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Healthline Media Deepens Commitment to Black Mental Health with Investment in BEAM Black Wellness Innovation Fund

Friday, July 30, 2021 - 2:00pm

Healthline Media has expanded its ongoing partnership with the Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective (BEAM) by becoming the premier partner in BEAMs Black Wellness Innovation Fund with a $100,000 contribution.

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  • Healthline Media has expanded its ongoing partnership with the Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective (BEAM) by becoming the premier partner in BEAMs Black Wellness Innovation Fund with a $100,000 contribution.
  • In honor of BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month which BEAM has reframed as Mental Health Liberation Month BEAM is seeking to expand the Black Wellness Innovation Fund to support underserved Black communities in the United States.
  • In addition to its contribution, Healthline Media is working with BEAM on a series of innovative Black-led wellness programs through the Black Wellness Innovation Fund.
  • Health equity is a top priority for Healthline Media, which is why we are committed to investing in mental health in the Black community, said Faye McCray, editor-in-chief of Psych Central, a Healthline Media brand.

Jon R. Moeller Elected P&G President and Chief Executive Officer

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 10:00pm

The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) announced today that Jon R. Moeller, Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer, will succeed David Taylor as Procter & Gambles President and Chief Executive Officer, effective November 1, 2021.

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  • The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) announced today that Jon R. Moeller, Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer, will succeed David Taylor as Procter & Gambles President and Chief Executive Officer, effective November 1, 2021.
  • He has been a member of P&Gs global leadership team since 2009, serving as Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, and Vice Chairman.
  • In addition, Shailesh Jejurikar has been elected Chief Operating Officer, effective October 1, 2021.
  • He currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the Companys Fabric & Home Care sector, P&Gs largest business unit, which has consistently delivered industry-leading results.

EY Announces Ramin Bastani of Healthvana as an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2021 Greater Los Angeles Award Finalist

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 5:05pm

Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) announced that Ramin Bastani of Healthvana was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year 2021 Greater Los Angeles Award finalist.

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  • Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) announced that Ramin Bastani of Healthvana was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year 2021 Greater Los Angeles Award finalist.
  • Healthcare providers use the companys patient communication platform to help engage, communicate with and manage their populations, leveraging mobile phones.
  • Entrepreneur Of The Year is one of the preeminent competitive award programs for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies.
  • National Overall winners go on to compete for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year title.

United Health Foundation Launches $3.3 Million Partnership with North Olympic Healthcare Network to Improve Behavioral Health Care on the Olympic Peninsula

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 4:00pm

The United Health Foundation, the philanthropic foundation of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), has established a three-year, $3.3 million grant partnership with the North Olympic Healthcare Network (NOHN), a federally qualified health center (community health center) serving Clallam County.

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  • The United Health Foundation, the philanthropic foundation of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), has established a three-year, $3.3 million grant partnership with the North Olympic Healthcare Network (NOHN), a federally qualified health center (community health center) serving Clallam County.
  • NOHN will help to improve access to care with the goal of improving behavioral health for children and adults in the Port Angeles area.
  • Washingtons rural counties have disproportionately fewer health care resources than larger, urban counties, according to a 2021 Washington State Primary Care Needs Assessment .
  • UnitedHealth Group is committed to expanding access to care, improving health care affordability, enhancing the health care experience and achieving better health outcomes.

Merrill Studies Reveal Challenges Diverse Communities Overcome to Achieve Success and Grow their Wealth

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 2:00pm

Merrill Lynch Wealth Management published today three studies examining the affluent Black/African American, LGBTQ+ and Hispanic/Latino communities.

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  • Merrill Lynch Wealth Management published today three studies examining the affluent Black/African American, LGBTQ+ and Hispanic/Latino communities.
  • The first-of-its-kind research reports titled, Diverse Viewpoints: Understanding Affluence in the U.S. , aim to better understand how individuals in these diverse communities achieve success and grow their wealth, their motivations and challenges and goals for the future.
  • Serving a diverse client base requires a deep understanding of peoples unique experiences and financial life paths, said Andy Sieg, head of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management.
  • Merrill, which is part of Bank of America Corporation, includes Merrill Lynch Wealth Management and Merrill Private Wealth Management and is a leading provider of comprehensive wealth management and investment services.

