INSEE VIETNAM HAS BEEN ACCREDITED TO RECEIVE THE 2022 TOP 50 CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY AWARDS
On 10th August 2022, INSEE Vietnam was honored to win the 2022 “Top 50 Corporate Sustainability Awards” by Nhip Cau Dau Tu magazine. This award is to appreciate & recognize efforts that an enterprise has made in sustainable development, contributing to create a better and more livable life, in compliance with the brand philosophy that INSEE has set and aimed to.
To be selected for this award, participants must fully meet rigorous criteria of the Corporate Sustainability Awards (CSA) indices, which are built as a corporate measure of value, based on standards of sustainable development in economy, environment and society. Over 28 years of development, INSEE Vietnam has invariably strived to balance between sustainable development and business activities in order to bring positive values to Vietnamese people and contribute to the economic development nationwide as well as people and the environment worldwide.
With this memorable event, Mr. Colin Terry – Finance Director of INSEE Vietnam had shared a few words: “I am extremely proud that INSEE has received the 2022 Top 50 Corporate Sustainability Awards as recognition of our ongoing Sustainable Development objectives and actions. As the leading construction materials supplier in the South of Vietnam, INSEE is a
pioneer in applying sustainable initiatives throughout our business activities, in line with the Company’s philosophy of “Build for Life”. We live the values that our company growth must come together with the sustainable development of society to
provide a good environment for the next generation”.
In addition to the aim of bringing “green cement” products with outstanding quality, INSEE also sets a target to control emissions in production stages and throughout the product’s life cycle. In particular, INSEE Vietnam is the pioneering company whose an entire product portfolio has held the “Green Label” certificate certified by the Singapore Green Building Council (SGBC). The “Green Label” certificate for INSEE Vietnam Cement products is the result of a strict & comprehensive evaluation process with high standards of SGBC. Furthermore, INSEE has become the first cement company in Southeast Asia to achieve the international EPD certificate (Environmental Product Declaration). This is considered as a serious commitment of the company to control & reduce negative impacts on the environment possibly caused by the products and services which the company is doing business, as well as to transparently & completely provide required reports. INSEE focuses not only on improving technologies to optimize raw materials and control emissions, in compliance with legal regulations in Vietnam and other international standards, but also on the activities in conservation of biodiveristy. Over the past period of time, INSEE has developed projects to restore mining sites, carried out plans for biodiversity protection, including projects on supporting the Phu My Wetland Nature Reserve and establishing the Kien Luong Karst Nature Reserve in Kien Luong district (Kien Giang province) in alliance with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in Vietnam.
INSEE also places key importance on the Social Responsibility Pillar. At INSEE Vietnam, the Company implements policies and activities in accordance with SEDEX/SMETA standards for businesses to ensure legal rights of employees complying with current Vietnamese labour laws. Moreover, INSEE constantly organizes social responsibility activities such as building concrete roads and bridges, repairing and ending houses for disadvantaged households and taking care of many residential citizens throughout Southern Vietnam, especially the areas where the company operates.
The 2022 ” Top 50 Corporate Sustainability Awards” is the remarkable manner of accreditation and motivation for INSEE to keep moving towards sustainable development, balancing the triple bottom line amongst Economic Growth, Environmental Activities and Social Responsibility, which correctly & clearly illustrates the brand philosophy of “Build for Life” that INSEE has been pursuing.