Lucky Cement Limited (PSX: LUCK) won the Environment Excellence Award 2022 for recognition of its commitment to sustainable development and contribution towards protecting the environment for a green and clean Pakistan.
The 19th annual Environment Excellence Awards 2022 were organized by the National Forum of Environment and Health (NFEH).
Instituted seventeen years ago, the Annual Environment Excellence Awards are the benchmark for environmental standards in Pakistan.
Speaking at the occasion, Chief Operating Officer Lucky Cement Limited Amin Ganny said, “We at Lucky Cement believe in environment-friendly practices and are committed to conserving the environment.”
“Implementation of sustainability into our core business operations has always been one of our main objectives. We follow a comprehensive environmental management and monitoring plan and our management strongly believes in preserving the ecosystem through the management of gaseous emissions, particulate matter, noise levels, effluents (sewage) and solid waste,” he added.
Sustainable development forms a significant part of Lucky Cement’s business strategies and is one of the key factors that have led the company towards progress and growth.
Lucky Cement also holds the prestigious ISO 14001 certification for environmental management, ISO 9001 certificate for its quality management system, and OHSAS 18001 for its occupational health and safety.
The National Forum for Environment and Health was established in 1999 and is a non-profit organization with the aim to facilitate and promote environmental, healthcare, and educational awareness amongst the masses.
The NFEH is an accredited NGO with United Nation Environment Program (UNEP) and its activities have been appreciated & supported by the Prime Minister of Pakistan, the Governor of Punjab, and federal and provincial ministries of the environment.
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.
Lucky Cement is one of the largest producers and leading exporters of quality cement in Pakistan, with a domestic production capacity of 12.15 million tons per annum. The company is listed on the Pakistan and London stock exchanges.
Its manufacturing plants are strategically located the 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 a 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.