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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.
David Molho is CEO of Saint-Gobain in the Nordic and Baltic countries. Despite that region having been relatively spared by Covid-19, he tells us how the pandemic has accelerated innovation and disrupted some routines.
The Coronavirus crisis has undoubtedly had a massive effect on the distribution segment. Patrice Richard, Director of Distribution Performance, President of Saint-Gobain Building Distribution France, discusses these changes, both temporary and permanent.
As part of the #UnitingBusiness initiative, the UN Global Compact had invited CEOs to share about what their company is doing in to respond to COVID-19, to recover from this crisis and to support resiliency for the future.
Pierre-André de Chalendar, Chairman and CEO of Saint-Gobain, shared his views on what the Covid-19 outbreak had meant for Saint-Gobain and how we can learn from this crisis to build a better, more sustainable future.
We are proud of our employees and they deserve it. We thank them for their generosity at the service of everyone!
Saint-Gobain in Italy is supporting COVID-19 research in the hope of avoiding a new wave of the epidemic.
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.