Cheniere Commits More Than $1,000,000 to Global COVID-19 Relief Efforts
Cheniere supporting frontline workers, first responders and organizations around the globe
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cheniere Energy, Inc. (“Cheniere”) (NYSE American: LNG) announced today it has pledged more than $1 million to organizations that provide essential services to those most in need and at risk during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Cheniere has made contributions to organizations in locations where the company has facilities or offices, including Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma, Washington D.C., the United Kingdom, and the People’s Republic of China. These donations will help reduce food insecurity for those most in need and supply provisions and equipment for first responders and frontline healthcare workers.
“This pandemic is global, and now more than ever we need to do our part to support the communities where we live and work,” said Jack Fusco, Cheniere’s President and CEO. “We have implemented additional safety and preparedness measures with our employees and contractors worldwide, and now we are arming communities with the equipment and funds they need to continue providing critical services.”
Activities undertaken by Cheniere as part of or in addition to the more than $1 million donation include:
- Cheniere partnered with the City of Houston, Project C.U.R.E. and the Astros Foundation to host a “no touch” supply drive to provide Houston’s frontline workers with personal protective equipment and announced a public match fundraising drive of up to $50,000.
- In coordination with its Beijing office, Cheniere partnered with global organizations and donated medical supplies to hospitals in Hubei province, China.
- Cheniere is providing meals for frontline healthcare workers and first responders in Louisiana and Texas.
Below is the list of organizations supported by Cheniere as part of the company’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Cheniere is also encouraging their partners and colleagues in the LNG industry to support and bring attention to organizations in need through their #LNGives campaign:
United States: Texas
United States: Louisiana
United States: Washington, D.C.
United States: Oklahoma
People’s Republic of China
Cheniere is committed to its role as a responsible corporate leader and delivers on this promise by engaging in philanthropic activities that support the company’s values. For more information about Cheniere’s corporate giving, visit www.cheniere.com.
Cheniere Energy, Inc. is the leading producer and exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the United States, reliably providing a clean, secure, and affordable solution to the growing global need for natural gas. Cheniere is a full-service LNG provider, with capabilities that include gas procurement and transportation, liquefaction, vessel chartering, and LNG delivery. Cheniere has one of the largest liquefaction platforms in the world, consisting of the Sabine Pass and Corpus Christi liquefaction facilities on the U.S. Gulf Coast, with expected aggregate adjusted nominal production capacity of up to approximately 45 million tonnes per annum of LNG operating or under construction. Cheniere is also pursuing liquefaction expansion opportunities and other projects along the LNG value chain. Cheniere is headquartered in Houston, Texas, and has additional offices in London, Singapore, Beijing, Tokyo, and Washington, D.C.
For additional information, please refer to the Cheniere website at www.cheniere.com and Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2019, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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Released April 16, 2020