TEL AVIV, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–LCI (NYSE: ICL) (TASE: ICL), one of the world’s leading specialty minerals companies, today announced that ICL Iberia has been recognized by the International Fertilizer Association (IFA) and received its prestigious 2022 Green Leaf Award for Safety Excellence , health and environment (SHE). ICL Iberia’s Suria plant in Spain was selected from 25 applicants in the phosphate/potash producer category, and its application included an environmental case study on measures taken to further reduce greenhouse gas emissions. greenhouse and details on the overall SHE management of a fertilizer extraction site.
“This award is a recognition of the considerable efforts made by the company and confirms that we are on the right track in terms of sustainable development,” said Patricio Chacana, SVP of ICL Iberia. “Implementing sustainable mining practices is an ambitious but achievable goal, and we look forward to continuing to do so.
“It’s the right thing to do, and it makes business sense to achieve the highest standards of safety and health in the workplace and to protect the environment,” said Alzbeta Klein, CEO and CEO of IFA. “Congratulations to the winners of the IFA Green Leaf Award 2022.”
The candidates for the prize, all members of the IFA, are subjected to an in-depth evaluation of the performance indicators by a panel of independent experts. The IFA runs the award every two years and has received a record 25 eligible nominations for 2022.
ICL Group is a leading global minerals company which is also benefiting from rising commodity prices. The company creates impactful solutions for humanity’s sustainability challenges in global food, agriculture and industrial markets. ICL leverages its unique bromine, potash and phosphate resources, passionate team of talented employees and strong focus on R&D and technology innovation to drive growth in its end markets. ICL shares are dual-listed on the New York Stock Exchange and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (NYSE and TASE: ICL). The company employs more than 12,000 people worldwide and its revenue in 2021 totaled approximately $7 billion.
About the International Fertilizer Association
The International Fertilizer Association (IFA) was founded in 1927 and is the only global fertilizer association, with some 400 members in 70 countries and a mission to promote the efficient and responsible production, distribution and use of nutrients for plants. This mission plays a vital role in sustainably feeding the world. IFA stands for plant nutrition solution providers. Members include fertilizer producers, traders and distributors and their associations, industry service providers, research organisations, agri-tech start-ups and non-governmental organisations.
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