Ecolab Donates $5 Million in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Ecolab has positively impacted communities throughout the world by donating more than $3 million of critical cleaning and sanitizing products and more than $2 million in financial support to help those in need.
“Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, our cleaning and sanitizing solutions have never been more essential,” said Kris Taylor, Ecolab vice president of Global Community Relations. “We are committed to utilizing our expertise, resources and solutions to help fight the spread of COVID-19 and support communities in need.”
Ecolab worked with nonprofits World Emergency Relief and Global Citizen USA to distribute cleaning and sanitizing products to organizations in countries throughout the world, including Chile, Columbia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Ghana, Malawi, Mauritius, New Zealand, South Africa, the United States and Uruguay.
Ecolab also has provided financial support to several national organizations during the pandemic, including the United Way and the Restaurant Employee Relief Fund.
In St. Paul, Minn., home of Ecolab’s headquarters, the company has supported the American Red Cross St. Paul Area Chapter, ConnectedMN to enable distance learning, the Department of Emergency Management, the Greater Twin Cities United Way, Higher Ground Saint Paul Shelter, Minnesota Children’s Museum, multi-service agency Neighborhood House and hunger relief organization Second Harvest Heartland. Ecolab also has provided financial support to The Sanneh Foundation and Face to Face, which provide youth social services, as well as the Saint Paul Bridge Fund, which provides emergency relief to families and small businesses.
A trusted partner at nearly three million commercial customer locations, Ecolab (NYSE: ECL) is the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services. With annual sales of $13 billion and more than 45,000 associates, Ecolab delivers comprehensive solutions, data-driven insights and personalized service to advance food safety, maintain clean and safe environments, optimize water and energy use, and improve operational efficiencies and sustainability for customers in the food, healthcare, hospitality and industrial markets in more than 170 countries around the world. www.ecolab.com
Source: Ecolab Inc.