Responding to COVID-19
Responding to COVID-19
As communities around the world grapple with fallout from COVID-19, our listed companies have rallied to provide critical funds, resources and service. From medical expertise to financial relief, and free online education – here’s a snapshot of how NYSE-listed companies are stepping up.
8X8, Inc. (NYSE: EGHT) is offering a free and secure video conferencing solution from mobile device or desktop to help organizations, K-12 schools, universities, telemedicine, charities and all remote workforce employees stay connected and productive.
Aaron's (NYSE: AAN) has donated laptops from their stores to Atlanta-area school children who need the technology to participate in distance learning.
ABB (NYSE: ABB) is joining forces with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), an international humanitarian organization with Swiss roots as part of its ongoing measures to support COVID-19 relief efforts. ABB made an initial contribution of CHF 1 million and thereafter will match all donations made by its employees around the world.
AB InBev (NYSE: BUD): Around the world, local pubs, bars and restaurants have closed their doors as part of the efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19. In response, AB InBev has launched initiatives to prompt financial support during this difficult time.
Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is collaborating with a group of leading companies to form People + Work Connect, a global online employer-to-employer initiative. People + Work Connect brings together companies that have laid off or furloughed people with those in urgent need of workers. At zero cost for employers, the initiative is designed to shorten the complex, lengthy cycle of unemployment and help put people back to work quickly.
Adecoagro (NYSE: AGRO): In Argentina Adecoagro founded #SeamosUno together with other companies, ONGs and religious organizations. More than three tons of food and medical supplies were delivered, reaching more than 4 million people. In Brazil, Adecoagro incorporated a production line to produce hand sanitizer which is 100% donated along with other medical materials.
The Aegon (NYSE: AEG) Transamerica Foundation made a contribution of $500,000 to Direct Relief to support ongoing coronavirus relief efforts. As part of their work in the U.S., Direct Relief is providing critical assistance to the caregivers on the front lines.
AerCap (NYSE: AER) is proud to play its part in supporting frontline healthcare professionals in the continuing battle against the COVID-19 pandemic. In doing so, AerCap has sourced vital Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) from around the world, donating almost $500,000 to health services and charities in the communities in which the company operates.
Alaska Airlines (NYSE: ALK) is increasing its cleaning of planes, eliminating cancellation fees, and joining Amazon, Microsoft, Costco and Starbucks to support Seattle Foundation COVID-19 Response.
Alcoa (NYSE: AA):Alcoa Foundation has allocated $4 million, or approximately 70% of its annual budget, for grant making in local communities where the company operates. This includes $1 million of additional funding to support coronavirus relief, supplementing nearly $3 million the Foundation already committed for humanitarian aid projects, including relief related to COVID-19.
Alibaba (NYSE: BABA), co-founder Jack Ma, and their foundations have donated millions of masks and PPE, as well as hundreds of thousands of test kits. They have been among the most active supporters in the fight against COVID-19 across Asia and Europe.
Ally Financial (NYSE: ALLY) is extending payment times for various loan products up to 120 days with no late fees, interest charges or penalties.
Alteryx (NYSE: AYX) is enabling individuals to upskill their abilities and use analytics to solve for the challenges that COVID-19 presents. Those whose job statuses have been impacted by the pandemic can apply for the ADAPT program, a certification course by Alteryx and Udacity that can help them learn desirable data science and analytics skills to prepare for reemployment, without the financial hurdles. Current Alteryx customers can request 90-day work from home licenses for the Alteryx Platform and all users can receive support through a recently-launched Virtual Solution Center.
Ambac Financial Group (NYSE: AMBC) is committed to raising funds aimed at supporting medical personnel at the epicenter of the COVID-19 crisis in New York and London, and is matching employee contributions to New York City Health & Hospitals Corporation and the St. George‘s Hospital Charity in the UK, both of which are focused on providing assistance to hospital personnel and their families.
Ambev (NYSE: ABEV) is using one of its Brazilian breweries to produce alcohol gel for donation to all public hospitals in the cities of São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Brasília. They’re also joining forces with other companies to build 100 new beds in a São Paulo public hospital.
Amcor (NYSE: AMCR) donated RMB 1 million to the China Health Organization, as well as surgical masks and medical supplies to hospitals. It has also donated rigid containers to a distillery in North America that is using its plant to make hand sanitizer for local emergency services.
American Water (NYSE: AWK) and the American Water Charitable Foundation announced a $100,000 contribution to Feeding America, to support food banks across the country and will match employee donations to Feeding America and other eligible organizations.
AmerisourceBergen (NYSE: ABC), as an active participant in the global pharmaceutical supply chain, is engaged with government and healthcare officials as these agencies and experts closely monitor the spread of COVID-19 and closely monitoring the supply chain for potential impacts to ensure they can support patients in need of treatment.
Amneal (NYSE: AMRX) has accelerated distribution and production of hydroxychloroquine sulfate to meet the potential needs of COVID-19 patients nationwide and will continue to do everything possible to support the healthcare needs of communities.
Anaplan (NYSE: PLAN) has made its platform available to those most in need during this crisis by offering free 90-day access for qualifying nonprofits, government agencies, health care providers, academic institutions, pharmaceutical companies and other frontline workers, in addition to launching high-impact out-of-the-box applications for crisis response. Also, the company's community of Master Anaplanners came together for a global hackathon to build high-impact models to help solve immediate challenges for customers during this crisis.
AngloGold Ashanti (NYSE: AU), Sasol and Imperial have created a partnership to protect frontline medical staff and patients at four major Gauteng state hospitals by providing bulk supplies of hand sanitizer. One of AngloGold Ashanti’s earlier efforts included the creation of two hospitals for exclusive use as part of the frontline COVID-19 effort.
Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), in keeping with its 84-year history of answering the call for assistance in times of need, announced its Uniform Services division has redeployed production lines in order to manufacture essential personal protective equipment (PPE) for the heroes working in hospitals and in other critical roles across the United States.
ArcelorMittal (NYSE: MT) is 3D printing ventilators and face shields in the fight against coronavirus. Working in full coordination with the Minister of Innovation for the Asturias Region, Spain, the ventilators have been produced using 3D printing and took one week to design.
Arcos Dorados (NYSE: ARCO) and its sub-franchisees have donated over 10 tons of food from their restaurants and distribution centers to hospitals and emergency services professionals, their employees and humanitarian aid organizations across almost every market where they operate in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Ardagh Group (NYSE: ARD) has created a $2 million fund to support people in need in the communities in which it operates -- a move inspired by many of the group’s employees volunteering in their communities and donating to local charities. Along with the rebrand of the signature Camden Hells lager can to Camden Heroes, all proceeds from every can sold will be donated to charities.
Ashford Hospitality Trust (NYSE: AHT) hotels have been assisting their local communities through various efforts. Dallas Marriott Suites Medical/Market Center donated 4,000 surgical masks to local hospitals. Marriott Durham partnered with a local homeless shelter to provide housing for homeless people. Hotel Indigo Atlanta Midtown donated items to Our House, a shelter specifically for women and children. Sheraton Minneapolis West donated produce and dry goods to the local ICA food shelf.
Ashford Inc. (NYSE American: AINC) donated personal protective equipment to local hospitals, made donations from their Remington Relief Fund for associates that have passed away or had a loved one pass away from COVID-19 and ordered masks from a local manufacturing company that was able to reopen due to their orders.
AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN) is donating 9 million face masks to support healthcare workers around the world as they respond to the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) global pandemic. AstraZeneca has partnered with the World Economic Forum’s COVID Action Platform, created with the support of the World Health Organization, to identify countries in greatest need.
AT&T (NYSE: T) created a $10 million Distance Learning and Family Connections Fund to give parents, students and teachers tools they need for at-home learning. They are also offering schools substantial savings on unlimited wireless broadband connectivity for students. To support community responders, AT&T announced a $5.5 million commitment to provide much needed assistance – in the form of nourishing meals – for first responders, medical personnel and others on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Autoliv’s (NYSE: ALV) mission is Saving More Lives, which became even more obvious when its production facilities in Tilbury, Canada, switched from producing airbags to producing medical gowns. The site’s efforts were publicly recognized by Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during one of the addresses to the Canadian nation.
Avangrid (NYSE: AGR), along with The Avangrid Foundation, will contribute $2 million to support vulnerable communities as they deal with the coronavirus pandemic. Avangrid is also working to help customers manage their bills, reduce energy usage, and ensure uninterrupted service for emergency services and hospitals.
Axis Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE: AXIS) announced $1 million in targeted philanthropic donations to support COVID-19 relief efforts and community support efforts.
Azul S.A. (NYSE: AZUL) is working with the Brazilian government to ensure aviation infrastructure remains open in the country by operating a reduced network of 70 flights a day to 25 destinations. Azul is also offering free tickets to healthcare professionals, including doctors, nurses, nutritionists and physical therapists engaged in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ball (NYSE: BLL) is allocating $5 million to support local communities in each of the company's global operating regions for areas of greatest need, and the Ball Foundation is matching employee donations to charities and accepting grant applications. Ball Corp has donated masks, gloves and gowns from its aerospace business and canned water from its beverage packaging business to hospitals. In addition, the company is ensuring it's supporting the beverage/food/pharma as well as U.S. government defense supply chains by producing aluminum packaging products and completing important national defense work.
Banco Santander Brasil (NYSE: BSBR) has committed to no layoffs of employees at this critical time of the COVID-19 crisis, in addition to donating millions of masks and detection tests.
Banco Santander Mexico (NYSE: BSMX) implemented measures such as launching a debtor relief program for individuals and SMEs, participating in a federal program to grant loans to small businesses, sponsoring awareness, support and funding campaigns as well as offering zero-interest payments for three months to credit card customers.
Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) announced it is committing $100 million to support local communities. The funds will help increase medical response capacity, address food insecurity, increase access to learning as a result of school closures and provide support to the world’s most vulnerable populations.
Bank of Montreal (NYSE: BMO) announced a donation to United Way to support gaps in community services urgently needed for vulnerable individuals affected by the public health, social and economic consequences of COVID-19.
Barclays (NYSE: BCS) has announced the establishment of The Barclays Foundation, initially to provide a COVID-19 Community Aid Package of £100 million to charities working to support vulnerable people impacted by COVID-19, and to alleviate the associated social and economic hardship caused by the crisis.
Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE: GOLD), which jointly operates the Veladero gold mine, has joined forces with the Argentine Chamber of Mining Entrepreneurs (CAEM) to donate 214,500 COVID-19 test kits to help combat and contain the spread of the virus in Argentina. In Barrick’s spirit of partnership, they have extended COVID-19 support to their local communities and host countries and are working closely with health authorities. They have donated more than $20 million to their host countries, many of whom have limited healthcare facilities, to fund the purchase of medical equipment and PPE.
BBVA (NYSE: BBVA) USA is committing more than $3.7 million to support organizations that are providing community support in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The funds are earmarked for a combination of community support, including a distribution of $1 million in rapid response funding.
