The 9th Product Stewardship Award of ESIG

ESIG celebrated the 9th Product Stewardship Award at the European Commission in Brussels as part of the EU-VRi and ETPIS events.

In her speech, jury member Brenda O’Brien from the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA), underlined that the two winners, Oleotecnica S.p.A. from Italy and Aug. Hedinger GmbH & Co. KG. from  Germany, were honoured for their outstanding commitment to responsible and ethical management of the health, safety and environmental aspects of solvents throughout their life-cycle.
In particular, Hedinger impressed the jury with the excellent management of its pharmaceutical solvents supply chain, while Oleotecnica was rewarded for its long-term commitment to lowering its environmental impact.

The prize was created in 1999 and is part of the chemical industry’s global commitment to responsible care. It highlights innovative ways of achieving health, safety and environmental improvements in the handling, storage, use and transport of solvents.