REINACH, Switzerland - Archroma announced that its Pakistan affiliate has been named Employer of the Year in the multinationals segment in a nationwide contest organized by the Employers Federation of Pakistan (EFP) for the third time in a row.

EFP granted the award in recognition of Archroma’s best practice in human resource management, ethical marketing management and corporate social responsibility. Archroma strives to maintain the highest standards in occupational safety and health, fostering environmental protection through recycling and reuse. The production site at Jamshoro, Pakistan, has a sustainable effluent treatment plant with zero liquid discharge, saving large amounts of water. The two production sites of Archroma have also completed One Million Safe & Accident Free working hours and all offices in Karachi have been declared “Green Offices” by WWF Pakistan. Archroma's Center of Excellence at Karachi provides round-the-clock customer support and is a forerunner in textile specialty research.

The efforts of Archroma Pakistan Ltd. in these areas also earned its CEO, Mujtaba Rahim, the Best CEO of the Year 2017 award.

On receiving the awards at the ceremony recently held at Karachi, Vaqar Arif, Head of Finance & Controlling Pakistan, Archroma, commented, “Archroma has more than 150 years of solid legacy of its predecessors, which enriches our work environment of exemplary standards. Our company is committed to continuously challenging the status quo in the deep belief that we can make our industry sustainable. Archroma therefore strives to play a leading role in enhancing the business environment, and we are grateful to our employees for being one of our main strengths in doing so.”

Archroma is a global color and specialty chemicals company headquartered in Reinach, near Basel, Switzerland.