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CSR LEADER 100 CSRLEADER.COM & WORLD BIZÂ

2020


www.CSRleader.com and World Biz Magazine present the 2020 CSR Leader 100 Awards. The Covid-19 pandemic has triggered a global economic crisis. At the same time we have experienced large-scale social unrest in the USA and Hong Kong. We have also had to contend with environmental disasters and the ever-pressing challenges waiting for solutions such as global warming, poverty and diversity. Companies around the globe have stepped up to show that they care about the communities in which they operate and the larger world. Here are 100 exceptional companies selected as winners of the 2020 CSR Leader Awards.

100: Spry Therapeutics (USA) - Donated 10,000 of its virus-

90: Vauxhall (UK) - Assembled ventilators and components

blocking medical pillows to hospitals across the US.

using 3-D printers at its plant in England.

99: Tito's Vodka (USA) - Reacted to COVID by producing hand

89: Born Primitive (USA) - Supported struggling gyms during

sanitizer and supplied to cities throughout Texas for free.

the pandemic by pledging $1.5 Million in gift cards.

98: Loom (USA) - Video recording and sharing service made

88: Serta Simmons (USA) - Donated 10,000 mattresses to New

Loom Pro free for teachers and students across the USA.

York City hospitals fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.

97: Shine Distillery (USA) - Manufactured and gave away hand

87: BrewDog (UK) - The Scottish brewery redirected its plants

sanitizer local hospitals during an an acute local shortage.

to produce hand sanitizer for front-line healthcare workers.

96: OneDine (USA) - Provided a  free Tap & Pay  Touchless

86: Sasol (South Africa) - Ramped up production of hand

Payment system to restaurants during the COVID-19 crisis.

sanitizers for hospitals across South Africa.

95: Pronovias Group (Spain) - Donated wedding dresses (of up

85: JBL (USA) - Through the nonprofit Little Kids Rock, JBL

$5,000 value each) to hospital-employed brides-to-be.

donated headphones to schools to support virtual classes.

94: Acciona (Spain) - Manufactured masks and over 1 million

84: Corporación Dinant (Honduras) - Donated disinfectants,

hairnets for healthcare workers across Spain.

food, and soaps to 152,000 vulnerable people in Honduras.

93: U-Haul (USA) - Povided 30 days of free self-storage to all

83: Crocs (USA) - Donated 10,000 pairs of shoes each day to

college students impacted by schedule changes.

healthcare workers.

92: Zappos (USA) - Online shoe retailer launched an innovative

82: Decathlon (France) - Worked with researchers to adapt its

support line to support people emotionally affected by COVID.

snorkelling masks to be safely adapted as ventilators.

91: Logitech (USA) - Launched a program for k-12 teachers to

81: Gantri (USA) - A 3D-printed lamp company, has been

receive free webcams and headsets for virtual teaching.

producing 3D-printed visor frames for health workers. PAGE 2


2020 CSR LEADER 100 80: Chewy (USA) - Along with its partners Chewy donated $1.7

65: Dyson (UK) - Partnered with The Technology Partnership to

million in pet food to animal welfare organizations.

produce a ventilator called CoVent for donation to hospitals.

79: Solvay (Belgium) - One Planet program has raised the bar

64: Little Caesars (USA) - Responded to COVID-19 by donating

in response to climate change and resource scarcity.

1 million pizzas to hospitals, police and other key workers.

78: Yandex (Russia) - Covered the costs of the first 10,000 tests

63: Keen (USA) - Donated 100,000 shoes to people who have

for people at risk, as part of its $3.4 million COVID fund.

been directly affected by COVID-19.

77: Carhartt (USA) - The maker of cozy hats and durable

62: Kering (France) - Owner of  brands like Gucci and Bottega

clothes redirected its factories to make gowns and masks.

Veneta, donated 2 million euros to help the fight against COVID.

76: Coursera (USA) - Launched Workforce Recovery Initiative,

61: Vistaprint (USA) - Donated $1 million to the U.S. Chamber

providing free courses to newly unemployed workers at no cost.

of Commerce Foundation’s Save Small Business Fund.

