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Apollo Tyres’ P K Mohamed honoured as ‘Sustainability Professional of the Year’

In a momentous recognition of tireless dedication and transformative  leadership in sustainability, P K Mohamed, Chief Advisor, R&D, Apollo Tyres Ltd has been lauded  as the ‘Sustainability Professional of the Year’ at the 10th edition of the Global Sustainability  Leadership Awards 2023. This esteemed accolade was conferred upon Mr Mohamed at the  gala event held recently in Mauritius.  

Mr Mohamed’s remarkable 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 not for-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.