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Wells Fargo Responds to India COVID-19 Crisis

Company grants $3 million for health care and emergency response
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SAN FRANCISCO, May 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ -  As part of its response to the ongoing COVID-19-related humanitarian crisis in India, Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is committing more than $3 million through nongovernmental organizations to increase hospital capacity, supply oxygen concentrators and critical medical equipment, provide emergency transportation, and support health care workers.

FedEx Delivering Critical COVID-19 Aid to India

Thousands of oxygen concentrators and converters, hundreds of thousands of masks among aid being airlifted to India
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MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ — As India and its healthcare systems face a surge in COVID-19 infections across the country, FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, is working with organizations around the world to deliver critical medical supplies and equipment during this crisis.

United Airlines Expands India Relief Efforts With Online Fundraising Campaign

Airline providing up to 5 million bonus miles for donations and matching up to $40,000 in cash donations to disaster relief partners
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CHICAGO, May 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- United Airlines expands its efforts to support those impacted by the COVID-19 crisis in India with the launch of a new online fundraising campaign. Customers can donate to the airline's relief partners: Airlink, Americares, GlobalGiving Foundation and World Central Kitchen. United is offering up to 5 million bonus miles to encourage MileagePlus® members to support this effort and will match each donation up to a total of $40,000 in cash donations.

Rockwell Automation Donates $40,000 to Strengthen India's COVID Relief Efforts

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Rockwell Automation today announced a $40,000 donation to the United Way’s India COVID-19 Relief Fund.

“Our team members, business partners, communities and customers in India are deeply impacted by this wave of infections. Our hearts go out to all of them and their families during these dire times,” said Patricia Contreras, vice president, Public Affairs.

Walmart, Flipkart, PhonePe and the Walmart Foundation Leverage Global Resources to Scale Initiatives in Support of India's Pandemic Battle

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BENTONVILLE, Ark. and BENGALURU, India, April 30, 2021 — Walmart is mobilizing its global resources to further expand support for COVID-19 relief efforts in India. Walmart, the Walmart Foundation, Flipkart and PhonePe, along with Walmart’s Global Technology and Sourcing hubs, are collaborating to counter oxygen shortages, support the national vaccination drive and donate to organizations making a difference in communities nationwide.

Procter & Gamble to Contribute Rs 50 Crore for COVID Vaccination

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'P&G is committed to playing an active role in India's fight against COVID-19 and will contribute Rs 50 crore towards 10 lakh vaccine doses covering vaccination of 5 lakh Indians, 100 citizens for every one employee we have in India,' P&G Indian Subcontinent CEO Madhusudan Gopalan said.

Liquid Gold

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India is facing the worst water crisis in its history. Demand for water across the nation is expected to be twice the amount of supply by 2030, threatening water security for millions of people, according to a 2018 report from the Government’s National Institution for Transforming India.

Because of the gravity of the situation and as a responsible corporate citizen, CLP India has taken steps to enhance water security for the communities it serves to support their well-being and to encourage long-term sustainability.

Ending the Thirst

Novartis Inaugurates Innovative Watershed Project in India to Increase Water Availability

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Today, on World Water Day, Novartis inaugurated an integrated watershed development project to help address water scarcity in the Telangana region of India, one of the world’s most water-stressed countries.

KFC Marks Milestone 25,000th Restaurant With an All-Women Team

Located in Hyderabad, India, the restaurant signals KFC’s continued momentum in global expansion
Press Release

DALLAS, March 16, 2021 /3BL Media/– KFC is celebrating the milestone opening of its 25,000th restaurant around the world. The restaurant, located in the scenic and historic city of Hyderabad in southern India, is a testament to KFC’s undeterred speed of unit growth. The new restaurant is led and operated by an all-women team, reflecting the brand’s global commitment to championing a culture of equity, inclusion and belonging as it expands across the globe.

STEM for Girls: Shaping Women's Education and Careers in India

By Jasbir Kaur and Neha Parti
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It is well understood that Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) skills are critical to enhance employability across industries in India and around the world. The country’s National Science Foundation predicts that 80 percent of jobs in the next decade will require STEM skills, and IBM estimates that STEM careers will offer 24 percent higher pay and longevity in the future.

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