UWC International Patron, Shelby M.C. Davis and Anand Mahindra, Governor of UWC Mahindra College and Chairman of India’s Mahindra Group, today announced that together they will provide major new support for the UWC movement. Jointly, they are committing a total of US$12.5 million scholarship funding over the next five years.
Shelby Davis and Anand Mahindra said: “The world needs extraordinary leadership to navigate today’s complex challenges, tensions and conflicts, as well as to make the most of new opportunities. The UWC movement is ideally suited to provide such leaders and we are privileged to support it.”
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CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) announced today that it is changing its corporate name to CVS Health to reflect its broader health care commitment and its expertise in driving the innovations needed to shape the future of health.
As a further demonstration of its commitment to health, CVS Health also announced the end of tobacco sales at CVS/pharmacy as of September 3, nearly a month ahead of the previously targeted date of October 1. In February, the company announced that it would end the sale of cigarettes and tobacco products at its CVS/pharmacy stores, making CVS/pharmacy the first and only national pharmacy chain to take this step in support of the health and well-being of its patients and customers.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7308951-cvs-caremark-announces-corporate-name-change-to-cvs-health/
The biggest annual event in the Fashion Retail Academy’s Calendar, the FRA Awards Ceremony took place yesterday and was attended by Michael Gove, Secretary of State for Education. Nick Grimshaw also made a guest appearance to present the Commitment Award. The Awards acknowledge the success of FRA graduate students and pave the way for them to begin their careers within the Industry. Sir Philip Green (Arcadia), Jason Tarry (F&F for Tesco), Christos Angelides (Next) and John Dixon (Marks and Spencer) all presented at the event as key sponsors of the FRA.
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Sigrid Olsen reinvents her work to embrace the best aspects of her own healthy life now based from Sarasota, Florida. Her commitment to a philosophy of creative well-being runs deep to inspire a fresh and unique approach to mindful design, beautiful product development, and holistic experiences especially, as she reacquires her namesake rights and revitalizes her brand this spring. Sigrid’s infectious positive nature and pure reverence for yoga, meditation, wholesome eating, modern simplicity, natural beauty, and increased connection with community and self, uniquely include added emphasis upon discovery of creative self-expression. Going forward, Sigrid will emphasize these retreat and rejuvenate aspects of her brand to expand business potential, secure new synergies and connect with the $290 billion dollar marketplace focused on better health and wellness, personal development, retreat travel, sustainable living, and -- women, in particular.
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Food Lion today pledged to donate 500 million meals to families in need by the end of 2020 through its new community relations platform, Food Lion Feeds, which will focus on hunger relief. To mark the launch of Food Lion Feeds and kick off its new commitment, the grocer will donate 1 million meals in five days between June 9 and June 13 as part of a Week of Giving.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/7238651-food-lion-feeds-pledges-hunger-relief-500-million-families-through-2020
Continuing its commitment to make the tools that build America, STANLEY Tools announces the launch of its Stanley Black & Decker 2014 Build Your America Contest today, where one charitable organization, non-profit organization or local government agency will win $10,000 to honor its community such as a neighborhood improvement project, renovations to a historical landmark, school, park, recreation center, etc.
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American designer Sigrid Olsen announces reacquisition of rights to her namesake (“Sigrid Olsen”) brand this May. With success as a multi-million dollar national women’s fashion and lifestyle business, Sigrid revitalizes business potential focused on a unique vision of mindful design, beautiful products, and holistic experiences, with a unique commitment to creative well-being, nature, balance, simplicity and joy. Establishing a select team based between New York and Florida, she sets new sights on the creation of a coastal creative headquarters in Sarasota and opens her next chapter celebrating 30 years, combined, as an independent artist, creative entrepreneur, American fashion and home designer, and healthy wellbeing advocate and global retreat leader.
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Walgreens (NYSE:WAG) (NASDAQ:WAG) and the National Urban League (NUL) announces the launch of the 2014 Walgreens Way to Well Health Tour with the National Urban League. For eight years, Walgreens and the NUL have conducted the community outreach program dedicated to providing free preventive and early detection health services to urban and minority communities across the country. Now through December, Walgreens will use the tour to provide free health tests, assessments, education and consulting services with a renewed commitment to the everyday health of Americans nationwide.
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The trademark protected "SHATTERED HEART™" is a custom-made work of art that symbolizes the real and tragic effects of our current, ineffective gun policies. CEO and founder, Mr. Elliot Fineman, who lost his son to a senseless act of gun violence, announced the release of this symbol today. It is his hope that all Americans affected by, or who are concerned about, the epidemic of unchecked gun violence in this country could have something to express their loss, and their commitment to change.
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Walgreens (NYSE:WAG)(Nasdaq:WAG) announces the launch of the 2014 Walgreens Way to Well Health Tour with AARP. For six years, Walgreens and AARP have conducted the community outreach program dedicated to providing free preventive and early detection health services to communities across the country. Now through December, Walgreens will use the tour to provide free health tests, assessments, education and consulting services with a renewed commitment to the everyday health of Americans nationwide.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/7158751-walgreens-2014-way-to-well-health-tour-aarp
Triumph, the brand that has been listening to women for over 120 years, is pleased to announce the findings of its recent survey of over 10,000 women. The result of which has inspired the brand to make a commitment to support consumers in selecting the best fitting lingerie for them, dubbed ‘Stand Up for Fit’.
Previous to this survey, Triumph discovered there were a surprisingly high number of online searches each month on issues around bra size and set out to survey women in order to find out what issues were found when choosing their lingerie. Despite finding that concerns included comfort, shape and fit, all ranking in the top attributes when choosing lingerie, over 76% of these women admitted to wearing the wrong bra size.
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November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, a time to focus on finding ways to prevent the disease and enrich the lives of millions of Americans who live with, or care for, someone with Alzheimer’s. Brookdale, a leading owner and operator of senior living solutions throughout the United States, has a long-standing commitment to support research to reduce the impact of Alzheimer’s, which is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States.
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