COVID-19

Tapestry's Community Response and Relief

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COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Tapestry continued to support our communities during FY2021 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We took strategic actions to protect the health and safety of employees and customers and to comply with local regulations. Our brands and Foundations made a number of relief grants and provided support to communities most severely impacted by the ongoing pandemic.

Reducing Childhood Diabetes and Obesity Through Education and Support

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Project Power is an American Diabetes Association (ADA) initiative focused on slowing the spread of childhood obesity and diabetes among children ages 5–12 by promoting healthy habits, nutrition education, increased physical activity, and family involvement. This innovative free program connects youth who are at risk for type 2 diabetes with peers in a supportive educational environment.

Governor Hochul Announces $3.38 Million for Choose Healthy Life to Address Health Inequities in the Black Community Through the Black Church

Funding Will Support Preventative Wellness Programs Run by 20 Churches Across New York City
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Governor Kathy Hochul today recognized Choose Healthy Life for its work during the pandemic for offering COVID-19 testing and vaccinations through its Black churches across the five boroughs of New York. At an event held at Choose Healthy Life Church First Corinthian Baptist Church in Harlem, the Governor announced that the FY 2023 New York State Budget includes an allocation of $3.38 million for Choose Healthy Life to address health inequities and administer preventative wellness programs run by 20 churches.

Survey of Human Resource Executives and Office Workers Suggests Employee Health May be a Key Ingredient to Addressing the "Great Resignation"

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"2022 Health at Work" report from Quest Diagnostics reveals the attitudes and expectations of HR executive decision makers (HREs) and employees about the changing world of work, employee health and COVID-19, and what it takes to compete for today's scarcest resource–people

WaterAid and The VF Foundation Launch Program to Improve Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Cambodia

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NEW YORK, May 9, 2022 /3BL Media/ - WaterAid and The VF Foundation announce the launch of a year-long program to reach more than 85,000 people with access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene in Cambodia.

Ericsson's Commitment to Being a Responsible Corporate Citizen

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Ericsson engages as an active local partner in the communities where it operates. Volunteering is one way Ericsson employees help the Company realize its vision to improve lives, redefine business and pioneer a sustainable future. During 2021 Ericsson strengthened its corporate citizenship efforts, including the launch of a new volunteering strategy focused on encouraging employee and community engagement. The Company also re-established global governance of this program with a new Volunteer Program Board.

Aramark Recognizes Volunteers for Outstanding Community Service During the Pandemic

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PHILADELPHIA, April 7, 2022 /3BL Media/ - In celebration of National Volunteer Month (April), Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), the global provider of food, facilities, and uniform services, is recognizing several outstanding employee volunteers across the world for their service to local communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

7 Ways to Build Wellness Into Your Work Day

Working from home doesn’t have to mean sitting more and moving less.
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By Deborah Lynn Blumberg

After pivoting to working from home in March 2020, environmental scientist Jill Trescott of Randolph, Minnesota, was thrilled with the extra time she gained from dropping her commute. But soon, she found herself missing the steps she took from the parking lot to her desk, coffee breaks, and walks to team meetings. She just wasn’t moving as much as she used to.

“I realized I was often coming out of my home office at the end of the day having barely moved all day,” she says. “My new work days had a lot less built-in walking.”

Fighting COVID-19: 'An Intersection Between My Military and Civilian Careers'

How our colleague Col. Craig Maceri is using the skills he learned at Merck to help run a vaccination site for the National Guard
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Col. Craig Maceri, director, vaccines value chain management, never would have guessed that his career at Merck would someday benefit his role as a commander in the National Guard. But the COVID-19 pandemic took everyone by surprise.

“It’s definitely not like any deployment I’ve been on before,” said Maceri, who fought in the Iraq War.

Looking Back, Moving Forward: Defending Global Health

How viral surveillance insights are helping scientists from Abbott’s Pandemic Defense Coalition stay a step ahead.
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Anniversaries serve as a moment to reflect on life’s milestones, whether those milestones be personal, professional or global.

But they also serve as an opportunity to look forward and examine how we can build upon what we’ve experienced to improve in the years ahead.

For many, March marks the anniversary of an event that not only changed the world, but the trajectory of many lives.

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