KARACHI: The Pakistan Society for Training and Development (PSTD), an independent, non-profit and non-government institution, hosted the second National HSE & Sustainable Development Summit on November 19 at Movenpick Hotel in Karachi, says a press release.
Over 200 professionals from all over Pakistan attended the National HSE & Sustainable Development Summit.
The event attracted major players and key influencers who understood and championed the need for HSE in every aspect of the business at their respective companies, industries and the economy as a whole.
The full day summit included talks and discussions from speakers including CEOs, members of the top management and industry experts including Johan Van Der Westhuyzen, Regional Director Turkey, Middle East & Pakistan, Dupont Sustainable Solutions; Mr. Francesco d’ Ovidio, Country Director, International Labour Organization; Mr. Khalid Siraj Subhani, President & CEO, Engro Polymer & Chemicals; Mr. Waqar A. Malik, Chairman, Pakistan Petroleum Limited; Mr. Iqbal Haider, General Manager Technical, ICI Pakistan and Mr. Tahir Barlas, OHSE Consultant, CEO, Barlas HSE Solutions.
“It is great that the industry as a whole is recognizing the need for HSE practices as they impact the business continuity and operational excellence of any organization. The response the summit has received has been stellar and it is wonderful that individuals at all levels are recognizing the need for HSE as a core business value,” the summit president Aamir Niazi said.
The PSTD is an independent, non-profit and non-government institution, managed by a Board of Governors comprising Senior Executives and Human Resource Professionals from leading organizations in Pakistan.
The society was founded on May 21, 1966 and over the past 47 years has organized numerous trainings and speakers sessions actively encouraging national and multinational organizations to share and enhance their professional expertise from the society’s platform.