Company Establishes Guiding Principles for Its People
“PMI will continue to contribute to the global response to this pandemic in every way we can. First and foremost, we will continue to support our employees and their families, and protect their safety and health. Nothing matters more,” said
These guiding principles became effective as of
“Our company is resilient and strong, and that is a testament to our more than 73,000 employees worldwide,” said
PMI’s commitment to its employees is an integral part of the company’s broader support for communities impacted by the COVID-19 crisis across the world.
PMI has been actively working against this pandemic since its outbreak, with ongoing and planned initiatives in more than 60 countries in which its employees live and work. These initiatives involve monetary and in-kind donations, as well as volunteer work by teams to support national and local efforts to combat the virus and help those most affected by it. The company’s activities include providing protective equipment to trade partners, support to care communities, procurement support to purchase items essential to the fight against COVID-19, and financial support to institutions and NGOs working to end this crisis. In addition, PMI employees in many countries are volunteering to help elderly, low-income, and other vulnerable populations, and some of its factories are producing hand sanitizer and masks for local communities.
To date, PMI has pledged in excess of
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