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Merck Joins Agenda to Address COVID-19 Pandemic's Effects on Vulnerable Communities

Diversity champions collaborate on action plan to address social, economic effects
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Merck has signed on as a supporting company to a group of organizations looking to address the adverse impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Shakira Just Asked Justin Trudeau to Step Up Funding for COVID-19 Tests, Vaccines, and Treatments

The singer-songwriter called on Canada to ensure that everyone, everywhere can combat the pandemic.
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Why Global Citizens Should Care

COVID-19 has had a devastating impact on some of the world’s poorest communities. Join Global Citizens like Shakira by calling on world leaders like Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to ensure that tests, treatments, and vaccines will be made available to everyone, everywhere.

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Why Global Citizens Should Care

COVID-19 has had a devastating impact on some of the world’s poorest communities. Join Global Citizens like Shakira by calling on world leaders like Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to ensure that tests, treatments, and vaccines will be made available to everyone, everywhere.

Leveraging Sustainable Fashion to Achieve Economic Self-Sufficiency

S&P Global virtual volunteers support NYC nonprofit Custom Collaborative in its mission to help women from low-income and immigrant communities develop their fashion industry skills.
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For some, fashion is style, clothing and design. For Custom Collaborative, a NYC-based workforce development nonprofit, fashion is the path towards empowerment, self-sufficiency and success.

Build Back Better: Turning Turmoil into a Lasting Transformation

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As we navigate through month six of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re experiencing its impact on many levels – physically, emotionally, financially, spiritually. The sheer scale and reach of the pandemic creates paradoxes that we’re all wrestling to understand.

Teenage STEM Competitors Engineer Hospital Ventilators

By Juliet Whitcombe, External Communications Manager, Infrastructure
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Teenage veterans of the global FIRST® Robotics Competition are helping coronavirus patients in Afghanistan by making ventilators out of car parts.

Impact Makers: Novartis

Maximizing Technology, Time & Teamwork for Critical Impact, Now
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No question, the last eight weeks have been tough on everyone. As a pharma company, Novartis felt a duty to respond and call to be part of the solution. The Novartis purpose is to re-imagine medicine to improve and extend people's lives. The Novartis' purpose statement is aligned with four key areas: holding themselves to the highest ethical standards, being part of the solution on pricing and access to medicines, helping tackle global health challenges, and being a responsible citizen. 

COVID-19's Opportunity: A Chance to Build a More Resilient Workforce

America needs a better skill-matching system if workers are to find their footing after the pandemic recedes.
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Every day, we are inspired by the essential workers on the frontlines of this pandemic—by their commitment to working despite the risks and their resourcefulness and tremendous talents under duress. The workers manning grocery stores, the janitors sanitizing hospital wards, the warehouse workers fulfilling our online orders – they all share one thing in common: they are a part of America’s low-wage workforce. They are the workers keeping things going for the rest of us—and yet, many of them are financially insecure and lack opportunities for advancement.

Feeding America Expands Pioneering MealConnect Platform In Response To COVID-19 Crisis

National technology platform will help reach more neighbors facing hunger, reduce food waste
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Each year, 72 billion pounds of good, safe food ends up in landfills in the U.S., yet people go hungry. With support from General Mills, Feeding America created a technology platform called MealConnect that gives food donors a convenient, free and safe way to reduce waste and connect surplus meals with those facing hunger.

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Each year, 72 billion pounds of good, safe food ends up in landfills in the U.S., yet people go hungry. With support from General Mills, Feeding America created a technology platform called MealConnect that gives food donors a convenient, free and safe way to reduce waste and connect surplus meals with those facing hunger.

Republic Services Spreads Cheer to Healthcare Workers, Young Patients

Republic Services provided care packages to healthcare workers and pediatric patients at seven hospitals through a partnership with Cheeriodicals
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PHOENIX, June 9, 2020 / 3BL Media/ -- Through its charitable foundation, Republic Services supported the delivery of nearly 800 care packages to healthcare workers and hospitalized children in Atlanta, Boston, Memphis, Phoenix, Seattle and St. Louis.

Tetra Laval Group Donates $734,000 Towards U.S. COVID-19 Relief Efforts

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DENTON, Texas, June 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The global COVID-19 outbreak has brought about never-before seen challenges in our daily lives, and we remain deeply concerned for all those affected by the pandemic.

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