We extend our condolences to the families of those who have passed away as a result of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and hope for the early recovery of those who are affected.
Idemitsu continues to work on the prevention of the spread of COVID-19 infection as well as spare no effort to ensure the stable supply of petroleum products and energy that is essential for the economy and social life.
We will continue to take flexible measures to ensure business continuity and that our social contributions do not falter, while simultaneously exercising utmost care in ensuring the safety of customers, employees, and business partners.
Idemitsu set up a task force in February 2020. Through this organization, we execute preventive measures against infectious diseases as well as plan and implement measures for the stable supply of products.
For our customers’ safety and security, we are taking the following measures to ensure the stable supply of products.
At refineries, plants, and other manufacturing sites, we are working on thoroughgoing infection control with a focus on protecting workers from infection. We have also put in place systems that prevent close contact so that we can continue operations even in the case that any employee is found to be infected.
Idemitsu Group is dedicated to the safety of our employees and their families worldwide and the prevention of infectious diseases. Based on the guidance of national governments and local governments, we have implemented infectious disease controls and measures to ensure business continuity.
Idemitsu is contributing to the society and local communities through donations of protective equipment such as face guards as part of its support for the prevention of infection for local government staff and healthcare workers who are involved with the treatment of infectious diseases.
Based on our devotion to maintaining opportunities for the next generation to express and share their emotions, thoughts, and messages as we live through a time of less going-out and more time at home while embracing a new lifestyle, Idemitsu will continue the following events upon taking thoroughgoing preventive measures against COVID-19 in light of the current situation.