Benchmark Electronics (NYSE: BHE) is playing a crucial role in producing solutions globally, increasing and continuing reliable production of medical devices and other important tools that allow healthcare professionals to prevent, test and treat COVID-19.
Bio-Rad's (NYSE: BIO): The urgency of this global health pandemic demands reliable solutions for the development of effective COVID-19 tests. Bio-Rad is committed to providing diagnostic labs worldwide with products offering greater sensitivity and precision needed to test for COVID-19, including Droplet Digital PCR and a serology assay to detect COVID-19 antibodies.
BlackBerry (NYSE: BB) software enables you to securely work from home, and to communicate and collaborate effectively during a crisis. The software, used worldwide by companies for remote working and governments to coordinate their COVID-19 response, has been made available to any organization that requires it, at no cost, for 60 days.
BlackRock (NYSE: BLK) is committing $50 million to relief efforts, helping meet immediate needs of those most affected right now and by addressing the financial hardship and social dislocation that this pandemic will bring as families grapple with job disruptions, school closures and unexpected parental, childcare and medical costs.
Bloom Energy (NYSE: BE) is using its expertise in product end-of-life management to begin refurbishing thousands of out-of-service ventilators.
Boston Beer (NYSE: SAM): The Greg Hill Foundation has teamed up with Samuel Adams to launch the Restaurant Strong Fund, an online fundraiser aimed at providing grants to full-time restaurant workers in Massachusetts who have been put out of work by COVID-19. The goal is to give $1,000 grants to as many as possible. Sam Adams kickstarted the fund with $100,000 and committed to match donations up to another $100,000.
Box, Inc. (NYSE: BOX) is committed to those working on COVID-19 research or response efforts. Those who need secure file sharing or storage from Box will be setup for free with an email to [email protected] Box is a member of the COVID-19 Tech Collaborative, which will disperse an initial $22 million in collective funding for organizations on the front lines of this crisis. Box.org is also committed to supporting COVID-19 relief efforts to those most in need in local communities.
BP (NYSE: BP): The BP Foundation will donate $2 million to the WHO’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund, which supports medical professionals and patients worldwide by providing critical aid and supplies.
Bradesco (NYSE: BBD) group is donating 5 million tests, 15 million masks, 30 CT scanners and supporting the construction of a campaign hospital with 200 beds, in association with other companies. For customers in necessity they postponed 60 days of loan payments and are financing companies’ payrolls.
Braemar Hotels & Resorts (NYSE: BHR) have been assisting their local communities through various efforts. Marriott Seattle Waterfront donated their perishable food items to a gospel mission. Sofitel Chicago raised $4,400 for the “ALL Heartist Fund,” which donates money to hourly employees impacted by COVID-19.
BRF S.A. (NYSE: BRFS) committed to donate R$50 million-worth of food, medical supplies and support to research and social development funds in to combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, especially in the locations and communities where the company operates.
British American Tobacco (NYSE: BTI) has provided direct support in its key communities including Bangladesh, Croatia, the U.K. and the U.S. In North Carolina, The Reynolds Foundation assisted the COVID-19 Response Fund for Forsyth County by donating N95 masks and organizing provisions to the King Outreach Ministry.
Brixmor Property Group (NYSE: BRX) "BrixAssist" program is focused on identifying ways to support local small shop businesses across the portfolio, many of which have had to temporarily close in response to this crisis, while also partnering with many of the company's national and local tenants in their relief efforts. Examples include, providing hot meals for hospital workers, adding farmers markets to provide incremental fresh food options, adding food trucks and donating perishable food to food banks.
Brookfield Asset Management (NYSE: BAM) will be launching a $5 billion Retail Revitalization Program to bring much needed capital and assist with the recapitalization of retail businesses with operations in the major markets in which Brookfield operates globally.
Brown Forman (NYSE: BF) Corporation has announced a donation of $1 million to COVID-19 response funds. The donation supports multiple locations and agencies as Brown-Forman assesses community and industry needs and identifies the best ways to support those impacted by this global pandemic.
The Brunswick (NYSE: BC) Private Foundation recently made a $50,000 donation to the Red Cross and have asked Brunswick employees from around the world to consider contributing to the cause. Brunswick brands are looking for opportunities to use their resources and capabilities to produce masks, parts for ventilators and other products that are critically needed by first responders.
Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG) has announced a $2.5 million commitment to COVID-19 relief efforts. The funds will support health and hunger causes directly related to the pandemic and the communities around the world where Bunge operates.
Camping World (NYSE: CWH) announced that Marcus Lemonis, the company’s chairman and CEO, plans to provide financial assistance to company employees who are experiencing personal and financial difficulties as the result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Mr. Lemonis intends to sell up to 500,000 shares of Class A common stock that he beneficially owns at a future date, in accordance with applicable securities laws, and contribute the proceeds to fund specific employee relief, which is in addition to the assistance the company is providing.
Canada Goose (NYSE: GOOS) announced that the company will leverage its manufacturing facilities to begin production of necessary medical gear including scrubs and patient gowns for frontline healthcare workers and patients across Canada in the fight against COVID-19.
Canadian National Railway (NYSE: CNI) continues to support trade by delivering goods in Canada, the U.S. and overseas as an essential service provider to global supply chains. The railroad has also donated over CA$560,000 across its network to frontline organizations assisting those who are most vulnerable during the pandemic.
Canadian Pacific (NYSE: CP) is donating $1 million to four North American charities providing critical supplies and relief in the COVID-19 battle.
Capital One (NYSE: COF): At Capital One, the health, safety and well-being of their customers, associates, and communities are their top priority. That is why they are announcing a $50 million commitment to help address the rapidly-changing needs of communities impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Capri Holdings (NYSE: CPRI) and Founders will donate more than $3 million to support COVID-19 relief efforts.
Carvana (NYSE: CVNA) is offering Touchless Delivery and pickup to customers that want to buy or trade a car allowing customers to get the car they need while maintaining the safety of customers and employees.
Castlight Health, Inc. (NYSE: CSLT) has created a comprehensive directory of COVID-19 testing sites, providing a clear, reliable source of testing site locations with information about the criteria for testing. The directory is available on its corporate website free of charge for the public.
CEMIG (NYSE: CIG) is donating R$5 million to purchase respirators and other equipment for public hospitals in Minas Gerais -- along with a matching program for customers' donations.
Century Communities, Inc. (NYSE: CCS) is taking steps to ensure real estate agents have the resources they need to support clients and sell homes during the COVID-19 crisis. Agents can now register clients remotely by calling ahead to community sales centers, ensuring their commission is protected at a time when clients might find themselves touring communities virtually rather than in person.
CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) installed and donated high-speed connectivity to the hospital ship U.S. Naval Ship Mercy just hours after it arrived at the port of Los Angeles. Where CenturyLink has qualified facilities, the company has committed to donate high-speed connectivity and waive fees for the duration of a field hospital’s operations. Additionally, CenturyLink made a $25,000 donation to PCs for People. PCs for People is uniquely positioned during this unprecedented time to help low-income individuals obtain affordable technology.
Ceridian (NYSE: CDAY) Ceridian's newly-launched site, COVID-19 Central, is dedicated to this global health event. Employers and employees can access a multitude of webinars, events and free e-learning resources.
China Mobile (NYSE: CHL) donated robots to hospitals which provide a variety of automated medical services (offering medical advice, delivering drugs, guiding on routes, conducting disinfection at hospitals, checking patients' temperature and performing other repetitive work), to help reduce pressure on frontline health workers. The company is also tapping into state-of-the-art technologies like 5G, artificial intelligence and big data analysis to combat the epidemic.
Chipotle (NYSE: CMG) launched a new e-gift card program that supports healthcare workers on the front lines. Chipotle will match 10% of special e-gift card purchases and donate to Direct Relief, an organization providing personal protective equipment and essential medical items to healthcare workers in the U.S. and worldwide.
Chubb Limited (NYSE: CB) has committed $10 million to pandemic relief efforts globally, directing its contributions to partner organizations providing essential resources to areas facing the most acute need. Chubb is helping these organizations deliver emergency equipment to healthcare facilities, and supporting community foodbanks that serve the unemployed.
Church & Dwight (NYSE: CHD) joins the world in sharing concerns about the COVID-19 virus. In addition to taking actions to protect employees and reduce the spread of the virus, the Employee Giving Fund is donating $100,000 to food banks and local charities.
Citadel and Citadel Securities have announced that founder Kenneth C. Griffin and his partners have contributed $7.5 million in support of coronavirus response efforts in China and the United States.
Citigroup (NYSE: C): Citi Foundation will provide $15 million to support COVID-19-related relief efforts globally, with an emphasis on helping those immediately impacted by this crisis, including healthcare workers on the frontline and the foodbanks in the U.S. that are feeding young people.
Citizens (NYSE: CFG) Bank has announced a $5 million commitment to support communities and businesses dealing with impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. These resources will back both a number of community support initiatives across the Citizens service area as well as programs focused on providing aid to small businesses and their workforces.
Clearwater Paper Corporation (NYSE: CLW) is taking care of their employees by implementing important health and safety measures, including social distancing guidelines, sanitation practices, remote work for those whose jobs allow them to do so and travel and visitor restrictions. They are also continuing to operate their plants safely to respond to the increased demand across their customer base. They have more than 3,200 employees who are dedicated and working hard to produce products that are absolutely essential to everyone’s daily lives.
Clorox (NYSE: CLX): The Clorox Foundation will donate $5 million to coronavirus caregivers in partnership with leading public health organizations including $3 million to Direct Relief, $1 million to the CDC Foundation and $1 million to American Red Cross.
Cloudflare (NYSE: NET) has committed to getting interns into the workforce this summer by doubling the size of its intern class. Internships will be fully paid and will be available remotely across all teams at Cloudflare. The company is also offering its Cloudflare for Teams products for free to businesses of all sizes through Sept. 1. These products make it easier to access corporate applications from a remote location and make working from home much easier during this time.
Coca-Cola European Partners (NYSE: CCEP) is donating product to hospitals, NGOs and government institutions, as well as making their logistics and transportation services available to support emergency relief work undertaken by local crisis coordination centers.
Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE: CL) is mobilizing five of its global manufacturing plants to produce and donate 25 million specially-made soap bars packaged with instructions on proper handwashing technique. Colgate is donating $20 million in health and hygiene products to community-based organizations for distribution to hospitals, medical professionals, and individuals in local communities. Additionally, Colgate will match $1 million in employee donations to nonprofit partners supporting those in need.
Comerica Bank (NYSE: CMA) is investing $4 million to support strategic programs primarily designed to meet the needs of small and micro businesses that have been impacted by COVID-19. Community service organizations that provide services to youth, seniors and other vulnerable populations also will receive funds as part of this effort.
Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao (NYSE: CBD): Grupo Pao de Acucar donated more than 700 tons of food, hygiene and cleaning products to fight COVID-19 in Brazil -- more than 400 tons were donated directly to communities in São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Bahia, Ceara and Pernambuco. And more than 300 tons were donated to 350 partner social institutions.
Constellium (NYSE: CSTM) has mobilized support from its global network of 28 production facilities. Several sites, including Bowling Green, KY; Van Buren, MI; Ravenswood, WV; and Neuf-Brisach and Voreppe, France, have donated safety glasses, coveralls and other critical supplies to nearby local hospitals and senior centers.
Con Edison (NYSE: CMA) is focused on keeping their customers and employees safe while ensuring reliable service. To that end, the company is investing $1.5 billion in upgrades to existing infrastructures to meet the current high-service demand as well as to ensure no service interruptions into the summer months. ConEd is enacting staging areas for their crews to encourage social distancing while in the field completing the upgrades. The company is also working with city and state authorities to help power a drive-up testing site in Coney Island.
Cosan (NYSE: CZZ) pioneered in Brazil a commitment of no layoffs to its 40,000 employees. Over 120,000 test kits were acquired to employees and their families. The group also produced and donated over 240,000 gallons of 70% alcohol to over 60 hospitals, as well as thousands of partners and clients across their businesses.
The Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) Foundation recently announced the establishment of a COVID-19 Unity Response Fund in partnership with the United Way of the Southern Tier, the Triangle Fund (in honor of Amory “Amo” Houghton Jr.) and the Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes to support organizations that provide vital human services across the tri-county region during this public health crisis. Further information on Corning’s efforts can be found on their microblog.
Coty Inc. (NYSE: COTY) has started producing hydro-alcoholic gel, which is used as hand sanitizer, to help combat the COVID-19 virus. Production and donations are expected to reach tens of thousands of units per week. The products are free of charge and are being distributed to medical and emergency services staff who are facing shortages due to the fast-spreading COVID-19 virus. Products will also be provided to Coty employees working in the plants and distribution centers producing sanitizers, as well as to pharmacy staff at some retail customers.
CRH’s (NYSE: CRH) operations span 30 countries, on five continents. Several of CRH’s businesses worldwide are donating personal protective equipment and other essential supplies to help local hospitals and communities deal with the current medical emergency.
CSN (NYSE: SID) has partnered with the city of Volta Redonda, Rio de Janeiro, helping build a field hospital with 114 beds to fight COVID-19 in Brazil.
Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc. (NYSE: CFR) will donate a total of $2 million to Texas nonprofits helping to alleviate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Frost also has other assistance programs available for businesses and consumers.
Culp, Inc. (NYSE: CULP) has increased production of face masks, bedding covers and fabrics for healthcare operations and consumer health in North America and Asia.
CVS (NYSE: CVS) Health has announced that the company and its foundations are giving more than $1 million to address food insecurity and other community needs in response to ongoing challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. CVS will also match up to $1 million in employee contributions to the CVS Health Employee Relief Fund.
Darden Restaurants (NYSE: DRI): With dining rooms closed across the country, Darden wanted to protect its employees during the downturn, so for 190,000 employees, many of them unable to work, they introduced a three-week Emergency Pay Program including extended paid sick leave.
DaVita's (NYSE: DVA) team of more than 50,000 dialysis nurses, patient care technicians, social workers, dieticians and other caregivers have stepped up in extraordinary ways, day and night, to ensure the safety of its patients. DaVita has been working collaboratively with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the American Society of Nephrology and dialysis providers nationwide to ensure the dialysis community is able to support each other. By implementing a prepare, prevent and respond protocol, the company is working in lockstep with the CDC on infection control and clinical best practices in response to COVID-19.
Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) is responding to customer needs by waiving flight cancelation fees and establishing new enhanced cleaning protocols which will remain procedural even after the COVID-19 pandemic subsides. In addition, Delta is providing free flights to medical professionals traveling to heavily-affected areas in the U.S., is manufacturing personal protective equipment to medical professionals on the front lines in New York and Atlanta and is providing dedicated cargo flights to support the medical supply chain.
Delta Apparel, Inc. (NYSE: DLA) announced that it will leverage its manufacturing facilities to begin producing cotton face masks. The company has joined a coalition of iconic apparel brands that are responding to urgent calls for companies to help produce face masks during the COVID-19 global pandemic. Once fully ramped up, the coalition, inclusive of Delta Apparel, expects to produce up to 10 million face masks per week in the United States and in Central America.
Deutsche Bank (NYSE: DB) provided the City of Frankfurt with 375,000 surgical masks for medical use. By donating €500,000, the bank launched an internal donations drive to support selected food and shelter charities. Donations have now exceeded €500,000, bringing Deutsche Bank’s overall support to more than €1.5 million.
Diageo (NYSE: DEO): With hospitality workers facing unprecedented challenges from the impact of COVID-19, Diageo North America commits more than $4 million to support in their time of need. Diageo has also pledged to enable the creation of more than 8 million bottles of hand sanitizer, by donating up to 2 million liters of alcohol to manufacturing partners.
Dollar General (NYSE: DG): During these trying times, Dollar General’s dedicated store teams are going above and beyond to serve their communities and truly embody the mission of Serving Others. Initiatives include senior hours, earlier closing times and product limits. In addition, Dollar General will hire up to 50,000 new employees to support operations.
Dominion Energy (NYSE: D) suspended disconnections and late fees. The company foundation gave $1.1 million to support the coronavirus relief efforts. Expanded employee benefits include 80 additional hours of leave, free telemedicine and coronavirus testing under company health plans and a fund to help employees facing hardship due to the pandemic.
Domino's (NYSE: DPZ) is giving away about 10 million slices of pizza to thank first responders and others through a program its calling "Feed the Need Campaign." The food is going to hospitals and medical centers, grocery store workers and others.
Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) is temporarily suspending disconnections for nonpayment and waiving late payment fees. The company is also offering extensions and deferred payment arrangements. For employees, Duke is providing five additional personal days off to those who experience a disruption in dependent care. It will also provide a $1,500 stipend to assist with unplanned expenses and offer other financial assistance.
Ecopetrol (NYSE: EC) implemented remote work and developed the “Minimum Operating Vital” concept to ensure reliable operations. Ecopetrol has contributed over COP 69 billion in social investment. These resources are being allocated to strengthen Colombia's healthcare system and provide humanitarian aid to different regions across the country.
Eletrobras’ (NYSE: EBR) Electricity Research Center teamed up with Rio de Janeiro Federal University to develop a ventilator prototype. Subsidiary Furnas purchased 13,000 masks from small-scale seamstresses. Special-purpose company Norte Energia (49.98% owned by Eletrobras) donated 126,000 PPEs to health institutions and 126 tons of food to Xingu indigenous communities around Belo Monte dam.
Embraer (NYSEL ERJ) is working in partnership with companies and research centers on technologies that can increase the availability of equipment and solutions to combat COVID-19 in Brazil, including manufacturing parts for the ventilator and respirator industry and the development of high-efficiency filtration systems for transforming regular hospital beds into intensive care beds.
Emergent (NYSE: EBS) is providing CDMO services to rapidly develop and manufacture vaccine candidates for three fellow innovators. Emergent is also developing two plasma-derived product candidates for severe / high-risk patients: COVID-Human Immune Globulin (COVID-HIG), being developed with HHS funding, and COVID-Equine Immune Globulin (COVID-EIG).
Enbridge (NYSE: ENB) donated PPE (N95s and surgical masks) to St. Luke's Foundation. Enbridge employees, Gregory LeJeune and Jim Ramnes, used their 3D printing skills to create face shields and vent splitters that were also donated.
Encompass Health Corporation (NYSE: EHC) announced it will award frontline employees in its 134 hospitals, 245 home health locations and 83 hospice locations with additional paid time off in recognition of their outstanding efforts during the COVID-19 outbreak. With more than 21,000 employees across the country that will benefit from this additional paid time off, Encompass Health's investment is estimated at $50 million.
Enel Americas (NYSE: ENIA) has taken preventive measures to face the spread of contagion among workers, clients and communities while ensuring continuity of service. The company is supporting organizations that foster health and social security in the countries and communities where it works every day.
Enel Chile (NYSEL ENIC) is working to ensure electricity supply while safeguarding the health and safety of workers, clients and communities. The company announced a package of initiatives to support Chile´s efforts to face the pandemic, including donations for hospitals in vulnerable areas of Santiago, Red Cross and vulnerable communities facing food insecurity
Eni (NYSE: E) stands with Italy, supporting local health facilities in the fight against the coronavirus. As part of its work to stop the spread of the coronavirus, Eni has launched a series of initiatives to help local health facilities in the areas it operates in. These initiatives bring Eni's total contribution to EUR 35 million.
Enzo’s (NYSE: ENZ) Comprehensive COVID-19 Program incorporates molecular diagnostic virus screening, detection for immunity (IgG/IgM serological tests), and detection of inflammation products. Enzo is providing products and services that address gaps in performance, cost, supply obtainability and safety. Enzo’s Clinical Labs division provides COVID-19 testing services at its CAP and CLIA certified NYS DOH regulated laboratory.
EQT Corporation (NYSE: EQT) and the EQT foundation is making donations totaling $360,000 to community foundations and food banks across its operational footprint.
Equinor (NYSE: EQNR), among various initiatives to support the global response to the pandemic, has donated $500,000 each to the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the WHO hosted by the Swiss Philanthropy Foundation, and the Norwegian Refugee Council for their COVID-19-related activities.
Equitable (NYSE: EQH) The Equitable Foundation is committing $1 million to COVID-19 relief efforts, including $500,000 to Keep Kids Learning, a new program from DonorsChoose, enabling teachers to send personalized educational care packages – ranging from shelf-stable groceries to crayons and building blocks – to their students’ homes to help facilitate remote learning.
Equitrans Midstream (NYSE: ETRN), together with the Equitrans Midstream Foundation, have donated $180,000 to local food banks and community emergency funds in the areas we live and work.
The Estee Lauder (NYSE: EL) Companies and its brands have provided philanthropic resources to support COVID-19 relief efforts. These include: a $2 million grant to Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), a grant to support the establishment of The NYC COVID-19 Response & Impact Fund, $800,000 to relief efforts in China, as well as hand sanitizer production for high-need groups and populations through the company’s manufacturing facilities.
Euronav (NYSE: EURN) is supporting those on the front line. The company distributed about 100,000 FFP2 face masks to 50 elderly homes and care facilities in Belgium. Another batch of surgical masks is on its way.
Eversource (NYSE: ES) is donating more than $2 million through its Eversource Foundation to local nonprofit organizations in Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Hampshire as part of its efforts to support its customers and communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some of the organizations and respective COVID relief funds that are receiving funding from the Eversource Foundation include United Way agencies, food pantries and others providing critical social services across all three of the energy company’s states.
