The Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS) approved the first edition of the sustainability policy for the company’s activities, which was prepared by the Environmental Protection Department in cooperation with all departments of the company, according to a press release published by EGAS.

EGAS Sustainability Policy is a part of a sustainable management system to organize and materialize the initiatives that the ministry undertakes in all its activities. It aims at defining what should be done to achieve sustainable development in addition to determining how to apply best practices in this field and integrate them within the gas sector businesses.

This policy is supporting the strategy of transforming Egypt into a regional hub for trading gas and petroleum products, providing new opportunities for investment, supporting the state’s efforts to confront climate change and reviewing the updates and implementation situation for the sustainability management system, the statement added.

The company chairman, Magdy Galal, commented that this accreditation comes in the framework of implementing Egypt’s Vision 2030 and the strategy of the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources to achieve sustainable development, under the support of the Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Tarek El Molla.