Covid-19 and Responsible Business

The COVID-19 crisis has impacted the economy, people and the planet. Adopting a responsible business conduct approach in government and business responses to the crisis will generate short and long-term benefits such as increased resilience, a fairer and more inclusive distribution of benefits from recovery measures, and a stronger contribution to sustainable development.

Standard Chartered supporting communities in response to the Covid-19 Spread

Standard Chartered Bank Tokyo Branch has provided JPY10 million of funding for immediate relief from the impact of Covid -19 to two organizations in Japan. One is The Nippon Foundation for urgent support of its Covid-19 project and Ashinaga for its emergency fund to help orphaned students who suffer from the impact of Covid-19. The Nippon Foundation’s project is to develop facilities utilizing its own spaces such as Museum of Maritime Science, the Nippon Foundation Para Arena in Tokyo and more for medical/health care workers to take care of Covid-19 patients and families. Ashinaga has started the program of emergency relief fund to support orphaned students’ families who have lost income due to the Covid-19 spread.

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Standard Chartered supporting communities in response to the Covid-19 Spread

Standard Chartered Bank Tokyo Branch has provided JPY10 million of funding for immediate relief from the impact of Covid -19 to two organizations in Japan. One is The Nippon Foundation for urgent support of its Covid-19 project and Ashinaga for its emergency fund to help orphaned students who suffer from the impact of Covid-19. The Nippon Foundation’s project is to develop facilities utilizing its own spaces such as Museum of Maritime Science, the Nippon Foundation Para Arena in Tokyo and more for medical/health care workers to take care of Covid-19 patients and families. Ashinaga has started the program of emergency relief fund to support orphaned students’ families who have lost income due to the Covid-19 spread.

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JLR Coronavirus Support: Delivery of 3d-Printed Visors Begins and More than 300 Vehicles Deployed Globally

Jaguar Land Rover continues its efforts to support the fight against coronavirus by providing an additional 150 vehicles globally, taking the number supplied to frontline services to 308

  • Jaguar and Land Rover thank all those around the world involved in the fight against coronavirus
  • 308 vehicles now deployed globally to support emergency response organisations
  • 90 Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles are supporting the Red Cross Societies and other frontline services in Australia, Spain, South Africa, Brazil, Italy, Belgium, Russia, Germany and The Netherlands

Read more HERE

JLR Coronavirus Support: Delivery of 3d-Printed Visors Begins and More than 300 Vehicles Deployed Globally

Jaguar Land Rover continues its efforts to support the fight against coronavirus by providing an additional 150 vehicles globally, taking the number supplied to frontline services to 308

  • Jaguar and Land Rover thank all those around the world involved in the fight against coronavirus
  • 308 vehicles now deployed globally to support emergency response organisations
  • 90 Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles are supporting the Red Cross Societies and other frontline services in Australia, Spain, South Africa, Brazil, Italy, Belgium, Russia, Germany and The Netherlands

Read more HERE

University of Oxford responds to COVID-19

As Covid-19 continues its spread throughout the world, there is an urgent need for a concentrated international response. With borders closed and an apparent lack of coordinated global leadership in response to the pandemic, there is one place where there has been swift and sustained international action to combat the virus – universities. The UK is home to some of the world’s best institutions, and researchers up and down the country are working hard with colleagues throughout the world to put their knowledge and expertise to use in tackling this devastating virus.

With our huge Medical Sciences Division which has been ranked number one in the world in the Times Higher rankings for nine consecutive years, the University of Oxford has been quick to respond to the pandemic. At last count 113 Principal Investigators, 650 researchers, and a similar number of technical and support staff in Oxford have been working on Covid 19-related projects.

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University of Oxford responds to COVID-19

As Covid-19 continues its spread throughout the world, there is an urgent need for a concentrated international response. With borders closed and an apparent lack of coordinated global leadership in response to the pandemic, there is one place where there has been swift and sustained international action to combat the virus – universities. The UK is home to some of the world’s best institutions, and researchers up and down the country are working hard with colleagues throughout the world to put their knowledge and expertise to use in tackling this devastating virus.

