“Coimbatore is home to several educational institutions. These institutions play a crucial role in educating future professionals and promoting Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) awareness and best practices in the region,” said R.Nandini, Chairperson, CII Southern Region at the 16th edition of CII –SR ’s EHS Excellence Award ceremony.

The ceremony and a conference titled ‘Empower, Embrace, Evolve: Elevating EHS Excellence’ was held today here in the city. The conference had sessions on Panel Discussion on Empower EHS Excellence, Embrace EHS Excellence, Elevate EHS Excellence, and EHS Excellence Award Distribution.

The Award categories were on Environment Restoration, Energy / Carbon Footprint, Water Management, Health at Workplace, Road Safety, EHS Innovation, EHS Employee Engagement in Workplace, Other Best Practices, Women in EHS, EHS Leadership with over 208 awards being announced.

The Compendium on EHS Practices was also released by the dignitaries on the dais. The Award Ceremony of the 16th Edition of the CII-SR EHS Excellence Award 2023 was also held.

In her special address, R.Nandini said that Coimbatore has witnessed significant efforts towards improving Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) practices in textile mills and manufacturing units. These efforts include the implementation of pollution control measures-based water treatment systems, occupational health, and safety programs for their workers to ensure their well-being and minimize environmental impact.”

P.Ravichandran, Chairman and Sudeep Dalvi, Co-Chairman, CII-SR EHS Excellence Awards, G.Soundararajan, Vice Chairman, CRI Pumps and various guests took part.