Lilly Strengthening Communities

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Lilly Strengthening Communities

Lilly has a long, proud heritage of strengthening the communities where we work and live. We do this through giving, volunteering, and focusing on issues that affect our business, such as education. Furthermore, Lilly has a significant impact in its hometown of Indianapolis, Indiana, in the United States.

At the heart of our efforts to strengthen communities are Lilly employees, who donate not only money, but also their time, energy, expertise, and passion in countless ways. As a company, we actively encourage our employees to volunteer and give, and we develop programs that help them make life better for people around the world.

We partner with the GlobalGiving Foundation to offer Lilly employees across the world a customized website where they can support more than 800 global projects that are helping to advance our corporate responsibility goals in the areas of health, hunger, education, and the environment—and have their donations matched by the Lilly Foundation. Through Lilly Global Giving, our employees may select, contribute to, and follow the progress of global programs that are addressing causes they care about.

As we learn about the needs of people in other countries and support projects that help meet those needs, we will expand our understanding of the world, deepen our empathy for the challenges others face, and become part of a global network that provides solutions beyond medicines.

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Lilly: Bringing Chinese Culture to the Heartland
Today’s guest blog comes from Ling Shi “Tom” Xiao, a senior research scientist for Lilly’s Product and Process Performance team, and a member of Lilly’s Chinese Culture Network. After years of busy planning and preparation, last week the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis held a grand opening ceremony for...
May 30, 2014 1:25 PM ET
Helping Advance Math and Science in the Classroom
Today's guest blog comes from Beth Hunter, associate communications coordinator for Lilly Health, Safety, and Environment. What does a pharmaceutical company do with surplus office and lab supplies? These aren’t just a few paper clips. I’m talking more than 100 pallets of “stuff” weighing close to 50,000 pounds and estimated at about $100,000 in value. There’s everything from...
May 12, 2014 4:25 PM ET
Lilly Celebrates Nurses As Change Agents
Today’s guest blog comes from Gini Williams, director for TB projects with the International Council of Nurses. Lilly partners with ICN through the Lilly MDR-TB Partnership. In the 9 years since the International Council of Nurses  began its partnership with Eli Lilly and Company, more than 1,500 nurses have been trained in 18...
May 12, 2014 12:30 PM ET
Cross-Cultural Solutions Connects Lilly Volunteers
Today’s guest blog comes from Steve Rosenthal, founder of Cross-Cultural Solutions.  Cross-Cultural Solutions is Lilly’s primary partner for Connecting Hearts Abroad, a global employee volunteer program introduced by Lilly in 2011. People usually think of great partnerships in...
May 12, 2014 9:15 AM ET
Lilly STEP UP Project: An Initiative to Make Life Better
Today’s guest blog comes from Sunita Prasad, senior manager for Lilly’s MDR-TB programs in India. For many Lilly employees, our annual Day of Service is like no other!  After a day working on community-focused projects, Lilly colleagues come back to the office even more motivated and excited about what they have achieved and wanting to do more all year round.  It was from this...
Apr 24, 2014 1:10 PM ET