DMAI Award for Clariant Chemicals
Clariant Chemicals (India) Limited has been honored by the Dyestuffs Manufacturers' Association of India (DMAI) for
'Excellent Performance in Pollution Control by a Large Scale Unit for 2008-2009'.
The award was received by Clariant ESHA employees Mr. Mukund Bhagwat, Dr. Shailesh Nakate and Mr. Subhash Joshi from Mr. Rajesh Balakrishnan, Managing Director, DyStar India Private Ltd., during the DMAI's award function on July 18, 2009 at Hotel Sea Princess, Mumbai.
Mr. Yegna Mani, Head of ESHA, Clariant Chemicals (India) Limited,
says: “As a responsible global citizen, one of Clariant's most important objectives is the safety of its worldwide activities and the protection of people and the environment.
"Clariant is a world leader in specialty chemicals, which are produced with chemicals undergoing complex chemical reactions and formulations. We abide by all the relevant safety norms with adequate protection for the environment and the health of people operating these processes," said Mr. Mani.
"Clariant strives for continuous improvement of its ESH (Environment, Safety and Health) performance by developing new and better products, services and processes with efficient use of energy and resources, minimization of environmental impact and waste generation, and safe and responsible disposal of residual wastes. We monitor the waste reduction and optimize the water consumption / kg product produced at all our sites. All our sites meet the norms of air emissions,waste water effluents requirements set by the respective pollution control authorities and follow the norms for disposal of solid wastes.This compliance
reflects our commitment to environmental care and pollution control.”
The citation for the award reads:
DMAI Award in recognition of Excellent Performance in the field of Pollution Control by a Large Scale Unit for the year 2008-2009
“Clariant Chemicals (India) Ltd. (CCIL), an ISO 9001:2000, 14001:2004, OHSAS 18001:2007 and NABL:ISO/IEC 17025:2005 certified company, is engaged in the manufacture of Intermediates
& Colours, Dyes & Specialty Chemicals and Masterbatches. The company has strictly adhered to enforcement of ESH doctrines under corporate principle of Environment, Safety and Health. The management has an efficient mechanism to monitor its effectiveness through periodical review.
"CCIL has a strong commitment to treatment and disposal of wastes. Full fledged Waste Water Treatment facilities operate at their sites at Kolshet, Roha, Balkum, Kanchipuram and Cuddalore. Scrubbers are provided by all sites to control air pollution with caustic soda and water scrubbing, commissioned with their in-house development as per norms of respective State Pollution Control Boards, keeping cleanliness and safety as an important criteria. It imparts regular training to the concerned personnel for continuous improvement.
"In recognition of the above measures adopted by Clariant
Chemicals (India) Limited, DMAI is pleased to confer the Award for Pollution Control for the year 2008-2009.”