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United Airlines Expands India Relief Efforts With Online Fundraising Campaign

Airline providing up to 5 million bonus miles for donations and matching up to $40,000 in cash donations to disaster relief partners
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CHICAGO, May 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- United Airlines expands its efforts to support those impacted by the COVID-19 crisis in India with the launch of a new online fundraising campaign. Customers can donate to the airline's relief partners: Airlink, Americares, GlobalGiving Foundation and World Central Kitchen. United is offering up to 5 million bonus miles to encourage MileagePlus® members to support this effort and will match each donation up to a total of $40,000 in cash donations.

Rockwell Automation Donates $40,000 to Strengthen India's COVID Relief Efforts

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Rockwell Automation today announced a $40,000 donation to the United Way’s India COVID-19 Relief Fund.

“Our team members, business partners, communities and customers in India are deeply impacted by this wave of infections. Our hearts go out to all of them and their families during these dire times,” said Patricia Contreras, vice president, Public Affairs.

The Future of Testing and Care: Broader Access

Abbott's Andrea Wainer discusses how access and affordability is transforming healthcare at Aspen Ideas: Health event.
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The COVID-19 pandemic is driving major shifts in healthcare and society. And looking ahead, challenges get even bigger, with countries around the world struggling with overwhelmed health systems, widening health gaps and the escalating burden of disease and healthcare costs.

It's clear that "business as usual" won't be enough. Innovative and urgent action is needed to deliver better health today, and in the years to come.

American Doubles Cold Chain Capabilities, More Flight Options

Extensive testing finds airline's entire mainline fleet provides ideal conditions for passive cold chain shipments
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American Airlines Cargo has furthered its commitment to reliable temperature-controlled shipping by expanding its solution for transporting temperature-controlled shipments to its entire mainline fleet.

This expansion follows a number of tests and trials conducted in partnership with CSafe Global and CargoSense. Through the use of CSafe Global's industry-leading packaging and Temperature Loggers provided by CargoSense, American proved all of its aircraft offer ideal environments for passive temperature-sensitive shipments.

Rockwell Automation Helps Australian Manufacturing Collaboration Produce More Than 100 Million Masks in Record Time

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As global demand for ethically-made, high-quality surgical masks continues to soar, an Australian mask-making effort has hit the 100-million-mask milestone thanks to the support provided by Rockwell Automation.

EarthX Environmental Justice – New Orleans

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By Lauren Zanolli 

New Orleans seems to hold more joy, and more sorrow, than its relatively small frame should allow. The city of 390,000 has an outsized place in the American heart and imagination. And if you’ve ever been there, it’s easy to understand why.

Benefiting Biodiversity & Soil Health

Sustainable Solutions to Nurture Nature
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Through close collaboration with growers and other partners, we are committed to balancing the need for crop production with nature conservation and reducing agriculture’s impact on biodiversity. 

Reopening: It's All About the Execution

With Mike Wilson, U.S. Equities Research for Investors
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High expectations around reopening may already be substantially priced into markets, pointing to new risks around how the reopening actually plays out.

Each week, Mike Wilson offers his perspective on the forces shaping the markets and how to separate the signal from the noise. Listen to his most recent episode and check out those of his colleagues from across Morgan Stanley Research.

Walmart, Flipkart, PhonePe and the Walmart Foundation Leverage Global Resources to Scale Initiatives in Support of India's Pandemic Battle

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BENTONVILLE, Ark. and BENGALURU, India, April 30, 2021 — Walmart is mobilizing its global resources to further expand support for COVID-19 relief efforts in India. Walmart, the Walmart Foundation, Flipkart and PhonePe, along with Walmart’s Global Technology and Sourcing hubs, are collaborating to counter oxygen shortages, support the national vaccination drive and donate to organizations making a difference in communities nationwide.

OptumHealth CEO Discusses Solutions to Improve Health Care Affordability

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In the United States, the cost of care is continuing to rise. 43% of working-age adults did not have stable health insurance coverage last year, and 25% of adults with "adequate coverage" reported trouble paying medical bills in 2020, according to the Commonwealth Fund.

Speaking at a virtual event on health care costs hosted by Axios, OptumHealth Chief Executive Officer Dr. Wyatt Decker discussed opportunities to improve affordability by reducing health care cost trends and reducing out-of-pocket expenses for consumers.

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