GRI becomes an ISO 50001:2011 certified specialty tire manufacturer

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Sri Lanka’s GRI achieved ISO 50001: 2011 certification on December 4, 2018, for the implementation of a comprehensive and far-reaching energy management system.

The ISO 50001 Energy Management certification specifies comprehensive requirements for establishing, implementing and maintaining an energy management system that results in continual improvement in energy performance, including measures to enhance energy efficiency and reduce consumption.

“Reducing energy consumption not only makes an operating system more efficient, but also aids in mitigating climate change and environmental damage. At GRI, we are proud to have attained this significant certification,” said Dr Mahesha Ranasoma, CEO, GRI. Winning this certification makes GRI fully compliant with world-class energy management systems.

“Receiving the ISO 50001 certification is a fantastic achievement for our local team, who initiated the project this year and worked tirelessly over the ensuing months to implement the necessary actions and systems,” said Shanaka Gunarathne, senior general manager of the GRI factory.

ISO 50001:2011 specifies requirements applicable to energy use and consumption, including measurement, documentation and reporting, design and procurement practices for equipment, systems, processes and personnel that contribute to energy performance.

Continuous improvement of its systems and processes will, according to GRI, ensure increased sustainability and reliability.

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