KODAK , DELL , RICOH & CANON DONATE TO HAITI ……
KODAK , DELL , RICOH & CANON DONATE TO HAITI ……
2010-02-01 at 9:07:34 am #23082
Kodak Pledges $100,000 to Haiti
The Eastman Kodak Charitable Trust today announced a $100,000 donation to the American Red Cross relief efforts helping survivors of the Jan. 12 earthquake in Haiti.
January 2010ROCHESTER, N.Y.–The Eastman Kodak Charitable Trust today announced a $100,000 donation to the American Red Cross relief efforts helping survivors of the Jan. 12 earthquake in Haiti.”No words can fully describe the challenges facing the people of Haiti”Eastman Kodak Company’s board of directors established the Eastman Kodak Charitable Trust in 1952 as a separate charitable entity to assist with support in Rochester and around the world.”No words can fully describe the challenges facing the people of Haiti,” said Essie L. Calhoun, Chief Diversity & Community Affairs Officer, who serves as President of the Eastman Kodak Charitable Trust. “It’s our hope that this donation from the Trust will help the Red Cross relieve some of the suffering in Haiti.
Dell Assists Haiti Earthquake Victims
Company will donate a total of $500,000 to UNICEF and International Red Cross
Sprint and T-Mobile have announced their support for the victims of the strong earthquake that hit Haiti and more IT companies are revealing their intention to make donations or otherwise offer assistance to the survivors. Among these corporations is Dell that has announced a corporate cash donation of $500,000 and an extra $250,000 worth of employee donations, as well as its intention to find further ways of offering assistance.“We are monitoring the situation and staying in touch with relief and other organizations to see how we can help further. On behalf of the Dell team worldwide, I encourage you to consider how you might make a difference personally by learning more about requirements and relief at the UNICEF and International Red Cross sites,” Gil Casellas, vice president of corporate responsibility for Dell, said.
The devastation caused by the earthquake is extensive, with widespread damage having been inflicted upon public and business institutions, as well as the infrastructure of the Haitian government. The $500,000 donation is meant to assist the critical efforts of both UNICEF and the International Red Cross. These two organizations will evenly divide the funds between themselves and ensure that they are able to propel the aid efforts. In addition, the $250,000 donated by the company’s employees are aimed at not only providing further help to the unfortunate victims of the earthquake, but also at inspiring others to assist in their own way.Dell has created a special link on its site that will easily allow any visitor to take part in the relief and aid efforts in any way, however small. People at Dell are even volunteering for organized efforts within their respective communities and are reaching out directly to customers and partners with operations in the country.The company is especially working towards assessing the magnitude of the impact, prioritizing its response to the vital information technology and also offering any other kind of assistance.
Ricoh Aids Earthquake Relief Efforts in Haiti
Our heartfelt sympathies go out to the people of Haiti who have been so tragically affected by the recent earthquake.Ricoh Company, Ltd., Tokyo will contribute 5 million Yen and Ricoh Americas Corporation 40 thousand US Dollars toward the relief efforts.
Canon Group Donates $220,000 to Haiti Relief Efforts
LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y. — The Canon Group, including Canon Inc., Canon U.S.A., Inc. and Canon Latin America, Inc., today announced that they have pledged approximately $220,000 (20 million yen) to the Haiti relief and recovery efforts, following the devastating earthquake that struck the region, causing extensive destruction and loss of life.The Canon Group is contributing to the relief efforts for victims of the earthquake through donations to Red Cross Organizations which will help to provide the people of Haiti with necessary supplies and services including food, water, temporary shelter, medical services and emotional support.”The Canon Group would like to express its condolences to the people of Haiti and our thoughts go out to all of the people that have been affected by this inconceivable natural disaster,” said Joe Adachi, president and chief executive officer, Canon U.S.A., Inc. “A tragedy of this magnitude requires support from the global community and it is our hope that our contribution, along with all of the aid coming in from around the world, will help the people of Haiti begin the rebuilding and healing process.” About Canon U.S.A., Inc. Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions. Its parent company, Canon Inc., a top patent holder of technology, ranked third overall in the U.S. in 2008†, with global revenues of US $45 billion, is listed as number four in the computer industry on Fortune Magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies 2009 list, and is on the 2009 BusinessWeek list of “100 Best Global Brands.” Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest levels of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S. based consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes. At Canon, we care because caring is essential to living together in harmony. Founded upon a corporate philosophy of Kyosei – “all people, regardless of race, religion or culture, harmoniously living and working together into the future” – Canon U.S.A. supports a number of social, youth, educational and other programs, including environmental and recycling initiatives. Additional information about these programs can be found at http://www.usa.canon.com/kyosei. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company’s RSS news feed by visiting http://www.usa.canon.com/rss.
KODAK ,DELL ,RICOH & CANON DONATE TO HAITI ……