75: Giorgio Armani (Italy) - Donated $1.43 million to major

60: LVMH (France) - Parent company of Christian Dior, Guerlain

hospitals in Rome and Milan, and to the Civil Protection Agency.

and Givenchy, manufactured hand sanitizer for hospitals.

74: Fast Retailing (USA) - Owner  of both Uniqlo and Theory

59: Spanx (USA) - CEO Sara Blakely donated $5 million to fund

brands, donated 10 million masks worldwide.

1,000 businesses owned by women.

73: Kendra Scott (USA) - The brand donated 500,000 meals

58: Bacardi (USA) - Led the way in its industry on responding to

to Feeding America's COVID-19 Response Fund.

COVID-19 through $3 million donation and producing sanitisers.

72: Pharmavite (USA) - Makers of Nature Made donated $1

57: Kiehl's (USA) - Donated 500,000 meals to Feeding America's

million to support food relief programs.

COVID-19 Response Fund.

71: Apostrophe (USA) - Producing hand sanitizer and donating

56: Allbirds (USA) - Donated 500,000 shoes to health workers

100% of hand sanitizer sales to the WHO COVID-19 Fund.

across the USA through its "Better Together" program.

70: Tom Bihn (USA) - Bag manufacturer; turned its US-based

55: SSAB (Sweden) - Supporting local communities across

plant to face masks and donated to 100 essential businesses.

Scandinavia during the COVID-19 crisis.

69: Razer (USA) - The company that makes laptops and mice,

54: Fiat Chrysler (USA) - Pitched in to support production of

started making surgical masks and donated 1 million masks.

respiratory care products and face masks.

68: The Honest Company (USA) - Donated 3 million diapers,

53: Uber (USA) - Free meals and discounted  rides for health

30,000 packs of wipes, and 20,000 personal care products.

care workers in the U.S. and similar initiatives globally.

67: Pernod-Ricard (France) - Leading alcoholic beverages

52: Anglo American (South Africa) - Supplied water tanks and

producer converted its distilleries for production of sanitiser.

food to communities in Africa, Australia and the Americas.

66: Hugo Boss (Germany) - Luxury-clothing maker produced

51: Procter & Gamble (USA) - Responded by producing 45,000

face masks and donated 20% of all U.S sales to the Red Cross.

litres of sanitiser per week for hospitals and relief agencies. PAGE 3


THANK YOU 50: LEGO (Denmark) - Launched initiatives and donated US $50

35: Subaru (Japan) - Partnered with Feeding America to help

million to support children around the world during COVID-19.

provide 50 million meals nationwide, and global initiatives.

49: Ford Motor Company (USA) - Provided manufacturing and

34: MAC Cosmetics (Canada) - Donated $10 million towards

engineering expertise to build respirators and ventilators.

250 organizations all over the world that are fighting COVID-19.

48: Koç Holding (Turkey) - Parent company, of Arçelik, mass

33: Airbnb (USA) - Hosts provided housing for 100,000  health

produced life-saving mechanical ventilators for hospitals.

care workers, first responders, and relief workers globally.

47: GM (USA) - Provided support

32: Airbus (Netherlands) - Employed its fleet of aircraft to

for the production of

respiratory care products and face masks.

support governments fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.

46: Reliance Industries (India) - Set up one of the first COVID-

31: Ineos (UK) - Built 2 sanitiser factories in 10 days to produce

19 health centers in India amongst many other initiatives.

1 million bottles per-month for free supply to hospitals.

45: KFC (USA) - Through its "Back-to-School Buckets" initiative

30: BlackRock (USA) - The global investment management firm

KFC delivered one million pieces of chicken to teachers.

committed $50 million of funding to worldwide relief efforts.

44: Mahindra (India) - Manufactured free ventilators, created

29: Hilton (USA) - CEO donated 2020 salary, other leaders

temporary care facilities, and launched COVID-19 fund.

donated 50% to front-line employees, and other global actions.

