Color and specialty chemicals company Archroma announced Tuesday that its Pakistan affiliate has been named ‘Employer of the Year’ in the multinationals segment in a nationwide contest organized by the Employers Federation of Pakistan (EFP).
It is the second consecutive win for the company. Archroma Pakistan Limited CEO Mujtaba Rahim was awarded the ‘Best CEO of the Year 2016’ award.
The EFP granted the award in recognition of Archroma’s excellence achieved in all the areas of corporate management relating to human resources, industrial relations, observance of labor standards, best practices in finance, ethical marketing management, employee motivation and team work.
The award underscores Archroma’s focused commitment on corporate social responsibility initiatives. The company says it is committed to maintaining the highest standards in occupational health and safety and to fostering environmental protection through recycling and reuse at all it sites in Pakistan.
The award ceremony was recently held at Karachi, Pakistan with corporate heads, government officials, ILO representatives and business groups in attendance.
“Archroma’s success is driven by its employees first and foremost. We strongly encourage them to continuously challenge the status quo in the deep belief that we can make our industry sustainable,” said Vagar Arif, Head of Finance, Pakistan for Archroma. “Our best practices in the entire management areas are built with this concept in mind, and have resulted in high motivation amongst our diverse teams, working as a strong unifying force that lead s to strengthen Archroma’s position as a top performing company in Pakistan.”