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COVID-19 Reinforces the Role of Mobile Connectivity in Bridging the Digital Divide

By Angela Baker | Senior Director, Corporate Responsibility
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Despite efforts towards achieving Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 9 – innovation, industrialization, and infrastructure – nearly half the global population, including 30 million Americans, are still lacking access to broadband – disproportionately affecting women, minorities, and poverty-stricken areas.

Can Food Supply Chains Cope with COVID-19?

The complex global systems that bring food from fields to forks are overcoming many hurdles to keep us fed.
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It’s a luxury easily taken for granted in the developed world – that we can expect diverse, healthy and safe food on our supermarket shelves. But this is only possible thanks to the complex global supply chains capable of rapidly and safely growing, processing, and transporting food by land, sea and air from fields around the world.

Pro Bono Perspectives S2E13: Natalye Paquin, Points of Light

Serving Our Communities in Times of Crisis
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Points of Light President & CEO Natalye Paquin joins host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly for a conversation on the importance of civic engagement and volunteerism in improving our communities, especially in crises like COVID-19.

International WELL Building Institute Launches WELL Health-Safety Rating for all Building and Facility Types

Expertise and insights from IWBI’s COVID-19 Task Force applied to the WELL Health-Safety Rating and other initiatives of the world’s leading certification body for healthy buildings
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NEW YORK, June 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) announced today the launch of the WELL Health-Safety Rating for all building and facility types, an evidence-based, third-party verified rating focusing on operational policies, maintenance protocols and design strategies to address a post COVID-19 environment.

Why Building Design Matters in Response to Coronavirus

By Dr. Whitney Austin Gray, Senior Vice President, Research, International WELL Building Institute and Sarah Welton, Vice President, Commercial, International WELL Building Institute
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Hormel Foods Gives Back to Battle Hunger, Food Insecurity Throughout the COVID-19 Crisis

Company steps up to donate cash and meals to help local communities during the pandemic
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By Dean Peters

Hormel Foods continues its role as a leading company committed to helping those in need most fight hunger relief and food insecurity as a result of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.

Webinar: Building an Employee Relief Program

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As the global pandemic has affirmed, it's more important than ever for companies to have a support system for employees impacted by a disaster or personal hardship. Truist Foundation President Lynette Bell and E4E Relief CEO Holly Welch Stubbing will share their insights on establishing a charitable employee relief fund program.

Republic Services Announces National Nonprofit Partners for $3 Million Small Business Revitalization Effort

Charitable Foundation to Provide Grants to Rebuilding Together, Habitat for Humanity International, NeighborWorks America to Help Local Businesses Survive and Thrive
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Cheerios Supports Fight Against Childhood Hunger

By Hanna Johnson
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To help support children facing hunger during the COVID-19 pandemic, Cheerios is donating $1.3 million to No Kid Hungry, a national campaign focused on ending childhood hunger in America.

The announcement was made during the latest episode of “Reunited Apart,” Josh Gad’s YouTube series that reunites casts from iconic films. The episode brought together cast members from “The Lord of the Rings” to reminisce about the franchise and recreate memorable moments for its fans.

Medtronic: Leaning Into Change

It took a pandemic to break down barriers to innovation. Is this wave of ingenuity here to stay?
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No individual, industry, or country was ready for coronavirus. Traditional systems continue to buckle under the strains of disruption, forcing years of change in a matter of months. Every day, doctors and nurses don their armor of latex, plexiglass, and cotton. They're backed by supporters big and small: from manufacturing and healthcare companies to parents-turned-mask-makers, and 3D printing entrepreneurs.

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