CenterPoint Response to COVID-19: Focus on Safety, Health and Well-Being
Posted By Staff Writers On March 17, 2020 @ 7:30 am
OAK BROOK, IL – The ongoing issues related to the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) have had and will continue to have significant impact on individuals, families and businesses. We recognize many of you may be affected and share our concerns regarding the safety and well-being of our employees and we hope you and your families are healthy and safe.
CenterPoint is actively monitoring the situation and following protocols from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO). The safety, health and well-being of our employees, customers, partners, stakeholders and their families continue to be a priority of our overarching corporate responsibility program.
CenterPoint has comprehensive business continuity plans in place to maintain operations and ensure that we can continue to serve our customers in the rapidly changing environment, while also protecting the health, safety and well-being of our employees.
- Effective March 16, 2020, employees across all CenterPoint offices will be working remotely. While we are working remotely, business operations will continue as usual, with our employees working from home, during normal business hours. CenterPoint personnel will be available online and via cell to facilitate calls, manage email correspondence, telephonic meetings, etc.
- CenterPoint has also suspended all non-emergency airline travel.
- All of our employees have also been provided with proper health guidance and recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines.
CenterPoint will continue to closely monitor the current state of the coronavirus and the potential impact it will have on our working environment and employees. Our leadership teams are meeting daily to monitor the situation, and we pledge to continue addressing this important matter with the utmost care, which will include on-going communications, as we have updates to share.
Our hearts and thoughts go out to everyone who has been affected by this unprecedented event and we appreciate the healthcare workers, local communities, and governments around the world for all their efforts to help remedy the situation.
Thank you for your patience, understanding and partnership and, as always, we appreciate your support and commitment to CenterPoint.
Please stay safe and healthy.
About CenterPoint Properties
CenterPoint is an industrial real estate company made up of dedicated thinkers, innovators and leaders with the creativity and know-how to tackle the industry’s toughest challenges. And it’s those kinds of problems—the delicate, the complex, the seemingly-impossible—that we relish most. Because with an agile team, substantial access to capital and industry-leading expertise, those are exactly the kinds of problems we’re built to solve. For more information on CenterPoint Properties, visit centerpoint.com, follow @CenterPointProp on Twitter or engage with us on LinkedIn.