Lahore – Ghulam Mursalin Marwat .Lucky Cement Limited has 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 awards distribution ceremony, held at a hotel in Karachi, was organised by The Professionals Network (TPN) and supported by the Fire Protection Agency of Pakistan (FPAP) to encourage health, safety and environment best practices amongst organisations in Pakistan. The HSE Awards are held annually and are open to companies in the corporate, private, non-profit and public sectors. Speaking on the occasion, Amin Ganny – Chief Operating Officer of Lucky Cement said, “Lucky Cement is committed to cultivating an environment. By fortifying its HSE goals with the pillars of perpetual progress, the company is in pursuit of a 100 percent safe & secure workplace for its employees & all stakeholders engaged in its business operations.” He further added, “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 had won the Management Association of Pakistan’s top 32nd corporate excellence award for 2016, and had also received the 6th CSR Award for its Waste Management & Recycling policies at the 9th Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Summit, organised by National Forum for Environment and Health.
The company also won another award for its Stakeholder & Employee Engagement efforts at the 6th Corporate 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 tonnes 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.