Reckitt Benckiser to donate £235m to Save the Children

first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis It will be involving its 36,000 employees around the world in the initiative.Rakesh Kapoor, CEO of RB said: “Our growing partnership with Save the Children will go some way to creating lasting improvements in the health and hygiene of vulnerable children and families globally. Together, we want to help stop diarrhoea being one of the biggest causes of death in children, and this is ambitious  – but we believe that with the knowledge and strength of our partnership, this is achievable.”Reckitt Benckiser’s support for Save the ChildrenSave the Children’s partnership with RB launched in 2003, reaching 1 million people. RB funds health and hygiene programmes in countries including India, Brazil, Indonesia and Zimbabwe, as well as an annual commitment to Save the Children’s Emergency Fund. About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.  59 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 24 April 2013 | News Reckitt Benckiser to donate £235m to Save the Children Global consumer health and hygiene company Reckitt Benckiser is committing to donate £23.5m ($35m) to Save the Children to help it tackle deaths in children under five from diarrhoea.The ‘Healthier kids, Happier homes’ global partnership marks 10 years of the company’s support for Save the Children.As well as the funding, Reckitt Benckiser will also provide the charity with access to its global expertise in hygiene and health, innovative technology and consumer communication capabilities. The company’s technology products include a low cost hand-sanitiser and enzyme technology which breaks down human waste. Advertisementlast_img