43: Agility (Kuwait) – Leading logistics company designed

28: Intel (USA) - Donated $40 million as part of pandemic

interactive maps to assist global critical supply chains.

response. Also allocated $10 million for an innovation fund.

42: Carlsberg (Denmark) - Donated £11m to scientific research

27: Inditex (Spain) - The parent company of Zara, produced

on COVID-19.

and shipped surgical masks to hospitals in Spain and globally.

41: Citizens Bank (USA) - Dedicating $5 million to aid small

26: Ralph Lauren (USA) - Donated $10 million to charitable

businesses and communities affected by COVID 19.

organizations, including the World Health Organization.

40: Stanley Black & Decker (USA) - Donated 3 million face

25: Marriott (USA) - Provided $10 million worth of hotel stays

masks and $4 million to support nonprofit organizations.

for healthcare professionals, amongst other initiatives.

39: MGA Entertainment (USA) - Launched Operation Pac-

24: Lowe’s (USA) - Donated $25 million to support local

Man to raise money and committing $5 million.

communities, including $10 million to medical professionals.

38: UGG (USA) - Launched the Better Together  initiative to

23: Under Armour (USA) - Donated $2 million and 500,000

donate funds and products equalling $1 million to relief efforts.

masks, thousands of gowns and 1,000 face shields.

37: L’Oréal (France) - Donated surgical and N95 respirator

22: AB InBev (Belgium/ Brazil) - Donated 1 million bottles of

masks to hospitals across the globe.

hand sanitizer and disinfectant to hospitals and health workers.

36: Clif Bar (USA) - Donated three million Cliff bars to health

21: Hewlett Packard (USA) - Donated $50-million worth of

care workers across the USA.

secure connectivity kits to healthcare facilities worldwide. PAGE 4


20: AstraZeneca (UK/ Sweden) - Donated 9 million face masks

10: Salesforce Cloud (USA) - Software giant provided small

to healthcare facilities across the globe.

business grants of $10,000 per company to U.S. businesses.

19: State Farm (USA) - The USA’s largest auto insurer returned

9: American Express (USA) - Matched all donations by their

over $2 billion in COVID-credits to policy holders.

U.S. Card Members to Feeding America, and other innitiatives.

18: JD (China) - Donated supplies to countries including the

8: Apple (USA) - Donated over 10 million masks in the United

UK, Uzbekistan and Chile, Mongolia, Switzerland and China.

States, and millions more globally amongst other initiatives.

17: Johnson & Johnson (USA) - A commitment of $250 million

7: Tata Group (India) - Donated more than US $200 million to

to healthcare workers and an additional $50 million donation.

protect and empower affected communities globally.

16: Volkswagen (Germany) - Donated €40 million of medical

6: Alibaba (China) - Donated 1.1 million testing kits, 6 million

equipment, and €1 million for refugees threatened by COVID 19.

masks, and 60,000 protective suits and face shields to hospitals.

15: Unilever (UK/Netherlands) - Donated free sanitizer, soap,

5: Facebook (USA) - Launched a $100 million grant program for

bleach and food worth €100 million to most affected by COVID.

30,000 small businesses in 30 countries around the world.

14: PepsiCo (USA) - Directing a $45 million COVID-19 response

4: Wells Fargo (USA) - Donated $175 million to support public

initiative to communities hardest hit by the pandemic.

health aid efforts, housing security and food shortages.

13: Standard Chartered (UK) - Launched a $50 million global

3: Cisco (USA) - Committed $225 million in cash and in-kind to

fund to help people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

support both the global and local response to COVID-19.

12: Goldman Sachs (USA) - Created a $25 million COVID-19

2: Bank of America (USA) - Donated $100 million to relief

relief fund and $275 million set aside to help small businesses.

efforts and $250 million in capital to community development.

11: Wipro (India) - Leading IT company has donated $147.4

1: Google (USA) - Pledged a total of $800 million to support

million to local organisations fighting the COVID-19 crisis.

small-and medium-sized businesses across the globe. PAGE 5


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