COVID-19

How COVID Has Affected Our Priorities

By Pedro Gonçalves
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The COVID-19 pandemic reprioritized all aspects of our lives. We’re spending more time at home –– and when we venture out of the home, we are seeking experiences that feel safe. We’re more concerned than ever about our impact on the environment — and changing our habits because of it. We’re focusing on our health — and taking more control over what that looks like.

Achieving a More Inclusive and Sustainable Recovery in 2022

From a growing digital divide to vaccine equity, we highlight the economic and societal challenges that defined 2021 and point toward insights and resources from our partner network that can help advance shared prosperity around the world.
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In the US, a two-track recovery exacerbates the jobs divide

FedEx Marks Anniversary of First COVID-19 Vaccine Deliveries

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. December 28, 2021 /3BL Media/ – One year ago today, FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, delivered the first shipments of the COVID-19 vaccines to dosing centers in the United States. The day marked a turning point in global efforts to control the COVID-19 pandemic as transportation companies like FedEx, healthcare companies, and federal and state officials coordinated the first shipments to begin vaccinating communities across the U.S.

Selling Sweet Treats for Those in Need

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"This past summer, after seeing how badly the pandemic had affected the food security of many families in my community, I decided to create a charity bakery, Avi’s Sweet Treats, through which I baked and sold cupcakes to raise money for various causes.”

-Avi A., Arizona

How would a teen in your life use an Action Grant to spark connection and create change in their community? Encourage them to apply today before the 12/31/21 deadline: https://bit.ly/3wGOcYp

When the COVID-19 Pandemic Hit, Our Cafeterias Stepped up To Serve People in Need

A meal distribution program that started at the beginning of the pandemic continues to deliver thousands of meals a week to underserved communities
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When the COVID-19 pandemic shuttered our offices in the spring of 2020 and thousands of employees began working remotely, our company found itself with a dilemma: lots of food in the cafeterias, but no one to eat it.

Rather than let it go to waste, Merck and FLIK Hospitality Group, our corporate dining partner, began looking for a way to put the food to use.

All Hands on Deck Against COVID-19

How every division at Merck is pitching in to address a global need
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The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has touched everyone’s lives, and a task as monumental as fighting back against COVID-19 takes more than just one person — or even just one department. From the earliest stages of the pandemic, we knew we had a responsibility to mobilize our scientific expertise and experience to help address the pandemic.

Dedicated teams across our company have come together to respond to this unique challenge. Because a global crisis calls for a global response.

Flu, Meet COVID-19: What to Know About This Season

As flu season and the COVID-19 pandemic collide, Abbott scientists offer insight into the coming months.
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As flu season collides with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, people want to know what to expect with the holiday season nearing, air travel increasing and more workplaces requiring a full return to the office.

Q&A with Keysight India Leaders: Recent Community Initiatives and Adjustments Made Through Pandemic

By Michele Robinson-Pontbriand | Director, Corporate Social Responsibility
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The Keysight India team has long taken its responsibility to their surrounding community to heart and have done so with alignment to the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs). Its corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts in the country focus on supporting local communities by helping secure livelihoods, imparting knowledge through science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education, building environmental consciousness, and most recently providing support during the pandemic. 

Global Citizen and the World Food Programme Partner to Raise Awareness for the School Meals Coalition

Coalition Urges Countries to Invest in School Feeding Programs and Join the International School Meals Coalition
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NEW YORK, November 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The international advocacy organization, Global Citizen, and the World Food Programme (WFP), have partnered on a 6-month global campaign to raise awareness around the School Meals Coalition.

Clarivate Celebrates Women Scientists Who Contributed to COVID-19 Research With New Video

Using Clarivate information and insights to help customers solve complex health challenges
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LONDON, November 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Clarivate Plc (NYSE:CLVT), a global leader in providing trusted information and insights to accelerate the pace of innovation, celebrates some of the women scientists across the company who contributed to the COVID-19 vaccine research with the launch of a video featuring their stories.

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