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"No Single Entity Can Solve This Challenge Alone": An Honest Conversation About Racial Inequity

Johnson & Johnson's Chief Communication Officer Michael Sneed sits down to have a frank discussion about what we need to do to help build a more equitable healthcare system—and society.
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It's time to have hard and heartfelt conversations about the state of racism and inequity. At home. With friends and loved ones. With other members of your community. In the workplace.

At Johnson & Johnson, these conversations have been taking place across the company in response to recent events. And they will continue to be held with employees at all levels, and across all parts of the company.

Ecolab CEO Doug Baker on the Company's Science Certified Program to Help Businesses Ensure a High Standard of Cleanliness and Consumer Trust

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Ecolab Chairman and CEO Doug Baker joined CNBC's Squawk Alley to discuss how the company is helping businesses reopen with a high standard of cleanliness through its comprehensive Ecolab Science Certified Program, which combines advanced chemistry with new public health training and audit verification to help gain consumer trust. 

Watch here.

Ideagen TV Presents a New Series With Mary Millben, Award Winning Singer, Actress & Songwriter

Ideagen TV "Where Global Leaders Convene" Presents, "Impact Now" with Mary Millben
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WASHINGTON, D.C.,  June 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Ideagen® - “Where Global Leaders Convene”

Ideagen® is dedicated to providing a global platform to foster cross-sector collaboration by the world’s leading Brands, Companies, NGOs and Public Sector to create innovative solutions via collaboration at scale while creating awareness of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Washington Post: How to Reconstruct an Equitable Future for Our Region

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"We are in a trifecta of crises that threatens our nation’s public health, economic security, and democracy. Though this pandemic is new, racism and economic injustice are not. The pandemic has served to further reveal preexisting inequities in housing, education, health care, food security, policing and criminal justice, income, and employment.

A Human Rights-Based Approach to COVID-19 Decision-Making

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By: Ouida Chichester, Associate Director, BSR; Rosa Kusbiantoro, Associate Director, BSR; Salah Husseini, Associate Director, Human Rights, BSR; Jenny Vaughan, Human Rights Director, BSR; and

Why Diversity Is Essential to the National Bone Marrow Donor Pool

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It’s a fact. Minorities have more difficulty finding matching bone marrow or blood stem cell donors because of the lack of participation by minorities to join the donor pool. 

United Airlines Strengthens Onboard Mask Policy to Further Protect Passengers and Employees Against COVID-19 Spread

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CHICAGO, June 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- United Airlines has announced that, along with other Airlines for America (A4A) members, it will strengthen mandatory mask policies to further mitigate against the spread of COVID-19 and help continue to keep passengers and crew safe.

Fight Homelessness By Bridging the Gap Between Shelter and Housing

Words by Nithin Coca
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The U.S. has a shortage of around 7 million affordable housing units for renters whose household incomes fall below the poverty line, according to the National Low Income Housing Coalition. As Americans struggle to find affordable housing, homelessness is on the rise across the country. On any given night, more than 560,000 Americans find themselves homeless, per a 2019 point-in-time count.

Changing Habits Around Menstrual Hygiene in Bangladesh

Company Sokhipad is educating women and girls across Bangladesh about sanitary pads and creating a market for the traditionally taboo product
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DHAKA, Bangladesh, June 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Menstrual hygiene manufacturer Sokhipad has joined Business Call to Action (BCtA) by pledging to create awareness about menstrual hygiene management among 100,000 low-income women throughout Bangladesh by 2021. The company also commits to delivering sanitary pads to 720,000 low-income women in Bangladesh by 2021.

Tailoring Insurance Products for All Income Levels in Bangladesh

Pragati Life Insurance is helping minimize healthcare access inequality in Bangladesh by delivering diverse and affordable insurance products to rural and urban low-income earners
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DHAKA, Bangladesh, June 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Bangladeshi insurance provider Pragati Life Insurance has joined Business Call to Action with a commitment to provide health and life insurance to 1.5 million garment factory workers, as well as to 2 million rural and 1 million urban low-income earners in Bangladesh by 2021.

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