MONTREAL, March 19, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. (TSX: SNC) announced an update on a series of measures the Company has undertaken as part of its business resilience program due to the Coronavirus ('COVID-19') pandemic.
"From the onset, SNC-Lavalin has monitored the evolving COVID-19 pandemic closely and followed the guidelines issued by the World Health Organization (WHO) as well as those from home country governments. A robust business resilience program and a dedicated Executive-level global crisis management team and regional counterparts have been activated. We are taking appropriate action to protect our staff and business operations by following the latest health and safety measures," said Ian L. Edwards, President and CEO, SNC-Lavalin.
In addition to following WHO best practises on personal hygiene throughout the organisation and implementing the most up-to-date travel restrictions, the Company is also leveraging its digital communication tools and technology to enable its global workforce to work remotely.
"Although the situation around the world is uncertain, I want to reassure our clients and stakeholders that as a client-facing business we are doing our utmost to ensure that performance and supply chain disruptions are minimized during this challenging time," added Mr. Edwards.
Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a fully integrated professional services and project management company with offices around the world. SNC-Lavalin connects people, technology and data to help shape and deliver world-leading concepts and projects, while offering comprehensive innovative solutions across the asset lifecycle. Our expertise is wide-ranging — consulting & advisory, intelligent networks & cybersecurity, design & engineering, procurement, project & construction management, operations & maintenance, decommissioning and sustaining capital – and delivered to clients in four strategic sectors: EDPM (engineering, design and project management), Infrastructure, Nuclear and Resources, supported by Capital. People. Drive. Results. www.snclavalin.com
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