2013-11-04 05:45:53 - HIGHEST GLOBAL AWARD FOR ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH AND SAFETY
]UAE, November 3, 2013[ – The National Safety Council presented its 2013 Robert W. Campbell Award to DuPont, recognizing the company’s commitment to the environment, health and safety (EHS) as part of its everyday operations.
“DuPont is honored to be named the 2013 recipient of the Robert W. Campbell Award,” said DuPont 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 organization 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 organization’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.”
“As we mark the 10th anniversary of the Campbell Award, it is an honor 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. As DuPont looks toward the future, its commitment to EHS in the pursuit of business excellence should be applauded.”
The Campbell Award is named for Robert W. Campbell, a safety pioneer and the first president of the National Safety Council. For more information on the award, visit CampbellAward.org.
DuPont (NYSE: DD) has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services since 1802. The company believes that by collaborating with customers, governments, NGOs, and thought leaders we can help find solutions to such global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the environment. For additional information about DuPont and its commitment to inclusive innovation, please visit www.dupont.com