an endorsement from the Ministry of Health to develop and deploy a sustainable care and delivery model for peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD), or irreversible kidney failure, living in rural areas of the country....
Apr 2, 2013 12:35 PM ET
Baxter's Toongabbie, Australia Facility Initiates Installation of Trigeneration Unit
DEERFIELD, Ill., April 2, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Baxter's Toongabbie, Australia manufacturing facility recently began installation of a trigeneration unit at the facility to improve energy efficiency while reducing total facility energy cost. Trigeneration is an industrial-scale process where a single fuel source is used to generate electricity and thermal energy for both heating and cooling....
Apr 2, 2013 11:00 AM ET

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