ExxonMobil (NYSE: XOM) increased their monthly production of raw materials to make hundreds of millions more face masks and thousands of tons of hand sanitizer to help with the COVID-19 response. In their local communities, ExxonMobil is also providing supplies to medical workers and first responders while donating 1 million meals for those in need.
Farfetch (NYSE: FTCH), true to its Todos Juntos value, is patron of a new intensive care wing at the Pedro Hispano Hospital in Matosinhos, Portugal. The municipality of Matosinhos is one of the most affected by the pandemic in Portugal and the Hospital Pedro Hispano is one of the major institutions in the north of the country.
FedEx (NYSE: FDX) has created an initiative to help the U.S. government to quickly move COVID-19 test specimens from more than 50 remote drive-thru testing centers at major retailers across 12 states.
Ferrari (NYSE: RACE) has agreed to fund a series of initiatives in Italy, with the first activities concentrating on the communities of Maranello, Fiorano and Formigine. The donation was sourced (approximately €2million) thanks to the company's senior leadership and board of directors diverting compensation into the fund.
First BanCorp (NYSE: FBP) was the first financial institution in Puerto Rico to offer a Payment Relief Program to customers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. As of May 30, the company assisted more than 4,000 customers through the SBA Payroll Protection Program. FirstBank also provided assistance to nonprofit organizations to maximize the recovery efforts.
Fiat Chrysler (NYSE: FCAU): In response to the COVID-19 emergency, the Agnelli family and its companies have put in place a series of measures, in coordination with the Italian Civil Protection Department, to support the Italian national health service in its care of the sick and to provide assistance to those who currently require it, or who will require it in the future.
Fiverr (NYSE: FVRR) has created a dedicated website to provide resources to small- and medium-sized businesses. The site has access to courses that Fiverr is donating, and access to a 24/7 customer service support team to answer questions and concerns about your business.
Fresenius Medical Care (NYSE: FMS) started a collaboration with other dialysis providers which aims to support the broader kidney care community in the United States by offering isolation capacity for dialysis patients who are or may be COVID-19 positive. The ultimate goal: keep dialysis patients out of hospitals whenever possible, freeing up limited hospital resources.
Garrett Motion (NYSE: GTX) has been turbocharging its communities. For example, employees in Slovakia organized the donation of essential supplies like medical-grade facemasks, a new coffee machine and coffee at the local J.A. Reiman Hospital.
Genpact (NYSE: G) is making an impact. The company’s employees, among others, delivered over 3,000 pounds of food to an Orlando, Florida-based food bank, supplied masks to hospitals in China and are packing 1,500 meals a day for migrant workers and their families in India.
GeoPark (NYSE: GPRK) is supporting government efforts to halt the spread of COVID-19. Specifically, in Colombia, the company has joined forces with the Colombian Petroleum Association to provide protective equipment to medical personnel. GeoPark is also addressing food security for the most vulnerable households in its area of operation.
Gerdau S.A. (NYSE: GGB) joined forces with Brazilian partners to build a new steel-made structure treatment center for COVID-19 with 100 hospital beds in São Paulo. The company is also allocating financial resources to hospitals in the cities it operates in Minas Gerais, enabling them to improve structure and expand bed capacity.
Gildan Activewear (NYSE: GIL) joined forces with various business partners to use its manufacturing facilities to produce non-medical face masks and isolation gowns in support of the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK) is monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and supporting global efforts to tackle the virus. Since the outbreak, they have been exploring ways to help, with science and expertise, alongside protecting the health and wellbeing of their people and managing global supply chains to support patients and consumers who depend on their products.
Globant (NYSE: GLOB) is helping communities through various volunteering projects, including a series of tools that it's donating to governments, teaching schools how to become digital and printing medical supplies with 3D printers. As a pure digital player, Globant can lead the way by helping organizations adapt to this new environment.
GoDaddy (NYSE: GDDY), as a champion for small businesses, launched the #OpenWeStand microsite to help small business owners connect with each other and find resources to assist them during this very difficult time. In addition, GoDaddy is giving away its email marketing tools to help small business owners keep their employees and customers informed and try to lessen the economic impact of COVID-19.
Gold Fields (NYSE: GFI) has been supporting its key communities including those in its home country South Africa (leadership contributes to the country’s Solidarity Fund) as well as Ghana (committed more than $830,000 to fight the COVID-19 pandemic in its operating areas) and Peru (assisting the medical authorities and donation of critical equipment.).
The Greg Hill Foundation has teamed up with Samuel Adams (NYSE: SAM) to launch the Restaurant Strong Fund, an online fundraiser aimed at providing grants to full-time restaurant workers in MA who have been put out of work by COVID-19. The goal is to give $1,000 grants to as many as possible. Sam Adams kick started the fund with $100,000 and committed to match donations up to another $100,000.
Gropo Santander (NYSE: SAN) launched “Overcome Together,” a space that provides information and resources to help people and businesses deal with the coronavirus crisis. Any person or company, whether or not a Santander customer, can access the site.
Grupo Supervielle (NYSE: SUPV) announced a donation of AR$10 million to allied social organizations located throughout Argentina, which will channel this charitable contribution toward the fight against COVID-19. Funds will be used to purchase medical equipment for health centers and food for vulnerable communities in Buenos Aires, Mendoza and San Luis.
Grubhub (NYSE: GRUB): In collaboration with the mayors of cities across the U.S., Grubhub announced it is temporarily suspending collection of up to $100 million in commission payments from independent restaurants. Grubhub and other delivery services including Uber Eats and DoorDash are supporting local restaurants with an awareness campaign #openfordelivery which encourages people to order delivery.
Hanesbrands (NYSE: HBI) worked with the FDA to create a washable, reusable mask for immediate production and sale. While not N95 certified, it can be used in many locations allowing for N95 to be used more critically – freeing up these critical resources.
Hannon Armstrong (NYSE: HASI) announced a $150,000 donation to local Maryland charitable organizations working to relieve the widespread impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting gaps in community services. The funds will help address rising food insecurity by bolstering Maryland food banks dealing with increased demand for their services; aid the growing number of domestic violence victims in Anne Arundel County; and expand access to homeless support and prevention programs in Annapolis.
Harmony Gold’s (NYSE: HMY) Chairman Dr. Patrice Motsepe is the founder and chairman of the Motsepe Foundation. In partnership with companies and organizations that the Motsepe Family is associated with, it has pledged R1 billion to assist with the current COVID-19 pandemic and its related challenges that are confronting South Africa and the African continent.
Healthpeak (NYSE: PEAK) is implementing a deferred rent program for our non-health system/hospital tenants subject to certain conditions and will provide a two month deferral of rent for May and June with the requirement that rent for these periods will be repaid by year end.
Herc Holdings (NYSE: HRI) Herc Rentals is proud to provide essential support to a diverse mix of critical infrastructure sector customers during this COVID-19 pandemic. The ProSolutions team is assisting medical centers and hospitals by providing the equipment they need in support of COVID-19 patient care. This specialty line of equipment includes air scrubbers, power generators, lighting, temporary containment wall systems and other essential equipment needed for new screening and treatment facilities.
Hertz (NYSE: HTZ) has announced that it will provide free vehicle rentals to New York City healthcare workers through April 30, 2020. Healthcare workers can reserve a vehicle at 19 New York City-area Hertz locations so they can continue providing critical care to the community during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Hillrom (NYSE: HRC) is donating more than $5.5 million in medical devices well-suited for critical and intensive care environments to hospitals fighting COVID-19.
The Home Depot (NYSE: HD): As the situation around the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to develop, The Home Depot’s paramount concern has been for the health and safety of their customers and associates. As such, The Home Depot is implementing precautions recommended by a task force led by their Medical Health Management team.
Honda (NYSE: HMC) has been offering financial product customers "Available Hardship Help" including payment extensions, deferrals and fee waivers. For new/used car purchases, Honda has been offering more flexible/preferential payment terms.
Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has doubled its production of N95 masks and intends to increase its capacity fivefold within the next 90 days. The firm is also starting another plant in Arizona and will hire 500 employees.
Hotels owned by Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: HST) are helping their communities in numerous ways. Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa donated boxes of hand sanitizer and personal protective equipment (PPE) non-latex gloves to the Maui Health Foundation. Andaz Maui donated toilet paper to construction workers working on county infrastructure projects and Fairmont Kea Lani donated produce, dairy and eggs to the Food Bank and other nonprofits, as well as PPE gloves to first responders.
HP Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) announced a donation of $50 million in secure connectivity kits to provision pop-up clinics, testing sites and temporary hospital facilities. HPE also joined with the White House as part of the High Performance Computing consortium to provide researchers with supercomputing software and applications expertise free of charge.
HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ) and its global digital manufacturing community are mobilizing their 3D printing teams, technology experience and production capacity to help deliver critical parts, including face masks, face shields, mask adjustors, nasal swabs, hands-free door openers, and respiratory parts. HP is also coordinating with government, health, and industry agencies in numerous countries to ensure a synchronized and effective approach.
HSBC Holdings (NYSE: HSBC) announced a $25 million COVID-19 donation fund for relief and recovery efforts around the world. Throughout its 155-year history, HSBC has helped clients across the world manage almost every conceivable up and down.
The Humana (NYSE: HUM) Foundation, philanthropic arm of Humana Inc., will deploy $50 million in immediate short-term and long-term relief and partner with national and community service organizations to help those disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 health crisis. The commitment, the largest in the Foundation’s 38-year history, will be split between organizations that support essential workers, food security, behavioral health and community-based organizations.
Huntsman (NYSE: HUN) will begin making hydro alcoholic solution to produce hand sanitizer in Switzerland. Huntsman will produce approximately 50 tons of hand sanitizer to donate free of charge to hospitals and pharmacies facing increasing shortages due to the COVID-19 pandemic and constrained supply of the product.
IBM (NYSE: IBM) led the establishment of a consortium with the White House, national labs and tech partners to create the largest super computing project in history to find drug compounds that can fight COVID-19. IBM created a precise "incident map" on its Weather Company app that gives hyper-local understanding of the outbreak. They also deployed Watson Assistant for Citizens to local governments and health agencies to respond to questions and free up important resources. More than 3,000 IBM volunteers in 10 countries are implementing distance learning tools and curricula for students.
ICL Group (NYSE: ICL) challenged its employees worldwide to propose ideas on how ICL can contribute to society at large, adapt HR Models of employment and develop new product and technologies related to the COVID-19 crisis. In two weeks, the company received an outpouring of 94 ideas from employees in many different fields of expertise across 10 countries.
Imperial Oil (NYSE: IMO) is supporting the government of Canada's critical emergency response efforts, donating 60 tons of isopropyl alcohol for disinfectant products, donating 500 laptops for student access to technology and remote learning and doubling company match two to one for employee giving.
Infosys (NYSE: INFY) committed ₹100 crore (U.S. $13 million) to support efforts to fight COVID-19 in India. They're focus is on expanding hospital capacity for treatment and hospital stays, especially across economically weaker areas of society; providing ventilators, testing kits and personal protective equipment for frontline healthcare workers; and ensuring better access to food and nutrition for the underprivileged.
