Q&A With Matteo Cinquemani, Americares WASH Technical Advisor
In 2020, Xylem joined forces with Americares, the health-focused relief and development organization, as part of our efforts to bring water security and sanitation (WASH) to the world’s most impoverished communities. The partnership is bringing real change to communities in need, already reaching over 3.5 million people. In 2020, Americares onboarded a new WASH advisor, Matteo Cinquemani, who worked across Americares global network of health partners to develop COVID-19 training for workers, and to identify needs for WASH Infrastructure upgrades.
International Paper donation to American Red Cross provides additional support beyond the company’s Annual Disaster Giving Program commitment
MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ – International Paper (NYSE: IP), the world’s leading producer of renewable, fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper, has made a $170,000 donation to the American Red Cross to support year-round humanitarian relief efforts. The donation is above and beyond the company’s recurring $500,000 pledge to support the American Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program (ADGP).
Losing one’s eyeglasses in the wake of a destructive storm is disheartening for anyone and crippling for some. Thankfully, in Martha’s case, the American Red Cross was on hand after the storm. Putting to work their decades long collaboration with FedEx, they saw to it that Martha’s glasses were replaced overnight.
AAdvantage® members helped to make a difference on a global scale by supporting the American Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies' critical mission
American Airlines raised nearly $1.5 million in support of the American Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies’ efforts to fight the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic around the world, including Brazil, India and other countries in need of assistance to battle the devastating virus. The airline and more than 11,000 of its AAdvantage® members raised the full amount in less than one month.
As forecasters predict another busy storm season on the heels of record‑breaking hurricane activity in 2020, the Un‑carrier is equipped with more disaster‑response resources than ever.
Hurricane season officially runs from June 1 through November 30, but the Un-carrier prepares year-round to ensure we are ready to help customers, first responders and local authorities stay connected when it matters most. Last year's 30 named storms were the most-ever on record, and forecasters have already predicted above-average storm activity again this year. T-Mobile takes a rock-solid approach to preparation and response, hoping for the best but planning for the worst.
HOUSTON and LONDON, May 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Baker Hughes Foundation has announced a $250,000 grant to the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) in support of its efforts to end the pandemic through equitable COVID-19 vaccine distribution and other support for the world’s most vulnerable populations.
The magnitude of global disruption in 2020 tested the strength and adaptability of businesses and communities all over the world. As the COVID-19 pandemic spread, societal impacts from weather-related disasters, wildfires, and political unrest also took place. Keysight was not immune to these events. However, the company’s corporate mission of accelerating innovation to connect and secure the world, coupled with our CSR vision to help build a better planet, exemplify how Keysight’s strategic value is especially relevant during crises.
We want the communities where we live and work to thrive, and to help others revitalize their communities as well.
Around the world, we support education, learning and upskilling. This commitment was intensely tested throughout the global pandemic in 2020, and our people and business met the challenge with extraordinary effort and resolve.
Fighting the COVID-19 Global Pandemic
In navigating the COVID-19 pandemic, we quickly aligned our global organization around three priorities and took actions to protect our employees and the business while positioning the company to thrive.
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.