Date(s) - 21 March 2018
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Kuwait – 21 March 2018 – Continuing its support for social initiatives aimed at developing the capabilities and knowledge of the youth to arm them with the ability to face global challenges, EQUATE Petrochemical Company, a global producer of petrochemicals, announced its sponsorship of the national initiative for the development of online education (Taaleb).
During a press conference held by Taaleb, EQUATE Sustainability Committee Member Asrar Mohammad said: “EQUATE invests in supporting the professional development of the human capital, whether as human resources working at our company or as members of the society at large. We are focused on supporting the development of the youth who represent a key pillar in EQUATE’s Sustainability Strategy. Taaleb has gained tangible success since its inception due to its innovative solutions, enabling students to focus on studying and achieving excellence. For that, EQUATE is extending its support and contributing to the development of our local human capital.”
Established in 2010, Taaleb has become the internet-based portal for the Ministry of Education, serving over half a million students and promoting online communication between students and teachers.
The EQUATE Group* is a global producer of petrochemicals and the world’s second largest producer of Ethylene Glycol (EG). The Group has industrial complexes in Kuwait, North America and Europe that annually produce over 5 million tons of Ethylene, EG, Polyethylene (PE) and Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET). The products are marketed throughout Asia, the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The EQUATE Group’s shareholders include Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC), The Dow Chemical Company (Dow), Boubyan Petrochemical Company (BPC) and Qurain Petrochemical Industries Company (QPIC). The Group is a leading enterprise that pursues sustainability wherever it operates through partnerships in fields that include the environment, economy and society. www.equate.com
* The EQUATE Group includes EQUATE Petrochemical Company (EQUATE), its subsidiaries and The Kuwait Olefins Company (TKOC).