Apollo Tyres’ P K Mohamed wins Sustainability Professional of the Year award
As Chief Advisor – R&D, P K Mohammed has helped the company chart a course towards sustainability through development of sustainable raw materials, innovative technologies for end-of-life tyre management, and the implementation of carbon neutrality improvement programmes.
In recognition of his tireless dedication and transformative leadership in sustainability, P K Mohamed, Chief Advisor, R&D, Apollo Tyres has been lauded as the ‘Sustainability Professional of the Year’ at the 10th edition of the Global Sustainability Leadership Awards 2023. This accolade was conferred upon Mr Mohamed at an event held recently in Mauritius.
Mr Mohamed’s achievements and pioneering endeavours in steering Apollo Tyres towards a sustainable future have been nothing short of exemplary. In his current capacity, he oversees the global development of sustainable raw materials, playing a pivotal role in propelling Apollo Tyres to achieve significant milestones in its sustainability journey. Under his visionary guidance, Apollo Tyres has charted a course towards sustainability by accomplishing notable milestones, including development of sustainable raw materials, innovative technologies for end-of-life tyre management, and the implementation of carbon neutrality improvement programmes.
These milestones have been realised through collaborative ventures with esteemed universities, research institutes, suppliers, and other stakeholders, showcasing a commitment to collective progress in sustainability. Notably, Apollo Tyres has committed to a sustainability roadmap that involves integrating 40% sustainable materials into their production processes by 2030, making a substantial leap towards eco-conscious manufacturing practices. Additionally, the company has set its sights on achieving carbon neutrality by 2050, a testament to their unwavering dedication to environmental stewardship.
In his acceptance of the ‘Sustainability Professional of the Year’ award, Mr Mohamed expressed gratitude for the recognition while attributing the success to the collective efforts of Apollo Tyres’ passionate team and the invaluable collaborations with diverse stakeholders committed to advancing sustainability.
The Global Sustainability Leadership Awards 2023, under the aegis of World Sustainability, a notfor-profit organisation, stands as a testament to the remarkable achievements of leaders like P K Mohamed, whose dedication to sustainability continues to inspire and pave the way for a more sustainable tomorrow.
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