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Education, Reinvention and Common Action Can Right the Wrongs Exposed by COVID-19

by Ellen Jackowski Chief Sustainability and Social Impact Officer, HP
Summary: 
  • 2020 must not be remembered as a lost year—rather as the springboard for urgent action toward positive, lasting change.
  • Global education access, the reinvention of global solutions with local application, and common action to tip the scale are three imperatives for meaningful change.
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  • 2020 must not be remembered as a lost year—rather as the springboard for urgent action toward positive, lasting change.
  • Global education access, the reinvention of global solutions with local application, and common action to tip the scale are three imperatives for meaningful change.

NYC Test & Trace Corps and Port Authority Open Free COVID-19 Testing Site at JetBlue's Terminal 5 at JFK Airport, Pilot Program Launches to Provide Free COVID-19 Test Kits to New Yorkers Booked on Return Flights

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The new testing site will offer COVID-19 testing at no cost to essential airport and airline workers, in addition to travelers, seven days a week from 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

The Test & Trace Corps pilot program will provide free self-test kits to JetBlue customers on select domestic flights to help travelers comply with New York State’s quarantine requirements.

 
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The new testing site will offer COVID-19 testing at no cost to essential airport and airline workers, in addition to travelers, seven days a week from 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

The Test & Trace Corps pilot program will provide free self-test kits to JetBlue customers on select domestic flights to help travelers comply with New York State’s quarantine requirements.

 

Ecolab Receives First EPA Approval for Biofilm Disinfection in Drains

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ST. PAUL, Minn., November 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services, is the first to receive EPA product approval for disinfection of biofilms[i] in wastewater drains for its Virasept™ product – an important part of a comprehensive environmental hygiene program designed to help effectively combat bacterial growth in hospitals.

Virasept (EPA Reg. No. 1677-226) is a patented, peracid mixture, ready-to-use cleaner, deodorizer and hospital disinfectant. 

IVECO Is Promoting Prostate Cancer Awareness in Brazil Through Its Blue November Web Series

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Prostate cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer amongst Brazilian men, and is the second leading cause of death among male cancer patients, according to the Brazilian National Cancer Institute (INCA).

American Airlines Trials App to Make International Travel Readiness Easier for Customers

Summary: 
  • Beginning this month, American will offer customers a mobile app trial to streamline travel requirements due to COVID-19 restrictions.
  • The trial will launch for flights from American’s hub in Miami (MIA) to Jamaica.
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  • Beginning this month, American will offer customers a mobile app trial to streamline travel requirements due to COVID-19 restrictions.
  • The trial will launch for flights from American’s hub in Miami (MIA) to Jamaica.

Arrow Electronics Helps Launch Sanitizing Robot to Support Fight Against Coronavirus

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., November 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ –  Arrow Electronics is helping launch a new IoT Smart robot designed to more effectively sanitize surfaces and spaces to help protect against the spread of the novel coronavirus and other pathogens. 

The technology was initially conceived for the hotel market. But applications to protect shared environments such as classrooms, hospitals, public transit, and commercial office buildings are generating momentum as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Casa BACARDÍ reabre sus puertas a los visitantes, con nuevos protocolos para lograr una experiencia segura y divertida

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CATAÑO, Puerto Rico, 12 de noviembre de 2020 /3BL Media/ - Casa BACARDÍ, una de las principales atracciones turísticas y destinos más populares de Puerto Rico, reabre sus puertas ese fin de semana para compartir historias y cocteles con sus visitantes, tras implementar medidas de seguridad y salud tomando como guías las medidas de los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC por sus siglas en inglés) y agencias gubernamentales. La oferta de experiencias incluye la Clase de Mixología, así como también el Catado de Rones de BACARDÍ.

Casa BACARDÍ Welcomes Back Visitors with New Protocols for a Safe and Fun Experience

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CATAÑO, Puerto Rico, November 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The state-of-the-art Casa BACARDÍ Visitor Center, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Puerto Rico, reopens its doors this weekend to share stories and cocktails with guests, all under new safety protocols in line with guidance from health authorities, such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and local government agencies. Tours of Casa BACARDÍ include mixology, stories about the rich history of the Bacardí family and brand, and an insider’s view of the unique production process.

Tork Offers Hygiene Best Practices for Long Term Care Facilities

As long term care facilities prepare for reopening and accepting visitors, Essity has developed the Tork Long Term Care (LTC) Reopening Guide to promote good hygiene practices
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PHILADELPHIA, November 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Hygiene and health company, Essity, the global manufacturer of Tork professional hygiene products, has published the Tork LTC Reopening Guide. This document outlines safety measures and hygiene protocols that long term care facilities should consider when reopening their space to visitors. The guide provides a roadmap for how facilities can effectively educate visitors on best hygiene practices, as well as how to properly exercise social distancing to uphold the safety and well-being of residents, visitors, and staff.

Combatting COVID-19, Forging the New Normal

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As a company that prides ourselves on supporting sanitary environments and healthy living, the LIXIL Group was quick to establish a global team to help combat the COVID-19 pandemic and put various countermeasures in place to protect our customers, employees, and local communities. We are also pursuing initiatives that encourage the ongoing transformation in working styles, digitalization, product development, and globalization in order to help shape our new normal post-COVID world.

Developing SATO Tap as a New Solution

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