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Bloomberg Philanthropies Ranked Among Most Innovative Companies

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Feb 11, 2014

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Bloomberg Philanthropies has been named one of the most innovative companies in the world by Fast Company as part of its annual guide to business performance and creativity. Focusing on the foundation's results-oriented approach to tackling the world's most important issues, the magazine hails Bloomberg Philanthropies’ data-driven philosophy and highlights its role in driving progress against tobacco use.

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posted February 11, 2014

New York County Ranked #1 for Positive Changes in Life Expectancy

Tobacco control efforts a likely contributor

Editor
Jul 11, 2013

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Good news for New Yorkers: several New York City counties have seen the greatest increases in life expectancy of all U.S. counties over the past 25 years, according to a new study. Given that tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death, New York City’s tobacco control efforts were likely a contributing factor.

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posted July 11, 2013

Bloomberg Initiative Marks Milestone in Global Fight Against Tobacco

More than $100 million in grants awarded to support proven solutions

Editor
Apr 15, 2013

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Bloomberg Philanthropies announced today that the Bloomberg Initiative to Reduce Tobacco use has awarded 500 grants since 2007, totaling $100 million, to support efforts to reduce tobacco use in low- and middle-income countries.   It marks a significant milestone in fighting the world’s number one cause of preventable death, especially in countries that have the highest rates of tobacco use and are the tobacco industry’s biggest targets.

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posted April 15, 2013

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