America’s farmers are among the most productive and efficient in the world. They grow a food supply that is abundant and safe, and, for most American consumers, affordable. However, food insecurity is still a reality for many people in this country. Rural America is no exception. Nearly 15 percent of rural households are food insecure. That’s around three million households in the farm communities where much of the world’s food supply is raised. As an agriculture company with deep roots in rural America, Monsanto is committed to helping address this issue.
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CVS Caremark's 2012 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report gives stakeholders an inside view of the company's CSR strategy, priorities and performance on its sustainability goals and CSR initiatives. The report is available online on the company's website at www.cvscaremark.com/CSR.
GE impacts the healthcare landscape through GE Healthcare and numerous business initiatives such as our healthymagination commitment, various employee programs, and philanthropic and capacity-building initiatives. Focus areas include developing healthcare technologies to improve treatment programs; funding research to develop innovative products; commissioning studies on doctor/patient interaction; seeking innovative ways to increase access for underserved communities; supporting health centers with grants and skills-based volunteerism; and funding health center upgrades in Latin Amer
Sustainable value creation is a core business strategy focused on addressing fundamental societal issues that provide community benefit, are scalable and generate returns on – and beyond – a profit-and-loss sheet.
Game design is a new innovation tool and a valuable skill for anyone working inside corporations, at non-profit organizations, entrepreneurs and designers of all kinds. The social impact games movement is one of the fastest growing and most exciting forms of social innovation -- a powerful way to engage employees and communities, reaching and energizing a new generation in the issues they will carry into their future.
Each year GBCHealth -- the Global Business Coalition on Health -- convenes business and allied leaders to inspire deepened business engagement on the world’s pressing health challenges. People who attend understand that business plays an essential role in improved health, starting in the workplace and extending to host communities and beyond. The 2013 Conference is May 15-17 in New York City, and will be our most important yet, with a sharp focus on how business can better align its work with achievement of the Millennium Development Goals.
The foods we eat today come from a global marketplace. And all foods – no matter where or how they are produced – need to be handled, prepared and stored properly to prevent the growth of harmful microorganisms that can cause illness. We help our customers provide consumers with safe food – and the confidence to eat and drink anything, anywhere. For more information visit our website.
In September 2011, we launched The Lilly NCD Partnership, a $30 million investment over five years to fight the rising burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in developing countries. NCDs are by far the leading cause of death in the world. Of the 57 million global deaths in 2008, 63 percent were due to NCDs. Eighty percent of all NCD deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries. These chronic diseases—including diabetes, cancer, and heart disease—take lives, destroy opportunity, cause poverty, thwart development, and weaken communities.