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Cognizant pledges a $10-million commitment in global fight against the Covid-19 pandemic

“Cognizant and its U.S. and India-based foundations will provide critical resources to strengthen public health systems, education and workforce institutions, and the economic outlook of communities worldwide,” said the company in a press release.

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Last Updated: Apr 01, 2020, 08.45 PM IST
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Also, as part of the $10 million commitment, the Cognizant U.S. Foundation will match all Cognizant associate contributions to GlobalGiving's "Coronavirus Relief Fund" throughout April, the press note said.
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Mumbai: Cognizant has a announced a $10 million philanthropic commitment to help communities across the world address immediate and long-term impacts from the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Cognizant and its U.S. and India-based foundations will provide critical resources to strengthen public health systems, education and workforce institutions, and the economic outlook of communities worldwide,” said the company in a press release.

According to the company, the funds will support global response efforts, including healthcare and humanitarian relief through the World Health Organization’s “Covid-19 Solidarity Response Fund” and GlobalGiving’s “Coronavirus Relief Fund”; critical healthcare infrastructure, including resources for hospitals and frontline healthcare workers, and investments in equipment and diagnostic tools; and education and workforce efforts, including research to advance online learning models in light of school closures, and funding to support education, training, and reskilling programmes for vulnerable populations impacted by Covid-19.

Also, as part of the $10 million commitment, the Cognizant U.S. Foundation will match all Cognizant associate contributions to GlobalGiving's "Coronavirus Relief Fund" throughout April, the press note said.

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