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  • Helping to protect lives and livelihoods from the Covid-19 pandemic - Unilever

    Helping to protect lives and livelihoods from the Covid-19 pandemic - Unilever

    Unilever will contribute €100m to help the fight against the pandemic through donations of soap, sanitiser, bleach and food. This includes:- A product donation of soaps and sanitiser of at least...

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  • How companies are responding to COVID-19 - Merck

    How companies are responding to COVID-19 - Merck

    AT&T, has taken a variety of steps to protect its employees and communities. They have extended free unlimited data service to first responders and healthcare organizations for the duration of the...

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  • How companies are responding to COVID-19 - Merck

    How companies are responding to COVID-19 - Merck

    Merck, has already provided half a million personal protective masks to New York City, a coronavirus epicenter. They promise additional donations as equipment becomes available.See it on Scoop.it,...

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  • Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) - FAIRFAX COUNTY RESPONSE

    Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) - FAIRFAX COUNTY RESPONSE

    The Fairfax County Health Department is working closely with the Virginia Department of Health and our local healthcare community to limit the spread of Coronavirus disease. We are working closely...

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  • COVID-19 solidarity: TSEB donates 20,000 litres of alcohol

    COVID-19 solidarity: TSEB donates 20,000 litres of alcohol

    In contribution to the global fight against the coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19), Tereos Sugar & Energy Brazil announced a donation of 20,000 liters 70° alcohol to hospitals and to primary health...

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  • LVMH orders 40 million masks from China for France

    LVMH orders 40 million masks from China for France

    LVMH (LVMH.PA), the world’s biggest luxury goods group, is ordering 40 million health masks from a Chinese supplier to help France cope with the coronavirus outbreak.The first order, for a total...

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  • Coronavirus: Louis Vuitton owner to start making hand sanitiser

    Coronavirus: Louis Vuitton owner to start making hand sanitiser

    Louis Vuitton owner LVMH will use its perfume production lines to start making hand sanitiser to protect people against the coronavirus outbreak.The luxury goods maker says it wants to help tackle...

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  • Chemical industry steps up effort to battle coronavirus - BASF TO PRODUCE SANITIZERS AT MAIN SITE

    Chemical industry steps up effort to battle coronavirus - BASF TO PRODUCE SANITIZERS AT MAIN SITE

    BASF is set to begin production of hand sanitizers at its Ludwigshafen petrochemicals hub in Germany and will distribute them for free to nearby hospitals in the Rhine-Neckar region to help...

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  • Chemical industry steps up effort to battle coronavirus - ARKEMA REPURPOSES PRODUCTION LINE

    Chemical industry steps up effort to battle coronavirus - ARKEMA REPURPOSES PRODUCTION LINE

    Arkema has repurposed a production line at a site in France in order to manufacture, starting on 20 March, 20 tonnes/week of alcohol-based solutions.The solutions will be distributed free of...

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  • Chemical industry steps up effort to battle coronavirus - OLEON DONATES TO HOSPITALS

    Chemical industry steps up effort to battle coronavirus - OLEON DONATES TO HOSPITALS

    Oleochemicals company Oleon is producing 20,000 litres of hand sanitizers at its Olegem, Belgium facility to give for free to hospitals and healthcare institutions.“After some adjustments in our...

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  • Nestlé respond to coronavirus pandemic

    Nestlé respond to coronavirus pandemic

    Working with physicians, Nestlé said it has developed new tailored COVID-19 medical nutrition and supplement treatment protocols.Building on these efforts, Nestlé announced today that it is...

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  • Uniting Business to respond to COVID-19 outbreak

    Uniting Business to respond to COVID-19 outbreak

    As the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative, the United Nations Global Compact is calling on business leaders everywhere to unite to support workers, communities and companies...

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  • Could the coronavirus outbreak be sustainability’s big break? 

    Could the coronavirus outbreak be sustainability’s big break? 

    China’s sustainability journey has been one of ‘two steps forward, one step back’. While lauded for the phenomenal progress it has made in areas such as renewable energy and poverty alleviation,...

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  • Coronavirus Crisis Shines Light On Sustainability In Global Pharma And Medical Supply Chain

    Coronavirus Crisis Shines Light On Sustainability In Global Pharma And Medical Supply Chain

    Many of these medical elements currently use single use plastics or have some sort of sustainability challenge. Without doubt, the immediate focus should (and is) on meeting the impending need....

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  • Coronavirus in Romania: Malls reduce their opening hours, Lidl limits number of clients in supermarkets, retail sales boom

    Coronavirus in Romania: Malls reduce their opening hours, Lidl limits number of clients in supermarkets, retail sales boom

    Auchan Romania, one of the big retailers on the local market, announced that its sales have doubled in the last couple of days. The company’s representatives say they are making considerable...

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  • Coronavirus in Romania: Retail sales increase amid the crisis as people stock more basic necessity products

    Coronavirus in Romania: Retail sales increase amid the crisis as people stock more basic necessity products

    Auchan Romania, one of the big retailers on the local market, announced that its sales have doubled in the last couple of days. The company’s representatives say they are making considerable...

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  • Coronavirus: Carrefour reveals almost 60% increase in online customers 

    Coronavirus: Carrefour reveals almost 60% increase in online customers 

    Carrefour has revealed a 59 percent increase in new customers onto its online platform, as shoppers choose to go down the digital route during the current coronavirus crisis.The supermarket giant...

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  • Coronavirus: The cosmetics industry steps up to address the health emergency

    Coronavirus: The cosmetics industry steps up to address the health emergency

    Earlier this week, the L’Oréal group unveiled a Europe-wide solidarity program aimed at supporting the medical, food distribution, beauty and non-profit industries. The French beauty giant is...

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  • How big companies are helping to combat coronavirus

    How big companies are helping to combat coronavirus

    French luxury powerhouse LVMH, which owns Louis Vuitton, Bulgari, TAG Heuer, Tiffany, Dom Pérignon and many other high-end brands, has now ventured into the hand-sanitizer sector. Factories that...

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  • Ford, GM, Tesla given the ‘go ahead’ to produce ventilators, Trump says

    Ford, GM, Tesla given the ‘go ahead’ to produce ventilators, Trump says

    Ford, GM and Tesla  have been given the “go ahead” to make ventilators to help alleviate a shortage amid the COVID-19 pandemic, President Donald Trump said in a tweet Sunday that ended with a...

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