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CHEMO scoops up a prize at the Chemical Industry CSR I Awards

16 / 12 / 2015

The Federación Empresarial de la Industria Química Española, FEIQUE (Spanish Chemical Industry Federation), in collaboration with the Foro Química y Sociedad (Chemistry and Society Forum), judged the first edition of the CSR Awards. This prestigious event honours the commitment of the chemical industry with the principles of Sustainable Development and Corporate Social Responsibility, promoting the sector as an exemplary point of reference in adhering to CSR, within the Spanish industry.

Amongst the prizewinners was our Synthetic Chemical plant, which was unanimously granted the award for Environmental Protection and the corporate commitment to environmental protection and sustainable development when carrying out their production activities.

The panel, who judged the Award on 30 October, was comprised of representatives from Forética, trade unions, Public Administration, Foro Química y Sociedad, Responsible Care, and the Plataforma Tecnológica de Química Sostenible SusChem España (Technology Platform for Sustainable Chemistry SusChem Spain), as well as independent experts.

The ceremony for the awards will take place on 10 December at the headquarters of the Confederación Española de Organizaciones Empresariales, CEOE (Spanish Confederation of Business Organisations). The Managing Director of the Trabajo Autónomo, la Economía Social y la Responsabilidad Social Empresarial (Self-employment, Social Economy and Corporate Social Responsibility) {Ministry of Employment and Social Security}, Ms Carmen Casero, will be responsible for delivering the prizes, along with the Managing Director of Forética, Mr Germán Granda.

The Chemical Industry CSR Awards seek to value the efforts which the companies that are members of the Responsible Care programme have made in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility. The programme is the voluntary initiative of the chemical industry for continuous improvement of Safety, Health and Environmental Protection in all its operations according to the principles of Sustainable Development and CSR.