COVID Action Platform brings together over 200 corporate leaders in response to pandemic

Author: Marguerite Ward, Business Insider (USA), Published on: 1 April 2020

The World Economic Forum and the World Health Organization are launching an emergency coronavirus task force of 200 business leaders — including execs from Alphabet and KPMG, 11 March 2020

The World Health Organization and The World Economic Forum are launching an emergency task force in response to the global outbreak of coronavirus, the organizations announced...The task force, called the COVID Action Platform, was created following a World Economic Forum conference call of more than 200 corporate leaders from around the globe concerned about the outbreak. Members include companies like Alphabet, Nasdaq Inc, KPMG, HP, Volkswagen, Bank of America, and Deloitte. The group's main goals are to ensure global supply chains of key commodities remain intact, facilitate business donations to public health needs, develop vaccines and diagnostics, and pursue collaborations to address business and economic disruptions.

 

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Related companies: Alphabet Bank of America Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu HP (Hewlett-Packard) KPMG Nasdaq Volkswagen