RxSugar® Finds Sweet Success Following QVC® Appearances

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 9:02pm

RxSugar, one of the worlds best tasting, plant-based sugar alternatives and syrups, successfully drove strong sales of its RxSugar Swealthy Set comprised of RxSugars Crystal Sugar, Liquid Sugar, Pancake Syrup and Chocolate Syrup during two on-air QVC appearances.

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  • RxSugar, one of the worlds best tasting, plant-based sugar alternatives and syrups, successfully drove strong sales of its RxSugar Swealthy Set comprised of RxSugars Crystal Sugar, Liquid Sugar, Pancake Syrup and Chocolate Syrup during two on-air QVC appearances.
  • This success comes after RxSugar won judges over during QVC and HSN s The Big Find product search.
  • RxSugars peerless product family includes RxSugar One Pound Canister, RxSugar Stick Pack Carton, RxSugar Organic Liquid Sugar, RxSugar Organic Pancake Syrup, and RxSugar Organic Chocolate Syrup.
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Attack on Detergent Packets Ignores Decades of Evidence on Film Biodegradability

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 5:40pm

(Photo: Business Wire)

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  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    The information refutes criticisms questioning the materials biodegradability launched by the interest group Plastic Oceans International, which relies upon a severely flawed research article and ignores decades of peer-reviewed studies on these widely used chemistries.
  • ACIs newest resource depicts the process of how detergent packets biodegrade, ultimately helping consumers understand the science behind their products.
  • Material suppliers and brand owners test to the highest global standards of biodegradability using independent third-party laboratories to verify their claims, ACI noted.
  • Biodegradability of Polyvinyl Alcohol Based Film Used for Liquid Detergent Capsules, Tenside Surf.

Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Awarded More Than $84 Million in Grants in First Half of 2021

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 4:00pm

The board of directors of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation announced today that grants totaling more than $84 million were approved in the first and second quarters of 2021.

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  • The board of directors of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation announced today that grants totaling more than $84 million were approved in the first and second quarters of 2021.
  • These grants were awarded to 42 organizations across the Hilton Foundations program areas, in the U.S. and internationally.
  • In our grantmaking, we support bold, transformative change by strengthening communities and dismantling systemic barriers, said Peter Laugharn, president and CEO of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation.
  • It has awarded grants to date totaling more than $2 billion, $207 million worldwide in 2020.

NTT DATA UK Announces New Partnership with myGwork

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 9:00am

NTT DATA UK has announced a new partnership with myGwork as part of its ongoing D&I work.

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  • NTT DATA UK has announced a new partnership with myGwork as part of its ongoing D&I work.
  • As part of the partnership, the networking platform will feature news, jobs, and contributed articles from NTT DATA UK.
  • The partnership with myGwork is part of NTT DATA UK's work as a company that actively supports the LGBTQ+ community.
  • Through the partnership, NTT DATA UK hopes to build community and awareness around the benefits of nurturing an inclusive workforce.

Providing Community and Care for San Jose’s Aging Adults, Sales Center for Belmont Village Senior Living Los Gatos To Open July 27th

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 4:07pm

Belmont Village Senior Living Los Gatos is pleased to announce the opening of its sales center on July 27th at the Union School District, 5175 Union Ave, San Jose, CA.

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  • Belmont Village Senior Living Los Gatos is pleased to announce the opening of its sales center on July 27th at the Union School District, 5175 Union Ave, San Jose, CA.
  • Built in the California Green Building Code standard, Belmont Village Los Gatos is thoughtfully designed to cater to the lifestyle and interests of residents while also providing a full spectrum of support and 24/7 care.
  • The pet-friendly community is located near the Los Gatos Creek Dog Park, where pet-owning residents can gather and enjoy each others company.
  • Los Gatos is Belmont Village Senior Livings 14th community in California.