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Community Heroes: One GP Employee's Effort to Spark Hope in a Pandemic

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The actions we take within our communities are often the biggest catalysts for change at a larger scale – something Charles Koch discusses at length in his newest book, Believe in People – and after a long year of social distancing, our employees are finding new ways to connect with their communities and make a difference.

Ivan Garcia, a senior technical analyst for intelligent automation, has been volunteering as a translator and coordinator at COVID-19 testing and vaccination sites on the weekends since November. 

How EHS Leaders Can Plan for the Reality of WFH and Hybrid Workplaces

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The business world at large is in a disorienting state of limbo. Some of us are working from home, others are back at the office. Some expect to be back at the office soon while others are content to continue working from home.

For EHS leaders, this ambiguity is hard to navigate. In many ways, this hybrid dynamic is even more complex than dealing with the demands of a workforce that’s fully remote.

This Alcohol Awareness Month, Reevaluate Your Relationship With Alcohol

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Many people have experienced a number of pandemic-related consequences. And for some, COVID-19 has also driven a concerning increase in alcohol consumption. Alcohol Awareness Month is a good time to take a deeper look at your drinking habits.

Learn more about drinking habits during COVID-19

Inspired by Giving, WELL AP Growth Crosses 100 Borders

IWBI builds the knowledge and capacity to ready the market while supporting first responders combatting COVID-19
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NEW YORK, April 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) announced today that the WELL Accredited Professionals (WELL AP) are now in more than 100 countries worldwide, representing 26% geographical growth in the past 12 months. Additionally, the number of individuals who have registered for or achieved the WELL AP credential shot up by a significant 72% in the same time frame now exceeding 17,000 participants in the program.

Uber, PayPal and Walgreens Introduce Vaccine Access Fund

New fund allows customers to donate directly to efforts for COVID-19 vaccine access in underserved communities; Uber introduces new in-app donate feature powered by PayPal
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SAN JOSE, Calif., April 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- Recently, PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: PYPL), Uber Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: UBER) and Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.

Global Citizen Announces “VAX LIVE: The Concert to Reunite the World” Hosted by Selena Gomez

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–  Airing on ABC, CBS, FOX, YouTube and iHeartMedia Global Broadcast Special and Vaccination Campaign to Spotlight Heroic Health Workers Worldwide, Inspiring Action for Equitable COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution to Everyone, Everywhere –

– Hosted by Selena Gomez, Performances by Jennifer Lopez, Eddie Vedder, Foo Fighters, J Balvin and H.E.R. to Air on Saturday, May 8th –

– With Support From the World Health Organization, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Prime Minister of Italy and G20 Chair Mario Draghi, and President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa, Prime Minister of Norway Erna Solberg, Prime Minister of Spain Pedro Sanchez, and the State of California, VAX LIVE Executive Produced by the Ad Council, YouTube Originals, iHeartMedia, Teneo and Live Nation to Launch International Appeal for the World’s Poorest Countries to be Granted Lifesaving Access to COVID-19 Vaccines, Tests and Treatments in 2021 –

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–  Airing on ABC, CBS, FOX, YouTube and iHeartMedia Global Broadcast Special and Vaccination Campaign to Spotlight Heroic Health Workers Worldwide, Inspiring Action for Equitable COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution to Everyone, Everywhere –

– Hosted by Selena Gomez, Performances by Jennifer Lopez, Eddie Vedder, Foo Fighters, J Balvin and H.E.R. to Air on Saturday, May 8th –

– With Support From the World Health Organization, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Prime Minister of Italy and G20 Chair Mario Draghi, and President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa, Prime Minister of Norway Erna Solberg, Prime Minister of Spain Pedro Sanchez, and the State of California, VAX LIVE Executive Produced by the Ad Council, YouTube Originals, iHeartMedia, Teneo and Live Nation to Launch International Appeal for the World’s Poorest Countries to be Granted Lifesaving Access to COVID-19 Vaccines, Tests and Treatments in 2021 –

In a Remarkable Year, Vertex Fuels Its Efforts in Corporate Responsibility; Announces 2020 CR Report

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The COVID-19 pandemic and a heightened focus on social and racial justice brought about unprecedented disruption, change and uncertainty. Yet during such a time, Vertex remained steadfast in its mission to innovate and deliver transformative medicines and remained equally committed to supporting its talented workforce and communities.   

EHSxTech: One Year Later - COVID-19 and Returning to Work

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On March 30, 2021 we welcomed close to 50 tech industry professionals from around the world to join us for a virtual EHSxTech meeting to discuss the ongoing changes and challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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