With our huge Medical Sciences Division which has been ranked number one in the world in the Times Higher rankings for nine consecutive years, the University of Oxford has been quick to respond to the pandemic. At last count 113 Principal Investigators, 650 researchers, and a similar number of technical and support staff in Oxford have been working on Covid 19-related projects.

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Dyson Designs Ventilator in 10 Days for COVID-19 Patients

Billionaire founder Sir James Dyson revealed that his company has invented a ventilator to address the desperate need for the lifesaving devices. Dyson is renowned for its innovative vacuum cleaners and sleek hair dryers, but this week the British company has made headlines for stepping up in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Founder Sir James Dyson reports that his company has invented an entirely new ventilator to address the desperate need for the lifesaving devices. The CoVent was designed in just 10 days by leveraging Dyson’s existing digital motor, whose technology is already optimized for safety and efficiency.

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Dyson Designs Ventilator in 10 Days for COVID-19 Patients

Billionaire founder Sir James Dyson revealed that his company has invented a ventilator to address the desperate need for the lifesaving devices. Dyson is renowned for its innovative vacuum cleaners and sleek hair dryers, but this week the British company has made headlines for stepping up in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Founder Sir James Dyson reports that his company has invented an entirely new ventilator to address the desperate need for the lifesaving devices. The CoVent was designed in just 10 days by leveraging Dyson’s existing digital motor, whose technology is already optimized for safety and efficiency.

Read more HERE

Burberry Foundation COVID-19 Community Fund – Emergency Appeal

As part of the global effort to combat COVID-19, Burberry is dedicating its resources to support those impacted by the disease in a variety of ways, from manufacturing and donating PPE to hospitals, to funding vaccine research and community food banks. We are also supporting an emergency relief fund launched by the Burberry Foundation.
The ​Burberry Foundation was established by Burberry PLC in 2008 as an independent charity registered in the UK. Dedicated to using the power of creativity to drive positive change, the Foundation has set up the COVID-19 Community Fund to help vulnerable groups struggling as a result of the health emergency.

All monies raised by the Burberry Foundation in support of this fund will directly support the relief efforts globally through the procurement and distribution of PPE and other medical equipment, as well as donations to foodbanks and healthcare charities. Donations received so far have allowed the Foundation to help organisations in Florence, Hong Kong, New York and California. 

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Burberry Foundation COVID-19 Community Fund – Emergency Appeal

As part of the global effort to combat COVID-19, Burberry is dedicating its resources to support those impacted by the disease in a variety of ways, from manufacturing and donating PPE to hospitals, to funding vaccine research and community food banks. We are also supporting an emergency relief fund launched by the Burberry Foundation.
The ​Burberry Foundation was established by Burberry PLC in 2008 as an independent charity registered in the UK. Dedicated to using the power of creativity to drive positive change, the Foundation has set up the COVID-19 Community Fund to help vulnerable groups struggling as a result of the health emergency.

All monies raised by the Burberry Foundation in support of this fund will directly support the relief efforts globally through the procurement and distribution of PPE and other medical equipment, as well as donations to foodbanks and healthcare charities. Donations received so far have allowed the Foundation to help organisations in Florence, Hong Kong, New York and California. 

Read more HERE

Barclays launches £100 million COVID-19 Community Aid Package

Barclays is committed to helping its customers, clients, colleagues, and the wider community deal with the current unprecedented medical and economic crisis caused by COVID-19, and in preparing for recovery in its aftermath. Among other measures, the bank has already made available free everyday banking and overdrafts to 650,000 small businesses, waived overdraft and other fees for customers, and is helping to implement the UK Government’s support schemes.

“We will be setting out further programmes to assist businesses and households in the coming days and weeks.”

Today the company is announcing 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.

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Barclays launches £100 million COVID-19 Community Aid Package

Barclays is committed to helping its customers, clients, colleagues, and the wider community deal with the current unprecedented medical and economic crisis caused by COVID-19, and in preparing for recovery in its aftermath. Among other measures, the bank has already made available free everyday banking and overdrafts to 650,000 small businesses, waived overdraft and other fees for customers, and is helping to implement the UK Government’s support schemes.

“We will be setting out further programmes to assist businesses and households in the coming days and weeks.”

Today the company is announcing 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.

Read more HERE