Did Apple help during the Covid-19 pandemic?


  1. Apple CEO Tim Cook said the company has been attempting to source necessary supplies that are needed for healthcare workers both in the U.S. and Europe, and that the company is joining “millions of masks” for this use (Tech Crunch)
  2. Apple donated $15 million (Tech Crunch)
  3. They also said they would enact a two-to-one corporate matching for all employee donations that go towards COVID-19 response (Tech Crunch)
  4. In addition to closing all their stores outside China, they said they all hourly workers will “continue to receive pay in alignment with business as usual operations.” (CNBC)
  5. Apple has also changed its leave policy to “to accommodate personal or family health circumstances created by COVID-19,” That could include recovering from the virus or caring for a sick loved one (CNBC)
  6. Apple CEO Tim Cook tells office employees to work from home as the company plans to reduce ‘human density’ in stores amid coronavirus outbreak (Business Insider)
  7. Apple releases new COVID-19 app and website based on CDC guidance (Apple)
  8. Apple are designing, manufacturing and donating face shields for healthcare workers (Apple)
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