April 28, 2020

NYTimes: Salesforce’s Effort to Procure Protective Gear During COVID-19 Crisis


Today, the New York Times covered Salesforce Chair and CEO Marc Benioff’s effort, with partners including Alibaba, FedEx, Flexport, Walmart and Uber, to procure more than $25 million of protective equipment for hospitals, medical workers and states during the COVID-19 crisis. Fifty million units have already been sourced and are being delivered to hospitals across the U.S.

The story includes details on how the partners were able to beat obstacles as they raced to obtain much needed personal protective equipment. The full article is available here.


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