Sony has announced it will put $100 million into establishing a COVID-19 global relief fund to support those affected by the novel coronavirus outbreak.”In order to overcome the unprecedented challenges that as a society we now face around the world, we will do all we can as a global company to support the individuals on the frontlines of the battle against COVID-19, the children who are our future, and those who have been impacted in the creative community,” Sony president and CEO Kenichiro Yoshida said.Through this fund, $10 million will put into the World Health Organization’s (WHO) COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund that aims to assist medical workers and other frontline responders of the virus. ebook Coronavirus and its impact on the enterprise This TechRepublic Premium ebook compiles the latest on cancelled conferences, cybersecurity attacks, remote work tips, and the impact this pandemic is having on the tech industry. Read More The Solidarity Response Fund for WHO was set up by the United Nations Foundation and Swiss Philanthropy Foundation, together with Médecins Sans Frontières, the United Nations Children’s Fund, and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.Other supporters of the fund include Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Cisco, American Express, and Spotify. Sony’s… Read full this story
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