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ContributorsLeela StakeLeela is a director who helps businesses innovate, collaborate and communicate to be more successful. She’s based in San Francisco, has worked in six Asian countries and is interested in the relationship between long-term business success and community prosperity.Laura PalantoneLaura is a member of our corporate communications team and is based in New York.James RobinsonJames is a director who brings ten years of experience working on CR strategy and communications in New York, Beijing, and Jakarta. He looks at how CR is employed as part of broader business strategy and has a particular interest in the evolving role of technology and innovation in managing social and environmental issues.Julie JackA director in APCO's New York office, Julie works on corporate responsibility with a focus on business strategy and emerging issues and trends. Her currents interests and work focus on sustainable agriculture and supply chain management, the integration of CR and financial communications, and CR in the consumer goods space.Ellen MignoniEllen is a senior director and helped build APCO’s global corporate responsibility practice. She works primarily with APCO’s corporate clients on business alignment and corporate responsibility, stakeholder engagement and partnership development, and communication and outreach.
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Tag Archives: obesity
According to data released by the polling group Gallup, the majority of adult residents in all 50 U.S. states are classified as either overweight or obese. The trendlines of obesity and overweight in the United States aren’t new, and it seems as though a day doesn’t go by without cable news reporting a new startling obesity statistic. Just this week, the CDC also released information on the most obese states in the United States (Mississippi leads the pack, with 34.9 percent of its residents considered obese in 2011).
Posted on Thursday, August 16th, 2012 By SharedPurpose
Melissa Musiker is a registered dietician and a member of APCO’s Washington, D.C., health policy team.Today is Food Day in the United States. Food Day is an event coordinated by the Center for Science in the Public Interest with the goal of bringing together eaters of all types “to push for healthy, affordable food produced [...]
Posted on Monday, October 24th, 2011 By SharedPurpose
Happy Blog Action Day 2011, SP readers! Coincidentally, today is also World Food Day. So what better topic for Blog Action Day than food. Take a look around the internet today and you’ll see thousands of posts related to food. Surely you can pick up a few recipe tips, but today bloggers are using their platforms to talk about some of the biggest food-related issues of our day: sustainable agriculture, food insecurity, nutrition, obesity, food safety, and dozens of other subjects.
Posted on Sunday, October 16th, 2011 By Andrea Shatzman