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17 January 2022 – Azbil Corporation announced that it has won a prestigious award
in the Sustainable Solutions, Non-SME (small and medium enterprises) category of
the Singapore Apex Corporate Sustainability Awards 2021 from Global Compact
Network Singapore (GCNS), the Singapore chapter of the United Nations Global
Compact. Representing Azbil Corporation, the company’s Singapore branch,
Strategic Planning & Development Office for Southeast Asia, was presented
the award at a ceremony on December 9 by Guest of Honor Mr. Lawrence Wong,
Singapore’s Minister for Finance.
Azbil being presented
the award in the Sustainable Solutions, Non-SME category
Apex Corporate Sustainability Awards are one of the most prestigious awards in
Singapore for corporate sustainability and recognize companies whose business
operations or solutions have exemplified the Ten Principles of the United
Nations Global Compact, which cover environment, human rights, labor, and
anti-corruption. The annual award spotlights companies that have taken concrete
steps to advance the SDGs and aims to inspire more organizations to share the
responsibility of achieving a more sustainable future. The award in the Sustainable
Solutions category specifically recognizes businesses that outperform in
products or services meeting the sustainability needs of other businesses, the
environment and society.
Ms. Anju Jaswal, Global
Executive Member & Managing Director,
Southeast Asia and India
received the award on behalf of Azbil Corporation
The azbil Group
aims to provide value to society through its four essential goals related to
the SDGs to be achieved by 2030. The azbil Group seeks to provide energy
solutions which create new value through the optimization of manufacturing and
operations and contribute towards a decarbonized society. For example, Azbil’s Utility Optimization
System (ENEOPT™ Utility), an energy saving improvement support system, has helped regional customers
reduce significant CO2 emission and achieve target energy efficiency
in energy production systems including equipment such as chillers, boilers and
turbines, and district cooling/heating systems.
“We are extremely
pleased and honored to receive this recognition which affirms our Group-wide contributions
towards the achievement of a sustainable society, aiming
to share value through our core businesses and general corporate activities and
realizing the SDGs. We are committed to continue developing innovative
solutions to help preserve the environment and save energy, and we look forward
to reaching many goal-oriented milestones for years to come,” Mr. Takayuki
Yokota, Director and Senior Managing Executive
Officer, CFO and in charge of international business at Azbil Corporation.
to Azbil Corporation. We commend the winners of the Singapore Apex Corporate Sustainability
Awards 2021. With sustainability increasingly becoming the key to lasting
competitive advantage, we hope that the winners’ strategies and efforts will inspire others to
build their sustainability
practices,” Ms. Goh Swee Chen, President of GCNS.
Based on the
Group philosophy of “human-centered automation,” the azbil Group will strive to
contribute “in series” to a sustainable society and achieve sustained growth, while
moving forward with specific initiatives to do so.
* ENEOPT is a trademark of Azbil Corporation.