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What Can We Learn From Early Corporate Responses to COVID-19?

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On March 30,  business leaders from 3M, Truist Foundation, and Walmart shared with FSG co-CEO Greg Hills what they are learning as they lead their organizations in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

Our latest blog, by associate director Lakshmi Iyer, shares five practical lessons gained during the webinar.

Fifth Third's Tim Spence Outlines the Bank's Ongoing COVID-19 Relief Efforts

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Tim Spence, Fifth Third's executive vice president and head of Consumer Bank, met with the Cincinnati Business Courier alongside representatives from First Financial Bank and LCNB National Bank to discuss how the bank is responding to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Watch the full interview

IWBI to Lower WELL AP Exam Registration Fees Through 2020 to Help Build the Knowledge and Capacity the Market Will Need When We Go Back to Our Places of Business

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NEW YORK – April 2, 2020 /3BL Media/– The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) announced today that through 2020, it is lowering the cost of registration to pursue its popular WELL AP credential by over 50 percent, to $299US.  Students as well as individuals who are out of work or who have lost their jobs and are looking for a way to differentiate themselves as they re-enter the job market, will be charged only $99US, with IWBI covering the difference.

Graphics Printers Mobilize Globally to Support Public Health

PSPs in the US, China, UK, France, and Spain are just a few adapting production lines overnight to make a difference to their local communities
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PALO ALTO, Calif., April 1, 2020 – HP Inc.’s print service providers (PSPs) are mobilizing industrial facilities worldwide to deliver print products and help in the global effort to battle the COVID-19 pandemic. Many PSPs are working with limited staff to adhere to health regulations, while retooling production lines to support the effort. 
 

Hormel Foods to Host Live Virtual Concert Starring NBC’s The Voice Runner-Up Chris Kroeze, Minnesota Native and Nashville Recording Artist Natalie Murphy & Multitalented Singer-Songwriter and TV Personality Nick Hoffman

Company’s live stream event on YouTube to serve as a “Thank You” event for all 20,000 team members around the globe and their families and friends
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AUSTIN, Minn., April 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Hormel Foods, a global branded food company (NYSE: HRL), announced today that it will host a virtual live concert featuring Chris Kroeze, runner-up on season 15 of NBC’s Emmy Award Winning television show, The Voice. The live concert is the latest way the company is thanking team members for their continued efforts to provide food to the world during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Nickelodeon Research Reveals Kids’ and Parents’ COVID-19 Fears

“There’s an ‘in it together’ sense for today’s parents and kids, as opposed to shielding kids from something negative.”
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By Tara Weiss

Shielding kids from the reality of COVID-19 is nearly impossible, new interviews from Nickelodeon Consumer Research show. Their daily lives have been disrupted by social distancing measures, parents working from home, and school closings, which is causing kids to feel much of the same anxiety as adults.

Dow to Expand Hand Sanitizer Production at Additional Sites in North America, Europe and Latin America

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  • Five Dow sites expected to produce more than 200 metric tons, equivalent to more than 880,000 eight-ounce bottles
  • Product will be donated to local health systems and government agencies
  • Deliveries from additional production expected to begin this week
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  • Five Dow sites expected to produce more than 200 metric tons, equivalent to more than 880,000 eight-ounce bottles
  • Product will be donated to local health systems and government agencies
  • Deliveries from additional production expected to begin this week

Goodyear Commercial Tire & Service Centers Remain Open Nationwide, Offer Free DOT Inspections to Keep Fleets on the Road

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AKRON, Ohio, March 26, 2020 /3BL Media/ – In response to the economic impact from COVID-19 and to help keep fleets on the road to deliver needed products like medical supplies and groceries, Goodyear CTSC Truck Care Centers are offering free Department of Transportation (DOT) inspections, a value up to $120. These government-mandated inspections include a full review of the tractor and trailer, including brake systems, tires and wheels, exhaust systems, lighting and more.

Goodyear Auto Service, Just Tires to Remain Open Nationwide to Meet Critical Tire and Auto Care Needs

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AKRON, Ohio, March 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ – In response to the rapid spread of COVID-19, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company announced changes it is making to meet current customer demand and to help protect the health and wellbeing of its Goodyear Auto Service and Just Tires store teams and guests. These changes will also help to ensure stores can remain open to provide tires and auto care to guests who need them, including law enforcement, first responders and others in essential roles, such as doctors, nurses and grocers.

Every Website Can Now Be a COVID-19 Volunteering Outpost

VolunteerMatch Connect Mobilizes Volunteers, Support Nonprofit Sector in Response to Unprecedented Levels of Volunteer Cancellations
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VolunteerMatch, the world’s largest volunteer engagement network, has launched VolunteerMatch Connect, a free product that enables everyone to turn their website into a volunteer action hub with a simple copy and paste code snippet. 

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