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2011-06-08

LANXESS celebrates World Environment Day in Nagda

  • Tree plantation at LANXESS Nagda site
  • Employees felicitated for their extraordinary creation from waste paper

LANXESS, a global specialty chemicals company celebrated World Environment Day at its manufacturing site in Nagda in the presence of dignitaries from the Government of Madhya Pradesh, important members from the local community, media and employees.

On the occasion, Mr. Bappa Bandyopadhyay, General Manager - Head of Manufacturing, Nagda site said, ‘As a good citizen, it is our responsibility to create and maintain a green and safe environment around us. We at LANXESS have been at the forefront in environment protection and we believe these efforts will benefit the community.’

Also on the occasion, the winners of the ‘Waste Paper Competition’ were felicitated. These employees participated in a contest wherein useful products were made out of waste paper. Green wrist bands, were distributed to all, present at the occasion, to  mark the event.

All the invitees joined for a tree plantation program at the site and this year LANXESS Nagda plans to plant around 1500 saplings by the end of the monsoons. 

Last year too, around 3000 saplings were planted at the site.
As a part of its drive towards sustainable development, the company also recently sponsored solar lamps for the streets of Mehetwas, the village neighbouring the LANXESS Nagda site.

‘Green Chemistry’ is a way of life at LANXESS and its commitment to contribute for the betterment of the environment would remain unstirred as the company grows its operations in India.

Forward-Looking Statements

This news release contains forward-looking statements based on current assumptions and forecasts made by LANXESS AG management. Various known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors could lead to material differences between the actual future results, financial situation, development or performance of the company and the estimates given here. The company assumes no liability whatsoever to update these forward-looking statements or to conform them to future events or developments.

LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 7.1 billion in 2010 and currently around 15,500 employees in 30 countries. The company is at present represented at 46 production sites worldwide. The core business of LANXESS is the development, manufacturing and marketing of plastics, rubber, intermediates and specialty chemicals.


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Employees displaying their wristbands

Employees displaying their wristbands [JPG, 3 MB]

Tree plantation site at Nagda

Tree plantation site at Nagda [JPG, 3 MB]

Seema Shekhawat employee of LANXESS Nagda site receiving the 1st prize in the 'Best out of Waste competition' from Shobha Yadav, Chairperson of Nagda Municipality

Seema Shekhawat employee of LANXESS Nagda site receiving the 1st prize in the 'Best out of Waste competition' from Shobha Yadav, Chairperson of Nagda Municipality [JPG, 3 MB]

Employees gather to celebrate World Environment Day at Nagda

Employees gather to celebrate World Environment Day at Nagda [JPG, 4 MB]

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