Ministry announces winners of Green Factory prize

Fine, Siniora, and Giant recognized for environmentally responsible practices

Ministry announces winners of Green Factory prize
(Photo: Jordan News Agency, Petra)
AMMAN — The winners of the prestigious Green Factory Award were announced on Thursday, marking a significant milestone in Jordan's pursuit of environmentally responsible business practices and its transition to a green economy. اضافة اعلان

The award, launched by the Jordan Chamber of Industry's Energy and Environmental Sustainability Unit in collaboration with the German Agency for International Cooperation's (GIZ) Green Action in Enterprises project, aims to encourage and recognize companies that prioritize sustainability in their operations, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

Three distinguished companies emerged as winners of the Green Factory Award: the Fine Company for the manufacture of sanitary paper, Siniora for Food Industries, and Giant for Chemical Industries.

 In recognition of their commitment to sustainable practices, these companies will receive a total of 24,000 euros to further enhance their opportunities for growth and development.

The closing ceremony of the green factory award was graced by the presence of Minister of Environment Muawiya Radaydah, who attended on behalf of Prime Minister Bisher Al-Khasawneh.

Radaydah emphasized the alignment of this competition with the government's economic policies, which are forged through partnerships with the private sector to accelerate the adoption of clean energy and mitigate carbon emissions and environmental impacts within the manufacturing and production sectors.

He lauded the growing awareness within the Jordanian industrial sector regarding the significance of transitioning toward a green economy.

Wide participationRadaydah highlighted that the competition, which saw the participation of 39 local factories, was launched approximately five months ago in collaboration with the Jordan Chamber of Industry and the Ministries of Industry, Trade, and Supply, and Environment.

Jordan's commitment to fostering a green economy is evident through a series of comprehensive plans and strategies that are rooted in the Economic Modernization Vision. This visionary 10-year roadmap for the economic advancement of the Kingdom encompasses a range of initiatives aimed at equipping business owners with the necessary tools and knowledge to embrace sustainability practices.

Read more National news
Jordan News