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Postponement of Events: April to August, 2020

Dear Valued Members & Stakeholders, On March 6th, 2020 CARILEC announced it’s  decision to postpone the Human Resource Management, Corporate Communications and Customer Service Conference and the Inaugural Corporate Secretaries and Legal Officers Symposium which were scheduled to be held in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, from March 23rd to 26th, 2020. In light […]

COVID-19 – Everything you Need to Know

What is COVID-19? COVID-19 is an infectious disease caused by the most recently discovered coronavirus. This new virus and disease were unknown before the outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December 2019.   What are the symptoms of COVID-19? The most common symptoms of COVID-19 are: Fever Tiredness Dry cough Some patients may have: aches […]

Ensuring Uninterrupted Power Supply Amid COVID-19

As an essential service provider, customers have questions and concerns about whether the COVID-19 pandemic could affect the continuity of power service to residents, businesses, and institutions. By addressing the items on this checklist, with clear consistent communication, you can alleviate the concerns of stakeholders and consumers. The following steps will help reassure customers that […]

Apps that Facilitate a Remote Work Force

With most businesses practicing social distancing in an effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus, most employees are on a work from home arrangement. Remote work is not always easy. Some people struggle with staying productive in their home office, others have difficulties with the communication between their clients or team members. There is […]

Embracing an Uncertain Environment

One of the core capabilities of successful companies, leaders and individual contributors is their ability to manage, operate and lead in an ambiguous environment and take advantage of this as a tool to create new products, services, processes, and solutions. Without a doubt, these are uncertain times and when things are not clear, there are […]

How to be Productive While Working from Home

With the coronavirus pandemic, many countries are instituting voluntary or mandatory work from home policies in an effort to stem the spread of the virus. For most employees, this move presents a new way of doing business with challenges that most are not used to.  With the world navigating a sea of uncertainty, here are […]

The Diversity Impact

Workplace diversity is not just another buzzword or topic frequently discussed in HR and Corporate Communication spaces, but it is a complex subject that has been linked to a wealth of benefits for your business and bottom line. Diversity not only encompasses distinguishing markers such as age, gender and race, but also includes, and is […]

Retaining the Knowledge of Experienced Employees

At any given time, several persons in the energy workforce are eligible to retire, including those in key positions. A retiring employee is a reason to celebrate in an industry that has always prided itself on the fulfilling, stable, and long-lasting careers it offers and the care it takes of its workers. But retirement is […]

Coronavirus and its Impact on Global Energy

First reports of the coronavirus came to light in December 2019 and to date over 2000 deaths have been attributed to the virus, with over 82,000 global cases being reported. The virus has had a significant impact on global health, travel and manufacturing industries, particularly impacting the profit margins of multinational companies. Bottlenecks in China […]

BWSC, MAN ES and OLIBIS Wins International Tender

February 2020 BWSC, MAN ES and OLIBIS wins international tender to expand power supply and reduce noise pollution in the Suriname capital, Paramaribo. Resulting from an international tender process Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor A/S (BWSC) has reached an agreement with OLIBIS N.V, a long-term partner in Suriname and major financial supporter to the Suriname […]