ING (NYSE: ING) is donating 6,000 face masks to two hospitals in Brabant, the most-impacted area in the Netherlands. The company is also teaming up with UNICEF in Spain to launch a fundraising campaign "Sometimes heroes also need help" for clients and employees that will purchase medical equipment for the country.
Intercontinental Hotels (NYSE: IHG) has launched the IHG® Hotel Colleague Job Center. The center includes job opportunities with leading companies across the U.S. -- including NYSE-listed partners like Walmart, CVS, Domino's Pizza, Pizza Hut, Lowe’s and The Home Depot -- that are looking to hire highly-skilled hospitality professionals who have worked in IHG branded hotels.
Invacare (NYSE: IVC) is committed to accelerating production to meet demand for respiratory products, long-term care beds and therapeutic support surfaces for healthcare providers and ultimately patients. Invacare is working with local and federal agencies to expedite the process of securing the necessary materials and volunteering assistance where needed.
Itau Corpbanca (NYSE: ITCB) supported Chilean female entrepreneurs with $41,000 to make masks for staff working with vulnerable children. Additionally, ITCB donated $1.8 million to Fundación Las Rosas to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic and tripled the donation from employees for the telethon (totaling $0.8 million). In Colombia, ITCB financed part of an emergency hospital for patients with COVID-19.
Itau Unibanco (NYSE: ITUB) announced their “Todos pela Saúde” (All for Health) initiative: a donation of R$1 billion to fight COVID-19 in Brazil, in addition to R$250 million already donated in recent weeks.
Janus Henderson Group (NYSE: JHG) has been supporting its communities in several of its key markets. For example, Janus Henderson Investors U.S. is making donations to assist the Denver Public Schools food program. The company is also offering a global two-to-one employee donation match for donations made to support those impacted by COVID-19.
Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) has committed $50 million to assist the frontline health workers including doctors, nurses, midwives and community health workers who are working tirelessly to treat patients around the world during the novel coronavirus pandemic.
JPMorgan (NYSE: PFE) Chase has made a $50 million philanthropic investment to help address the immediate and long-term impacts of COVID-19, including humanitarian and economic challenges, supporting vulnerable and underrepresented communities, small businesses and existing nonprofit partners.
Jumia (NYSE: JMIA) is donating 500,000 face masks to health ministries in many countries, including Nigeria, Egypt, Kenya, Morocco and others for use by health workers. The company has also delivered free meals to first responders and health workers in Morocco and Tunisia through its food platform.
K12 (NYSE: LRN): K12’s mission is to help students reach their potential through teaching and personalized learning. As the global COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting the lives of people around the world, K12 is working with officials to ensure that the majority of the online public schools and programs they already serve remain operational.
KB Home (NYSE: KBH), in conjunction with the Leading Builders of America — an organization comprised of many of the largest homebuilders in North America — and in collaboration with their trade partners, is responding to the national shortage of protective eyewear and masks by collecting these items and distributing them to hospitals and clinics around the country.
Kepco (NYSE: KEP) and its affiliates have donated ₩3.2 billion (U.S. $2.6 million) to the Community Chest Of Korea, a local charity, to support victims of the pandemic. Its executives are also donating part of their salaries to aid efforts to fight COVID-19, with executives at its nine affiliates returning 10% of their monthly salaries for a 12-month period.
Kemper Corporation (NYSE: KMPR) is providing a 15% credit to personal auto policy holders toward April and May premiums, as well as committing $1 million to organizations focused on critical issues, including food insecurity and supporting front-line medical personnel.
Keurig Dr Pepper (NYSE: KDP) is keeping its employees safe and healthy, delivering for its customers and consumers and providing for its communities. KDP’s Fueling the Frontline initiative has supported hundreds of hospitals across the country, outfitted thousands of hospital breakrooms with Keurig brewers and coffee and provided over two million cups of coffee and other beverages to healthcare workers in need. The Company also gifted brewers to its own frontline and provided its office staff a brewer to donate to a frontline worker of their choosing.
Kimberly-Clark (NYSE: KMB) has accelerated production of in-demand products like toilet paper, launched its #ShareASquare campaign to encourage customers to share toilet paper, instead of stockpiling it, and donated millions of its products around the world, including 1 million rolls of Cottonelle to the United Way Worldwide COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund, 5 million diapers to the National Diaper Bank Network and 1 million U by Kotex products to the Alliance for Period Supplies.
Kimco’s (NYSE: KIM) community support efforts center around finding creative ways to use real estate – fast-tracking the approval of drive-thru testing centers, blood drive locations and school lunch pickups. The company is also focused on supporting tenants by aggregating available funding resources on its COVID-19 response website.
Kinross Gold (NYSE: KGC) is committing $5.4 million to support host governments and communities during this challenging time. The company's global COVID-19 response plan includes: support to healthcare institutions and hospitals with emergency medical supplies, equipment and COVID-19 tests; assistance to vulnerable groups, including food security, counseling and mental health support; small business assistance to provide economic support; and donations to the Sunnybrook Foundation in support of urgent research for COVID-19 treatment.
Kite Realty Group Trust (NYSE:KRG) has announced the launch of its KRG Small Business Loan program which will provide up to $5 million in total assistance. It is designed to provide expedited, low-interest loans to select KRG small-business tenants to help navigate the current environment. The program is exclusively for KRG tenants, and applications will be accepted from April 24 through May 1.
KT Corporation (NYSE: KT) launched a blockchain-based document platform called Paperless, in a bid to encourage social distancing during the pandemic. Paperless allows enterprise users to create, share and store electronic documents.
The La-Z-Boy (NYSE: LZB) Foundation is supporting local programs in Monroe Community, Michigan, where the company is headquartered. Providing monetary resources to help the Monroe County Community College produce face shields for healthcare workers and packing and delivering meals for families in need of food assistance are just a few examples of the company supporting its local community.
Lincoln Financial (NYSE: LNC) provides advice and solutions that help empower people to take charge of their financial lives with confidence and optimism. Through the Lincoln Financial foundation, $1 million is being donated to support local food banks in communities where Lincoln operates.
LINE Corporation (NYSE: LN) launched numerous initatives to support its users in its core markets of Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Indonesia and Thailand. LINE has also delivered protective face masks for the family members of LINERs that live in Daegu or Gyeongsangbuk Province, areas hit hard by COVID-19.
Linde (NYSE: LIN): Throughout this pandemic, Lincare remains committed to ensuring continued care to 1.6 million patients across the U.S., providing in-home services to patients with underlying chronic medical conditions, and helping to increase critical hospital capacity by transitioning respiratory patients and others from in-patient to in-home care.
Linx S.A. (NYSE: LINX): COVID-19 has increased demand on convenience stores, groceries and pharmacies in Brazil. LINX is the engine helping to keep many of those essential businesses running, offering technological solutions for retailers -- including delivery solutions via delivery app, a simplified e-commerce platform and partnerships with marketplaces.
Lloyds Banking Group (NYSE: LYG) is teaming up with We Are Digital, The Silver Line and Mental Health UK to offer practical and emotional support for the most vulnerable in society during the coronavirus crisis. The innovative partnership will see tablet devices delivered free of charge to over-70s isolated by COVID-19, to help keep them connected.
Lowe's (NYSE: LOW), in further efforts to support Lowe's associates and their communities, the company is temporarily increasing hourly compensation for associates and announced $100 million of support for associates and their communities (which includes bonuses for store associates and donations of supplies to healthcare workers and first responders).
Luby's (NYSE: LUB) created cost-effective grocery kits for high-risk individuals for $15 that can be picked up at over 30 stores.
LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) contributed $1.3 million to the Global FoodBanking Network and local U.S. food bank to support communities where they operate. In addition, the company donated isopropyl alcohol to Huntsman Corp (NYSE: HUN) for the production of 5 tons of hand sanitizer.
Magna (NYSE: MGA) teams around North America are working on over 75,000 face shields to donate for use by first responders in our communities.
Manchester United (NYSE: MANU) has announced a package of measures to support the NHS in its response to the coronavirus pandemic. The club stands ready to consider and accommodate further requests from the NHS for use of the facilities at Old Trafford.
Manulife (NYSE: MFC) is donating $1 million to support the availability and safe access to food for communities in need across Canada. Through Manulife's U.S. unit John Hancock, $1 million has been committed to the Boston Resiliency Fund, which includes providing food to Boston’s children and seniors.
Marathon Oil (NYSE: MRO) donated more than $75,000 in immediate emergency relief to benefit food banks across Texas, Oklahoma, North Dakota and New Mexico, and donated laptops through the Comp-U-Dopt to provide underserved Houston-area students with remote learning technology tools. Marathon also donated more than 8,000 N95 masks to local healthcare organizations to keep healthcare workers safe and to support its communities.
Merck (NYSE: MRK) Merck's objectives around the world remain the same: To protect the safety of employees and to produce and supply essential medicines and vaccines for those who need them. The company is actively engaged in scientific efforts to help fund solutions to the corononavirus. Merck is donating 800,000 masks to support COVID-19 emergency response in New York City and New Jersey.
Mercury Insurance (NYSE: MCY) is giving back 15% of monthly auto insurance premiums to customers in April and May.
MetLife (NYSE: MET) Foundation is committing $25 million to the global response to COVID-19 in support of communities impacted by the pandemic. The grant funding from MetLife Foundation will span all regions where MetLife operates, and will address both short- and longer-term relief efforts. “Supporting and protecting people is at the core of who we are and what MetLife stands for – in our business and in the Foundation’s giving,” said MetLife President and CEO Michel Khalaf.
Micro Focus’s (NYSE: MFGP) employee base in India collectively decided to raise donations through a salary contribution program via their April salary. Together, 3,000+ employees raised more than $20,000, which will be donated to The Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM CARES Fund).
Mizuho (NYSE: MFG) donated CN¥500,000 (approximately JP¥7.85 million) to the Red Cross of Wuhan to aid in the treatment of infected people and to extend other assistance to the areas suffering from this pandemic.
Mobile TeleSystems (NYSE: MBT) is, as one of many initiatives and expanded client benefits, offering free online master classes for children to engage with artists as part of MTS’ “Generation M” corporate social responsibility initiative, including a joint initiative with Moscow’s Tretyakov Art Gallery.
Molina Healthcare (NYSE: MOH) announced that it is waiving all COVID-19-related out-of-pocket expenses for its Medicare, Medicaid and Marketplace members nationwide, following up on its previous announcement about waiving all member costs associated with testing for the coronavirus, which causes COVID-19.
Montana-Dakota Utilities (NYSE: MDU) is implementing a moratorium on service disconnections for non-payments related to hardships incurred from COVID-19. MDU is also temporarily waiving late fees and interest, and working with customers on payment plan options.
Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) has announced a $10 million commitment to support coronavirus relief efforts. Funding will support frontline medical responders globally as well as community providers serving those economically impacted by the crisis.
