COVID-19

Brands Building Vaccine Confidence

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Even as President Biden sets new vaccination goals and vaccines become more widely available, there is still a concerning amount of hesitancy from Americans to get vaccinated.

FedEx Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccines Grows, Reaches 100 Million Vaccine Doses Delivered

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Statement from Don Colleran, president and CEO of FedEx Express on COVID-19 vaccine transportation

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Statement from Don Colleran, president and CEO of FedEx Express on COVID-19 vaccine transportation

Leveraging Technology to Provide Global Pandemic Relief

Reflecting on the Past Year and Our Plans to Address the Impact of COVID-19
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By Rick Echevarria

Sodexo at Vidant Medical Center Reduces Food Waste Amid COVID-19

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GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, a leader in food service and facilities management, announced today the company’s use of an automated food waste tracking system, WasteWatch powered by Leanpath, to reduce food waste amid the COVID-19 pandemic, specifically at Vidant Medical Center in eastern North Carolina.

COVID Recovery Must Include Digital Access for All

by Antonio Neri, President & CEO, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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Students huddled in parking lots trying to connect to Wi-Fi to download their homework.

Older adults without computers or smart phones to book vaccination appointments online.

Governments unable to provide access to services by mobile app to citizens who need it most.

These are not imaginary scenarios; they are reality for billions of people around the globe.

For Stanley Black & Decker, Safety and Compliance During COVID Takes Teamwork

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As the Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Stanley Black & Decker, Janet Link is used to working under immense pressure. Staying on top of every rule and regulation and being in compliance go with the territory.

When COVID hit in the spring of 2020, unprecedented times brought business-as-unusual challenges for Link and her 100+ member team.

In an interview with Law360 Pulse, Link shares what they did to help the world’s #1 tools and storage company continue operating while ensuring the utmost safety of its employees across the globe.

How Posting About Alcohol May Be Hurting Those Having Trouble Coping With the Pandemic

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Social media is flooded with memes about drinking as a pandemic coping mechanism but for some, these posts may undermine problematic drinking habits or even alcohol dependence. This Alcohol Awareness Month, we want to remind those who may be struggling that you are not alone and help is available: https://bit.ly/38Alfm3.

Abbott's BinaxNOW™ Rapid Antigen Self Test Receives FDA Emergency Use Authorization for Asymptomatic, Over-the-Counter, Non-Prescription, Multi-Test Use

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  • FDA Emergency Use Authorization permits asymptomatic, non-prescription, over-the-counter self use for people with or without symptoms
  • The BinaxNOW COVID-19 Self Test is identical to the professional-use test, used since August 2020, bringing the most studied and widely used rapid antigen test to retail shelves across the country
  • BinaxNOW Self Test will be available nationwide and in large quantities at major food, drug and mass merchandiser retailers nationally and will be priced affordably, similar to common over-the-counter (OTC) tests
  • Together with vaccines, serial testing of asymptomatic people will help restore a sense of safety in everyday settings where people gather
  • Asymptomatic multi-test authorization also applies to BinaxNOW professional-use test

 

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  • FDA Emergency Use Authorization permits asymptomatic, non-prescription, over-the-counter self use for people with or without symptoms
  • The BinaxNOW COVID-19 Self Test is identical to the professional-use test, used since August 2020, bringing the most studied and widely used rapid antigen test to retail shelves across the country
  • BinaxNOW Self Test will be available nationwide and in large quantities at major food, drug and mass merchandiser retailers nationally and will be priced affordably, similar to common over-the-counter (OTC) tests
  • Together with vaccines, serial testing of asymptomatic people will help restore a sense of safety in everyday settings where people gather
  • Asymptomatic multi-test authorization also applies to BinaxNOW professional-use test

 

Top 10 CSR Trends in China for 2021

By Dr. Guo Peiyuan Co-Founder and General Manager, SynTao
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Every year since 2013, SynTao, CECP’s Global Exchange Mainland China and Hong Kong country partner has forecast the top 10 corporate social responsibility (CSR) trends in the country, providing a professional guideline for companies to undertake social responsibility and helping companies shape and update CSR strategies and activities.

Here are the 2021 Top 10 CSR Trends in China:

Trend 1: A better business blueprint in the 14th Five-Year Plan

How Do We Help Prevent the Next Pandemic? Collaboration.

Our Pandemic Defense Coalition is here to help stop future pandemics in their tracks through global partnership.
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We think it's safe to say, nobody ever wants to endure another pandemic. COVID-19 emphasized the importance of preparedness and containing viral threats before they reach every corner of the world.

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