Archroma is shortlisted for the Corporate Water Stewardship Award 2014
In the framework of the annual conference, the Global Water Summit April 7-8, 2014 in Paris, France were the highest level delegates from around the world, such as ministers, top executives and best practitioners will congregate and determine water’s key role in the future sustainable economic growth
For this event, Archroma has been short listed for the for the Corporate Water Stewardship Award 2014, part of Global Water Awards, for its SET Sustainable Effluent Treatment facility based on zero liquid discharge, recently inaugurated at Archroma’s dyes and chemicals production plant in Jamshoro, Pakistan (see TextileFuture’s News of December 17, 2013 http://textile-future.com/textile-manufacturing.php?read_article=1998)
The nominated water stewardship projects have been carefully selected by Global Water Intelligence, the organiser of the summit, for demonstrating company-wide commitment to sustainable policy and real commercial return for the bottom line.
The six nominated companies from a variety of industries will present at the event their initiatives and success stories in achieving water sustainable businesses. The companies will then be faced with questions from the audience and an expert panel of judges, comprising high level representatives from Veolia, the EBRD European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Pentair, the Alliance for Water Stewardship, CDP Supply Chain, and WWF International. The winner and runner up of the Award will then be determined by a live audience vote.
Archroma’s CEO. Xander Essels stated: “The attention the SET facility is currently receiving from the industry demonstrates that the deep rooted commitment of Archroma to ecology and safety is the right path towards a sustainable future, not only for its own operations and industry, but also for the future generations. We are proud to be among the most responsible companies who are paving the way”.