IBERDROLA'S MEASURES IN MEXICO IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19
We have implemented different actions in Mexico in the face of coronavirus epidemic
As soon as the first cases of COVID-19 appeared in Mexico, Iberdrola group — through its subsidiary Iberdrola México — started taking steps to protect the health and safety of everyone (customers, employees, suppliers and the general public) and ensure the continuity and quality of its services.
- sub INCLUSIVE MASKS
We have delivered more than 900 inclusive masks aimed at people with hearing disabilities. These masks were manufactured by the company's employees during the week of International Volunteer Day.
- sub THANKS TO OUR HEROES
Iberdrola Mexico recognises the work done by the doctors whose efforts and dedication have made them our heroes and heroines in recent months. Our Iberdrola People want to reward their bravery and vocation with this message.
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Our work to fight COVID-19 was recognised during the Annual Meeting of Industries (AMI) with the Responsible Industry award and the Ethic and Values in Industry award granted by CONCAMIN and its Foundation.
- sub FIND OUT ABOUT ALL WE DO
A page where you can find out about all we're doing to combat COVID: activities, donations and tips for these times of staying at home.
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We are providing two ventilators and 72,000 items of health equipment in the states of Puebla and Tabasco
The items donated include face masks, facial screens, KN95 masks and protective gowns. Since the start of the COVID-19 health crisis, the company has delivered more than 100,000 items of health equipment in each of the two states, which are among the most severely affected.
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In line with our social commitment, our volunteers carry out a series of recreational activities with various homes for children and young people from 3 to 18 years old, in order to provide them with enjoyable moments. This year they were carried out remotely, due to the distancing measures adopted in the country following the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Iberdrola México has donated a ventilator and over 36,500 items of healthcare equipment to the state of Oaxaca, bringing the total number of items of healthcare equipment now donated to the state health authorities to 140,000. The same supplies have also been sent to the state of Veracruz, which has now received over 178,000 items.
- sub WE DOUBLE THE AID
Iberdrola Mexico is doubling, to 60 million pesos (€1.16m), its investment in healthcare supplies to be donated to the public sector in order to support front line staff as they care for patients. It has doubled the initial investment of 30 million pesos announced in April.
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Iberdrola Mexico has donated more than a million healthcare items to medical staff, public sector workers and the public. We are determined to keep up these efforts and to continue working with public authorities to protect people's health.
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Iberdrola México has delivered 8 ventilators and 600,000 items of health equipment — consisting of surgical masks, KN95 masks and protective visors — to the government of Mexico City to help in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
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We are coordinating our efforts with those being made by the public sector and have contributed over 30 million pesos (£1,019,000) worth of medical materials. These will not only help protect healthcare workers in several regions across the country, but also public transport employees and members of the emergency services, as well as the general public.
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Iberdrola México will donate a range of medical supplies such as surgical masks, N95 ventilators, medical gowns, etc, to health institutions in different regions of the country.
- sub ADAPTING TO TELEWORKING
As easy as it might seem, there are those who can't adapt to the home office because of what it involves in terms of reorganising social, technological and family routines. It is therefore important to consider some aspects that are beneficial for the daily routine.
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We are in the process of installing more than 730,000 solar panels at the photovoltaic plant in Cuyoaco, in the state of Puebla, where our employees and contractors have implemented the measures necessary to protect their health during the COVID-19 health emergency.
- sub TURN OFF THE TABLET
It is difficult to adapt to a new lifestyle. Iberdrola Mexico suggests new ways of being at home by turning off the television, video game console and lighting for a moment.
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Iberdrola México is taking the necessary precautions to protect our employees and guarantee the electricity supply to our customers.
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We are convinced that we will get through this, thanks to the preventive action plan in place at our facilities, and to the solid commitment of our team, which is the energy that keeps us going, day in, day out.
- sub FOR PEOPLE'S WELLBEING
Iberdrola Mexico has introduced security and monitoring measures for its employees and contractors. The company has introduced remote working for approximately 60 % of the workforce and preventive measures for all other staff. It is also performing daily checks on body temperature on entering workplaces and making use of masks in its facilities mandatory.