With the aim of sensitizing the younger generation on sustainability, Covestro kick-started a poster competition on World Earth Day, 22nd April, for the children of Covestro India employees between the age group of 5- 16 years. On the Environment Day, the company organized poster competition on the theme of ‘Save the environment’ for the age group of 5-8 years & ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’ for 9-12 & 13-16 years. These bright minds shared interesting concepts, imagination truly reflecting Covestro’s values of Curious, Courageous and Colorful.
Covestro also organized informative sessions for employees to emphasize upon the importance of beating plastic pollution and how as a citizen we can contribute to a bigger cause. Tree plantation activity and group discussion on recyclable plastics were also some of the activities conducted at various facilities.
Additionally, Covestro participated in the World Environment day Exhibition organised by FICCI at Vigyan Bhavan, Delhi from 2nd June 2018 to 5th June 2018 which focused on raising awareness about Covestro’s energy efficient and sustainable solutions for the Indian market.
The team of Covestro India also had the opportunity to speak on ‘Waste to Resource (W2R): A conceptual framework and entrepreneurship opportunities’.
With 2017 sales of EUR 14.1 billion, Covestro is among the world’s largest polymer companies. Business activities are focused on the manufacture of high-tech polymer materials and the development of innovative solutions for products used in many areas of daily life. The main segments served are the automotive, construction, wood processing and furniture, and electrical and electronics industries. Other sectors include sports and leisure, cosmetics, health and the chemical industry itself. Covestro has 30 production sites worldwide and employs approximately 16,200 people (calculated as full-time equivalents) at the end of 2017
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