ZESCO gets ZEMA environmental award
Lusaka, December 24, ZANIS–The Zambia Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA) has awarded the Zambia electricity Supply Corporation (ZESCO) Limited with the ZEMA Environmental Award.
This is in recognition of the electricity company’s consistency in compliance to environmental impact assessment regulations.
Speaking during the awards celebration in Lusaka last night, ZESCO Managing Director Cyprian Chitundu said the company will remain committed to ensuring that environmental excellence was maintained in all its operations and project undertakings.
Mr. Chitundu said ZESCO will continue to adhere to the environmental regulations provided for in the environmental management Act number 12 of 2011 and other pieces of legislation.
And ZEMA board chairperson Francis Yamba praised ZESCO limited for attaching great importance to the proper management of the country’s natural environment.
Professor Yamba urged ZESCO not to relent in its pursuit of preserving the integrity of the environment.
He has since called on other corporate entities to adopt best strategies of promoting environmental stewardship for the social and economic benefits of the country.