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VNT recognised as Environmental Friendly Company

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VNT recognised as Environmental Friendly Company

June 4, 2019 / News

On 1 June ""Ventspils nafta" termināls" LLC. (VNT) was awarded Environmentally Friendly Status by Ventspils City Council in recognition of its meaningful contribution to reducing the impact of its operations on the environment.

VNT has always aimed to set a good example with respect to raising the bar in terms of operating in an environmentally sustainable way. Its sustainable initiatives include waste reduction and separation, reducing energy consumption, using renewable energy and adopting efficient technologies. “Embracing sustainability is crucial for our operations. It also leads to more friendly and empowering work environment, mobilizes employees for a good purpose and strengthens company’ s long-term positions. We are grateful that joint efforts of all VNT employees are recognized and rewarded,” said Terminal Manager Igors Martjanovs on accepting the award.

The city’s environmental recognition awards, which are now in their fifth year, are presented annually on the occasion of the hoisting of the Blue Flag on Ventspils beach. Its aim is to improve the environmental quality and enhance environmentally responsible business. Applications are evaluated by a jury, which includes representatives of  port and city council, Ventspils University of Applied Sciences, Ventspils eco schools and other non-governmental organisations.