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Boosting the Impact of Social Purpose Leaders

Nonprofit organization GRAVIS receives this year's American Express Leadership Academy Alumni Award in recognition of its work in India's Thar Desert
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To continue backing the communities we serve around the world, including the nonprofit leaders who are helping drive positive change, American Express today announced the recipient of the 2020 American Express Leadership Academy Alumni Award: Prakash Tyagi, executive director of the India-based NGO, GRAVIS. The organization works to expand access to clean water, food, education and healthcare in rural communities in the Thar Desert.

IOC and WHO Strengthen Ties to Advocate Healthy Lifestyles

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IN THE MIDST OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC THAT CONTINUES TO AFFECT PEOPLE’S LIVES AROUND THE WORLD, THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC) AND THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO) ARE STRENGTHENING THEIR EFFORTS TO PROMOTE HEALTHY LIFESTYLES, INCLUDING PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, SPORT AND ACTIVE RECREATION, AS A TOOL FOR HEALTH ACROSS THE GLOBE.

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IN THE MIDST OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC THAT CONTINUES TO AFFECT PEOPLE’S LIVES AROUND THE WORLD, THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC) AND THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO) ARE STRENGTHENING THEIR EFFORTS TO PROMOTE HEALTHY LIFESTYLES, INCLUDING PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, SPORT AND ACTIVE RECREATION, AS A TOOL FOR HEALTH ACROSS THE GLOBE.

Dow Collaborates With Multiple Partners to Develop and Donate Level 2 Medical Isolation Gowns

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  • Collaboration included Magna International, Inc., 3M, Cadillac Products Packaging Company, DuPont, Fitesa, Landaal Packaging Systems, Plastixx FFS Technologies, Shurtape and Volkswagen
  • 100,000 isolation gowns to be donated to healthcare professionals
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  • Collaboration included Magna International, Inc., 3M, Cadillac Products Packaging Company, DuPont, Fitesa, Landaal Packaging Systems, Plastixx FFS Technologies, Shurtape and Volkswagen
  • 100,000 isolation gowns to be donated to healthcare professionals

How to Clean and Disinfect Your Wood and Vinyl Floors

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With an active home usually comes an active cleaning routine, and that’s especially true as so many of us are at home right now. As you deep clean your living spaces, it’s important to remember the approved cleaning steps for your specific type of floors so you don’t accidentally damage them. And if you’re looking to clean and disinfect your wood and vinyl floors to kill germs, you’ll want to consult the cleaning advice below from the Centers for Disease Control. Let’s discuss the proper cleaning steps for wood and vinyl flooring.

How to Kill Germs in Carpet to Reduce Your Family’s Risk of Illness

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At this very moment, everyone around the world is practicing responsible social distancing in a collective effort to prevent the spread of germs. Although these times can feel uncertain and create anxiety, for most it is reassuring to digitally connect with friends and family and safely quarantine in the comfort of your home.

Virtually Experience the Porter Novelli Purpose Summit

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The COVID‐19 crisis is accelerating the transformation of business – one that solidifies the private sector mandate of a stakeholder‐first, rather than shareholder‐only, mentality. We’ve kept a pulse on this shift, brand action and stakeholder expectations, revealing that 75% of the U.S. public believes business must take action to protect employees, care for communities and support front-line workers in the fight against COVID‐19. Companies who have rapidly and authentically met this expectation demonstrate Purpose – at its finest.

Johnson & Johnson Supporting Frontline Health Workers

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COVID-19 demonstrates the essential and often undervalued role of health workers. The Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies and Johnson & Johnson Foundation committed $50 million to support and supply health workers. Here’s how: https://www.jnj.com/coronavirus/frontline-workers

To view the  Johnson & Johnson Nursing youtube channel, visit: https://youtu.be/pCC5vFuHhcU

Compassion Creates Connections for Kits From Kansas

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During the current coronavirus pandemic, we are hearing about so many wonderful acts of kindness and about nonprofits and companies that are dedicating resources to help. These organizations, and the teams that are making things happen, are driven by individuals with big hearts and community spirit.

Recently, 450 hygiene kits for individuals and families in need were provided by Heart to Heart International, a global humanitarian organization based in Lenexa, Kansas, to the Rahway Family Success Center in Rahway, New Jersey. 

Road to Recovery: How Hand Hygiene Can Remain Top of Mind

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On May 12th, International Nurses Day, we honor the significant contributions nurses make to society. This year, acknowledging the invaluable role these individuals have made in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic feels particularly important. While nurses continue serving on the front lines, there is no better time for healthcare facilities to reinforce the importance of hand hygiene and sanitization to ensure that nurses can continue to perform their jobs as safely and effectively as possible and provide much-needed care to patients in need.

Porter Novelli Purpose Summit: Day 2 Preview

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This Friday will mark day two of the Porter Novelli Purpose Summit: Committing to Action Amid COVID‐19.

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