ISLAMABAD - Attock Refinery Limited (ARL) has been awarded with “Living the United Nations Global Compact Responsible Business Award 2011” in the Large National Category, says a press release.

Didier Boschung, Consul General of Switzerland in Pakistan, who was the chief guest at this occasion, presented this award to ARL representative at an impressive ceremony held at Karachi on Wednesday.  The “Living the Global Compact Responsible Business Award” recognises Pakistani enterprises that best integrate the 10 principles of United Nations Global Compact into their business philosophy and acknowledges organisations demonstrating adherence to these principles in action.

United Nations Global Compact principles asks companies to embrace, support and enact, within their sphere of influence, a set of core values in the areas of human rights, labour standards, the environment and anti-corruption.

ARL has voluntarily adopted United Nations Global Compact Principles. The company promotes CSR as part of its core values to create the foundation for a more equitable, just, productive, competitive and knowledge-based environment.