Our mission to help the world move forward from COVID-19 continues: a third donated FedEx charter flight arrived in India over the weekend with additional COVID relief supplies. And with 1.3 million COVID-19 vaccine doses arriving in Mexico this week, shown here, FedEx continues to deliver critical healthcare shipments to the communities around the globe where they’re needed most.
COVID-19 restrictions are beginning to loosen up in different parts of the world, as more people are becoming fully vaccinated. Cummins began offering COVID-19 vaccines for its workforce and their dependents through mobile on-site clinics on April 1.
The first mobile on-site clinic and vaccination was in Columbus, Indiana; now in just three months the company has administered its 15,000th COVID-19 vaccination, and it was at an on-site clinic in India.
The success of a business is measured in myriad ways, sometimes changing hourly, weekly, or annually. In the short- and long-term, a company will find itself facing any number of challenges and it must be prepared to respond or have the foresight to be proactive.
Shiksha means education in Hindi, and so it’s a fitting that P&G’s flagship community program in India is called P&G Shiksha. The program has been improving access to holistic education for underserved children since 2005.
Through its various interventions, P&G Shiksha has supported over 2,300 schools impacting more than 2 million children.
The outbreak of the pandemic posed unprecedented challenges to the education of children. During this time, P&G Shiksha continued to focus on its mission to provide underprivileged children access to holistic education.
Social Enterprise Deploys Global Team to Procure Personal Protective Equipment and Oxygen Concentrators in Race to Meet Medical Needs in India
NEW DELHI, INDIA, May 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ - VisionSpring (www.visionspring.org), the pioneering social enterprise, has secured an initial $1.5 million in emergency response commitments for the COVID-19 crisis in India and will deliver more than 1,000 oxygen concentrators and other COVID-19 care and safety supplies to frontline health workers.
As India battles the devastating current wave of COVID-19 infections, Biogen and the Biogen Foundation have committed more than $500,000 in personal protective equipment and financial support to strengthen Indian healthcare systems and support vulnerable communities. The donation includes a $250,000 grant to support a public matching gift campaign from Americares and nearly 200,000 masks for outbreaks across the globe.
GRI research highlights corporate sustainability trends in the region
May 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ - New analysis by leading sustainability standards setter Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) has found that sustainability reporting is on the rise in three South Asian countries – India, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka.
More companies activate relief campaigns on Benevity’s platform for the crisis in India, expected to peak in mid-May
CALGARY, Alberta, May 11, 2021 /3BL Media/-- Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced a surge in activity on its platform from companies and their people looking to support COVID-19 relief for India. Seven of the top 10 searches on the platform in April 2021 were directly related to the COVID-19 crisis in India, indicating a strong desire for companies and their people to find and support trusted nonprofit organizations that are providing relief.
Pledge to local organization Give India aims to provide assistance to local relief agencies
HAMILTON, Bermuda, May 10, 2021 /3BL Media/– Bacardi Limited announces today a USD $100,000 contribution to Give India to help the country in its fight against the COVID-19 virus. Funding provided by Bacardi is earmarked to provide immediate assistance to local relief agencies working to mitigate the worsening impact of the coronavirus pandemic in India. Additionally, the Bacardi team on the ground in India have provided funding for oxygen concentrators to be sent to a local NGO offering humanitarian aid to marginalized communities.