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Faced with the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic, the Saint-Gobain group has organized itself all over the world. For several weeks now, we have taken steps to reduce travel to and from the areas most affected by the pandemic. These measures have been strengthened as the global situation has evolved. In our various countries of establishment, business continuity plans have been prepared for all critical sites that require it.
Remote work and separate work teams without contact with each other have been set up.?
All of the Group's teams are mobilized around the world to protect the health of our employees, customers and partners. They best ensure the continuity of our economic activity, serving the construction sector as well as for demanding industrial applications in sectors as diverse as the automotive, aeronautical,?transportation, health, defense, security, and even the food & beverage industries.
B Santhanam is CEO of the Saint-Gobain Group in India. He tells us about the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic in this vast country, which is very gradually emerging from lockdown, along with new consumer expectations and changes to working life.
Given the high number of people infected with Covid-19, hospitals have had to increase their bed capacity. Our teams, materials, solutions and customers have been helping them achieve this target in record time.
To ensure the safety of employees exposed to the public, Saint-Gobain Glass Batiment France has launched Glass Loft Protection health protection glass for counters and offices.
As people on lockdown at home can no longer shop at an outlet, outlets are coming to them. With its new “Telhanorte Ja! At your door” service, the Brazilian home improvement products and services brand has created small self-service outlets in the street.
Since the beginning of the crisis, Saint-Gobain employees have always outdone themselves to find solutions in the fight against the COVID-19.
A contactless stand for alcohol hand sanitizer developed by a PUM employee in France for internal use became a best seller in just a few days.