Akzo Nobel Paints (Malaysia) Took Home Five Silvers at The Recent CICM Responsible Care Awards

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(From left to right) Vice President Business Development Solutions, Asia Pacific Region, BDP International Hoo Ching Yew; Second Minister for International Trade and Industry YB Dato’ Seri Ong Ka ; CICM Chairman YBhg Datuk Dr Abd Hapiz Abdullah; General Manager of AkzoNobel Decorative Paints Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei Indra Laban and CICM Deputy Chairman and Chairman of CICM Responsible Care Committee Muhtar Hashim

Akzo Nobel Paints (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, the manufacturer of Dulux paints once again emerged as one of the winners at the annual CICM Responsible Care Awards 2015/2016 which took place on 2 December 2016. AkzoNobel took home a total of five silvers under the General Chemicals Category. The awards were presented by Yang Berhormat Dato’ Seri Ong Ka Chuan, Second Minister for International Trade and Industry.

The Chemical Industries Council of Malaysia (CICM) who have been organizing the Responsible Care Awards since 2002 as a platform for companies and firms in the chemical industry to further ensure quality of performance and to embrace Responsible Care practices. There are three categories for Corporate Awards – Petrochemicals, Oleochemicals and General Chemicals. Each category is assessed on six codes of Management Practices. Under the General Chemicals category, AkzoNobel took home five Silvers in the Community Awareness and Emergency Response Code, Pollution Prevention Code, Process Safety Code, Employee Health and Safety Code as well as Product Stewardship Code.

 General Manager of AkzoNobel Decorative Paints Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei accompanied by employees of AkzoNobel Decorative Paints Malaysia at the CICM Responsible Care Awards

General Manager of AkzoNobel Decorative Paints Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei Indra Laban (middle)  accompanied by employees of AkzoNobel Decorative Paints Malaysia at the CICM Responsible Care Awards

“We at AkzoNobel are proud at being consistent winners since 2008, taking home multiple gold and silver awards and this gives us more encouragement to delivering quality products to and for our customers. We are truly honoured to be recognized by CICM, a prestigious platform in the chemical industry for our efforts. Responsible Care has always been a priority for all of us at AkzoNobel and it is something that we pay utmost attention to”, said Indra Laban, General Manager of AkzoNobel Decorative Paints Malaysia.

“This achievement reinforces AkzoNobel’s philosophy on Sustainability. Each and every one of our employees at AkzoNobel takes great responsibility not only towards the health and safety environment, but the communities we are in as well as ourselves very seriously. We are committed to create everyday essentials to make lives more liveable and inspiring through our three key strengths – essential protection, essential ingredients and essential colour”, concludes Laban.

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