Vivo Energy partners with Unilever to promote hygiene and cleanliness at Shell service stations

Vivo Energy Uganda has today announced a partnership with Unilever Uganda to promote safety across all Shell service stations for both staff and customers.

The campaign named ‘Clean and Safe’ will involve deep cleaning and thorough disinfection of frequently accessed facilities at all Shell service stations across the country.

“We are grateful for this support and partnership from Unilever through which we will receive hygiene supplies worth Shs 10 million. Your health and safety whenever you visit us at Shell is our utmost priority. This partnership strengthens our hygiene protocols to ensure the health and safety of everyone who comes to Shell. Our Shell service stations receive a large number of customers who access facilities ranging from fuel pumps, ATMs, Shell Select shops, partner restaurants, washrooms and service bays. This makes it imperative to ensure the health and safety of everyone who accesses our sites,” said Gilbert Assi, Managing Director of Vivo Energy Uganda.

The Country Director, Unilever Uganda Limited, Joanita Mukasa Menya noted that partnerships such as these are needed now more than ever especially as the world is going through the COVID-19 pandemic.

“The current pandemic has brought to the forefront the urgent need to prioritise sanitation and hygiene and the role that this can play in tackling preventable infections. I applaud Vivo Energy Uganda for their focus on health and safety of both customers and staff at Shell,” she said.

Vivo Energy operates and markets its products in countries across North, West, East and Southern Africa. The Group has a network of over 2,300 service stations in 23 countries operating under the Shell and Engen brands and exports lubricants to a number of other African countries.

Its retail offering includes fuels, lubricants, card services, shops, restaurants and other non-fuel services. It provides fuels, lubricants, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), and solar energy solutions to business customers across a range of sectors including marine, mining, construction, power, transport, wholesalers and manufacturing. The Company employs around 2,700 people, has access to over 1,000,000 cubic metres of fuel storage capacity and has a joint venture, Shell and Vivo Lubricants B.V., that sources, blends, packages and supplies Shell-branded lubricants.

Vivo Energy plc has a primary listing on the London Stock Exchange, and is a member of the FTSE 250 index, with a secondary inward listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.

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