One of the four Covid-19 Response Award groupings from which IWFM members and Facilitate readers will select a winner is entitled ‘Supporting The Community’.
The five shortlisted entries in this particular grouping show how workplace and facilities teams managed to make a positive community impact by leading, supporting or repurposing through projects large and small.
We encourage you to click here and register your vote for your winning entry in all four groupings, and to help you make your minds up here are the key elements to the five entries in the ‘Supporting The Community’ grouping:
The entry: Ashdown Phillips & Partners
The story: A property management team at 50 per cent strength donates to over 20 community groups, whilst still running a 26-acre shopping centre with 30 essential retailers open.
The entry: ENGIE & Cheshire West and Chester Council
The story: A company joins forces with a local authority to collect and deliver food and other essential items for shielding residents.
The entry: G4S Facilities Management (UK)
The story: When pupils are set to return to nine schools, social distancing stickers and touchpoint training are rolled out; meanwhile, residents are sheltered in a school when disaster strikes.
The entry: London Borough of Lambeth
The story: A whole organisation response is orchestrated to ensure that buildings and services remain open or maintained and that residents and the vulnerable are supported.
The entry: Pinnacle Group
The story: An electrostatic antimicrobial cleaning solution is launched to provide surface COVID protection for 25 days; over 90 playgrounds receive treatment to help children play safely.
Each of the five entrants above has posted a short video about their entry and you can read their awards submission as well. See both by clicking here (scroll down to see those from ‘Supporting The Community’).