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Boysen Plant Recognized for Green Achievements
Atlantic Coatings, Inc. (ACI), contract manufacturer of Pacific Paint (Boysen) Philippines Inc., the leading architectural paint company in the country, further strengthened its green credentials with two recent environmental awards. The company was proclaimed Master Awardee for the Zero Basura Olympics 2009 and was third runner up in Mother Nature Award. In addition, Gretchen Fontejon, Pollution Control Officer of ACI was chosen as one of the Top Ten Pollution Control Officer (TOPCO) Awardees.
”I congratulate the whole Atlantic Coatings family for these very impressive awards..,” said Johnson Ongking, vice president of Atlantic Coatings, Inc. “...These awards really show the strength of the commitment of everyone in the Atlantic Coatings family in making Boysen Paints in the greenest way possible.”
The Zero Basura Olympics is an advocacy campaign towards a zero-waste Philippines. It is also a way to help the local government units, the community and the industries implement RA 9003 better known as the Solid Waste Management Act by committing to proper waste segregation. Companies who joined were judged according to system, implementation, results and outreach and corporate social responsibility programs. The awarding ceremony was done during the Earth Day Celebration last April 22, 2010 at SM Mall of Asia, Pasay City.
The Mother Nature Award was given by the Pollution Control Association of the Philippines, Inc.
(PCAPI) in coordination with the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), who organized a search for organizations and individuals with outstanding performance in the _eld of environment. This Environmental Award was done in celebration of the 30th Annual National PCAPI Convention at The Legend Palawan, Puerto Princesa last April 28, 2010.