Ferrovial, on behalf of its subsidiaries, Cintra, Ferrovial Construction, Webber, and Ferrovial Airports, has announced USD 1.2 million in recovery efforts of COVID-19, the company said.
Through its Ferrovial Together fund, the company has made contributions to organizations in communities where its employees work and live, including Austin, its headquarters city.
These contributions are part of the company´s broader international fundraising effort, Ferrovial Together COVID-19. The fund´s goals are focused on supporting vulnerable individuals and families.
Ferrovial set up the Ferrovial Together COVID-19 fund with an initial donation of approximately USD 5.5 million from the company. At the same time, it launched a fundraising drive among employees, directors, shareholders, contractors, suppliers and anyone wishing to make a donation. The company will double any contribution up to a total of approximately USD 11 million. To date, Ferrovial Together COVID-19 fund has raised approximately USD 9.5 million.
The fund also plans to use its contributions to assist specific projects of hospitals, universities, research and development centers, and nonprofits. These contributions will focus on assisting these entities with the acquisition of medical supplies and medical equipment, as well as in the development of treatments and vaccines.
Ferrovial, a global infrastructure operator, is committed to developing sustainable solutions.
Ferrovial Airports, the division that integrates all Ferrovial Group´s airport management activities, is a private airport investor and operator and has been part of the aviation industry since 1998.
Ferrovial Construction is the Ferrovial subsidiary that carries out civil engineering, construction and industrial projects, with more than 80 years of international activity in more than 50 countries on five continents.
Webber, LLC is a heavy civil and waterworks construction company and material producer dedicated to safely providing intelligent solutions to its clients and community.