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Four Post-COVID-19 Supply Chain Sustainability Trends to Watch

Future Ready™ organizations are focusing on supply chain transparency; climate risk and resilience; justice, equity, diversity and inclusion; and greenhouse gas reductions.
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Note: This is the second article in a series highlighting changes to environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategies we expect to see in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This article examines changes to sustainability strategies to address vulnerable supply chains.

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Note: This is the second article in a series highlighting changes to environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategies we expect to see in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This article examines changes to sustainability strategies to address vulnerable supply chains.

Delivering COVID-19 Vaccines to Communities

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FedEx Express Canada Senior CTV Driver, Ashley Rajkumar, shares what it meant for him to deliver the COVID-19 vaccines within his community. Thank you, Ashley, and the entire FedEx team, for your continued efforts to safely and quickly help eradicate COVID-19 across Canada.

Delivery of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccines From the U.S. To Mexico

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“I’ve been with FedEx for 32 years, and this is probably one of the most proud and defining moments of my career.”

— Joe Stephens, senior vice present, global engineering & business transformation, FedEx Express

WSP USA Draws on Robust Capabilities to Help Clients Manage COVID-19 Response

Since start of pandemic, WSP Emergency Management has supported logistical planning, equipment and specialized staff procurement, creation of public testing and vaccination sites.
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From nurses, doctors and first responders to people working in grocery stores and distribution centers, essential workers have been the heroes of the COVID-19 pandemic, risking viral exposure to help the rest of us emerge from this unprecedented crisis.

Working alongside these heroes are scores of WSP USA’s Emergency Management Division staff and hundreds of contract employees who responded to urgent requests for help from the firm’s state and local government clients over the past 15 months.

PT Freeport Indonesia Continues Oxygen Donations and Other Pandemic Relief to Papuan Hospitals

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As Indonesia faces a surge in COVID-19 cases nationwide, PT Freeport Indonesia (PT-FI) is supporting Mimika Regency hospitals and health centers by providing oxygen cylinders that are necessary for ventilated patients.

Three Post COVID-19 Resilience Trends to Watch

Climate-related financial disclosures, the emergence of chief resilience officers and climate adaptation, resilience finance mechanisms are trending post-pandemic.
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Note: This is the first article in a series highlighting changes to environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategies we expect to see in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This article examines changes to resilience strategies to address volatile markets and supply chains.

In 2020, the year we faced a global pandemic, record-breaking wildfires and political unrest across the U.S., demand for our corporate climate risk, adaptation and resilience services increased by 305 percent.

Education Solutions Empower Japanese Children to Keep Learning in the Face of COVID-19

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Pandemic-driven uncertainties catapulted K-9 students in Japan into the next generation of education – fully equipped to learn with technology. During this sudden transition, Japanese school children needed quick access to cloud-based learning solutions. This was no easy task.

So Japan launched the nation-wide GIGA School Programme led by Koichi Hagiuda, Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, to provide learning opportunities with personalisation and creativity for school children across all backgrounds.

Clarivate: Setting the Course for Our Workplace of the Future

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A cultural and organizational transformation has begun at Clarivate, where every decision and every opportunity is approached with the assumption and mindset that the solution will better connect us through technology.

COVID-19 Impacts to Your SPCC Plans: Are Your Plans Up-to-Date?

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The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all industries to some degree over the past year.  With offices shut down, and some workforces working remotely, many offices have been left vacant. At the beginning of the pandemic, food and beverage and consumer goods manufacturing facilities were temporarily shut down or production was significantly reduced. Restaurants and retail facilities were closed or transitioned to online ordering and pick-up. Only critically essential services and operations managed to stay open. 

Wearing a Mask Still Matters: The World Rallies to Continue Masking to Stop the Spread of COVID-19

World Mask Week (July 12-18) is a global movement to encourage continued masking-wearing to reach the end of the COVID-19 pandemic
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SEATTLE, July 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Pandemic Action Network, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), the African Union, 3M and over 50 global, regional, and local partner organizations announced today the launch of World Mask Week 2021 (July 12-18) — a global campaign underlining a universal truth: masking in public, in combination with handwashing and physical distancing, is still one of the best ways we can protect ourselves and others against COVID-19, especially our most vulnerable community members as countries race to vaccinate their populations.

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