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Mar 27, 2020

Berlin-based company sets standards for commitment

BERLIN -- Autodoc, Europe’s largest online retailer of car spare parts, is donating EUR 50,000 to the Stiftung Universitätsmedizin Essen foundation to support the fight against COVID-19. The researchers are studying the biology of the virus together with...

Mar 27, 2020
  • New global initiative will provide free or subsidized housing for healthcare professionals, relief workers, and first responders, typically closer to where they are working
  • Airbnb Hosts can opt in to provide homes that follow new cleanliness protocols based on recommendations from medical experts
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    Mar 10, 2020

    SINGAPORE, March 10, 2020 -- The Alliance to End Plastic Waste, a global not-for-profit organization with a bold vision to end plastic waste in the environment, announced five companies joining its membership ranks. The new members are Ampacet Corporation, Esenttia S.A., Honeywell UOP, INDEVCO sal., and Red Avenue...

    Feb 28, 2020

    Three winning NGOs in categories of Education, Healthcare & Environment felicitated by Mr. Kapil Dev
    Winners received a grant of ₹15 crore (US$ 2.1Mn)

    NOIDA, India -- HCL Foundation (HCLF), the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) arm of HCL Technologies, today announced the recipients of the...

    Jan 28, 2020

    HONG KONG SAR, China, January 28, 2020 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Facing the spread of the novel coronavirus, FedEx Express, the world’s largest express transportation company, is using its extensive global network and logistics resources to provide rapid transportation services for medical supplies destined to Wuhan by...

    Jan 27, 2020

    LONDON -- Pentair plc, a global water treatment company, and the Pentair Foundation announce their twenty-first consecutive year of giving to strengthen communities around the world, increase access to quality education and provide safe, clean water to people in developing countries.

    Dec 15, 2019

    -Around 350 volunteers from company and community groups create hygiene kits for people in need
    -Company's 6th consecutive year of participation

    MACAO, Dec. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- A total of around 350 volunteers from Sands China Ltd. and local community groups worked together Friday at The Venetian...

    Sep 26, 2019

    Tokyo (September 26, 2019) --( ASIA TODAY )-- Bridgestone Corporation (Bridgestone), the world’s largest tire and rubber manufacturer and the Official Tire Partner of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, today announced that its extensive tire and material expertise has helped produce a new solution that will deliver...

    Sep 25, 2019

    NEW YORK & HANGZHOU, China--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Alibaba Group and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) announced the launch of “Hunger Map LIVE,” a groundbreaking global hunger monitoring system that uses Artificial Intelligence (AI), machine learning and data analytics to predict and track the...

    Sep 24, 2019

    PLANO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--KFC celebrated the return of its annual giving initiative, “Acts of Colonel-ness,” to honor what would have been founder Colonel Harland Sanders’ 129th birthday on September 9. The company challenged employees in more than 135 countries and territories to conduct 129,000 acts of...

    Sep 20, 2019

    TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kao Corporation (TOKYO: 4452) has been selected for inclusion in the 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) and Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index (DJSI Asia Pacific), among the world’s most renowned socially responsible investment (SRI) indices. This is the sixth...

    Sep 17, 2019

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Sept. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- WAKi International Group chairman and founder Teo Choo Guan became the first Malaysian to be awarded the World Peace Award 2019.

    Teo received the award for his dedication and effort in promoting activities that cultivate harmony and respect among the...

    Sep 10, 2019

    Team Citi will support Citi’s mission to foster a more inclusive society by shining a spotlight on the worldwide Paralympic Movement

    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With less than one year to go until the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, Citi today announced the roster of Para athletes who will comprise “Team Citi...

    Aug 01, 2019

    HÀ NỘI — Minister of Health Nguyễn Thị Kim Tiến has signed an instruction asking organisations in the health sector to strictly minimise plastic waste.

    The instruction followed guidance from Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc about reducing plastic waste.

    Tiến said that plastic waste impacts ecology, the...

    Jul 16, 2019

    Raju Vaidyanathan, Managing Director of ELM Solutions in Chennai, Amarchand Jain, Advisor at Sevalaya, and Jonah Paransky, General Manager and Executive Vice President of ELM Solutions, inaugurate the new building. (Photo: Wolters Kluwer)

    Jun 26, 2019

    TOKYO, June 26, 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Today the Bridgestone Group published its Sustainability Report 2018 2019 highlighting strong progress toward its global commitment to help achieve a more sustainable society. Two years ahead of schedule, the Group exceeded its 2020 goal of reducing global water withdrawal by...

    Jun 18, 2019

    Bridgestone Technology Helping Ensure Earthquake-Ready Venues for Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020
    Company’s seismic isolation technology installed in new permanent structures that will host swimming, diving, artistic swimming, volleyball and wheelchair basketball for Tokyo 2020

    Jun 13, 2019

    Tehran (ESCAP News) --( ASIA TODAY )-- The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) in partnership with the Vice Presidency for Science and Technology of the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran, hosted the inaugural Asia‐Pacific Innovation Forum in Tehran, with global...

    Jun 12, 2019

    CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, in partnership with the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee, and the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) announced that for the first time in Olympic and Paralympic Games histories, all medal podiums will be created entirely from recycled materials...

    Jun 09, 2019

    Coca-Cola’s Philippine branch will pioneer with an investment of one billion pesos ($19.3 million) to construct a recycling facility in the country, its first major investment in a recycling plant within entire Southeast Asia.

    Gareth McGeown, president of Coca-Cola Beverages Philippines Inc. (CCBPI) said...

    May 14, 2019
  • Corona, Parley and World Surf League are donating 20,000 reusable bags to Make a Change World for distribution to communities, in partnership with local organizations who are leading the charge against plastic pollution: Bye Bye Plastic Bags, Diet Kantong Plastic, Divers Clean Action, Clean Action Network...
  • Apr 26, 2019

    April 26, 2019 09:00 AM Hong Kong Time - SEOUL, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hyosung (KRX:004800) completed a project to renovate an elementary school in a village in Kon Plong District, Kon Tum Province in the central part of Vietnam on April 23. The project was funded with donations from its employees. Some 200...