TMK becomes a strategic partner of a national environmental technology award
TMK is a strategic partner of the national environmental technology award ECOTECH-LEADER 2021 and will sit on its supervisory board.
The award is supported by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation, the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Citizens’ Chamber of the Russian Federation and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). In 22 categories, the award recognizes achievements in developing, embedding and promoting the best available technologies in the field of environmental protection and management.
Participating companies submit sustainability projects or solutions that include the modernization of production processes, environmental safety, efficient use of natural resources, development of environmental programs and minimization of environmental impacts. The award ceremony will take place in October.
“The Russian manufacturing industry has ambitious goals to reduce its environmental impact. Thanks to rapid technological progress, we have a wide range of tools at our disposal to improve environmental performance in all of our operations. TMK has been committed to ecological responsibility since it was founded. Over the past 15 years, we have invested over 19 billion rubles in protecting the environment and ensuring the safety of our facilities. We continue to develop and implement new programs to reduce our carbon footprint, recycle waste and reduce its generation, and consistently reduce our resource consumption with the best available technology. Participation in the organizing committee of the ECOTECH LEADER 2021 award gives us the opportunity to re-examine our efforts in this area, share our experiences and study best practices from our colleagues in other industries, ”said Igor Korytko, CEO of TMK.
‘TMK is a key strategic partner for the award. The company is the leading pipe manufacturer in Russia and one of the world’s three leading providers of innovative pipe solutions for the energy sector. The opinion of the TMK experts will make a significant contribution to the jury process and help us to objectively select the winners, ”said Vitaly Rasnitsyn, Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the National Environmental Technology Prize ECOTECH-LEADER 2021.
The council of experts for the award includes representatives from federal authorities, business, development agencies and investment funds, scientific and environmental organizations, trade unions and associations.