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Webcasts Focus on Role of Buildings, Communities and Organizations to Respond to Today’s Global Health Challenges Webcasts With IWBI: April 13 -- 17, 2020

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With the gravity of the situation regarding COVID-19, today, more than ever, places matter to the future of protecting our families, our businesses and the public at large. Join IWBI and the WELL community for an array of virtual panels and discussions surrounding the importance of better buildings and stronger organizations. 

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April 15 at 12pm ET: Places Matter: Mental Resilience - Cultivating resilience through mindful practice

Ramping Up Manufacturing to Help Address COVID-19

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As the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases increased in Asia and began to spread to other regions around the world, a team of employees at Gilead’s manufacturing site in La Verne, California met in the early morning of Monday, Feb. 3.

The topic of the meeting: How quickly could the site begin to formulate, fill, package and ship Gilead’s investigational COVID-19 treatment, remdesivir?

Bayer Supports Fight Against the Corona Pandemic in Spain With Measures Totaling Approximately 1 Million Euros

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LEVERKUSEN, Germany, April 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Bayer is supporting the fight against the corona pandemic in Spain with a comprehensive aid package. The company is donating 800,000 euros to the national health system in Spain for the purchase of urgently needed medical equipment and hospital beds.

Merck Announces $3M Commitment to Address Critical Maternal Health Needs During COVID-19 Pandemic

New Merck for Mothers Commitment Adds to Merck’s Overall Support to Global, National and Local COVID-19 Relief Efforts
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Merck announced a commitment to strengthen health systems affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Through Merck for Mothers, the company’s global initiative to help end preventable maternal deaths, the company will provide $3 million to help health systems better meet the needs of pregnant women before, during and following delivery while tackling COVID-19. 

Kimberly-Clark Outlines Support for COVID-19 Global Relief Efforts

In addition to health and safety measures designed to protect employees, the company will make product and cash donations of more than $8 million to help those most vulnerable
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DALLASApril 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- In response to the current health crisis, Kimberly-Clark and its trusted global brands have announced a series of cash and product donations through the 

Gratitude and 5 Other Steps to Happiness

By Laura Bakosh, Ph.D. Co-Founder, Inner Explorer
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Discovery Education guest blogger, Laura from Inner Explorer, talks about the importance of practicing happiness skills, particularly during the challenges of the global pandemic.

Yesterday, I received a package from my sister in law, Marsha, with a beautiful homemade face mask. Gratitude washed over me. Her generosity released a cascade of feelings that researchers acknowledge lead to happiness.

How Cisco’s Nonprofit Partners Are Pivoting and Innovating to Address Unexpected Needs

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We know that the most vulnerable populations are disproportionately affected by the economic impacts of global crises, and continue to be impacted after a crisis is over. Those who are unemployed or underemployed. Small business owners. Women. The poor. People who are un/underbanked. At Cisco, we bring to bear all our available resources – our funding, our technology, and our expertise – to support nonprofit organizations that have technology-based solutions to connect the unconnected and help people become economically self-sufficient.

Bristol Myers Squibb Expands Patient Support Programs to Help Newly Uninsured Patients in the U.S.

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PRINCETON, N.J., April 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ -Bristol Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) today announced an expansion of its existing patient support programs to help eligible unemployed patients in the U.S. who have lost their health insurance due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The expanded program offers access to any branded Bristol Myers Squibb medicine for free, including some of its most widely prescribed products, as well as those prescribed via telehealth services. The program features:

IWBI Announces New Co-chairs and More Than 225 Members of the Task Force on COVID-19 and Other Respiratory Infections: Prevention and Preparedness, Resilience and Recovery

Cushman & Wakefield’s Despina Katsikakis, CABR’s Dr. Wang Qingqin, NUS’ Dr. Lam Khee Poh and SUNY’s Joanne Mahoney join group of co-chairs convening more than 225 experts to advance the role of buildings and communities in protecting, enhancing health
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NEW YORK, April 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) today announced the addition of four renowned industry, academic and public health leaders from the U.S., United Kingdom, China and Singapore as the newest co-chairs of its Task Force on COVID-19 and other Respiratory Infections: Prevention and Preparedness, Resilience and Recovery. They join expert co-chairs from the U.S.

Welcome to CoffeeTalk

A series of virtual online conversations designed to discuss key trends, ideas, challenges, and opportunities in corporate social responsibility
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CoffeeTalk is a series of virtual online conversations designed to discuss key trends, ideas, challenges, and opportunities in corporate social responsibility. Hosted by CyberGrants team members, tune in to hear from top leaders across industries discuss success stories and exchange ideas related to their corporate philanthropy programs. No slides, just candid conversations.

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