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Xylem and UNICEF Partner to Provide COVID-19 Relief and Safe Water for Children, Families in Vulnerable Communities Around the World

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RYE BROOK, N.Y., May 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Xylem Watermark, the corporate citizenship program of global water technology company Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), today announced support for UNICEF’s COVID-19 relief efforts. The partnership will provide access to safe water and sanitation for vulnerable children and families. Xylem’s COVID-19 contribution will be directed to the most at-risk communities, providing critical supplies and supporting UNICEF’s community health programs and youth engagement initiatives.

Kimberly-Clark and UNICEF Extend Huggies® ‘No Baby Unhugged’ Program to Vietnam

Initiative will support neonatal health in 7 provinces across north and central Vietnam
Press Release

HA NOI, Vietnam, December 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Kimberly-Clark and UNICEF today announced the extension of Huggies® ‘No Baby Unhugged’ program to Vietnam. The partnership will invest $1 million over the next three years to improve neonatal health outcomes in the rural mountainous and central highland provinces of north and central Vietnam and reduce infant mortality.

Essity and UNICEF in Mexico Strengthen Collaboration on Hygiene Issues

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Essity and UNICEF in Mexico have entered into a new agreement to jointly promote awareness of the importance of good hand hygiene and to break the taboos around menstruation. Over the next three years, the collaboration will provide education to 4,000 pupils and 500 teachers in Mexico City and Chihuahua about attitudes and habits in connection with menstrual hygiene management and hand washing.

LIXIL Marks a Year of Partnership with UNICEF, Working Together in Kenya, Ethiopia, Tanzania

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TOKYO, September 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ - LIXIL marks the first anniversary of Make a Splash! Toilets for All, its partnership with UNICEF. Launched on July 26, 2018, Make a Splash! Toilets for All is the first shared-value partnership for UNICEF with a Japanese company in the Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene space, aiming to contribute to progress toward Sustainable Development Goal 6.21.

P&O Cruises Guests Help Save Lives of Newborn Babies in PNG With Their Contributions to P&O Pacific Partnership

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July 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ A tiny bracelet is helping to save the lives of thousands of newborn babies in PNG and P&O Cruises’ guests are playing a part through the power of their one dollar contributions to the P&O Pacific Partnership.

PNG has one of the world’s highest infant mortality rates with 6,000 babies dying each year before the age of four weeks, in many cases due to hypothermia caused by a sudden fall in body temperature.

The Importance of Partnerships for Disaster Relief

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In 2017, Hurricane Maria created unparalleled devastation on the island of Puerto Rico. To address the urgent recovery needs, The UPS Foundation, UNICEF, and the Empire State Relief and Recovery Effort led by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo came together to gather and deliver food, water, and other supplies where they were needed most.

Below, we share from two leaders who worked together to bring aid to Puerto Rico:

Caryl M. Stern
President & CEO UNICEF USA

The UPS Foundation Mobilizes Its Disaster Relief Network by Land, Sea and Air to Support Cyclone and Flooding Relief Efforts

Summary: 

·         The UPS Foundation is coordinating with United Nations partners to speed food and supplies to impacted communities in Mozambique and Malawi

·         Efforts continue in collaboration with relief organizations to provide safe shelter, food and relief supplies to victims of the recent tornados and floods in the U.S. Midwest

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·         The UPS Foundation is coordinating with United Nations partners to speed food and supplies to impacted communities in Mozambique and Malawi

·         Efforts continue in collaboration with relief organizations to provide safe shelter, food and relief supplies to victims of the recent tornados and floods in the U.S. Midwest

Partnering on Zinc Deficiency—for Healthier People and Stronger Economies

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Every day, millions of children around the world do not get enough zinc in their diet. In fact, a 2012 study in China estimates that 35 percent of the population is at risk of zinc deficiency.  This presents a major health challenge, as zinc is crucial for healthy growth and brain development. Zinc also strengthens the immune system, which helps reduce the risk of dangerous infections. 

Our Pledge to Educate 100,000 More Entrepreneurs across Africa

by David Rozzio, Managing Director at HP South Africa
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It was with great excitement that this weekend Johannesburg welcomed the first-ever Global Citizen Festival in South Africa. The event was in celebration of community and the power it has to combat one of the world’s greatest challenges: extreme poverty.

More than anywhere else on earth, sub-Saharan Africa is feeling the effect of rapid urbanisation, digitisation and globalisation. With youth unemployment in Africa up to 3x higher than that of adults, there is a very real need for quality learning and digital literacy to unlock our full potential.

Advocating for Our Youngest Innovators #WorldChildrensDay

By Alex Gorsky
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Children are born innovators.

They experiment and create marvelous new things. Ask any parent how the constant “why” questions, from their children, have changed how they see the world.

As we look to solve the biggest challenges of the next fifty years—in healthcare and beyond—we will need their most innovative and daring thinking. That all begins with them leading happy and healthy lives, starting with the crucial early years.

This week, in partnership with UNICEF, we harnessed some of these innate talents and celebrated World Children’s Day.

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