MSA Safety’s (NYSE: MSA) mission of protecting lives has never been more important. In response to the global shortage of PPE, MSA has significantly ramped up manufacturing capacity for advanced air-purifying respirators. The company also donated its available supply of disposable masks, sourced from third parties, to medical institutions around the world.
National Grid (NYSE: NGG) is directing $500,000 to support customers affected by the health impacts, financial hardships and disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding provides relief to those in need and bolsters efforts by local organizations to assist communities across Massachusetts, New York and Rhode Island.
Natura & Co (NYSE: NTCO) is monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic in Latin America to ensure the continuity of operations and to promote health and safety. Factories across Latin America will prioritize essential hygiene items, in addition to hydroalcoholic gel and liquid, which are crucial to stopping the spread of COVID-19.
New Frontier Health (NYSE: NFH) is providing free online and telephone consultation services to its patients, covering over 30 specialties, including family medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, internal medicine, surgery, oncology and psychology. The company donated medical equipment and consumables (29 ICU ventilators with 750 breathing circuits and 32 breathing masks, 155,000 pairs of medical examination gloves, 50,000 N95 masks, 3,960 goggles and 185 reusable face shields) to Leishenshan Hospital, Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University and other institutions.
NIO Inc (NYSE: NIO) announced the ￥5 Million NIO Coronavirus Fund to support the fight against the novel coronavirus.
Nokia (NYSE: NOK) has launched a Coronavirus Global Donation Fund. This fund is intended to support charities, hospitals, health clinics and other frontline non-governmental organizations who are leading the fight against COVID-19 and trying to mitigate its effect on communities.
Nomura (NYSE: NMR) donated 1 million masks to the Japanese government and the Japanese Red Cross Society, and CN¥1.5 million to the Embassy of the PRC in Japan. The company is also coordinating donations from its employees around the world and matching all qualifying employee donations.
Nomad Foods (NYSE: NOMD) has taken an active role to help the most affected communities. The company has created a €3 million fund that will provide monetary and food donations to local humanitarian and healthcare organizations. Communities in France, Italy, Norway, Spain, the U.K. and beyond have felt the impact.
Nordstrom (NYSE: JWN) teamed up with its partner Kaas Tailored to have members of its alterations teams in Washington, Oregon, Texas and California sew more than 100,000 masks. In addition, Nordstrom established a COVID-19 Response Fund to support communities who are disproportionately impacted by this public health emergency.
Novartis (NYSE: NVS), alongside the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and a consortium of life sciences companies announced an important collaboration to accelerate the development, manufacture and delivery of vaccines, diagnostics and treatments for COVID-19 in response to the pandemic.
Novo-Nordisk (NYSE: NVO) is supporting people affected by COVID-19. For people in the U.S. living with diabetes and experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19, Novo-Nordisk is offering a free 90-day insulin supply, just one example of Novo-Nordisk’s engagement in the 80 countries where the company has operations.
NRG (NYSE: NRG) pledges $2 Million to COVID-19 relief efforts.
Oi (NYSE: OIBR.C) has made payment terms more flexible and expanded digital service for individual customers and small businesses. For the B2B Market, Oi offered the “Oi Smart Office 4.0” platform for 90 days free of charge. Oi is offering the governments free broadband data plans for accessing priority URLs, and providing free text messages from authorities to all its user base.
Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) has built and donated to the U.S. government a COVID-19 Therapeutic Learning System that allows physicians and patients to record the effectiveness of promising COVID-19 drug therapies, a result of collaboration with the National Institutes of Health, the FDA, the CDC, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Department of Health and Human Services. In addition, the company is offering Oracle Cloud Infrastructure credits for startups and free HR tools to help customers keep their employees safe.
The Orange (NYSE: ORAN) Foundation is contributing to the fight against COVID-19 via an emergency fund of €650,000, to be distributed to three major French partners working on the front line of this crisis: the Paris Hospitals Foundation, the Red Cross and the AP-HP Foundation. Additionally, an emergency fund of €8 million has been created to support international groups in need, to be distributed by local arms of the Orange Foundation.
Orion Engineered Carbons (NYSE: OEC) donated N95 masks to Ravenna’s Santa Maria delle Croci Hospital in northern Italy to support this local hospital.
PagerDuty (NYSE: PD) is a member of the COVID-19 Tech Collaborative which will disperse an initial $22 million in collective funding for organizations on the front lines of this crisis. It's also offering healthcare organizations 20 free PagerDuty licenses for six months to help these organizations be prepared, available and "always on." Further, to help companies large and small as industries transition during the crisis, the company has also offered six licenses for six months to all new customers to PagerDuty.
Pagseguro / Pagbank (NYSE: PAGS) donated thousands of masks to public hospitals located in the most vulnerable regions of São Paulo. Additionally, the company donated more than 100,000 basic food baskets (cestas básicas e quentinhas) to non-governmental institutions, and promoted live music with famous artists promoting donations of cash, food and health items to UNICEF Brasil.
Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW) is a member of the COVID-19 Tech Collaborative, which will disperse an initial $22 million in collective funding for organizations on the front lines of this crisis.
Pearson (NYSE: PSO) recognizes that COVID-19 disruption is pushing many into full-time online teaching and learning for the first time. To assist learners worldwide, Pearson is taking a number of actions, including providing free online courseware, teaching platform and training for 100,000 students, for state-level partners of Connections Academy.
Petrobras (NYSE: PBR) has donated 600,000 COVID-19 tests to the Brazilian Unified Health System. The company has also created a multidisciplinary group of professionals from its research center (Cenpes) to evaluate and propose solutions in partnership with universities, companies and institutions to help in the fight against the coronavirus.
Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) is committed to doing all they can to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and have taken proactive steps to ensure the health and safety of their colleagues, maintain supply of medicines to patients and help halt the spread of this disease.
Phillips (NYSE: PHG) and the U.S. government collaborate in ventilator production ramp up to combat COVID-19 pandemic. Philips plans to double the production by May 2020 and achieve a four-fold increase by the third quarter of 2020 for supply to the U.S. and global markets.
Phillips 66 (NYSE: PSX) contributed $3 million to support responders on the front lines of COVID-19 relief efforts, including $1 million to the Greater Houston COVID-19 Recovery Fund and $500,000 to the Houston Food Bank.
Pinterest (NYSE: PINS), in addition to joining other leading digital and tech platforms to collaborate with the Ad Council, White House, HHS and CDC to address the COVID-19 crisis, has moved up its launch of the Today tab, a source of daily inspiration with curated topics and trending Pins that makes it easy to explore popular and timely ideas. Over the coming weeks they will feature expert information from the World Health Organization and Centers for Disease Control on important topics in addition to showing inspiration in categories that are particularly popular right now like kid-friendly baking ideas, self-care tips, family-favorite movies and comfort food recipes.
PNC (NYSE: PNC) announced $30 million in support of coronavirus relief efforts to be distributed across the communities in which they operate. The funding will support basic needs and hardship relief.
Post Holdings (NYSE: POST) recently made a significant donation to Operation Food Search (OFS), a nonprofit hunger relief organization, for its COVID-19 Emergency Response Plan that provides free meal distribution to the region’s children and families who need food assistance. The donation will go toward the funding of emergency food packs that OFS creates for community partners including St. Louis Public Schools (SLPS) and St. Louis County Library branches.
PPG (NYSE: PPG) has announced that it will donate 80,000 masks to hospitals in Pittsburgh, New York, Cleveland, Detroit and Huntsville, Ala., in support of coronavirus relief efforts.
PPL Corporatation (NYSE: PPL) is committed to keeping customers and employees safe and assisting those who are struggling. Over $1.5 million has been donated to fight COVID-19 across the U.S. and U.K. PPL has also suspended all service disconnects for unpaid bills, reinforced customer assistance programs and waived late bill payment fees.
PT Telkom (NYSE: TLK) mobile arm, Telkomsel is offering special data package options to help students and employees working from home, and improved network infrastructure, with extra capacity being made available to cope with expected extra demand.
Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG): Millions of P&G products are being donated from 30 brands in more than 20 countries, with more on the way. These donations ensure that families who do not have basic access to the everyday essentials many of us take for granted, can have the cleaning, health and hygiene benefits P&G brands can provide.
Prologis (NYSE: PLD) Space for Good program has offered unoccupied buildings and yard space for COVID-19 relief to local, federal and state agencies and to hospitals and relief organizations throughout the world. In addition, the Prologis Foundation has launched a $5 million global relief fund to provide financial support to nonprofits and community-based organizations on the front lines of the response.
Protolabs, Inc. (NYSE: PRLB) is committed to accelerating the production of urgent components needed to respond to the current COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) crisis. In an effort to get medical supplies and equipment in the hands of those who need it most, they are waiving expedite fees for any critical medical component manufacturing.
Prudential (NYSE: PRU) is pledging $1.5 million in funding to support local communities, as part of its immediate relief efforts. In addition, Prudential donated over 150,000 n95 facemasks.
Prudential PLC (NYSE: PUK) is engaged in a cross section of regions. It pledged RMB15 million (US$2.1million) via its JV in China. In Malaysia and Singapore, PUK’s programs have included the donation of COVID-19 care kits, and in Indonesia staff and agents have been fundraising to support local hospitals.
The PSEG (NYSE: PEG) Foundation has committed $2.5 million in response to the COVID-19 pandemic that is devastating so many communities. The Foundation will provide grants directed toward regional nonprofits and neighborhood and grassroots organizations, all aimed at addressing and supporting those suffering from the medical, social and economic impacts of COVID-19.
Pure Storage (NYSE: PSTG) is a member of the COVID-19 Tech Collaborative which will disperse an initial $22 million in collective funding for organizations on the front lines of this crisis.
PVH (NYSE: PVH): The PVH Foundation is committing $1 million toward COVID-19 relief, including a $100,000 donation to the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund created by the UN Foundation and Swiss Philanthropy Foundation, benefitting the World Health Organization and other partners.
QIAGEN (NYSE: QGEN): As part of QIAGEN’s global mobilization to dramatically scale up production of testing supplies in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the company has released a QIAstat-Dx test kit to the U.S., as a first syndromic test for detection of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.
Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE: RL) is committing $10 million in funding toward COVID-19 relief through the Ralph Lauren Corporate Foundation to support its teams, partners and communities. As part of this donation, its foundation has partnered with the CFDA Foundation to donate 250,000 masks and 25,000 isolation gowns to U.S. frontline workers.
RBC (NYSE: RY) has committed an initial $2 million to COVID-19 community response efforts in support of programs serving at-risk populations, addressing food insecurity, scaling mental well-being support access as well as providing other necessary services that are vital during challenging times like these.
Elsevier, a division of RELX (NYSE: RELX), gives full access to its content on its COVID-19 Information Center for PubMed Central and other public health databases to accelerate the fight against the coronavirus.
