The devastating earthquake has triggered a national outpouring of relief actions and Schindler China and its employees are proud of strong contributors. The donation campaign initiated on May 15th closed with big contribution from employees all over China.
We have collected RMB 374,000 from employees which had been sent to the Red Cross in different locations. We would like take this opportunity to thanks our employees and unions for your efforts and support.
The company added another RMB 426,000 donation to the China Red Cross, totaling Schindler’s contribution is RMB 800,000 for the earthquake relief program.
At the same time, Schindler China set up an Employee Emergency Relief Fund to help employees whose families got affected by the earthquake. Up to now, 21 Schindler employees received financial support or were paid tickets to visit their home towns in affected areas. The total amount provided to employees as of today is RMB 175,000 plus airfare.
Last but not the least, in order to ensure all units in Chengdu portfolio can run safely as soon as possible, Schindler China reinforced Chengdu branch with experienced technicians and provided immediate technical support. The fast support significantly helped the recovering work in Chengdu.