We, Grand Royal Group, are pleased to announce achievement of ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management Standard certification as a very first distillery group in Myanmar by helping our community with waste water treatment facilities.
Somboon Pavavongsak, Director of Grand Royal Group, stated that the wastewater treatment plant not only helps reduce the environmental impact at the distillery, but is expected to turn a profit for the company as well.
Obtaining the ISO certification was a rigorous exercise which required years of preparation, effort, reviewing audit and having partnership with UK based ACM limited for technical support. In order to successfully achieve the goal, we make sure every responsible person in the organization knows how to operate the facility in a more sustainable manner and improve the relationships with our local community.
We held a press release on 4th June 2016 at Hmawbe factory with distinguished guests including local parliament members, IRD departments and environmental township officers, members of the media and other different organizations. In the press release, U Aung Moe Kyaw, who is the Group Chairman of Grand Royal Group outlined the process of the water waste treatment which includes:
1. Physical treatment process or primary treatment process
2. Biological treatment process (a) Anaerobic treatment process (b) Aerobic treatment process
3. Stabilization process or polishing process
4. Output into the stream
The press release successfully concluded with Q&A section by U Soe Moe, Plant Manager, and received positive feedbacks from distinguished guests.
We are committed to continuously improve our waste water treatment process to safeguard human health and our natural environment.