EQUATE Petrochemical Company has won the (Arabian Business Award) as the best Kuwaiti company in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) for the year 2011.
EQUATE's Executive Chairman Hamad Al-Terkait said in a statement today that (EQUATE) is making a lot of efforts in order to ensure sustainable development within the State of Kuwait and abroad in all relevant areas, especially in the sectors of education, health and the environment.
He added that since the founding of EQUATE's CSR program in 2005, the company had launched several global initiatives in the field of environment including the first project in the Middle East to rationalize and re-use sea water and the first project in Kuwait for the extraction and re-use of carbon dioxide as well as the first cooling towers and water treatment of Kuwait's sea.
He explained that EQUATE has established a set of fruitful partnerships with many agencies within the State of Kuwait and abroad, helping to launch many social responsibility initiatives, including health awareness campaigns and conventions with a group of scientific institutions and humanitarian organizations and others.
He pointed out that EQUATE is the first Kuwaiti company to get the certificate of the Organization of Responsible Care, which confirms its commitment to safety standards to maintain the community and its members.