Corporate Citizenship

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Corporate Citizenship

We believe that as a responsible corporate citizen, BMIC should be respected not just for its successes and achievements, but for how we reach them. Yes, we are dedicated producers of cement products, yet we uphold the highest ethical standards throughout operations. We respect the law, abide by safety regulations, protect the environment and benefit the communities where we work. As part of its corporate responsibility, BMIC strives to operate safely, protect our workers and deal ethically with our stockholders, partners and the public. Also, BMIC’s contribution to the wider community comes in the form of initiatives and charities that help the needy.

Enviroment

Proper care of the environment is essential to the quality of life for present and future generations. It is also fundamental to our business. Working to protect and preserve our environment, BMIC adheres to strong environmental policies and commits to the Ministry of Environmental Affairs regulations and controls including installation of measuring instruments on all our chimneys connected to the National Environmental Control Network which enables the online monitoring of the dust and hazardous gases. We are continually evaluating and striving to improve our processes to reduce pollution and waste, conserve natural resources, and minimize potential negative environmental impacts of our activities and operations.At BMIC, It is our obligation to undertake measures to prevent accidental emissions, in addition to always having emergency programs ready. In order to achieve this, we’ve implemented the latest technology of fabric filtration system, designed and supplied by FLS-AirTech – one of the world’s leaders in cement process technology designers and manufacturers. This technology helps significantly elongate bag life, minimize maintenance and provide reliable, cost-effective operation that can deliver emissions below 7 mg/Nm³. BMIC dedicates itself to staying on the cutting edge of global practices in order to conserve the environment for this generations and future ones to come.

Health and Safety

We are committed to developing culture of awareness and responsibility for the health, safety and welfare of our employees. We constantly take the necessary precautions to minimize the exposure of our employees and the residential areas nearby our plants to environmental, health or safety risks by applying safety measurements during our operations.

Our ambition is to achieve excellent operating performance with zero harm by following the below procedures:

Continuously monitor and measure all operations and activities for which potential health and safety hazards exist.

Provide a safe workplace and working conditions for all personnel

Provide the necessary instructions, trainings, and supervision related to the tasks performed, the hazards identified and the working environment

Ensure that all personnel are well aware of the potential hazards to which they may be exposed and the measures to be taken in order to control or avoid those hazards

BMIC provides adequate financial and human resources, employees training and awareness raising to facilitate continuous improvement in environmental performance

Community

Community | Proactive Contributions On the community level, we work with partners who help us understand the communities' needs and develop lasting solutions. We have annual action plans and contributions that will help improve health, support education and grow local economies. On signing an agreement with Masr El Kheir, BMIC guarantees its contribution in the development of the personal and professional skills of fresh graduates, specifically those residing in Assiut Governorate. Masr el Kheir will go through the process of nominating the eligible candidates, to which BMIC will provide them with the necessary trainings and workshops that will prepare them for a reputable career in the marketplace. On the educational level, BMIC has signed an internship agreement with the British University in Egypt (BUE). In its efforts to play an effective, proactive role in bringing up inspiring business leaders to the future market, BMIC offers on an annual basis, summer internships to BUE Business Administration students, whereby they receive an intensive program, helping them get hands-on management experience