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Environmental Management System (TS EN ISO 14001)

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TS EN ISO 14001 Environmental Management SystemOur company is one of the first co-signers of the Responsible Care® Commitment, which was started by the Turkish Chemical Manufacturers Association in 1993, and our actions to improve the environment, health and safety have continuously increased ever since.

Our Environmental Management System, which has been certified by TSE in 1998, enables us to select targets and implement actions for sustainable improvement, in order to protect the environment for today and tomorrow.

In 1998, our company was the first company in the Hoechst Group (our parent company at the time) globally to receive the TS EN ISO 14001 Environmental Management System Certification, and was honored by our parent company with a “Performance Award” in recognition of our outstanding achievements in environmental, health and safety measures.

The certificates and recognitions we have received for environmental management applications since 1993 bear witness to the fact that we have been heading down the right path in terms of being an environmentally-friendly company.

ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH AND SAFETY POLICY

Our company, engaged in the manufacturing of pharmaceuticals for national and international markets adheres to Responsible Care, ISO 14001 Environmental Management System and TS ISO 45001 Occupational Health and Safety Management Standards and in line with these regulations;
 

1. Hazards, risks and opportunities which influence environment and human health are determined with a proactive approach by making risk assessments regarding the environment and occupational health and safety covering all our activities. The processes for the elimination of hazards and reduction of risks are managed with targets.

2. It is aimed to increase the opportunities determined by risk assessments, to protect the environment and employee health at the highest level with the precautions taken at the source by proactively determining the negative effects that may occur in the workplace or outside, to create a safe working environment by preventing accidents, injuries and occupational diseases.

3. Studies are performed for efficient use of natural resources and energy and environmentally friendly technologies are prioritized in production processes. While preparing new projects with process improvement studies, their effects on the environment and employee health are evaluated.

4. Practices that protect the environment and people are carried out in every stage of our responsibility within product life cycle approach.

5. National and international targets on climate change and sustainability are followed up and taken into account in our activities.

6. Waste, originating from our activities is minimized at source, recycled or treated in accordance with legal regulations.

7. Measures are planned and implemented to minimize the damage to the environment and human health in case of any accident or emergency that may occur during our operations.

8. Environmental and occupational health and safety trainings and awareness-raising practices are carried out regularly in order to raise awareness of employees and to influence employees for gaining personal responsibility. Employee participation, opinions and evaluations are taken into account in activities to protect the environment and employees.

9. All stakeholders are informed on Environment, Occupational Health and Safety issues and contributions are made to raise awareness on Environment and Occupational Health and Safety in cooperation with Universities and Non-Governmental Organizations within the scope of corporate social responsibility.
 

As we look out for sustainable utilization of natural resources, we take the legislative regulations, voluntarily commitments (Responsible Care, Global Compact, Sustainibility Projects) and expectations of related parties as the minimum requirement obligation whilst eliminating the hazards to the environment and human health and efficiently managing risks. We hereby declare that we will;   

- Periodically review our Environment, Health and Safety policy,

- Measure the performance of our implementations and continuously improve our integrated management system through the contribution of all stakeholders and the allocation of necessary resources,

- Make our Environment, Health and Safety policy available to the internal and external communication. 


Dr. Ünsal Hekiman
Chairman of the Board/General Manager

 
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