DuPont Receives 2013 Robert W. Campbell Award from National Safety Council
Highest Global Award for Environment, Health and Safety
CHICAGO, Sept. 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via PRWEB - The National Safety
Council presented its 2013 Robert W. Campbell Award to DuPont, recognizing the
company's commitment to the environment, health and safety as part of its
"DuPont is honored to be named the 2013 recipient of the Robert W. Campbell
Award," said DuPont Chair and CEO Ellen Kullman. "Our active commitment to
safety excellence has been embedded into DuPont for over two centuries. This
commitment has helped us grow into the organization we are today, and we will
continue to seek improvements in safety, health and the environment as we work
to live up to the high standards represented by the Campbell Award."
Award recipients are chosen based on a comprehensive evaluation of their
organization's environment, health and safety (EHS) management system and its
impact on the bottom line. DuPont will be involved in the Campbell Award's
ongoing educational efforts, including development of a case study sharing its
best practices for use by top business and engineering schools.
"As we mark the 10th 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 named for Robert W. Campbell, a safety pioneer and the
first president of the National Safety Council. For more information on the
award, visit http://CampbellAward.org.
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.
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