Extraordinary Times Call For Extraordinary Measures.
Well, this is what the whole world is doing.
More than 3 billion people on the globe are under lockdown, the healthcare system of most countries is overwhelmed and medical supplies shortage is a worldwide phenomenon. All resort to one little virus, COVID-19, whose impact by no means is little.
But in the midst of all, some extraordinary things are happening. OEMs are changing track to produce much-required ventilators, fashion clothing manufacturers turning their production line to manufacture masks and liquor makers are producing hand-sanitizer.
If Karl Marx and Lenin would have been alive, for the first time, they might have said something good about capitalism.
Let’s find out how big companies are changing track to fight COVID-19.
Elon Musk has announced yesterday that Tesla’s factory in New York will be open soon for producing ventilators. Well, no one has ever imagined in one’s wildest imagination that someday the world’s renowned electric car manufacturer will produce ventilators.
Well, if luxury is turning to help masses, it seems like it does not require ‘revolution’ to establish socialism instead a ‘virus’. Luxury perfume manufacturer LVMH announced a few days ago that LVMH will use all the production facilities of its perfumes and cosmetics brands to produce large quantities of hydroalcoholic gel or hand sanitizer.
If the evolution of the above two has surprised you, then this will make you think that how can I evolve my capabilities to help my nation fight COVID-19. Diageo, one of the world’s leading liquor producers, has announced in a press release that it will produce 300,000 litres of bulk hand sanitisers to help combat Coronavirus.
If an automobile company has taken a pledge to make 1 million face masks a month, then you can believe the world certainly has changed. Fiat Chrysler will soon be manufacturing masks in one of its facilities in China.
So this is how some big companies in the world are evolving in the time of crisis.
COVID-19 has affected more than 4.5 lakh people in the world and claimed more than 21,000 lives. So if you want to contribute in the fight against COVID-19, you can just do one simple thing- Stay At Home And Save Lives.