COVID-19 made access to education a challenge for many communities around the world. In the spirit of turning challenges into opportunities, the Cummins Technical Education for Communities (TEC) program continued to deliver on its goal of transforming lives through technical education amidst the significant challenges presented during the pandemic.
Distance learning has been difficult for many students, families and teachers. Educators have done their best to meet today's virtual learning demands, including the increased STEM exploration opportunities for K-12 students.
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.
WWF survey also finds 72% of American respondents believe closure of high-risk wildlife markets is effective in preventing future pandemics
GLAND, SWITZERLAND, May 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ - As the World Health Assembly opens today against a backdrop of the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, a new World Wildlife Fund commissioned report reveals that nearly 30% of people surveyed across China, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam and the United States say they have consumed less or stopped consuming wildlife altogether because of the global health crisis.
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The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities has declared this week Utility Assistance Week to remind customers to act quickly if they have fallen behind on their utility bills due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The state’s moratorium on utility shut-offs is expected to end June 30, and many customers are unaware that they may qualify for assistance.
Social Enterprise Deploys Global Team to Procure Personal Protective Equipment and Oxygen Concentrators in Race to Meet Medical Needs in India
NEW DELHI, INDIA, May 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ - VisionSpring (www.visionspring.org), the pioneering social enterprise, has secured an initial $1.5 million in emergency response commitments for the COVID-19 crisis in India and will deliver more than 1,000 oxygen concentrators and other COVID-19 care and safety supplies to frontline health workers.
HONG KONG, May 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ — FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and one of the world’s largest express transportation companies, today announced the arrival of a second dedicated charter flight carrying critical medical aid to India. This is part of the company’s continuous relief efforts to support India’s fight against the recent COVID-19 surge.
For decades, FedEx has supported a number of local and global nonprofit organizations that specialize in helping underserved communities. Especially in times of disaster, when communities are recovering from hurricanes, floods, fires, earthquakes, volcanos, tsunamis and now, a global pandemic, FedEx – with more than 650 aircraft and 180,000 vehicles – comes alongside these agencies to help them reach these communities.