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Boehringer Ingelheim’s Respimat Inhaler Awarded Arthritis Founda – KAIT Jonesboro, AR

Information contained on this page is provided by an independent third-party content provider. Frankly and this Site make no warranties or representations in connection therewith. If you are affiliated with this page and would like it removed please contact pressreleases@franklyinc.com SOURCE Boehringer Ingelheim – Respimat is the first and only inhaler acknowledged by the Arthritis Foundation as easy-to-use for people with arthritis RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Jan. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Boehringer Ingelheim announced today that the Arthritis Foundation recognized Respimat with its…

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Lydian Announces Appointment of General Manager – Corporate Social Responsibility News Today

/EINPresswire.com/ — TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Jan 10, 2018) – Lydian International Limited (TSX:LYD) (“Lydian” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Rodney Stuparyk, P. Eng., as General Manager at Lydian’s 100% owned Amulsar Gold Project, effective immediately. Mr. Stuparyk will be instrumental in transitioning the Amulsar Project from construction through commissioning to operational readiness. Once Amulsar is in production, Mr. Stuparyk will be responsible for overseeing all operational activities, achieving production and cost objectives, managing 700 permanent…

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Emaar, Rove Hotels eye Green Key’ certification

Emaar Hospitality Group, the hospitality and leisure business of Emaar Properties, and Rove Hotels have joined hands with Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC) to secure the ‘Green Key’ certification for all its operational hotels and leisure assets in Dubai. EmiratesGBC is the UAE’s national operator for the Green Key certification, a standard of excellence in the field of environmental sustainability and sustainable operation within the tourism industry. The agreement was signed by Olivier Harnisch, chief executive officer of Emaar Hospitality Group,…

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Vanguard Newspaper Nigeria – Divergent views in debate over relevance of CSR | Nigerian Bulletin

By Princewill Ekwujuru The practice where Nigerian companies spend billions of naira as Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to impact on their operating communities has elicited divergent views from stakeholders and marketing experts. The World Bank defined CSR, as the commitment of business to contribute to sustainable economic development, working with employees, their families, the local community and society at large to improve their quality of life, in ways that are both good for business and good for development. However, shareholders…

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AHF: ‘Shameless’ Gilead Hikes Key AIDS Drug Pricing 6.9% Despite Recent Patent Expiration

LOS ANGELES, Jan 09, 2018 (BUSINESS WIRE) — AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest global AIDS organization and a vocal critic of runaway drug pricing and drug profiteering, today blasted Gilead Sciences, Inc. over newly instituted price hikes of 6.9% on three key HIV/AIDS treatments despite the fact that the patent for a key component of each treatment—tenofovir—expired in mid-December. AHF branded Gilead’s latest pricing action a shameless move by what one expert called “perhaps the most ethically challenged drug…

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Hotel Group Enhances Health, Friendliness With Village

InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa Area General Manager Andrew Davidson with villagers at the new ablution block at Sanasana village, Nadroga on Friday. Photo: JACOB PAUU The InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort and Spa has stepped forward to enhance the health and friendliness of Sanasana Village in Natadola, Nadroga. The renowned five-star resort financed the cost of the ablution block in the chiefly bure at a cost of $26, 000. “This was through our relationship and what we get around.…

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Communication through art: “Bakcell Stars” provides equal rights and opportunities to children with need for special care – AZERTAC

Baku, January 9, AZERTAC One of the priority directions of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activity of Bakcell, being the First Mobile Operator and Leading Mobile Internet Provider of Azerbaijan, is to ensure the provision of equal rights and opportunities for children with a need for special care, efficiently organize their spare time and support their complete integration to the society. “Communication through art” – another project implemented within the frames of a long-term successful cooperation between Bakcell and the…

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Amazon’s headquarters choice could say a lot about diversity in – Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather

By Ana Ma Editor’s note: Ana Ma is former Chief Operating Officer and Chief of Staff at the Human Rights Campaign. She held several positions at the US Department of Labor and the US Small Business Administration during the Obama administration, and served as Senior Counsel and Chief of Staff to Congressman Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ). She’s a partner at Nexxus Consulting, a government relations firm. The views expressed in this commentary are her own. (CNN) — In October, Jeff…

