EQUATE sponsors Gulf occupational health conference

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Date(s) - 10 May 2011
12:00 am

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Kuwait – May 10 – 2011 — EQUATE Petrochemical Company sponsored the 4th Gulf Occupational Health & Safety Conference which was held under the patronage of Minister of Health (MoH) Dr. Helal Al-Sayer.

Attended by MoH Assistant Undersecretary for Public Health Dr. Yousef Al-Nesf and the Executive Director of GCC Health Ministers’ Council Dr. Tawfik Khoja, EQUATE’s participation in the event is part of its ongoing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives aimed at overall sustainability in Kuwait and beyond.

EQUATE’s CSR efforts have included launching a number of health awareness campaigns that addressed a number of issues, such as breast cancer, obesity and hypertension, as well as supporting medical institutions through various means.

Established in 1995, EQUATE is an international joint venture 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 the single operator of a fully integrated world-scale manufacturing facility producing over 5 million tons annually of high-quality petrochemical products which are marketed throughout the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Europe.