COVID-19

Q&A with Keysight India Leaders: Recent Community Initiatives and Adjustments Made Through Pandemic

By Michele Robinson-Pontbriand | Director, Corporate Social Responsibility
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The Keysight India team has long taken its responsibility to their surrounding community to heart and have done so with alignment to the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs). Its corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts in the country focus on supporting local communities by helping secure livelihoods, imparting knowledge through science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education, building environmental consciousness, and most recently providing support during the pandemic. 

Global Citizen and the World Food Programme Partner to Raise Awareness for the School Meals Coalition

Coalition Urges Countries to Invest in School Feeding Programs and Join the International School Meals Coalition
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NEW YORK, November 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The international advocacy organization, Global Citizen, and the World Food Programme (WFP), have partnered on a 6-month global campaign to raise awareness around the School Meals Coalition.

Clarivate Celebrates Women Scientists Who Contributed to COVID-19 Research With New Video

Using Clarivate information and insights to help customers solve complex health challenges
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LONDON, November 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Clarivate Plc (NYSE:CLVT), a global leader in providing trusted information and insights to accelerate the pace of innovation, celebrates some of the women scientists across the company who contributed to the COVID-19 vaccine research with the launch of a video featuring their stories.

Fifth Third Bank Announces Second Special Payment to its Front-line Employees

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CINCINNATI, November 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Fifth Third Bank, National Association, announced a special payment of $1,250 for full-time employees who have provided essential banking services to customers through the ongoing pandemic. It is the second time the Bank has recognized the work of these employees through a special payment program.

Illumina Supports Canada's Nationwide COVID-19 Genome Sequencing Initiative

Data from 10,000 individuals affected by SARS-CoV-2 will be used to identify biomarkers that can help predict potential risk of serious disease and support the development of novel therapeutics to combat COVID-19
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SAN DIEGO, November 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Illumina Inc. (NASDAQ: ILMN) today announced that its world-class sequencing and bioinformatics solutions are being used by HostSeq, part of the Canadian COVID-19 Genomics Network (CanCOGeN), to identify biomarkers that can help predict potential risk of serious disease and support the development of novel therapeutics to combat COVID-19.

A List of COVID-19 Resources, Reports and Research related to Employee Volunteering and Workplace Giving

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We at Realized Worth compiled a set of resources providing insights on how COVID-19 and social unrest/justice movements have impacted the world of workplace giving and employee volunteering. The organizations listed here have worked hard to survey stakeholders, collect data and offer practical insight to help CSR managers understand the broader landscape and potentially even benchmark their company’s efforts given the historic challenges of the past two years. If you know of additional resources and research that we should include, please send them our way and we will update our list.

Closing the American Digital Divide This Decade

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We have just released a point-of-view paper suggesting that it is possible to close the American digital divide—between those who, by virtue of their location, can access high-speed internet and those that can’t—in this decade. But it will not happen without changing our perspectives about what matters most and the technologies we will use to close the digital divide.

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We have just released a point-of-view paper suggesting that it is possible to close the American digital divide—between those who, by virtue of their location, can access high-speed internet and those that can’t—in this decade. But it will not happen without changing our perspectives about what matters most and the technologies we will use to close the digital divide.

Musim Mas Distributed 23,400 Doses of Covid-19 Vaccines to Help Accelerate Herd Immunity

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As support for the government, which is conducting a Covid-19 vaccination program, Musim Mas Group is helping to accelerate herd immunity through vaccination programs for workers, workers' families, and communities around the company.

The number of vaccinations distributed from August until now is at 23,400 vaccines doses and is continuing.

Quest Diagnostics to Provide K-12 School COVID-19 Testing in Collaboration with Ginkgo Bioworks to Support Safer Classroom Learning in Texas for New Statewide School Testing Program

Over 1,150 school districts in Texas can elect to participate in the testing program ResponsiveEd First Major School System to implement the Quest-Ginkgo solution
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SECAUCUS, N.J. and IRVING, Texas and BOSTON, October 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- Quest Diagnostics (NYSE:DGX), the nation's leading provider of diagnostic information services, recently announced it has formed an agreement with the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) to provide COVID-19 Kindergarten through Senior (K-12) school testing services to support safer classroom learning throughout the state of Texas. Ginkgo Bioworks (NYSE: DNA), through its Concentric by Ginkgo program, will provide support services, such as online reporting and site staffing, for the program through its

Lenovo Helps Estimated 3 Million People Across India During COVID 19

Lenovo partnered with nonprofits to procure and deliver life-saving equipment in further COVID-19 relief efforts
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When a second, harsher wave of COVID-19 swept India in March 2021, millions of cases strained healthcare providers and other frontline workers across the subcontinent. This led to a critical shortage of essential medical supplies and infrastructure. These supplies were key to supporting both individuals fighting the virus as well as India’s communities battling to stop the pandemic’s spread.

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