DuPont honoured for EHS commitment
Dubai, November 3, 2013
DuPont, a leading chemical company, won the 2013 Robert W Campbell Award from the National Safety Council, for its commitment to environment, health and safety (EHS) as part of its everyday operations.
“DuPont is honoured to be named the 2013 recipient of the Robert W. Campbell Award,” said chair and CEO Ellen Kullman.
“Our active commitment to safety excellence has been embedded into DuPont for over two centuries. This commitment has helped us grow into the organisation we are today, and we will continue to seek improvements in safety, health and the environment as we work to live up to the high standards represented by the Campbell Award.”
Award recipients are chosen based on a comprehensive evaluation of their organisation’s EHS management system and its impact on the bottom line. DuPont will be involved in the Campbell Award’s ongoing educational efforts, including development of a case study sharing its best practices for use by top business and engineering schools.
Johan Van Der Westhuyzen, segment leader, Turkey, Middle East, Pakistan, DuPont Sustainable Solutions, said: “Our aim is to share the key learnings of DuPont’s 212 years’ experience on risk management with our clients in the Middle East to ensure sustainable community development."
"We take pride in educating, promoting and spreading awareness about maintaining a healthy environment and to adhere to the highest workplace health and safety standards. This award endorses our commitment to safety and our support to future EHS initiatives,” he said.
“As we mark the 10th anniversary of the Campbell Award, it is an honour to recognize DuPont and its multi-faceted approach to EHS management,” said Janet Froetscher, National Safety Council president and CEO.
“We think it is commendable that DuPont is working to be the world’s most dynamic science company, creating sustainable solutions essential to a better, safer and healthier life for people everywhere,” she added. - TradeArabia News Service