Evonik Wins Singapore Sustainable Business Award
 
Aug 01, 2017
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• Evonik has been awarded for its sustainable business practices in the area of in Singapore
• Recognition of Evonik’s exceptional sustainability efforts

Evonik, one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals, was honored by the Singapore Sustainable Business Award 2017 in the categories of “Energy Management”, “Best Newcomer” and “Business Responsibility and Ethics – Special Recognition” for the first time. The awards were presented to Evonik by Amy Hing, Deputy Secretary (Policy), Singapore Ministry of Environment and Water Resources at the awards and dinner ceremony on July 31.

Sustainable management and responsible behavior have always been two of the cornerstones of Evonik’s business model. Besides taking further steps to apply sustainability criteria in the management of its operating performance, Evonik also contributes to positive social development at its corporate sites in the region. For example employees from the Map Ta Phut production site in Thailand will help to clean up the neighboring beaches regularly. Whilst in Vietnam, young managers from Evonik would volunteer to build safe and functional shelters for needy families.

“We are delighted to receive this award, it is in recognition of the company’s outstanding success in incorporating social and environmental aspects into our corporate strategy and business processes,” said Peter Meinshausen, Regional President of Evonik Asia Pacific South. The company has been continuously optimizing the sustainability of the business operations over the years. Last year Evonik has been included in the top group of the renowned indexes Dow Jones Sustainability World and Europe for the first time, and has also been honored by the German Sustainability Award 2016.

Conducted in partnership with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), the Sustainable Business Awards aims to increase awareness of sustainability best-practices and demonstrate how green and responsible business benefits companies, the environment and all stakeholders, today and for the future.

Regional Press Contact:
Janna Schneidewindt
Head of Regional Communication
South East Asia, Australia & NZ
Phone +65 6809 6820
janna.schneidewindt@evonik.com

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