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Insights for a Time of Crisis: Porter Novelli COVID-19 Tracker

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In times of immense strain and crisis our truest colors often show through. As the entire globe faces the unprecedented and catastrophic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, we’ve seen moments of brightness during a fog of immense sadness and uncertainty.

This is the time when many things will be put to the test, including how business responds. In this moment of global need, we will remember those companies that stood tall, acted quickly and with humanity. We will also remember those that did not.

Aramark to Manufacture Essential Protective Gear to Support COVID-19 Response

Uniforms Division Shifts Production Lines to Make Masks, Scrubs and Gowns for Healthcare Providers and Other Critical Industries
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April 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ - In keeping with its 84-year history of answering the call for assistance in times of need, Aramark announced its Uniform Services division has redeployed production lines in order to manufacture essential personal protective equipment (PPE) for the heroes working in hospitals and in other critical roles across the United States.

Advancing Gender Equity by Improving Menstrual Health

Opportunities in Menstrual Health and Hygiene
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Menstruation doesn’t stop during a global pandemic. Approximately one-quarter of the global population are women of reproductive age, most of whom menstruate every month.

A core function of a woman’s reproductive system, menstruation is a healthy and normal occurrence in the female body. However, it can—and often does—become a challenge when individuals lack access to the resources, infrastructure, and social support they need to appropriately manage it.

Cleaning In The Time Of Coronavirus

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We hope you are staying as safe as possible during the outbreak of Covid-19. As you hunker down at home for the long haul, here are some tips to improve sanitization and disinfection; from hand washing as self-care and UVC light to clean your phone to disinfectants meeting EPA standards and HEPA vacuuming at home. Stay tuned for more tips on wellness in the time of Coronavirus!

Hand Washing to Feel Good!

Global Citizen Announces New Artists to Join the ‘One World: Together at Home’ Global Special to Celebrate and Support Healthcare Workers in the Fight against the COVID-19 Pandemic

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One World: Together At Home Global Special to Air on Saturday, April 18 in Celebration and Support of Healthcare Workers, Broadcast to Feature Real Experiences from Doctors, Nurses and Families Around the World

One World: Together At Home drives private sector leaders to support the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the World Health Organization, Powered by the UN Foundation

Eight Hour Globally Streamed Event Expands Artist Lineup to Help Uplift Local and Regional Charities that Provide Food, Shelter and Healthcare to Those that Need Help Most
 
Financial Commitments to Support the COVID-19 Response Effort from Analog Devices, Cisco, Citi, The Coca-Cola Company, GlaxoSmithKline, IBM, Johnson & Johnson, PepsiCo,  Procter & Gamble, State Farm ®, Target, Teneo, Verizon, Vodafone and WW International, Inc.

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One World: Together At Home Global Special to Air on Saturday, April 18 in Celebration and Support of Healthcare Workers, Broadcast to Feature Real Experiences from Doctors, Nurses and Families Around the World

One World: Together At Home drives private sector leaders to support the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the World Health Organization, Powered by the UN Foundation

Eight Hour Globally Streamed Event Expands Artist Lineup to Help Uplift Local and Regional Charities that Provide Food, Shelter and Healthcare to Those that Need Help Most
 
Financial Commitments to Support the COVID-19 Response Effort from Analog Devices, Cisco, Citi, The Coca-Cola Company, GlaxoSmithKline, IBM, Johnson & Johnson, PepsiCo,  Procter & Gamble, State Farm ®, Target, Teneo, Verizon, Vodafone and WW International, Inc.

Healthcare Workers Need PPE for Broad and Diverse Reasons

Mask donations help parents visit hospitalized children, aid emergency room medical teams and support addiction center personnel
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BALTIMORE, April 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE: LM)is highlighting the need for personal protective equipment (PPE) across all healthcare settings, not just large hospitals, with its donations of 2,000 masks to four organizations in the U.S. and Europe.

Legg Mason is sharing this information as part of a series that aims to spread awareness of the diverse needs of local organizations. Everyone is invited to share their stories of the incredible work being done in communities around the world under the hashtag #InspireACTION.

Now More Than Ever, Everyone Can Help Support Global Water Access

Words by Tina Casey
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As the world adapts to the novel coronavirus pandemic, the importance of fresh, potable water looms larger than ever before: water to slake thirst, water to soothe fever, water to wash hands over and over and over again. And yet, hundreds of millions of people around the world already live without access to safe, clean water. The outbreak has laid bare just how vulnerable they really are.

The business case to act on global water security in the face of climate change

Two Million Surgical Masks Donated by Las Vegas Sands Arrive in New York, Nevada

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LAS VEGAS, April 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Two million surgical masks donated by Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) arrived in Albany, New York this morning where 500 boxes, containing one million masks were unloaded for distribution to health care providers and first responders attacking the COVID-19 crisis on the front lines. After leaving New York, the 767 aircraft owned by Las Vegas Sands Chairman Sheldon G. Adelson and sent to Guangzhou, China to transport the protective gear, arrived in Las Vegas with an additional one million masks for front-line crisis response in Nevada.

Essity to Supply Surgical Masks for Healthcare Use

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Hygiene and health company Essity has commenced production in Sweden of surgical masks for use by healthcare providers. The development has been in close dialogue with the Swedish government and the National Board of Health and Welfare. The aim is to deliver the first masks within the next few weeks.

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Hygiene and health company Essity has commenced production in Sweden of surgical masks for use by healthcare providers. The development has been in close dialogue with the Swedish government and the National Board of Health and Welfare. The aim is to deliver the first masks within the next few weeks.

American Express’ Commitment to Backing Colleagues, Customers and Communities Affected by COVID-19

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April 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ - For more than 170 years, American Express has been committed to backing our colleagues, our customers, our partners and the communities we serve around the world. As we navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, this commitment is more important than ever, and we wanted to share an update on some of the actions we’ve taken during this unprecedented time. 

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