Avis Budget Group Launches Coalition to Ensure Cleanliness
By Stephen Nakrosis
Avis Budget Group Inc. said Thursday it was launching a
coalition designed to enhance the cleanliness and disinfection of
its rental facilities and vehicles.
The car rental company said it was being joined by Reckitt
Benckiser Group PLC, or RB, the maker of Lysol, non-profit Hip Hop
Public Health and medical professionals from several institutions,
including Columbia University.
The company said a team of scientists and germ experts from RB
will provide guidance on the latest science and best practices, and
also said the introduction of Lysol products at its rental
facilities and vehicles "is part of the new agreement with Lysol
and will replace or supplement existing CDC-recommended and
EPA-certified products" it currently uses.
Avis Budget also said a group of highly acclaimed medical
professionals will form the ABG Medical Advisory Council to guide
the company "in deploying effective tools and enhanced protocols
grounded in the latest medical science to help curb the spread of
The Council will work with Hip Hop Public Health, a group known
for its ability to curate music-centric content that drives
positive behavior change, to cultivate training for Avis Budget
employees, the company said.
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