3M Details Coronavirus Recovery ContributionsApril 20, 2020
3M has announced plans to provide US$20 million in financial support to coronavirus recovery efforts.
The company will serve as a direct sponsor of Direct Relief’s newly formed COVID-19 Fund for Community Health, providing the initiative with an initial investment of $10 million. 3M also will donate $5 million toward United Way’s COVID-19 Community Response and Recovery Fund and contribute $5 million for COVID-19 research and development initiatives at educational institutions across the globe.
“Since the outbreak began, 3M has addressed the COVID-19 pandemic from all angles and across all stakeholders, and this includes supporting our community partners around the world,” said Mike Roman, 3M CEO. “It’s important that 3M holds true to its core values during this pandemic by supporting our communities and improving lives. Throughout this global crisis, we will continue to look for ways to help in the fight against COVID-19.”
With global sales of US$33 billion, 3M is a leading producer of thousands of products ranging from chemicals, filtration systems, and safety and protection equipment to office, graphics, and health care equipment. For more information, visit www.3m.com.