Luxury brand Estée Lauder will produce hand sanitizer for high-need groups and populations, including front-line medical staff to help fight the spread of coronavirus.
A spokeswoman for the company said: “The Estée Lauder Companies is proud to contribute to the broader COVID-19 relief efforts by reopening our Melville manufacturing facility this week to produce hand sanitizer for high-need groups and populations, including front-line medical staff. We are grateful to our employees who have worked tirelessly to make this possible. Compensated, employee volunteers will support this vital, meaningful effort.”
Earlier on Monday, the company pledged $2 million to Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières, to support the organization’s coronavirus response in under-resourced and highly impacted countries.