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Lowe's launches 'Shark Tank'-like effort for small businesses

Lowe’s launches ‘Shark Tank’-like effort to get products from diverse small businesses on shelves

By: Melissa Repko
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: September 15th, 2020
Lowe’s CEO Marvin Ellison said the company is launching a pitch contest for small businesses.
U.S. government awards Novavax $1.6 billion for coronavirus vaccine

U.S. government awards Novavax $1.6 billion for coronavirus vaccine

By: Julie Steenhuysen
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: July 7th, 2020
The U.S. government has awarded Novavax Inc $1.6 billion to cover testing, commercialization and manufacturing of a potential coronavirus vaccine in the United States, with the aim of delivering 100 million doses by January 2021.
Mary Kay Supports Pandemic Relief - Happi 04.30.2020

Mary Kay Supports Pandemic Relief

By: Happi Staff
Source: Happi
Date of Publication: April 30th, 2020
Mary Kay has donated hand sanitizer to nearly 20 healthcare systems, 1,000 hospitals and 1.5 million combined frontline responders, physicians and staff around the world.
Morgan Stanley Increases COVID-19 Charitable Commitment to $25 Million

Morgan Stanley Increases COVID-19 Charitable Commitment to $25 Million

Source: Morgan Stanley
Date of Publication: April 28th, 2020
$15 million in new funds primarily designated to feeding programs to address rising hunger issue. Grant follows Morgan Stanley’s previously announced $10 million commitment to COVID-19 relief efforts
Jenny Ming_Speaking Out Against Discrimination in the Face of COVID-19 - Levi Strauss & Co _ Levi Strauss & Co

Speaking Out Against Discrimination in the Face of COVID-19

By: Jenny Ming
Source: Levi Strauss & Co.
Date of Publication: April 27th, 2020
Jenny Ming, LS&Co. Board Member, has served as a board member for Levi Strauss & Co. since 2014. In recognition of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month this May, she shares her personal story on what it’s been like to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic as a Chinese American.
Red Tab Foundation Open Sources Its ‘Playbook’

Red Tab Foundation Open Sources Its ‘Playbook’

By: Ella Clausen
Source: Levi Strauss & Co.
Date of Publication: April 15th, 2020
Almost 40 years ago, Levi Strauss & Co. stock boy-turned-executive Jerry O’Shea drove the effort to create the Red Tab Foundation (RTF) in order to ensure that no LS&Co. employee or retiree would go without a financial safety net in times of need. Supported by employees, company leaders and even the descendants of Levi Strauss himself, RTF has disbursed more than $35 million in hardship grants since its inception and has been widely recognized as a standard bearer for employee hardship funds.
Goldman Sachs Increases COVID-19 Relief Efforts to $550 Million

David Solomon, Top Financial Services Executives, Participate in White House Conference on Small Businesses

By: Goldman Sachs
Source: Goldman Sachs
Date of Publication: April 7th, 2020
David Solomon, Chairman and CEO of Goldman Sachs, joined a White House video conference today with President Donald Trump, senior administration officials, and other leading executives from the financial services industry to discuss efforts to deliver financial and technical assistance to US small businesses in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In David’s prepared remarks, he doubled the firm’s capital commitment, which raised the total to $550 million for all COVID-19 relief efforts from Goldman Sachs.
Goldman Sachs Commits $300 Million to Support Communities and Small Business

Goldman Sachs Commits $300 Million to Support Communities and Small Business

By: Goldman Sachs
Source: Goldman Sachs
Date of Publication: April 2nd, 2020
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. today announced it will deliver $300 million across two separate initiatives to help small businesses and communities around the world navigate the current health and economic crisis.
Verizon donates $2.5 million to international Covid-19 relief efforts - Verizon 4.12.2020

Verizon donates $2.5 million to international Covid-19 relief efforts

By: Verizon
Source: Verizon
Date of Publication: April 23rd, 2020
Verizon has today announced a $2.5 million grant to be shared across a group of international countries and charities offering healthcare support and food relief. Each charity will receive a portion of the funds to bolster their ongoing humanitarian activities.