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ZAMORA COMPANY WILL DONATE € 400,000 TO FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19
Madrid, March 19th 2020. Zamora Company has implemented a series of measures to alleviate the effects that the emergence of COVID-19 is having on social life and business in Spain. Being aware of the difficulties that hundreds of families are experiencing right now, the company will donate €400,000 to different associations that work proactively supporting the most disadvantaged groups in society. The Zamora Company will make this financial contribution to entities with social missions such as the Red Cross, Caritas or the Food Bank Foundation. Specifically, it will be the neediest groups in the company’s areas of business influence in Spain that will receive this support.
Emilio Restoy, Zamora Company CEO states that “It is a duty for us as a socially responsible company to contribute during a situation as exceptional as this, and for this reason we will spare no effort in helping those who we believe are more vulnerable right now. "
To face this unexpected situation, Zamora Company is also paying particular attention to the needs of its employees. The company will at all times strictly follow and impose the most restrictive recommendations of the WHO and/or the health authorities of each region and country where it operates.
For more than a week now Zamora Company has generalised teleworking in all areas and departments of the company. This was already made possible in its Madrid offices thanks to the digital transformation process launched by the company a year ago. At the same time, and following the instructions of the Spanish Ministry of Health, face-to-face meetings were suspended, as well as business trips, both inside and outside Spain.
The wineries and production centres, all wineries (in Rioja, Rueda, Rias Baixas and Ribera del Duero) and the Licor 43 factory in Cartagena, remain open to face the growing demand of the off trade channel in Spain, the share of which has increased in the company's sales. For this, safety and hygiene measures of all production employees have been increased.
Regarding sale of the company's products, wine shops remain closed following the Government’s restrictions however, the company's e-commerce platform, Club Venturio, is operational to meet the demands of consumers who are increasing online purchases.
In order to daily monitor the consequences the evolution of the virus may provoke on the company and its employees, Zamora Company’s COMEX regularly meets online. In the next few days, additional measures may be announced to guarantee the safety and health of the company’s employees, shareholders, customers and suppliers.