Apr 13, 2017
Ecolab Provided More Than 142 Tons of In-Kind Product Donations for Global Disaster Relief in 2016
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
During 2016, Ecolab Inc. continued its long-standing commitment to
supporting communities in need by providing more than 142 tons of
cleaning, sanitizing and public health products in support of natural
disaster relief efforts throughout the world.
“After a natural disaster, cleaning and sanitizing products are needed
to protect people and rebuild the community,” said Kris Taylor, Ecolab
vice president of Community Relations. “When a natural disaster occurs,
we direct our product resources to those who need them most.”
Working in partnership with non-profit organizations, Ecolab also
donated nearly $1 million of cleaning, sanitizing and public health
products in 2016 in support of relief efforts after floods in Louisiana,
Texas and West Virginia, Hurricane Matthew in the southeastern U.S., and
to hospitals, orphanages, fire and emergency response stations and
emergency food relief centers in El Salvador, Honduras, Liberia, Romania
and Sierra Leone.
“For more than 18 years, World Emergency Relief has been proud to work
with Ecolab to provide cleaning, sanitizing and public health products
to those in need,” said Kristy Scott, CEO of World Emergency Relief.
“Ecolab’s consistent commitment to helping communities during their most
difficult times is remarkable.”
A trusted partner at more than one million
customer locations, Ecolab (ECL) is the global leader in water, hygiene
and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital
resources. With 2016 sales of $13 billion and 48,000 associates, Ecolab
delivers comprehensive solutions and on-site service to promote safe
food, maintain clean environments, optimize water and energy use and
improve operational efficiencies for customers in the food, healthcare,
energy, hospitality and industrial markets in more than 170 countries
around the world.
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Roman Blahoski, 651-250-4385
Source: Ecolab Inc.
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