Engro hosts a national forum promoting health, safety and environment

Islamabad, December 04, 2013 (PPI-OT): Engro Fertilizer Limited shall host its fifth Annual Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) Seminar. The seminar was aimed to create awareness among the participants on the best practices, innovative solutions and creative ideas on successful HSE compliance.

Each year, Engro Fertilizers – the only DuPont ‘Level 4.0’ industrial site in Asia, and winner of its Safety and Sustainability Award 2013 for ‘Stakeholder Engagement for Sustainability, brings together industrial leaders and experts in Health, Safety and Environment on a single platform to discuss best practices, ideas, success stories and experiences that enable us to continuously strive towards excellence in Health, Safety and Environment.

This year, the seminar provides a valuable discourse on HSE practices and innovations in Pakistan, improvement in HSE, Environment Impact due to Aerosols, Emergency Response Systems, Food and Construction Safety, engaging Stakeholders for Sustainability, Behavioral Safety, World Bank’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), Energy Management Systems and Sustainable Energy and Environment Footprint. The event was graced by the Minister for Environment Sindh, Waqar Hussain Khan as the Chief Guest, and was well attended by the private sector leadership.

Speaking at the occasion, Ruhail Mohammad – CEO Engro Fertilizers – said, “The growing challenges of environmental degradation, energy deficiency and rapidly increasing carbon footprints indicate an alarming need for a comprehensive strategy for HSE management.

It is important that corporate giants like Engro to devise plans of development that are ecologically favorable and in connection with the development and sustainability of the environment. We always ensure that growth and sustainability go hand-in-hand. For us, Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) mean not just protecting our employees from any hazards, but also taking all the requisite measures to protect all our stakeholders from potential hazards”.

Engro Fertilizer is a dynamic company, and has received various HSE accolades for its commitment towards adopting best HSE practices. It has been accredited and awarded by international bodies like ISO, National Safety council, British Safety Council, WWF, National Productivity Organization Pakistan and DuPont Safety and sustainability solutions.

For more information, contact:
Sana Mullick
Engro Corporation Limited
Tel: 92-21-3529 7501
Fax: 92-21-3529 5948
Email: smullick@engro.com
UAN: 111 211 211
Web: www.engro.com

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