Karachi: Dawlance – Pakistan’s no.1 home appliances brand, bagged the prestigious Environmental Management System 14001:2015 certification, which was presented to the organization by SGS – a multinational company headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland which is known for providing inspection, verification, testing and certification services, and has also featured on Forbes Global 2000 thrice; in 2015, 2016 and 2017 respectively.
Dawlance was certified with the Environmental Management System 14001:2015 Award from the Managing Director of SGS Pakistan – Mr. Abdul Razzak Lakhani, during a ceremony held at Dawlance head office.
ISO 14001:2015 is the international standard that specifies requirements for an effective environmental management system (EMS). It provides a framework that an organization can follow to manage environmental aspects, fulfil compliance obligations, and address risks and opportunities related to environment, to conform to its environmental policy/ (commitment to environmental protection)
Dawlance having a robust environmental management means that appliance brand is fully compliant and has continuously improved environmental management systems in place that reflect best-in-class benchmarks, and helps it to fully follow all the relevant environment regulations. Company’s commitment to the environment can also open up new business opportunities with environmentally aware customers.
Speaking at the awards announcement, Dawlance Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Salih Arslantas said, “As an organization and being Pakistan’s one of the most loved home appliance brand, we are very conscious of developing our business in a safe and environment friendly manner.”
“This award is a reflection of our commitment to excellence in everything we do and are directly aligned to our values of creating a difference and caring. This has been mainly possible due to the hard work and dedication of all of our people who make environmental management a key priority, while the international recognition is a great achievement and is another step forward, this time upgrading on the European standards,” he added while being thankful to SCG to have received the accreditation.
Celebrations took place across the Dawlance team, while the staff on behalf of the higher management received a ‘thank you’ note which was to