TMK becomes a strategic partner of a national environmental technology award
TMK has become a strategic partner of the National Environmental Technology Award ECOTECH-LEADER 2021 and will sit on its Supervisory Council.
The award is supported by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation, the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). Spanning 22 categories, the award recognizes achievements in developing, embedding and promoting the best available technology in environmental protection and management.
Participating companies submit sustainability projects or solutions covering production process modernization, environmental safety, efficient use of natural resources, development of environmental programs, and minimization of environmental impact. The awards ceremony will be held in October.
“The Russian manufacturing industry has ambitious goals to reduce its environmental impact. Thanks to the rapid advances in technology, we have a wide range of tools at our disposal to improve the environmental performance across our operations. TMK has been committed to environmental responsibility since its foundation. Over the last 15 years, we have invested over RUB 19 billion in environmental protection and safety of our plants. We continue developing and implementing new programs to cut our carbon footprint, recycle waste and reduce its generation, and consistently decrease our resource consumption using the best available technology. Participating in the Organizing Committee of the ECOTECH-LEADER 2021 award offers us an opportunity to take a fresh look at our efforts in this area, share our experience and study best practices from our colleagues in other industries,” said Igor Korytko, CEO of TMK.
“TMK is an important strategic partner of the award. The company is the leading pipe manufacturer in Russia while ranking among the top three global suppliers of innovative tubular solutions for the energy sector. The opinion of TMK experts will provide a significant contribution to the jury process and help us objectively select the winners,” said Vitaly Rasnitsyn, Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the National Environmental Technology Award ECOTECH-LEADER 2021.
The Expert Council of the award includes representatives from federal authorities, the business community, development agencies and investment funds, scientific and environmental organizations, industry unions and associations.