More obese than starving — SOS Children

The most shocking news I read this week was the fact that 15% of the world population is hungry while 20% (!) suffers from "excess nutrition". It's so easy to eat too much. Even this morning while we were having breakfast I noticed my 7 year old, eating an adult portion of scrambled eggs with bacon. It was way too much for him although he enjoyed it a lot! If I wouldn't have … [Read more...]

2011 PR Newswire awards: blog winner

PR Newswire has announced "Kaiser Permanente ‘Dispatches From Haiti’" as the winner of the PR Newswire blog award 2011. I've written about the PR Newswire CSR awards in the previous blog. According to PR Newswire: "Dispatches From Haiti showcased Kaiser Permanente’s strength as a concerned corporate citizen". My favorite award nominee was USANA Health Sciences – What’s Up, … [Read more...]

CSR Awards: and the winner is…

Whats up USANA blog

It’s award time. I’m not referring to the Oscars but to the PR News CSR awards. PR News will announce the winners of the CSR awards on March 8. PR News has a lot of awards to give out. The organization identified 26 award categories ranging from ‘Human Rights Communications’ to ‘CSR executive of the year’ and the best ‘CSR annual report’. In this blog post, I will take a … [Read more...]

Water use in developing countries

Today is Blog Action day 2010 organised by water.org to raise the awareness of the water crisis in developing countries. Writing a blog about water issues is not the solution but it will help to make us think about the hugh discrepancies between the wealthy countries and the developing world. While we take our water consumption for granted, we often forget that something as … [Read more...]