ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ecolab Inc. continued its commitment to supporting communities in need throughout 2017 by providing 665 tons of cleaning, sanitizing and public health products, valued at more than $5 million, to support natural disaster relief efforts throughout the world.
“There are many needs immediately after a natural disaster occurs, including the need for cleaning and sanitizing products to help protect people and speed restoration of the community,” said Kris Taylor, Ecolab vice president of Community Relations. “When a natural disaster occurs, we quickly mobilize our product resources to assist those who need them most.”
Through partnerships with non-profit organizations, Ecolab’s products supported relief efforts in areas affected by natural disasters in North and South America, Europe and Asia.
“For more than 19 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 commitment to helping communities during their most difficult times is remarkable.”
A trusted partner at nearly three million customer locations, Ecolab (ECL) is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital resources. With annual sales of $14 billion and 48,000 associates, Ecolab delivers comprehensive solutions, data-driven insights 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.