PBPC Members Respond to COVID-19

As the world grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, PBPC member companies are still working toward a sustainable future.

Our members have shifted operations, donated products, committed financial resources, and taken other steps in response to COVID-19.

This post will be updated regularly with new stories of how our members are serving their community, caring for their employees, and thanking those working on the front lines.

Accel Lifestyle
Shifted Production to Make Masks


Amy’s Kitchen
Implemented Social Distancing and Increased PPE Use in Facilities
Providing Full Pay without Work for At-Risk Workers
Increased Production to Meet Demand
Providing Free Meals for First Responders and Healthcare Workers in Northern California
Provided 150,000+ Meals to Local Food Banks and Organizations
Donated Face Masks to Local Healthcare Systems

Archer Daniels Midland
Committed $1 Million to Aid in COVID-19 Response
Allowing Colleagues with Specialized Medical Certifications and Training to Take Temporary Paid Leave to Assist Local Health Agencies
Donated Food and Supplies to Northeast Community Fund in Decatur, IL

BRC Global Standards
Prepared Guidance for Audits, Compliance, and Training during COVID-19

Committing $35 Million to COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Waived Delivery Fees and Introduced New Curbside Options
Delivered Thousands of Meals to Healthcare Providers and First Responders
Set up Locations to Serve Truckers as Quickly and Safely as Possible

Georgia-Pacific and Georgia Tech Team up to Create Over 5,000 Face Shields
Increased Production of Toilet Paper and Household Products
Donated School Supplies to Kids Now Learning from Home

Implemented Workplace Safety Measures
Contributed $50,000 to the Global FoodBanking Network (GFN)

Novamont North America
Donated 1,000 compostable bags to Bridgeport Rescue Mission


Donated to Local Food Bank in Geneva, Illinois
Pushing Back Against the COVID-19 Pandemic

Suspending All Business Travel
Implementing Work from Home Where Possible
Minimizing and Closely Vetting Visitors to Plants
Donated Products to Schools and Nonprofit Organizations
Delivered Products to Area Hospitals and Essential Services

Launched Impact Outpost, a Program to Deliver Free Sweetgreen to Hospital Workers and Medical Personnel
Created the Impact Outpost Fund, in Partnership with World Central Kitchen, with a Goal of Donating over 100,000 Meals
Transitioned to Digital-Only Experience

Veggie Grill
Feeding Healthcare Workers

Donated Lab Masks to Local Organizations

White Castle
Providing Free Meals to Healthcare Workers