Russell Reynolds Associates Joins Hands with the WHO Foundation for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Efforts
Building on its commitment to improve the way the world is led, Russell Reynolds Associates, a global leadership advisory and search firm, announced today it has joined a prestigious list of global and national organizations participating in the Go Give One Coalition Challenge, a COVID-19 fundraising campaign created by the WHO Foundation to help raise money for Gavi COVAX AMC, which funds COVID-19 vaccines for lower-income countries.
As part of a coalition of companies, RRA is implementing an internal campaign to encourage its consultants and employees, as well as customers and partners worldwide, to each donate at least $5 for one COVID-19 vaccine dose. The coalition has committed to raising $5 million which will pay for 1 million doses of the vaccine. This effort supports Go Give One in its goal of getting 50 million people to take part in the campaign.
"Many of us have been blessed to have access to the COVID-19 vaccine, allowing us to resume our pre-pandemic lives and safely spend time with those we love, but so many around the world are not as lucky," said Clarke Murphy, Chief Executive Officer of Russell Reynolds Associates. "By working with Go Give One and the Gavi Alliance, we can help provide vaccines to those in our world who have not had the opportunity to protect themselves from this terrible disease."
The campaign will consist of:
- A series of internal communications to all employees and consultants across 46 countries
- Social media content across all RRA owned platforms
- RRA homepage spotlight on Go Give One
- Email outreach to RRA client database
"As leaders in business and our communities, it is imperative that we take action to help those in need. The pandemic is not over for everyone, but hopefully with this effort we can bring safety and peace of mind to hundreds of thousands of people around the world," added Murphy.
To take part in the Go Give One Coalition Challenge with RRA:
- Donate directly through the Go Give One Coalition Challenge website
- Launch your own Go Give One fundraising challenge
- Spread the word about the Go Give One Donation Challenge with your personal networks