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2013-07-10 08:27:28

Large U.S. Employers to Highlight Innovative Strategies for Improving Health and Wellness, and the Quality and Cost-Effectiveness of Care WASHINGTON, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), together with business and health leaders, launched a new CEO Council on Health and Innovation comprised of chief executives of some of the nation's largest employers who have a significant stake in the health and health care of their workforces. The Council...

2012-09-10 02:22:55

TOKYO, Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Coca-Cola (Japan) Company, Limited and Coca-Cola Educational & Environmental Foundation announced on September 10 that the Coca-Cola Japan Reconstruction Fund held a ceremony at Shinchi Elementary School on Sunday, September 9, to commemorate the completions of solar facilities installed with grants from the Fund at four public elementary and junior high schools in the town of Shinchi in Soma-gun, Fukushima Prefecture. (Photo:...

Coca-Cola Not Culprit Behind Rising Obesity
2012-06-19 13:55:38

It´s in our human nature to play the blame game when things go awry, and in recent news, Coca-Cola has spoken up to let Americans know it´s not their fault the country is growing fatter. Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent expressed to the Wall Street Journal in an interview on Monday that his company is not responsible for the rise in obesity in the U.S. "This is an important, complicated societal issue that we all have to work together to provide a solution," Kent told Wall Street...

2012-03-29 22:21:21

TOKYO, March 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Coca-Cola Japan announced on March 30 new voluntary energy-saving measures that will reduce the potential for electric power disruptions this summer. The additional efforts were announced at the conclusion of a two-day series of events in Tokyo attended by Muhtar Kent, Chairman and CEO of The Coca-Cola Company. His participation comes one year after his trip to Japan immediately following the March 11 disasters. Kent met with Coca-Cola Japan management...

2011-07-14 23:00:00

TOKYO, July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coca-Cola Japan Reconstruction Fund has decided to contribute 1.5 billion yen to the rebuilding of public elementary and junior high schools, with the funds being extracted from the 2.5 billion yen collected for reconstruction of the affected areas in the Great East Japan Earthquake. With an eye towards expanding renewable energy in Japan, the Fund supports cleaner energy in the reconstruction of the affected schools by providing funding for the...

2010-11-03 17:23:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Muhtar Kent, CEO of The Coca-Cola Co., will speak at a National Press Club luncheon on Dec. 2, 2010. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) Kent, who is also the company's chairman, will speak about the company's turnaround potential for the North American market, where sales volume rose 2 percent in the third quarter. The increase was just the second...

2010-09-22 10:54:00

Commitment made at highest levels to end child hunger NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joining US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Ireland's Minister for Foreign Affairs Micheal Martin for the launch of the joint American-Irish initiative "1000 Days: Change a Life, Change the Future," Tom Arnold, CEO of the international humanitarian organization Concern Worldwide, said that, "We have the political momentum at the international level, but this has to be married to...