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Heineken Spain contributes to the fight against Covid-19 and vaccinates its workforce

 

HEINEKEN Spain He continues to focus on the safety, health and well-being of his family members in the face of the pandemic. Today the vaccination plan against COVID-19 has begun in its Seville factory, a day to which employees of the Sevilla FC and the Real Betis Balompié, the two great soccer teams in the city with which the brewery has always collaborated, with the aim of helping to promote social awareness and immunity in Andalusia.

This vaccination campaign is developed thanks to the “Plan Sumamos. Salud + Economía ”of the CEOE Foundation, which is developed in the province by the Confederation of Employers of Seville, CES, in the hands of the Health and Family and Employment, Training and Self-Employed Ministries of the Junta de Andalucia and the Confederation of Entrepreneurs of Andalusia, CEA. A strategic alliance in public-private collaboration with the aim of collaborating in the containment of the virus and that contemplates a set of initiatives through which companies can collaborate, including measures that range from testing to vaccination.

More than 100 employees of HEINEKEN Spain and of both clubs older than 35 years have been immunized with the Janssen single dose vaccine under the direction of the Andalusian Health Service (SAS) in this campaign, in which the brewery has put all possible means to guarantee the necessary speed, efficiency and safety.

The conference was attended by the delegate of the Government of the Junta de Andalucía in Seville, Ricardo Sánchez Antúnez, the general secretary of the CEA, Luis Fenández – Palacios, the president of the Confederation of Entrepreneurs of Seville (CES) Miguel Rus Palacios, the Director of Institutional Relations of HEINEKEN Spain, Ada Bernal, the Director of Sevilla FC, Luis Castro Carmona, the Deputy Director General of Sevilla FC, the Head of Medical Services of Sevilla FC, Pedro Ellauri Sánchez, the Director of Human Resources of Real Betis Balompié , Jesús Iglesias Gutiérrez, and the coordinator of the Real Betis Balompié Medical Services, Javier Guillén.

The contribution to the health crisis of HEINEKEN Spain

From the beginning of the pandemic, HEINEKEN was clear that people were and should always come first. Its solid preventive culture has allowed it to act quickly in the face of the risks of the pandemic to protect its employees, with security measures such as control equipment, temperature measurement, bubble groups and guarantees to maintain social distance. In addition, he has provided his team with training and constant information, has promoted teleworking and has implemented initiatives to manage stress and uncertainty, such as the Health & Wellbeing plan with psychological support 24 hours a day.

In addition to its family members, the brewery has maintained a strong commitment to its environment. Precisely the factory in Seville where the company’s employees are vaccinated today, last year produced more than three thousand health protection masks with 3D printers and donated alcohol to produce hydroalcoholic gel for bars and restaurants throughout Spain. The brewery has also donated more than 105 thousand 0.0 beers to health groups that have worked on the front line of the pandemic. And its employees have donated blood and collaborated with Banco de Alimentos through their payroll to help those most in need.

The HEINEKEN Spain factory in Seville is the largest of the four that HEINEKEN has in Spain and one of the most important of the company in Europe. More than 4 million reeds are produced in it a day and its activity has made HEINEKEN Spain an important economic and social catalyst for Andalusia. A region in which it has been making people enjoy with brands such as Cruzcampo for almost 120 years and in which it has two factories (Seville and Jaén), the headquarters of its Cruzcampo Foundation and the recently inaugurated Cruzcampo Factory, as well as a microbrewery in Malaga. . In Andalusia there are close to 40% of all the company’s employees in Spain and HEINEKEN contributes to generating 25,000 direct and induced jobs in the region.

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