At the first China Sustainability Leaders Symposium held August 19 in Beijing, China, Ecolab Inc. announced received the "Best Corporate Citizen for Driving Sustainability in China 2009-2010" award.
The award was presented by the Economic Observer, a weekly Chinese newspaper. Ecolab was one of 21 global companies selected to receive the top sustainability award through a comprehensive selection process that included public on-line voting and expert committee assessments.
"Sustainability is core to Ecolab's vision to make the world a cleaner, safer, healthier place, and is a cornerstone of how we do business, commented Douglas M. Baker, Jr., CEO. "We have made substantial investments in research and development to deliver innovative solutions that minimize our customers' water and energy use, increase safety and reduce waste, and at the same time deliver superior cleaning results."