Awards, accreditations and social
contributions by Archroma
glorious splendor of the sky lights, bouncing on to the
Bahawalpur cotton fields - illuminating the gunny jute sack
brimming with pristine snow white cotton balls. Finest quality
of cotton produce add value to our world class textiles.
Eco-Innovation Award for sustainability initiatives from WWF
Archroma, a global leader in color and
specialty chemicals, received the Award for Eco-innovation from
WWF Pakistan at the organization’s Annual Green Office Network
Meeting in Karachi.
The Eco-innovation Award is a recognition of Archroma’s
continuous efforts to foster sustainable innovations aimed at
preserving dwindling ground water reserves, and developing
eco-efficient processes that reduce energy, process time and
The Award was presented by Naeem Mughal, Director General,
Sindh Environmental Protection Agency, Government of Pakistan.
Earlier this year, the WWF granted Green Office labeling
rights to Archroma’s offices in Landhi, Pakistan.
Iffat Zahra and Arshad Mehmood,
Archroma, receiving the WWF Pakistan Eco-Innovation Award
from Naeem Mughal, Director General, Sindh Environmental
Government of Pakistan.
Mujtaba Rahim, CEO of Archroma Pakistan, said, “We are
continuously creating powerful new processes and products that
support our and our customers’ sustainability ambitions. Our
innovative teams are raising the bar on environmental standards
and production cycles in our industries. For instance, our
EarthColors sulfur dyes are developed from natural waste such as
walnut and almond husks and agricultural crop waste, replacing
the oil-based raw materials to create warm shades of brown on
cotton fabrics. Our “Sustainable Effluent Treatment” plant at
Jamshoro, Pakistan, operates at zero liquid discharge in our
production processes saving enormous amounts of water.”
Top 25 Best Performing Companies'
Archroma Pakistan Limited has kept up with its tradition of
being among the top performers at the Pakistan Stock Exchange.
For the 14th consecutive year, from 2001-2014, the honor of
being amongst 25 Best Performing Companies was won once again by
Archroma. The Award was presented by Prime Minister, Nawaz
Sharif at a highly attended ceremony in September 2016.
The Award is validated well planned corporate business
strategy of Archroma management at all levels specially focusing
on prudence, proactive approach and foresight to meet
MAP's Corporate Excellence Award
Archroma Pakistan Limited was awarded Corporate Excellence
Certificate in "Chemical" category for the fifth time in a row
by Management Association of Pakistan at its 31st Award ceremony
In February 2016. MAP annually organizes Corporate Excellence
Awards to recognize the outstanding management practices of its
members and honor the best managed companies that follow set of
stringent guidelines and principles through a well-defined
extensive and transparent process.
Archroma Pakistan to provide
technical expertise to women entrepreneurs
A Memorandum of Understanding was signed by Archroma Pakistan
and Ethical Affair at Karachi in December 2016. Ethical Affair
is a knowledge based platform striving to provide training,
skills development and technical assistance to women
entrepreneurs in the textile industry. Under this cooperation,
Archroma will provide technical assistance and practical
training to women business in the textile sector. Basic lab
testing knowledge will improve their respective textile product
lines. The information about quality management certifications
and other requirements related to import and export will also be
Once again CSR Award on Bio-diversity and Conservation was
won by Archroma Pakistan organized by National Forum for Health
& Environment in January 2017 at Islamabad. It is recognition of
Archroma's effort In bringing Indigo back to its roots, water
conservation though the Sustainable Effluent Treatment Plant at
Jamshoro and Effluent Waste Water Treatment Plant at Landhi. A
number of measures to improve environment by planting trees,
growing organic vegetables are also being taken. The award helps
to underscore the company’s focused commitment on corporate
social responsibility initiatives.
Global Award on Safety, Health and
Archroma Pakistan completed one Million Accident Free Safe
Working Hours at their Jamshoro site in May 2016. Archroma Award
on Safety, Health and Environment was therefore won by the
Pakistan team at the global Archroma meeting at Barcelona, Spain
in September 2016.
Archroma becomes signatory to Global
In December 2016, Archroma signed the Global Compact
initiative rolled out by the United Nations for businesses
around the globe. Through this Initiative, Archroma Pakistan
join hands with Employers Federation of Pakistan and will
further strengthen its commitment on four principles of Global
Compact i.e. Human Rights, Environment, Labor rights and
Anti-Corruption. There are many initiatives underway and some
more projects are being channelized to bring Archroma at Global
Compact Network forefront.
HR Excellence Award
The EFP granted the award in recognition of Archroma’s best
practices in human resource management, industrial relations in
maintaining excellent relations with workers’ unions, providing
employees with their legal rights as per applicable laws and
regulations, observing labor standards, and encouraging workers’
participation in management.
Archroma always strives to maintain the highest standards in
occupational health and safety, to ensure the work environments
are safe and congenial at all it sites. The award helps to
underscore the company’s focused commitment on corporate social
Green Office Certification
Archroma Landhi site was certified as Green Office by WWF
Pakistan in January 2016 after going through an extensive audit
process. Under this Initiative, Archroma Pakistan has achieved
measurable good performance in reducing solid waste, paper
wastage and its re-use and reduction in consuming utilities -
electricity, water and fuel. The certification boards Archroma
to enhance best practices in saving environment degradation.
Fire and Safety Award
At Archroma, "Safety comes First". The twelve Life Saving
Rules form integral part of Archroma Safety culture.
Simultaneously a number safety measures form continuous
processes to eradicate any point of doubt. Fire Fighting
exercises and demos coupled with Safety rules are done at
periodic Intervals. It is due Archroma extensive safety
management guidelines that no untoward incident happened.
National Forum of Health and Safety presented Archroma Fire and
Safety Award in April 2016.