DuPont honored with 2013 Robert W. Campbell Award from the National Safety
CHICAGO, Sept. 30, 2013
CHICAGO, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the National Safety
Council presented its 2013 Robert W. Campbell Award to DuPont, at the Opening
Session of its Congress & Expo, the world's largest annual gathering of safety
and health professionals. This award is presented annually to organizations
that integrate environmental, health and safety (EHS) management with business
operations as a cornerstone of corporate success.
"DuPont is honored to be named the 2013 recipient of the Robert W. Campbell
Award," said DuPont Chair and CEO Ellen Kullman. "For more than 200 years,
DuPont core values, including safety and health, have been the cornerstone of
who we are and what we stand for. This commitment has helped us grow into the
organization we are today."
In its tenth year, the selection of the Campbell Award recipient involves a
comprehensive evaluation of an organization's EHS management system and the
impact it has on the bottom line. Promoted by a network of 21 international
partners, the Campbell Award recognizes world-class organizations around the
globe. DuPont will be deeply involved in the Award's ongoing educational
efforts, including the development of a case study sharing its success and
best practices for use by top business and engineering schools.
"As we mark the tenth anniversary of the Campbell Award, it is an honor to
recognize DuPont and its multi-faceted approach to EHS management," said Janet
Froetscher, National Safety Council president and CEO. "We think it is
commendable that DuPont is working to be the world's most dynamic science
company, creating sustainable solutions essential to a better, safer and
healthier life for people everywhere. As DuPont looks toward the future, its
commitment to EHS in the pursuit of business excellence should be applauded."
The Campbell Award is underwritten by the Exxon Mobil Corporation and named
for Robert W. Campbell, a safety pioneer and the first president of the
National Safety Council. Visit CampbellAward.org for more information.
DuPont (NYSE: DD) has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the
global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services
since 1802. The company believes that by collaborating with customers,
governments, NGOs, and thought leaders we can help find solutions to such
global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere,
decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the
environment. For additional information about DuPont and its commitment to
inclusive innovation, please visit http://www.dupont.com.
About Exxon Mobil Corporation
ExxonMobil is the largest publicly traded international oil and gas company
and operates in most of the world's countries, using technology and innovation
to help meet growing energy needs. ExxonMobil holds an industry-leading
inventory of resources, is the largest refiner and marketer of petroleum
products, and its chemical company is one of the largest in the world.
ExxonMobil engages in a range of philanthropic activities that advance
education, health and science in the communities where ExxonMobil has
significant operations. In the United States, ExxonMobil supports initiatives
to improve math and science education at the K-12 and higher education levels.
Globally, ExxonMobil provides funding to improve basic education, promote
women as catalysts for economic development, and combat malaria and other
infectious diseases in developing countries. In 2012, together with its
employees and retirees, Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM), its divisions and
affiliates, and ExxonMobil Foundation provided $256 million in contributions
worldwide, of which $116 million was dedicated to education. Additional
information on ExxonMobil's community partnerships and contributions programs
is available at www.exxonmobil.com/community
About the National Safety Council
Founded in 1913 and chartered by Congress, the National Safety Council,
nsc.org, is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to save lives by
preventing injuries and deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the
road through leadership, research, education and advocacy. NSC advances this
mission by partnering with businesses, government agencies, elected officials
and the public in areas where we can make the most impact – distracted
driving, teen driving, workplace safety, prescription drug overdoses and Safe
Communities. Safety+Health magazine, the Council's flagship publication, is a
leading source of occupational safety and health information.
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