DuPont has announced the winners of the 12th Edition of the DuPont Safety and Sustainability Awards. The awards recognize outstanding intiatives aimed at enhancing workplace safety, sustainability and operational effectiveness.

Selected by an independent jury comprised of leading experts in occupational safety and sustainability, the 2017 recipients of the global awards include:

  • British Columbia Ferry Services Inc. for the Global Safety Award
  • Firmenich for the Global Sustainability Award
  • Reliance Industries Limited for the Global Operational Excellence Award

The jury also recognized the excellence of the following initiatives by allocating regional awards to:

  • Gas Natural Fenosa for the Regional Safety Award, Europe, Middle East and Africa
  • Monsanto for the Regional Safety Award, Asia Pacific
  • Jacobs for the Regional Sustainability Award, EMEA
  • City Developments for the Regional Sustainability Award, Asia Pacific

The jury also extended a special mention of two companies for their unique, innovative approaches to sustainability:

  • Resolute Forest Products (Canada)
  • Indonesia Medika (Indonesia)

The award ceremony took place in Singapore within the context of the XXI World Congress on Safety and Health at Work 2017.

“We are very pleased to recognize these companies for their achievements and commitment to safety and sustainability excellence,” said Davide Vassallo, Managing Director, DuPont Sustainable Solutions. “Like DuPont, they believe that progress in these areas allows companies to not only become better corporate citizens, but more competitive and effective.” 

Jury President Mieke Jacobs, Leading Author and Executive Leadership Coach, said that jury members were particularly impressed by both the quality and quantity of the projects submitted for consideration this year. “The level of dedication and ingenuity displayed in the applications was impressive.  We in the jury are pleased to recognize not only the winners, but all applicants who made positive contributions toward workplace safety and corporate sustainability. I encourage all companies to promote and pursue improvements; in doing so, they will not only generate immediate value for their company, but also create a better future for all.”

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