Date(s) - 27 November 2010
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EQUATE Petrochemical Company said it will launch two major environmental Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives during a grand celebration on Sunday, November 28, 2010.
Commenting on these projects, EQUATE President & CEO Hamad Al-Terkait said, “EQUATE continues to provide its utmost contribution and commitment to ensure the overall sustainability of the State of Kuwait. Our CSR initiatives stretch across various social and economic sectors enabling EQUATE to share its success with the community.”
Al-Terkait added, “Over the years, EQUATE has demonstrated its commitment and dedication to making a positive difference in the community as it continues to provide valuable and innovative initiatives across various sectors, such as manpower development, education, community awareness, corporate contributions and the environment.”
Al-Terkait noted, “Today, EQUATE will celebrate the launch of Kuwait’s 1st Green Carbon Project for carbon dioxide recovery and the Middle East’s 1st Plant Water Recycle Project. These projects are a continuous embodiment of our commitment and dedication to being a valued neighbor in Kuwait and beyond.”
Including the inauguration of the two major environmental CSR initiatives in line with the theme of “EQUATE Safeguarding Kuwait’s Environment,” the event will bring together key members of the community, partners, the media and business associates to celebrate this momentous occasion and key milestone.
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.