Kudos for commitment to green manufacturing efforts

14 November 2018 | Web Article Number: ME201812723

Green Industries & Renewable Energy

ATLAS Copco Industrial South Africa has received an award for its leadership role in the Green Building economy

Green Building Design Group CEO Songo Didiza said its Green Public Sector Award is provided to companies and other industry partners that have excelled in the promoting of the green economy in South Africa.

Winners are selected at the discretion of the Going Green conference technical committee. This committee comprises of green industry experts from the academia, private and public built environment industries in South Africa.

Kudos for commitment to green manufacturing efforts
Noluthando Zondo, Atlas Copco, right, receives leadership role in Green Building Economy Award from Green Building Design Group, CEO, Songo Didiza

The leadership platform seeks to collaborate with corporates and government stakeholders that have shown excellence in making strides towards green infrastructure developments through education and sustainable investment efforts in South Africa.

“Our decision to invite Atlas Copco to join our Going Green Leaders platform follows their leadership role in uplifting the local communities on local manufacturing activities in the green economy,” said Didiza.

Atlas Copco Group Human Resources Manager Wendy Buffa-Pace said the company not only seeks sustainable solutions but also strives to achieve ongoing positive results.

“When we saw Green Building Design Group’s ongoing dedication to educate industry through its structured mentorship programmes in a bid to facilitate change and create awareness on issues surrounding the green economy, the company did not hesitate to jump on board. It also perfectly aligns with our company mission, committed to sustainable productivity.

“We are extremely proud of this award, a first for Atlas Copco. We have already implemented a strategy to further green the company. In so doing, we not only care for the environment, but we also ensure that the future of the next generation is well catered for,” said Buffa-Pace.

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