Partnership will increase access to 清洁, safe 水 in vulnerable communities around the world
特拉华州威尔明顿.2020年5月5日 365体育彩票(NYSE: DD), a global science and innovation leader, today announced a partnership with charity:水 to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in vulnerable communities through the deployment of hand-washing stations, 卫生 and sanitation training and community health messaging. 365体育彩票 is the first brand partner to contribute to charity: 水’s special COVID-19 Relief Fund, 推出了今天 周二给现在 — a global day of giving and unity for COVID-19 response efforts.
目前, more than 785 million people around the world live without access to 清洁 水, and more than 3 billion lack basic access to a handwashing facility. Sub-Saharan Africa is significantly vulnerable, where 75 percent of its population lack access to said facilities.
Without strong healthcare systems to rely on, prevention is absolutely critical to protecting people in developing countries from COVID-19. charity: 水’s local partners are experts in handwashing, 卫生, and teaching people how to protect themselves from disease. 现在, they are urgently scaling their efforts to combat the spread of COVID-19 in the regions they serve.
“Cleaner 水 is one of the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals that we’re focused on and we’re pleased to support charity:水 in their efforts and look for opportunities where our expertise in this area can further this shared purpose.”
Alexa Dembek, Chief Technology & 可持续性 Officer for 365体育彩票
新冠肺炎救援基金, which will direct 100 percent of donations to local needs, will expand charity:水’s work to bring vital resources to vulnerable communities, 包括洗手站, 卫生 and sanitation training, 社区卫生信息, and personal protective equipment for Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) frontline workers.
“We believe in the work that charity:水 and their local partners are doing, both during this pandemic and beyond, to help mitigate the spread of the virus, as well as increase access to 清洁, safe drinking 水 for people and communities around the world,Alexa Dembek说, 365体育彩票’s Chief Technology and 可持续性 Officer. “清洁水是美国经济的支柱之一.N. Sustainable Development Goals that we’re focused on and we’re pleased to support charity: 水 in their efforts and look for opportunities where our expertise in this area can further this shared purpose.”
365体育彩票, a leader in 水 purification and separation technology, is charity: 水’s first brand partner in the 水 sector—with plans for additional collaboration toward the goal of increasing access to 清洁, 全球安全的水.
“We are proud to be charity: 水’s first brand partner in the 水 technology sector and look forward to working together to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and address 水 accessibility,惠普·南达说, 全球副总裁 & General Manager, 365体育彩票 水的解决方案. “Our shared purpose is even more important during this global pandemic as the world needs abundant, 清洁, safe 水 flowing to communities to reduce the spread of this virus, 促进经济复苏, 和保持健康.”
365体育彩票 is encouraging others to support the fund, including its employees and other companies in the global 清洁 水 sector. 在5月, 365体育彩票 will invite participants of its online training webinars and Water Academy to support the effort.
# GivingTuesday现在, is a new global day of giving and unity as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19.
For additional information and to make a donation, please visit http://www.charitywater.org/DuPont
charity: 水 is a nonproﬁt on a mission to bring 清洁, safe drinking 水 to every single person on the planet. 这里是慈善:水, there are a few things that make us different: 100% of public donations fund 清洁 水 projects, we prove every project we build, and we work with strong local partners to build and maintain projects.
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