Building Back Better - Corporate Citizenship and Goodwill

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Wednesday, April 21, 2021

The Barbados Investment & Development Corporation (BIDC) is a solutions-oriented organisation with a range of services and support programmes designed to help businesses thrive at every phase of development.Corporate Citizenship, Goodwill and Staff SupportThe BIDC continued to practice good corporate citizenship and increased its measures to support staff throughout the pandemic. Its efforts were positioned to help the Corporation and its staff emerge from the effects of the pandemic in a better position, more suited to a rapidly changing world:

  • Photo-voltaic roof project to help the Corporation and Barbados transition to a future with clean, renewable and affordable energy in response climate change
  • Publishing and promotion of information on staying safe, working remotely
  • Installation of privacy screens, regular sanitizing of offices and introduction of drop-boxes for export certification clients
  • Introduction of portable devices and remote access for staff through a virtual private network
  • Design and development of branded, colourful and inspirational desktop wallpapers and screensavers for staff devices
  • Emotional and mental support for staff during the second pause through various workshops and talks
  • Consultations with medical officers on the COVID 19 vaccine

The BIDC remains committed to supporting manufacturers, entrepreneurs and all Barbadian businesses that are determined to come out of this experience stronger and with even greater resilience and purpose. Our determination is not only to survive this disruption to our lives and businesses but it is our intent to build back better in all aspects of our lives.