EQUATE honors 60 children of employees for outstanding achievements

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Date(s) - 02 November 2015
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EQUATE Petrochemical Company, Kuwait’s first international joint-venture in this industry, hosted a ceremony to honor the educational and athletic achievements of 60 of its employees’ children.

EQUATE President & CEO Mohammad Husain said, “Recognizing the achievements of our stakeholders is a key element of our ‘Partners in Success’ slogan. Without any doubt, our employees and their families are key stakeholders for EQUATE. With education and professional development being key focus areas for EQUATE Sustainability Program, the excellence displayed by the students in academic and athletic fields is a reflection of our Mission, Vision & Values.”

Husain added, “The students’ achievements are sources of pride to everyone at EQUATE which is a global company that groups employees from over 25 countries from around the world. To achieve our sustainability-based objectives, EQUATE has formed a number of partnerships with several individuals and organizations, especially our employees and their families.”

Throughout the years, EQUATE hosted numerous activities for its employees and their families, which include recognition ceremonies, open days, athletic competitions and others.

In recognition of its sustainability milestones, EQUATE has earned several prestigious national and international honors for industrial distinction; sustainability achievements; corporate leadership; Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S) excellence; Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives; world-class partnerships; strategies for developing national human resources; and other relevant awards.

Established in 1995 as Kuwait’s first international joint-venture in this industry, EQUATE Petrochemical Company (EQUATE) embodies its “Partners in Success” slogan through the partnership between Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC), The Dow Chemical Company (Dow), Boubyan Petrochemical Company (BPC) and Qurain Petrochemical Industries Company (QPIC). Commencing production in 1997, EQUATE is currently the owner and single-operator of several fully integrated world-class petrochemical units, within the Greater EQUATE joint-venture, that annually produce over 5 million tons of the highest quality grades of Ethylene, Polyethylene (PE), Ethylene Glycol (EG), Polypropylene (PP), Styrene Monomer (SM), Paraxylene (PX), Heavy Aromatics (HA) and Benzene (BZ). The products are marketed throughout the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Europe. Alongside with being a leading industrial organization, EQUATE dedicates its utmost commitment and care to overall sustainability wherever it operates in cooperation with public and private bodies, including employees, the society and customers, in all relevant fields, such as human development, environment, education, health and public awareness. www.equate.com.