COVID-19

2020's Health And Financial Challenges Likely To Linger

By Stephanie Shields
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After an unpredictable 2020 and with a COVID-19 vaccine in the early stages of distribution, optimism and fresh starts are the sentiments ringing true right now.

However, the health and financial challenges of 2020 will likely linger for some time. In fact, the 2020-2021 Aflac WorkForces Report found that 67% of U.S. employees experienced at least a minor financial impact because of COVID-19.

Moderna and IBM Plan to Collaborate on COVID-19 Vaccine Supply Chain and Distribution Data Sharing

Initial focus on technologies aiming to bolster trust and help reduce community spread
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and ARMONK, N.Y., March 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- Moderna (Nasdaq: MRNA) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) have recently announced their intentions to explore technologies, including artificial intelligence, blockchain and hybrid cloud, that could help support smarter COVID-19 vaccine management. Central to the effort will be a pilot of open, standardized, technology-enabled vaccine distribution approaches aimed to improve supply chain visibility and foster near real-time tracking of vaccine administration.

Women Rise to COVID-19's Challenges

In their own words, Abbott's female scientists and engineers recount responding to a global health threat.
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One moment can spark inspiration for a career that will change lives.

At least that's what we're hoping at Abbott, where we're committed to providing opportunities for women in science, technology, engineering and math – or STEM – and ensuring girls can see these women in action, motivating the next generation of female scientists and engineers.

Returning to Physical Workplaces: The Key Role of EHS Leaders

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Helping your distributed team return to the workplace while they navigate the stress and pressures of a pandemic … this wasn’t exactly in the EHS job description.

But environment, health, and safety leaders are in the unique position of being able to make a very real impact on the lives of employees at a time when we’re all taking tentative steps back towards normalcy.

Circular Economy: A Solution to the Covid-19 Crisis?

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When the Covid-19 crisis started to unfold in early spring last year, little did we know about what we could expect. The coronavirus quickly spread around the world and pressured global leaders into taking preventive measures to contain the virus that had the potential to severely affect human health. Those measures showed some initial signs of positive change in terms of carbon production and biodiversity.​

ON Semiconductor Supports Annual Holiday Program at Local Elementary School

Written By: Nehal Shah, enterprise risk management program development manager
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For more than 10 years, ON Semiconductor has been sponsoring a holiday gift-giving event at Academia del Pueblo Elementary School in Phoenix, Arizona. Academia del Pueblo (AdP) is a Title 1 school catering to a diverse student body from Pre-K to eighth grade. In prior years, employees had personally provided gifts for each student from Pre-K to fifth grade, based on the students’ letters to Santa.

Global Citizen Presents: A 'Recovery Plan for the World' Roundtable Conversation

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– Global Partners Citi, Cisco, The Coca-Cola Company, Delta Air Lines, Google, Live Nation, P&G, Verizon, along with Campaign Partners WW International and The Rockefeller Foundation, to Activate Global Citizens and Engage the Private Sector to Help Achieve the Recovery Plan for the World –

– With the Support of European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi and the World Health Organization ‘Recovery Plan for the World’ Campaign to Mobilize Citizens, Corporations, Governments, Philanthropists and Artists to Help End COVID-19, Curb the Hunger Crisis, Resume Learning Everywhere, Protect the Planet, and Promote Equity for All  –

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– Global Partners Citi, Cisco, The Coca-Cola Company, Delta Air Lines, Google, Live Nation, P&G, Verizon, along with Campaign Partners WW International and The Rockefeller Foundation, to Activate Global Citizens and Engage the Private Sector to Help Achieve the Recovery Plan for the World –

– With the Support of European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi and the World Health Organization ‘Recovery Plan for the World’ Campaign to Mobilize Citizens, Corporations, Governments, Philanthropists and Artists to Help End COVID-19, Curb the Hunger Crisis, Resume Learning Everywhere, Protect the Planet, and Promote Equity for All  –

The VF Foundation Issues Its First Impact Report

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DENVER, March 3, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The VF Foundation, the philanthropic arm of VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), published its inaugural report outlining the positive impact its financial grants and philanthropic partnerships have had on more than four million people in 53 countries during the year.

CHL Coalition Showcases Industry Support for Vulnerable Communities During COVID-19

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March 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) Coalition has published a case studies booklet highlighting the actions of member 51 companies and organisations to assist vulnerable communities most impacted by COVID-19.

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