ResMed (NYSE: RMD) is working with governments, health authorities, hospitals and physicians to deliver the ventilation therapy that is essential to treat the respiratory complications of COVID-19. Their focus is to maximize the availability of ResMed ventilators and other support devices for the patients that need them most.
Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO) has donated $1 million to the Chinese Red Cross Foundation to contribute to China’s nationwide medical effort to support those impacted by the novel coronavirus outbreak.
Ritchie Bros. (NYSE: RBA) made $187,500 in donations to 52 food banks around the world, including a $25,000 grant to the Greater Vancouver Food Bank in British Columbia, Canada, where Ritchie Bros’ head office is located and several hundred of its employees call home.
Rite Aid (NYSE: RAD) pharmacists are trusted and accessible healthcare professionals serving on the front lines of this crisis. Rite Aid stores remain open, and Rite Aid team members are committed to supporting the health and wellness of customers and communities for the duration of the pandemic.
Rogers Communications (NYSE: RCI): Facing a surge in demand as the impact of COVID-19 deepens, Food Banks Canada (FBC) has a goal of raising $150 million to fund the public’s need for food. Rogers will donate 1 million meals to this effort and leverage the power of its media assets to raise awareness of this campaign.
Rosetta Stone (NYSE: RST): In response to school closures affecting more than 800 million children worldwide, Rosetta Stone Inc. announced that it will give three months of free language learning to all elementary, middle and high school students worldwide.
The Royal Bank of Scotland (NYSE: RBS): The Prince’s Trust and NatWest have announced the launch of a £5 million fund to help young entrepreneurs across the UK to keep their businesses afloat during the coronavirus crisis. The fund is available to entrepreneurs aged 18-30, who can apply for grants and tailored support.
Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE: RDS), in more than 15,000 participating retail sites across more than 30 countries, is providing free food to healthcare professionals such as nurses and doctors, as well as truck drivers and the delivery people who are vital to maintaining supplies. Shell also offers free access to showers to truck drivers.
RPM International Inc. (NYSE: RPM) and its many operating companies – which make coatings, sealants and building materials – are proud to support frontline workers and communities worldwide in the fight against COVID-19. As part of these relief efforts, RPM is providing its products and services for healthcare facilities and other vital infrastructure; developing new products and technologies to help maintain clean, healthy environments; and donating thousands of PPE, face masks, disinfectants and other critical resources. In addition, many of RPM’s associates around the world are leading a variety of volunteer and philanthropic efforts to support their communities.
S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI) Foundation is committing $4 million in funds to support global COVID-19 response efforts. These funds will go directly to several NGOs with a focus on food scarcity, medical supplies and broad response. The Foundation will also support S&P Global employees in making an impact, matching contributions made through the company's Disaster Relief Matching Gift Program to amplify their efforts.
Salesforce (NYSE: CRM): As Salesforce continues to serve their global customers, their top priority remains keeping employees, families and communities healthy and safe. Salesforce will also donate $1 million to UCSF’s COVID-19 Response Fund and $500K to the CDC Foundation's Emergency Response Fund, in support of their efforts around the world.
Santander Consumer USA (NYSE: SC) and Chrysler Capital announced several initiatives to support customers and colleagues, including payment deferrals, late charge waivers and lease extensions.
SAP (NYSE: SAP) established a €3 million COVID-19 Emergency Fund as part of its response plan. This initiative is part of a global response by the company highlighted in an open letter from SAP Co-CEOs Christian Klein and Jennifer Morgan.
Sasol (NYSE: SSL) responded to increased demand for alcohols used in sanitizers and disinfectants in South Africa. It also donated a million liters of jet fuel to support the government's efforts to repatriate hundreds of South Africans. Additionally, the Sasol Foundation is offering free online primary and high school textbooks and resources during lockdown.
Scotiabank (NYSE: BNS) and founding partners MLSE, Scotiabank, Tangerine Bank, Rogers and Bell have teamed up to create a large-scale meal program to support and thank Toronto's frontline health workers and their families, and to protect the city's most vulnerable. The goal of the community meal program, operating out of Scotiabank Arena, is to prepare and deliver as many as 10,000 meals a day to local hospital frontline workers and community agencies.
For Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), the health and safety of customers, employees, partners and communities is top priority during this challenging time. The Sempra Energy family of companies have donated more than $14 million to COVID-19 relief efforts in California, Texas, Louisiana, Mexico and South America. This includes a $1.75 million Nonprofit Hardship Fund created by the Sempra Energy Foundation to help small- to medium-sized nonprofits serve critical needs related to COVID-19 in the areas that the Sempra Energy companies operate.
For ServiceNow (NYSE: NOW) is a member of the COVID-19 Tech Collaborative which will disperse an initial $22 million in collective funding for organizations on the front lines of this crisis. In addition, to help customers navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, ServiceNow released four new community apps to help manage complex emergency response workflows across the globe. The four apps are a part of its customer care plan and are available with no charges until Sept. 30.
Sharecare has launched a centralized destination for people to easily access the latest developments and medically-verified guidance about COVID-19. The online hub is the first of numerous tools and resources Sharecare is introducing to empower and inform Americans and help “flatten the curve.”
Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE: SHW) has donated 250,000 masks, gloves and lab coats to health care workers and emergency responders. The company is manufacturing hand sanitizer and donating it to those in need as well as continuing to provide critical products to create and maintain clean and healthy environments for customers who support vital health care facilities, manufacturing plants and other infrastructure.
Shinhan Financial Group (NYSE: SHG) donated 200,000 face masks to the elderly, children, disabled and low-income families. The company also provided emergency funding of ₩500 billion to SMEs. Announced in early March, its “Hope Together Campaign”, a social donation project aiming to raise ₩4 billion, which includes donating “necessity kits” and meal boxes to medical personnel; giving away gift certificates to the poor to boost local economies and support them; and a CSR project to help local communities recover by investing ₩1 billion to solve social problems caused by the virus.
Shopify (NYSE: SHOP) is helping business owners and communities with a number of initiatives, including $200M in small business funding and weekly virtual programming designed to help businesses through these uncertain times.
Shutterstock (NYSE: SSTK), who knows businesses still need to communicate with their audiences, is providing their clients with additional resources to navigate these challenging times, including: free curated image, video and music collections; high quality, curated collections; helpful info and insights to best represent this unprecedented situation; and through additional discounts and offers.
Sibanye-Stillwater (NYSE: SBSW) executives have donated three months of salaries to South Africa’s COVID-19 Solidarity Fund. The fund, established by Cyril Ramaphosa, the country’s President, is helping combat COVID-19 and provide economic support to people most heavily affected by it.
Slack (NYSE: WORK): Nonprofit organizations of any size are eligible to receive three months of Slack’s Standard or Plus plan completely free of charge. With a more powerful, secure version of Slack, they can connect teams and improve everyone’s productivity while doing some pretty amazing things. They’re grateful to be a part of how that work gets done. Slack is also a member of the COVID-19 Tech Collaborative, which will disperse an initial $22 million in collective funding for organizations on the front lines of this crisis.
Smartsheet (NYSE: SMAR) announced that governments and agencies responding to the COVID-19 crisis can use the company’s government-specific instance of Smartsheet, Smartsheet Gov, free of charge and without obligation, to help them plan, track and collaborate on their COVID-19 responses.
Smith+Nephew (NYSE: SNN) is contracting with the UK government to build OxVent ventilators. The OxVent ventilator results from a collaboration of scientists, clinicians and medical technology manufacturers from the University of Oxford, King’s College London and Smith+Nephew. The ventilator has been designed to allow for large scale production.
Snap (NYSE: SNAP): “Snapchat brings close friends and family together even when they’re apart — and we are grateful for the opportunity to help people stay in touch during this time. We are all working together to support our community and our partners as we all navigate this unprecedented challenge together.”
The Southern Company (NYSE: SO) donated $4.85 million to coronavirus relief and will temporarily suspend service disconnections for its customers. The company is partnering with the American Red Cross, Salvation Army, United Way and its community partners to address food insecurity, homeless efforts, medical needs, energy assistance, assistance to displaced workers, small businesses, customer financial assistance, food banks, youth shelters Meals on Wheels and more.
Southern Copper (NYSE: SCCO) approved a budget of $11.2 million for donations and general support to the population of Peru and Mexico to fight COVID-19, and donated protection equipment to medical staff, mechanical ventilators to hospitals in the communities where they operate and hygiene and food kits for vulnerable people.
Spotify (NYSE: SPOT): At times of great challenge, music helps to uplift us. The Spotify COVID-19 Music Relief project has been created to amplify the efforts of organizations that focus on helping those most in need. Spotify is making a donation to these organizations and will match donations made dollar for dollar up to a collective total of $10 million.
Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) is donating $10+ million to a comprehensive COVID-19 philanthropic outreach program to help its communities and employees around the world combat the effects of the pandemic.
STMicroelectronics’s (NYSE: STM) foundation has been taking action to bridge the digital divide for several years. In the current emergency situation, the ST Foundation together with the ACRA Foundation donated laptops and ICT equipment to less fortunate families in Lombardy, Italy.
Suncor Energy (NYSE: SU) has donated 40,000 N95 masks to the Canadian Federal Government. The company distributed masks to Nunavut, the Northwest Territories and the Yukon; communities identified by the government that critically need supplies. The company is honored to be able to play a part alongside all Canadians in caring for each other through these challenging times. Petro-Canada, a Suncor business, is contributing $3 million to help meet the needs of Canadians and their communities. Petro-Canada employees across the country are acknowledging Canadians, who are supporting all essential work, through small acts of kindness.
Suzano S.A. (NYSE: SUZ) launched several initiatives to fight COVID-19 in Brazil, including the donation of R$50 million to acquire 159 ventilators and 1 million hospital masks, and the construction of a field hospital. The company also donated more than 60 tons of toilet paper and diapers to hospitals.
Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF): To support families and communities facing hunger during this pandemic, Synchrony will donate $1.5 million to be allocated to national hunger relief nonprofits and commit an additional $3.5 million to local organizations to tackle long-term needs in hard-hit communities as the COVID-19 outbreak unfolds.
Sysco (NYSE: SYY) has donated over 20 million meals in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The company is working with its national partners — Feeding America in the U.S. and Second Harvest in Canada — for food distribution efforts in North America.
Takeda Pharmaceutical (NYSE: TAK) is aiming to roll out a treatment for COVID-19 as early as this year. The company sent medical protective clothing to hospitals in affected regions in China. They also donated JP¥31 million to the Red Cross and various hospitals in China.
TAL Education (NYSE: TAL) announced a ￥100 million donation to help students in areas that have been affected by the coronavirus-related pneumonia.
Tapestry, Inc. (NYSE: TPR) announced that its Coach Foundation will commit $2,000,000 to support NYC’s Small Business Continuity Fund offering financial assistance to small businesses in New York City as they deal with challenges in response to the novel coronavirus.
