COVID-19

Black and Hispanic Communities Are Lagging in Getting Vaccinated. How These Organizations Are Trying to Change That

by Eric Berger
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At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, Ruth Clements worked 18 hours a day for Quest Diagnostics as the leader of a $100 million initiative, Quest for Health Equity, to close healthcare gaps exposed by the virus.

“I know everything that you could think of when it comes to COVID-19,” says Clements, who also serves as GM of the company’s infectious disease and immunology section.

2021 Rocket Social/ACCP Research: Impact of COVID-19 and the Racial Justice Movement on CSR

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It’s been 18 months and the global pandemic, alongside deep social and political unrest, remains central in the daily lives of most people around the world. Recently, Realized Worth had the opportunity to speak with the CEO of ACCP about their research on the impact of COVID-19 and the racial justice movement on corporate social responsibility. What we learned was encouraging!

Thinkabit Lab Inventions: COVID-19 Response - Part 1

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In 2020, everyday life was suddenly impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Schools closed, hospitals were overwhelmed, and masks became essential. Students, naturally observant, were drawn to the pandemic-related problems and inspired to invent relevant and highly valued solutions. Watch how they used an Internet of Things framework to mitigate the challenges and help people in this much needed time.

Kids Back to School? Our Tech Can Help Ease Your Mind

With BinaxNOW COVID-19 rapid tests and connected diabetes care, feel better about the return to classrooms.
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As the COVID-19 pandemic kept many kids out of the classroom for more than a year-and-a-half, students around the country are venturing from their rooms at home to First Period home room to rejoin classmates.

And parents understandably could be feeling the anxiety of separation.

How to cut that uncertainty? Preparation.

Why Emergency Preparedness Plans Are Crucial for Businesses Amidst the Pandemic

Words by Kate Zerrenner
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As companies start bringing people back to in-person work at offices and facilities, the health protocols of those work environments are more top-of-mind than ever, often in ways that never occurred to people before the COVID-19 pandemic.

Stevie Wonder to Headline Global Citizen Live in Los Angeles With Adam Lambert, Chloe x Halle, Demi Lovato, H.E.R., ONEREPUBLIC, Ozuna, The Lumineers, 5 Seconds of Summer, at The Greek Theatre on September 25, 2021

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London Line-Up featuring Duran Duran, Kylie Minogue, Måneskin, Nile Rodgers and Chic, Rag’n’Bone Man, and more

Broadcast Airing on BBC One on Sept. 25 from 5:30pm & Across the BBC until approx. 3:00am; Global Citizen Live highlights show airing on BBC One, Sunday at 4:30pm; Airing on ABC on Sept. 26 at 7:00pm EDT

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London Line-Up featuring Duran Duran, Kylie Minogue, Måneskin, Nile Rodgers and Chic, Rag’n’Bone Man, and more

Broadcast Airing on BBC One on Sept. 25 from 5:30pm & Across the BBC until approx. 3:00am; Global Citizen Live highlights show airing on BBC One, Sunday at 4:30pm; Airing on ABC on Sept. 26 at 7:00pm EDT

Prevention and Preparedness, Resilience and Recovery: An IWBI Special Report

Released today, the report culminates work of IWBI’s Task Force on COVID-19, provides a foundation for action built on the WELL Building Standard
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NEW YORK, September 7, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) today released a new in-depth report that lays out research approaches and specific operational strategies as well as policy and investment considerations as the world continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and prepares for acute health threats in the future.

Saying Thank You to North Texas Food Bank on National Nonprofit Day

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Have you ever wondered where your next meal is coming from or how to provide a healthy meal to your children when schools are closed? For families across North Texas, food insecurity was a daily reality before the pandemic. The financial strains imposed by COVID-19 left thousands more asking the same questions – many for the first time.

To fill the need, the North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) provided over 161 million meals to families in need between March 20, 2020, and June 30, 2021. This support continues as families begin to recover, and FedEx continues to be a part of the journey.

Companies Step Up to Support U.S. Students Returning to School

Words by Ellen R. Delisio
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It could take years to fully understand the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on U.S. students and schools. But educators and experts already know that as schools reopen, families and educators are still in the throes of financial uncertainty and academic struggles, and the needs are extensive.

Whirlpool Converts it's Nuevo Leon, Mexico, Facility Into a Vaccination Center

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Whirlpool Converts it's Nuevo Leon, Mexico, Facility Into a Vaccination Center

Earlier this month our employees in Mexico, together with the Mexican government, transformed our Nuevo León facility into a vaccination center, managing to administer more than 12,500 vaccines to Whirlpool Corporation employees, their families, and more than 20 neighboring companies.

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