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Getz Pharma’s new manufacturing plant takes the Lead

June 06, 2021

Karachi : Getz Pharma Pvt. Ltd. announced today that its new manufacturing facility, named Astola, has been awarded the First LEED Platinum Certification for a pharmaceutical plant in South Asia, by the U.S. Green Building Council.

With this achievement, Pakistan has proudly become the first South Asian country to have received the LEED Platinum Level Certification for a pharmaceutical plant. Achieving the highest LEED rating for this state-of-the-art facility is a testament to Getz Pharma’s commitment towards playing its part as a corporate citizen, for preserving and protecting the environment.

Getz Pharma believes in forward-thinking by constantly taking environmentally conscious efforts for a more sustainable world. With the completion of this plant, Getz Pharma has achieved their goal of promoting sustainability and efficiency in building design, construction and operations.

Getz Pharma organized a live talk on World Environment Day on the ‘Role of the Corporate Sector in Protecting the Environment’. In discussion were Khalid Mahmood, Managing Director & CEO of Getz Pharma, and Hammad Naqi Khan, Director-General of WWF Pakistan.

Emphasizing the need of the corporate sector to play its part in saving the environment, Mr. Mahmood said, “It is important that we as humans keep reminding ourselves that we are not alone on this planet. There is a huge biological ecosystem that exists around us. If we want to live a better and more sustainable life, we need to unlearn and relearn how to honor the cycle of life.” ADVERTORIAL.