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Ecolab's 2030 Impact Goals Advance Sustainable and Productive Operations to Help Industry Achieve Greater Purpose

New goals will drive further ambitious progress on water, carbon, food safety and public health
Press Release

ST. PAUL, Minn., July 15, 2020  /3BL Media/ – By 2030, there will be an additional billion people in the world, placing greater demand on natural resources. To help companies sustainably address growing demand, Ecolab Inc. has launched its ambitious 2030 Impact Goals to significantly increase the company’s positive impact within its own operations and through its work with customers.

A Safer, Cleaner New Normal: Online Toolkit Helps Businesses Reopen Confidently

Behind the scenes as GP PRO deploys Hygiene Ready, an online resource to help businesses protect their employees and customers
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Before COVID-19 upended Americans' lives, John Strom and his marketing team spent their days primarily supporting sales of Georgia-Pacific products. But in mid-March, they had a new mission: helping keep people safe.

The Tomorrow Rising Fund and Schneider Electric Nigeria are Supporting COVID-19 Relief

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The TomorrowRising Fund and Schneider Electric Nigeria are supporting  LEAP Africa, a nonprofit organization committed to developing dynamic, innovative and principled African leaders, in #response to COVID-19 by providing food to low income households across the country. 

Watch the full video here and learn more about the Tomorrow Rising Fund and Schneider Electric Foundaiton

LIXIL's SATO Tap Aims to Improve Hygiene for Millions in Developing Economies

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According to UNICEF, 40% of the world’s population does not have access to basic handwashing facilities or soap at home. LIXIL has introduced the innovative SATO Tap, a new product that will help improve hygiene for millions in developing economies during COVID-19 and beyond.

Watch the inventor Daigo Ishiyama discuss what inspired him to create this solution that can be used in households without access to running water.

LIXIL Teams Up with Jersey City Rapid Maker Response Group to Distribute Face Shields Across the U.S.

Press Release

PISCATAWAY, N.J., July 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ – LIXIL Americas and the Jersey City Rapid Maker Response Group (JCRMRG) today announced a partnership that will enable expanded production and distribution of face shields to first responders and medical workers in communities across the US battling COVID-19.

Piscataway: LIXIL Americas Partnership Adds to Number of Face Shields Donated to Front Line Workers

By TAPINTO PISCATAWAY STAFF
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LIXIL Americas of Piscataway has teamed up with volunteers from Jersey City Rapid Maker Response Group (JCRMRG) to manufacture and distribute thousands of face shields to first responders and medical workers in communities across the US that are battling COVID-19.

Providing PPE to Community Organizations in Memphis

International Paper Donates Boxes to Shelby County Division of Community Services and Momentum Nonprofit Partners for PPE Distribution
Press Release

MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Shelby County Government Division of Community Services, Momentum Nonprofit Partners and International Paper have joined forces to provide personal protective equipment (PPE) to Memphis area organizations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ecolab Uses Consumer Research to Launch New Science-Based Solution to Address COVID-19 and Strengthen Confidence as Hotels and Restaurants Reopen

Studies show consumers want a higher standard of cleanliness through hospital-grade products and independent verification in order to travel and dine out again
Press Release

ST. PAUL, Minn., June 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Recent research conducted by Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, food safety and infection prevention solutions and services, shows that consumers feel safer when hotels and restaurants raise their cleaning protocols to include hospital-grade disinfectants and third-party audits. Hotel guests said they feel “extremely safe” knowing a hotel room is cleaned with hospital-grade disinfectants compared to leading consumer brands1.

Innovation and Partnership Deliver 29,600 Masks for Kenya

By LeeAnne Lang, Bechtel Group Foundation operations manager
Blog

In Kenya, a partnership between business leaders and a local social enterprise organization is creating affordable, re-useable masks for the country’s fight against COVID-19.

The Kenyan government began requiring face coverings in April, but the high cost of masks was a hurdle for many in the East African nation. In addition, most masks were designed for one-time use, an approach that didn’t mesh with the country’s sustainability goals. 

LIXIL Introduces the SATO Tap, a Novel Handwashing Station that Aims to Improve Hygiene for Millions in Developing Economies

LIXIL committing US$1m to support accelerated rollout to fight COVID-19
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TOKYO, June 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Washing your hands thoroughly with soap reduces the spread of disease and can help prevent COVID-19 infection. But for approximately 3 billion people around the world, this step is out of reach. According to UNICEF, 40% of the world’s population does not have access to basic handwashing facilities at home. In the world’s least developed economies, it is as high as 75% of the population. The COVID-19 situation is highlighting vast inequities in access to water, sanitation, and hygiene.

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