DuPont wins the “Golden Peacock” award third time in a row

New Delhi, July 24, 2014: DuPont, world’s leading market-driven science company, was recognized with the prestigious 'Golden Peacock Occupational Health & Safety Award’ for the year 2014 for maintaining the highest standards on occupational health & safety at all its locations in India. This is the third consecutive award. Last year, DuPont had won “Golden Peacock Award for Excellence in Corporate Governance” and “Golden Peacock Environment Management award” for its r&d center, the DuPont Knowledge Centre (DKC) in Hyderabad.

Balvinder S Kalsi
, President - South Asia and ASEAN, DuPont, said, “DuPont core value mission is “Committed to Zero,” which we have lived by for over 200 years. This commitment to Zero continues today with safety being one of our core values along with Environmental Stewardship, Highest Ethical Behavior and Respect for People. This recognition signifies our commitment to operate with high standards and be a good corporate citizen in every community we operate in.”

Safety at DuPont goes back to our founding in 1802 when E.I. du Pont designed and built the company’s first gunpowder mills in Wilmington, Del, USA, with the safety of workers in mind. In the two centuries that followed, DuPont became one of the leading companies in workplace place. DuPont commitment to safety also benefits suppliers, customers and the communities where it operates. Anyone who has ever had contact with DuPont knows that safety is a conscious part of everything that the company does.

About Golden Peacock:  
The Golden Peacock Awards are bestowed annually under various categories since 1991 and are recognized worldwide as the hallmark of corporate excellence in areas of innovation, quality, training, governance, environment management and corporate social responsibility. The rigorous selection process includes expert evaluation of applications by members from various sectors, benchmarking against best management practices, site visits and presentations from the shortlisted organizations.

About DuPont
: 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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DuPont Corporate Communications
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