Lucky Cement Wins HSE Award 2017

Karachi(Cliff News)Lucky Cement Limited (psx: LUCK) won the Health, Safety and Environment Award in the category of “The Responsibility for Health and Safety,” at the 2017 International Environment, Health & Safety Awards Gala. The ceremony was held at a local hotel Karachi in association with the 3rd International Summit on Environment, Health, Safety & Security.The award ceremony was organized by The Professionals Network (TPN) and supported by the Fire Protection Agency of Pakistan (FPAP) to encourage the health, safety and environment best practices amongst organizations in Pakistan. The HSE Awards are held annually and are open to companies in the corporate, private, non-profit and public sectors. Speaking of the occasion, Mr. Amin Ganny – Chief Operating Officer of Lucky Cement said, “Lucky Cement is committed to cultivating an environment that ensures HSE is embedded at its core. By fortifying its HSE goals with the pillars of perpetual progress, the company is in pursuit of a 100% safe & secure workplace for its employees & all stakeholders engaged in its business operations.”He further added that, “We follow a comprehensive Environmental Management and Monitoring Plan. The management strongly believes in following environmentally sustainable practices regarding the management of gaseous emissions, particulate matter, noise levels, effluents (sewage) and solid waste.”Sustainable development forms a significant part in Lucky Cement’s business strategies and is one of the key factors that have led the company towards progress and growth. Earlier this year, Lucky Cement won the Management Association of Pakistan’s top 32nd corporate excellence award for 2016, and also received the 6th CSR Award for its Waste Management & Recycling policies at the 9th Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Summit, organized by National Forum for Environment and Health. The company also won another award for its Stakeholder & Employee Engagement efforts at the 6thCorporate Social Responsibility Summit & Awards ceremony, organized by The Professionals Network.Lucky Cement Limited (LCL) is the flagship company of the Yunus Brothers Group, which has a solid history of exceptional growth performance since its inception in 1993. LCL is one of the largest producers and leading exporters of quality cement in Pakistan, with a domestic production capacity of 7.75 million tons per annum. The Company is listed on the Pakistan and London stock exchange.LCL’s manufacturing plants are strategically located in Northern and Southern regions of the country and is the only cement company to have its own loose cement export terminal at Karachi port with storage capacity of 24,000 tons.Lucky Cement is an ISO 9001:2008 and 14001:2004 certified company and possesses many other international certifications including Bureau of Indian Standards, Sri Lankan Standard Institute, Standards Organization of Nigeria, Kenya Bureau of Standards and South African Bureau of Standards.

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