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Binh Duong, Vietnam, October 9, 2013

DuPont Builds Drinking Water Filtration System

DuPont Vietnam collaborates with Binh Duong Province People Committee and the Education and Training Department and Tam Lap Village in building drinking water filtration system for Tam Lap School in Phu Giao District, Binh Duong Province. This is among the Corporate Social Responsibility projects of DuPont Vietnam, aiming to provide healthier life of 600 students and teachers in the village.

Sittideth Sriprateth, Managing Director of DuPont Vietnam said, “DuPont is a science company. We work collaboratively to find sustainable and innovative solutions to make people’s lives better, safer, and healthier. We believe sustainable communities come from the interdependence of social progress, economic success and environmental excellence. Thus, the drinking water filtration project in Binh Duong was established to demonstrate our commitments.”

“Water is a basic necessity for everyone. With this new water facility, the children in Tam Lap School will have free and easy access to safe and clean drinking water at all times. We are pleased to contribute to the healthier life of our children. We are proud to see our goodwill could make a difference to our community.” 

“Children today are the future of the country and at the center of sustainable growth. Providing such the best facility to them is very important responsibility we all need to act.”  Sittideth added.

Sittideth concluded, “The collaboration among Binh Duong government, Tam Lap community and DuPont has made the project more meaningful as it represents the sustainable efforts of the entire community.”

Nguyen Thanh Tung, Director of Phu Giao Education & Training department, Binh Duong province said “We would like to express our sincere thanks to DuPont for this tremendous contribution to our children in Tam Lap village. Giving us the clean water means giving us new lives.”

DuPont (NYSE: DD) has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services since 1802.  The company believes that by collaborating with customers, governments, NGOs, and thought leaders we can help find solutions to such global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the environment.