TD Bank (NYSE: TD): The TD Ready Challenge, an annual North American initiative which provides financial support to organizations tackling community issues, is now open and accepting applications until August 13, 2020. The TD Ready Challenge has a total of $10 million (CAD) in grants available to eligible organizations developing innovative and measurable solutions in response to the widespread impacts of the pandemic. New this year, grant amounts will range from $350,000 CAD to $1 million CAD.
Teck Resources (NYSE: Teck) announced the creation of a $20 million fund to support COVID-19 response and recovery efforts, supporting critical social initiatives and increased healthcare capacity, including 1 million masks to be donated for healthcare in British Columbia.
Telefonica (NYSE: TEF) bought 150 tons of medical equipment and developed all the logistics for delivery in Spain. Fundación Telefónica has donated €500,000 to provide quarantine shelters for homeless people. Additionally, the foundation signed an agreement with the Spanish Red Cross and together they have launched #SumaFuerzas.
Tenaris (NYSE: TS) has allocated more than $6 million to procure medical supplies and to support vulnerable populations across Latin America, Europe and North America, focusing on its local communities, such as Campana, Argentina, Veracruz, Mexico and Bergamo, Italy.
Tencent Music Entertainment (NYSE: TME) set up the $100 Million Global Anti-Pandemic Fund to support the fight against COVID-19.
Teva (NYSE: TEVA) is donating critical medicines, which are being studied in clinical trials to assess their benefits against COVID-19. Their manufacturing network continues to increase production to ensure access to medicines that may be needed to treat symptoms or complications, and get them to patients wherever and whenever they are needed.
Total (NYSE: TOT) is supporting healthcare staff of French hospitals mobilized in the fight against COVID-19 by supplying them with fuel for travel. In addition, the Total Foundation will contribute €5 million to the Pasteur Institute and to hospital and health associations involved in the fight against COVID-19.
Toyota (NYSE: TM) is donating medical masks, protective medical clothing, medical-use hats and other medical supplies to health care providers in affected regions in China. They also donated CN¥10 million through the Red Cross Society of China to assist in the purchase of medical supplies such as masks, glasses and protective clothing.
Travelers (NYSE: TRV) announced billing relief for all customers, including suspending cancellation and nonrenewal of coverage due to nonpayment; accelerated more than $100 million in commission payments to provide financial assistance to eligible agents and brokers; and pledged $5 million to COVID-19 relief efforts to assist families and communities across North America, the UK and Ireland.
TriNet (NYSE: TNET) is hosting webinars on the impact of COVID-19 legislation, and creating an online resource center.
TSMC's (NYSE: TSM) regional offices, TSMC Charity Foundation and TSMC Education and Culture Foundation are leveraging the company’s expertise in technology, global procurement and supply chain management with a budget of $20 million to aid areas most in need of resources in Taiwan, mainland China, Europe and the United States.
Turkcell’s (NYSE: TKC) mission is to be there for customers' digitalization journey. During these challenging times it is providing, among others, free 6 GB/month for mobile remote education portal, a free 10 GB/month for TV+ users for remote education channels, 10,000 free minutes for family physicians and free 500 minutes plus 5 GB/month for subscribers in the health sector.
Twitter (NYSE: TWTR): As the global community faces the COVID-19 pandemic together, Twitter is helping people find reliable information, connect with others and follow what’s happening in real time. Twitter is also donating $1 million evenly distributed between the Committee to Protect Journalists and the International Women’s Media Foundation to directly support journalists.
Twilio (NYSE: TWLO) is a member of the COVID-19 Tech Collaborative which will disperse an initial $22 million in collective funding for organizations on the front lines of this crisis. Twilio has provided healthcare organizations, government agencies and nonprofits with best practices for utilizing intelligent chatbot technology and voice recordings and built telehealth solutions, to help answer the high volume of inbound requests. Further, Twilio's Impact Access program provides Twilio credits for thousands of calls and messages plus discounts to the orgazniations that need them.
Tyson Foods (NYSE: TSN) is making $60 million in "thank you" bonuses available to frontline workers and truckers who continue to help the company operate and feed Americans during the pandemic.
Uber (NYSE: UBER) pledged 10 million free rides and deliveries of food to frontline healthcare workers, seniors and people in need around the world. Uber also waived the delivery fee for the more than 100,000 independent restaurants across the U.S. and Canada on Uber Eats, and shipments of critical goods in the U.S. will be transported with zero profit pricing by Uber Freight.
The UBS (NYSE: UBS) Optimus Foundation COVID-19 Response Fund is matching all client donations. Building on the bank’s experience in responding to the 2014 Ebola outbreak, the UBS Optimus Foundation is working with strategic healthcare partners to implement a strategy that could save millions of lives.
Ultrapar (NYSE: UGP), through donations, is helping to build a field hospital and purchasing respirators, as well as offering discount fuel price for health professionals, among other initiatives to combat COVID-19.
Unilever (NYSE: UL / UN) is supporting global and local authorities by donating hygiene products to support the fight against COVID-19. Unilever is providing free soap, sanitizer, bleach and food to the value of €100 million to its consumers and communities.
Vale (NYSE: VALE) brings 5 million test kits and medical supplies to Brazil, in humanitarian aid to fight the new coronavirus.
Vapotherm (NYSE: VAPO) Company's Hi-VNI® Technology is being used as first-line therapy for COVID-19 patients in respiratory distress. Vapotherm is working with global health organizations, medical researchers and frontline clinicians to ensure access to safe, effective respiratory support tools around the world.
Vedanta (NYSE: VEDL) has spent $25 million to provide preventative healthcare to local communities throughout India, and is distributing free meals to daily wage workers.
Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) COVID-19 relief efforts are centered on students and healthcare workers.
Vipshop Holdings Limited (NYSE: VIPS) announced that they have donated ￥20 million to Hubei Province and Wuhan City to fight the epidemic and purchase materials.
Visa (NYSE: V) pledged to nearly 20,000 employees around the world that there would be no COVID-19-related layoffs in 2020 to support them during this critical time. In addition, the Visa Foundation recently announced two programs totaling $210 million to provide immediate emergency relief to charitable organizations on the front lines, and to support the recovery and rebuilding of small and micro businesses through grant making and impact investing over the next five years. Finally, Visa will be prioritizing a number of short-term solutions for small businesses during these difficult times.
Vistra Energy (NYSE: VST) announced a $2 million donation providing direct relief to those with critical needs due to the COVID-19 pandemic crisis. Also, TXU Energy, their flagship retail electric provider, announced customer assistance to those affected by economic hardship.
VMware (NYSE: VMW) has doubled its matching gift limit for 2020 to enable employees to support our communities during this time of uncertainty and still-evolving needs. In addition, VMware Carbon Black has eliminated customer endpoint limits during the 90-day program period beginning on March 20 and ending on June 20, 2020 to enable its customers to secure all corporate and home endpoints during this critical time.
Walmart (NYSE: WMT) is adjusting store hours, creating senior shopping hours, donating $25 million to COVID-19 response effort, in addition to paying bonuses early and adjusting their associate policies.
Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) aid for customers and communities impacted by COVID-19 includes suspending residential foreclosure sales, fee waivers and acceleration of $175 million in donations to help the most vulnerable. In addition, in response to the actions by the Federal Reserve, it will expand its participation in the Paycheck Protection Program and offer loans to a broader set of its small business and nonprofit customers subject to the terms of the program.
Western Union Company (NYSE: WU) and the Western Union Foundation launched a $1 million global matching challenge to help fight COVID-19. The aid will be pledged to local and global NGOs, including Give2Asia and International Medical Corps for ongoing relief efforts throughout the world, including to purchase supplies, equipment and frontline medical treatment.
Westpac Banking Corporation (NYSE: WBK) created numerous preferential terms for its business and household customers.
Wheaton (NYSE: WPM) has committed $5 million to establish the Community Support and Response Fund to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. The fund is designed to meet the immediate needs of the community in the following areas: community healthcare, food security and social economic impacts. $4 million will be directed towards mining communities and $1 million will be targeted towards local charities in Vancouver and Grand Cayman.
Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is supporting organizations in the fight against COVID-19 through the creation and donation of more than 2,000 respirators for healthcare workers, and the donation of thousands of masks, gloves, gowns, hand sanitizers and other supplies to local hospitals. The company provided funding for several hospitals to expand their facilities and to support COVID-19 research. The company also gave monetary aid to local food banks, shelters and small businesses, and has donated appliances to organizations such as hospitals and shelters. Throughout the COVID-19 crisis, Whirlpool Corporation continues to safely operate its plants, and provide appliances to improve life at home for consumers during this difficult time.
Winnebago Industries (NYSE: WGO): After halting production, to support employees and their families affected by this temporary production suspension, the company is providing base pay and benefits for the first two weeks.
Wipro (NYSE: WIT) pledged ₹1125 crore (U.S, $150 million) as part of a consortium to help fight against the effects of the COVID-19 virus. It also signed an MOU with the Government of Maharashtra under which it repurposed one of its IT campuses into a 450-bed intermediary care COVID-19 hospital, providing phyiscal infrastructure, medical equipment and admin and support staff.
WPP (NYSE: WPP) is working with international health authorities to promote effective handwashing and has offered its resources to the U.K. government to assist the effort in Britain. WPP’s global media network Wavemaker, for example, helped the Cabinet Office to launch its coronavirus information service on WhatsApp to reduce the pressure on the NHS.
To keep equipment and services flowing, Xylem (NYSE: XYL), has donated water technology equipment and employee time to temporary hospital construction efforts, and to the support of other critical services. Xylem has also enhanced existing volunteer programs, doubled employee matching gift program, made new grants available for customers to deploy in their local communities, and invested in new global COVID-19 response partnerships with Americares and UNICEF.
Yamana Gold (NYSE: AUY) recently donated $20,000 to Conquer COVID-19 which sources personal protective equipment for healthcare workers across Canada. The company also donated $20,000 to Food Banks Canada | Banques alimentaires Canada to help food banks across the country replenish their stocks so they can help those who need it most during these challenging times.
Yext (NYSE: YEXT) is collaborating with the U.S. State Department on an official COVID-19 travel alert and advisory information hub, covid19.state.gov. Individuals can enter COVID-19 search queries into the Yext Answers Bar, and receive a contextual, verified answer from key sources, including: the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program, the department’s global network of embassy and consulate websites, the official U.S. coronavirus website and the CDC.
YUM! Brands (NYSE: YUM) and its family of restaurants is committed to helping its employees, customers and those impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. YUM! restaurants have donated millions of pounds of food to local food banks as well as a $400,000 to Bellsings in a Backpack to help feed 100,000 children who are hungry due to COVID-19.
Zuora (NYSE: ZUO) is a member of the COVID-19 Tech Collaborative, which will disperse an initial $22 million in collective funding for organizations on the front lines of this crisis. Through the Zuora Impact Fund, stock in the amount of $200,000 will be given to support local, regional and global response efforts.