The educational support initiatives of the Tristar Group in Africa were recognized as successful business cases by the International Business & Leadership Awards when it named the company as the winner of the CSR category during the virtual awards ceremony held today, November 17.
Tristar has donated several classroom buildings to two communities in South Sudan where over 2,500 school children have benefitted since 2009. As a responsible business, the global energy logistics company supports the UN Sustainable Development Goal No. 4 on Quality Education, specifically 4A which calls on to ‘build and upgrade education facilities, that are child, disability and gender sensitive and provide safe, non-violent, inclusive and effective learning environments for all.’
In Kenya, Tristar has upgraded the sanitary facilities for boys and girls of a primary school which has over 2,000 students and 50 faculty members. It is also supporting the education and housing… [...]
Tristar Group CEO Eugene Mayne shared with 80 graduating students of the University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) the company’s sustainability initiatives which support some of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through a webinar.
Mr. Mayne highlighted six SDGs which are focused on Good Health and Well-being (No. 3), Quality Education (No. 4), Clean Water and Sanitation (No. 6), Responsible Consumption and Production (No. 12), Climate Action (No. 13), and Partnerships for the Goals (No. 17).
The webinar, which was arranged by Dr. K.Prakash Vel, Associate Professor, Faculty of Business, UOWD, was part of the Industry Academia Interface in Classroom (IAIC) initiative with students from the COM331 subject on ‘‘Having Sustainability in Business and Managerial Practices’ of the Bachelor of Business Administration and BCom courses.
The IAIC provides the students the opportunity to interact and have their work evaluated by a corporate organization rather than the traditional process… [...]
The Solar Ailene was launched today at the Hyundai Mipo Dockyard in Ulsan, South Korea. The vessel is named after Assistant Financial Planning Analyst Ailene Bravo who is based at the Head Office. Solar Ailene and Solar Sheridan will be delivered to the Shipping Team in January 2021. Sheridan Dela Rosa is a Senior Operations Supervisor. Both ladies won a raffle to have their names on two of the six new vessels ordered from the shipyard in 2018. The four other vessels have been delivered, namely Solar Sharna, Solar Nesrin, Solar Suzanne and Solar Skyler.
Tristar was awarded by the Arabia CSR Network for its ‘Safety at Sea’ initiatives at the 13th Arabia CSR Awards 2020 held in Dubai. The Shipping Division organized the ‘Safety at Sea Conference’ on November 10, 2019 which addressed the topic of mental health amongst seafarers. Following the conference, the division conducted a series of town hall-style workshops focused on psychological first aid (PFA) for Vessel Masters and Senior Officers in Mumbai, India. During the Covid-19 pandemic, the PFA workshops were conducted through video conferencing. Tristar also established a dedicated helpline that is handled by the Sailors’ Society in the UK.
Eugene Mayne, Group CEO of Tristar said: “Seafarers are particularly susceptible to mental health issues at sea, as they are often far from home, with little contact with family and friends. Whilst we are all encouraged to talk about mental health, it seems that it is still a taboo… [...]
Tristar Group CEO Eugene Mayne received the RoSPA Influencer Award during the RoSPA Health and Safety Virtual Awards Ceremony. The Influencer Award is granted to individuals who have made the biggest impact in health and safety either at work or in the community. In April 2019, Tristar organized a Road Safety Awareness Seminar in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia which was attended by the company’s customers and several private companies. Tristar also received the RoSPA Gold Award for ‘achieving a very high level of performance, demonstrating well developed occupational health and safety management systems and culture, outstanding control of risk and very low levels of error, harm and loss’, including the RoSPA Pride Award for Shamnad Muneer, Tristar Oman HSEQ Officer.
Tristar Group announced that United Stars, its joint venture in Saudi Arabia, signed a long-term contract with Sharjah Oxygen Company (SOC) to transport cryogenic liquids between the UAE and Saudi Arabia. SOC is a leading industrial gas producer and supplier in the Middle East. Tristar recently established the Cryogenic Gas Transport division which offers the leasing of cryogenic ISO tanks and road tankers, in addition to consultation, engineering and intermodal transport services for cryogenic gas. Soon, it will open a specialized maintenance and repair center for cryogenic assets in Saudi Arabia.