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Maruti Suzuki, Delhi Police join hands for traffic safety management

The traffic safety management system project, the first of its kind in New Delhi, is in line with the union government’s focus to make roads safe and bring down accidents and fatalities. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint New Delhi: In an initiative in the corporate social responsibility domain, India’s largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India Limited on Tuesday joined hands with Delhi Police to implement a traffic safety management system (TSMS) in the national capital. The traffic management system will be set…

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Jeans made with child labor? People choose willful ignorance

Many consumers have found a way to cope with the knowledge that products they like have been made unethically: They simply forget they ever knew it. In a series of studies, researchers found that consumers conveniently “forgot” that brands of desks were made with wood from rainforests or that jeans may have been made with child labor. In fact, consumers not only forget the uncomfortable truth, but sometimes misremember the facts and believe that the offending product was made ethically.…

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F&N launches reverse vending machine to encourage recycling

SINGAPORE: Instead of dispensing items, this vending machine accepts them. Food and beverage company Fraser and Neave (F&N) paired up with NTUC FairPrice to launch its first reverse vending machine at Waterway Point on Tuesday (Jan 9). It works by accepting used cans and bottles and uses “advanced technology to identify, sort and collect” the containers. For every five used containers they recycle, users of the machine will be given a S$0.50 voucher to purchase F&N’s Ice Mountain water at FairPrice…

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Columbus ranks 5th in best work-life balance – The Daily Reporter

Columbus ranks fifth for having the best work-life balance among the 100 largest U.S. cities, according to a new report. Despite having the highest average commute time (at 21.8 minutes ) and unemployment rate (at 4.5 percent) among the top five cities, Columbus had the highest percentage in restaurant density and third highest in bar density at 0.9 percent, according to financial technology company SmartAsset. “The average worker in Columbus works only 38 hours per week, the fourth-lowest in our…

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Security, Responsible AI Are Major Policy Priorities for Microsoft

Harnessing and commercializing cloud computing, artificial intelligence (AI) and other technology innovations, is more than a profit-generating business strategy for Microsoft. Brad Smith, president and chief legal officer at the Redmond, Wash. software giant, believes they can also help solve some of world’s most pressing problems. In a new edition of A Cloud for Global Good, the company reveals some of the priorities that will guide Microsoft’s corporate social responsibility efforts in 2018 and beyond. In October 2016, Microsoft published…

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New Year Gifts Lift Spirits At Ashram

Vodafone Fiji Limited has been engaging nationwide in sharing joy and love with the needy as part of its corporate social responsibility. Last Friday, about $4000 worth of New Year gift items was given to the only senior citizens’ home in Labasa, the Babasiga Ashram. Vodafone Fiji Limited chief marketing officer Rajnesh Prasad said visits started to all the senior citizens homes across the country last year in December. “It ended last week with the only senior citizens’ home in…

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United Way ready to celebrate campaign success

BELLEVILLE –  The community’s generosity will be celebrated later this month as United Way Hastings & Prince Edward will celebrate this year’s campaign conclusion. The annual achievement breakfast is an opportunity to honour those community members that have worked on behalf of the fundraising campaign. The presentation of exemplary awards for titles like volunteer of the year and recognizing workplaces that have gone above and beyond in their employee giving campaigns is part of the celebration, combined with the official announcement…

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First General appoints Angela Veri as Executive Vice President, Strategic Partnerships

TORONTO, Jan. 8, 2018 /insPRESS/ – Frank Mirabelli, CEO of First General, is thrilled to announce the appointment of Angela Veri to the position of Executive Vice President, Strategic Partnerships. Angela will work with our Corporate & Regional Team to enhance and execute sales strategies as well as strengthen customer relations in all lines of business.  Her primary focus will be to strengthen and expand First General’s existing service lines for insurance-based businesses, broker-driven and corporate client programs across North…

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