Lahore, September 26, 2023 (PPI-OT): Committed to be a force for good, Nestle Pakistan inaugurated a facility to provide clean and safe drinking water to more than 12,000 people in Islamabad’s Sector I10/4 in partnership with Capital Development Authority (CDA).
During the inauguration, Jason Avancena, Chief Executive Officer, Nestle Pakistan said, “We are committed to Creating Shared Value (CSV) throughout our value chain for communities and inauguration of this seventh clean safe drinking water facility is a testament to our commitment to making a positive impact for families, communities and the planet.”
“The impact we make is only possible because of the efforts of our employees, partners, and stakeholders across our value chain. I want to take this opportunity to express my gratitude to CDA for their support.”
Nestle Pakistan has already developed and currently managing six clean and safe drinking water facilities around its manufacturing sites in Sheikhupura and Kabirwala. With the inauguration of this facility in Islamabad, approximately 72,000 people will have access to clean and safe drinking water daily around the company’s manufacturing sites.
Speaking on the occasion, Sheikh Waqar Ahmad, Head of Corporate Affairs and Sustainability, Nestle Pakistan said, “Nestle Pakistan has an active and effective Community Engagement Program for the communities where we operate, and these clean and safe water drinking facility that are in line with United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 6, are helping us prioritize the community’s needs.”
The facility will use ultrafiltration water treatment technology with capacity to supply up to 3000 liters per hour of clean and safe drinking water. It will utilize a multi-stage filtration process, including sediment filtration and activated carbon adsorption to remove impurities, contaminants, and microorganisms. Monitoring systems guarantee consistent quality with a UV disinfection unit providing an extra layer of protection. The plant is also equipped with energy-efficient pumps and utilizes sustainable practices to minimize its environmental footprint.
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