Hygiene CSR News

United Now Cleaning Flight Decks with UVC Lighting

New handheld tool ideal for disinfecting sensitive switches and touch screen displays. United consulted partners at Cleveland Clinic regarding the use of UVC lighting in its operation.
Press Release

CHICAGO, Aug. 6, 2020 /3BL Media/-- United Airlines is now cleaning pilot flight decks with Ultraviolet C (UVC) lighting technology on most aircraft at its hub airports to disinfect the flight deck interior and continue providing pilots with a sanitary work environment. The airline is using handheld, AUVCo blades from the American Ultraviolet company to kill any viruses that may reside on sensitive switches and touch screen displays within the flight deck.

CRB at Animal Health in the Heartland


On August 18th, learn from CRB’s subject matter experts covering critical, relevant topics in the animal health market at this year’s Animal Health in the Heartland symposium, where the focus will be “Whole Animal Health.”

Whole Animal Health

1.8 Million Face Shields Delivered to Protect Medical Workers from Covid-19


Personal initiatives by a pediatrician and by researchers to make face shields for medical workers have transformed into an industry collaboration that by June had delivered 1.8 million shields to hospitals and other organizations around the country with plans to produce 2.5 million all total. A $2 million donation from Aflac Incorporated for personal protective equipment (PPE) financed the bulk of the shields.

Passengers Can Now Text Cleaning and Safety Questions Directly to United Airlines

New United Automated Assistant gives customers immediate answers to questions on cleaning procedures, airport and airplane safety policies, CDC and WHO guidelines and more
Press Release

CHICAGO, July 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- United Airlines today launched a new chat function – the United Automated Assistant – to give customers a contactless option to receive immediate access to information about cleaning and safety procedures put in place due to COVID-19. Customers can text "Clean" to FLYUA (35982) and get answers to questions about masks, boarding procedures, touchless check-in options and more, without having to call, search online or wait in a line for an answer.

Addressing COVID-19 in Vulnerable Diamond and Gold Mining Communities

Mobilizing the Central African Republic mining community to combat the impacts of COVID-19

This piece was written by Terah DeJong, technical deputy for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Artisanal Mining and Property Rights (AMPR) project, implemented by Tetra Tech.

This post originally ran on LandLinks.

Recognizing Our Best: Dane Dickie


Dane didn't turn water into wine. But he did help turn whiskey into hand sanitizer. And for that, we think he's something of a miracle worker.

Case Study: Impact of Installing Bio-toilets on School Children in India

Banka BioLoo installs bio-toilets in rural areas and schools that reduce diseases and help keep girls in school.
Press Release

July 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ - In India, almost 50 million people lack access to adequate sanitation, thereby increasing risks of water contamination leading to diseases. In 2017, the country still had the highest number of people practising open defecation in the world.

Black & Veatch Selects 18 Partners to Participate in COVID-19 Response Accelerator

Initiative seeks innovative solutions in fight against coronavirus pandemic
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 15 2020 /3BL Media/ –  Less than four months after launching the initiative to find innovative solutions to the coronavirus pandemic, Black & Veatch has chosen 18 partners for its ambitious IgniteX COVID-19 Response Accelerator intent on developing and deploying emerging technologies to the fight against the disease.

Ecolab's 2030 Impact Goals Advance Sustainable and Productive Operations to Help Industry Achieve Greater Purpose

New goals will drive further ambitious progress on water, carbon, food safety and public health
Press Release

ST. PAUL, Minn., July 15, 2020  /3BL Media/ – By 2030, there will be an additional billion people in the world, placing greater demand on natural resources. To help companies sustainably address growing demand, Ecolab Inc. has launched its ambitious 2030 Impact Goals to significantly increase the company’s positive impact within its own operations and through its work with customers.

A Safer, Cleaner New Normal: Online Toolkit Helps Businesses Reopen Confidently

Behind the scenes as GP PRO deploys Hygiene Ready, an online resource to help businesses protect their employees and customers

Before COVID-19 upended Americans' lives, John Strom and his marketing team spent their days primarily supporting sales of Georgia-Pacific products. But in mid-March, they had a new mission: helping keep people safe.


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