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Sesame Workshop Launches 'Caring for Each Other' Initiative to Help Parents and Children During Coronavirus Pandemic

Rich array of Sesame Street content, including newly produced Sesame Street Muppet moments designed to entertain, educate, and comfort parents, caregivers, and children
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In response to the unprecedented uncertainty facing young children and families, Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street, is offering a broad variety of free resources to help children and families during the coronavirus pandemic.

Feeding America Releases First Round of COVID-19 Fund Grants to Food Banks

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On March 13, Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization with a network of 200 member food banks across the country, announced the establishment of their COVID-19 Response Fund to help food banks across the country as they support communities impacted by the pandemic. Feeding America initially seeded the fund with $2.65 million to enable food banks to secure the resources they need to serve the most vulnerable members of the community during this difficult time. 

Different Shades of Cocoa

Shedding light on our efforts to fight deforestation in our cocoa supply chains
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From the road, we could see some dead forest trees emerging above the cocoa canopy. With their branchless and barkless trunks, the dead trees cut an ominous figure, contrasting with the lush green of the surrounding forest.

While the dead forest trees were not located on cocoa farms in the Nestlé Cocoa Plan, they were symptomatic of the complex issue we have grappled with for years: deforestation in cocoa supply chains.

Merck to Donate 300,000 Masks to New Jersey for COVID-19 Emergency Response

Response follows initial donation of half a million masks to support COVID-19 emergency response in New York City
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In response to calls for personal protective equipment for health care workers and other front-line responders battling the COVID-19 pandemic, Merck & Co., Inc. announced that it is donating 300,000 masks to New Jersey’s Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness. As of Wednesday, March 25, 2020, New Jersey had confirmed more than 3,500 novel coronavirus cases, the second-highest in the U.S. after New York state.

Unite Behind Science!

By Matthias Berninger, SVP Public Affairs & Sustainability at Bayer
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As I write this, the world holds its breath. The global COVID 19 pandemic, the coronavirus, affects many infected and worried people around the globe. Countless doctors, nurses and medical workers are tirelessly helping on the ground. Governments are on highest alert to control the situation, talking advice from scientific experts who are learning on the fly. Healthcare companies like Bayer are also in constant contact with authorities worldwide and provide support wherever possible.

IVECO Contributes to the Fight Against COVID-19 by Manufacturing Protective Face Screens on Its 3D Printers

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IVECO, the commercial vehicles brand of CNH Industrial N.V., factories in Madrid and Valladolid in Spain will manufacture protective face screens that will be donated to the health system in the cities of Madrid and Valladolid.

Places Matter: Prevention and Preparedness, Resilience and Recovery

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With the gravity of the situation regarding COVID-19, today, more than ever, places matter to the future of protecting our families, our businesses and the public at large. 

Join the International WELL Building Institute for a webcast series that focuses on the leading role buildings, communities and organizations can play to support our health and well-being overall, and our collective ability to prepare for and respond to global health challenges like the one we’re experiencing now.

CSRHub & FactSet On-Demand Webcast

Integrating ESG Consensus Ratings to Create Actionable Signals Business Intelligence
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CSRHub® co-founders Cynthia Figge CEO and Bahar Gidwani CTO gave a webcast presentation Integrating ESG Consensus Ratings to Create Actionable Signals Business Intelligence in partnership with FactSet.

Watch the on-demand webcast here,  https://bit.ly/38YJEQp.

See more on CSRHub on the Open:FactSet Marketplace here, https://esg.csrhub.com/factset

Gilead Sciences Statement on Ensuring Continued Supply of HIV Medicine Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

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FOSTER CITY, Calif., March 25, 2020 /3BL Media/ – For those with potentially immunosuppressing conditions, such as HIV, the uncertainty caused by the novel coronavirus pandemic can be particularly challenging. Gilead remains focused on ensuring that people living with or at risk for HIV have access to the medications and support needed.

CCLA’s Helen Wildsmith Awarded 2020 Joan Bavaria Award for Her Leadership on Sustainability

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March 25, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Pioneering advocate for responsible investment and climate action Helen Wildsmith has been awarded the prestigious 2020 Joan Bavaria Award for Building Sustainability into the Capital Markets, the sustainability nonprofit organization Ceres and the investment firm Trillium Asset Management, announced today.

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