To help families affected by recent disasters, Abbott and its foundation the Abbott Fund are providing $4.25 million in donated products and grants to support hurricane and earthquake relief. Most recent efforts focus on Hurricane Maria and earthquakes in Mexico – here's a brief summary of our efforts, with links for more information:
Qualcomm Foundation today announced it is donating $250,000 to support long-term recovery efforts in Mexico after the two devastating earthquakes that recently struck the country’s central and south regions.
Qualcomm Incorporated is also expanding the list of eligible organizations for its previously announced employee matching grant of $250,000 to include earthquake relief.
Company also waives transfer fees for remittances to Mexico through October 6
SAN FRANCISCO, September 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced a $250,000 donation to the American Red Cross to assist with relief efforts in areas of central Mexico that were devastated by a Sept. 19 earthquake. This donation will help the Red Cross assist with preparedness, relief and recovery efforts following the 7.1 magnitude earthquake that killed more than 200 people, injured hundreds more and destroyed buildings and key infrastructure throughout the region. Wells Fargo has maintained a presence in Mexico since 1860.
Independent assessment conducted by SCS Global Services
EMERYVILLE, Calif., September 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ – SCS Global Services (SCS) congratulates the Northeastern Tropical Pacific Purse Seine Tuna Fishery operated by the Pacific Alliance for Sustainable Tuna (the Alliance) for achieving certification under the internationally recognized Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) wild-capture fishery standard. Operating in the Eastern Tropical Pacific Ocean (ETPO), the Alliance represents four leading, vertically-integrated companies involved in the capture and processing of yellowfin and skipjack tuna.
Eduardo López oversees one of Brown-Forman's Casa Herradura factories in Amatitán, Mexico. Merging innovation and tradition, he and his co-workers found a way to save energy and water while retaining the tequila’s unique flavor. Their achievement embodies the spirit Brown-Forman — connecting the past with the present, with consideration for future generations. Read more about Eduardo and his colleagues at Herradura on the Brown-Forman website.
Canadian teams include Toronto FC and Vancouver Whitecaps FC
TORONTO, Aug. 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Two teams of young Canadian soccer players will have the unique opportunity of traveling to Toluca, Mexico to participate in the Scotiabank CONCACAF Under-13 Champions League tournament, August 5 to 12.