WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Global Environmental Management Initiative (GEMI) today announced the addition of its newest member company, Phillips 66, a U.S.-based, global energy company with segment-leading Refining and Marketing (R&M), Midstream and Chemicals businesses.
"We are pleased to welcome Phillips 66 to GEMI," said GEMI's Chair, Neville Dias, Director, HESS Management System, Carnival Corporation & plc. "Their knowledge and experience will be valuable additions to GEMI, and we look forward to combining their expertise with that of our other GEMI members."
"As GEMI continues to grow, we continue to add new perspectives and expertise on emerging EHS and sustainability issues," said GEMI's Membership Chair Bob Toy, Director of Environmental Sustainability, Union Pacific. "Welcoming Phillips 66 into the organization provides GEMI with an opportunity to further develop and expand upon our current activities and the range of companies that we can work with and learn from," said Toy.
"The addition of Phillips 66 to GEMI's membership will enhance our ability to continue GEMI's mission. We look forward to working with them to achieve GEMI's vision," concluded Dias.
For more information about GEMI, visit GEMI's web site at www.gemi.org.
GEMI members include: 3M; Abbott; Ashland Inc.; Biogen Idec; BNSF Railway Company; Carnival Corporation & plc; ConAgra Foods; ConocoPhillips; ENI; FedEx; Halliburton; Johnson Controls, Inc.; Koch Industries; Kraft Foods Group Inc.; Legrand; Merck & Company, Inc.; Occidental Petroleum Corporation; Perdue Incorporated; Phillips 66; The Procter & Gamble Company; The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company; Sealed Air Corporation; Smithfield Foods, Inc.; Southern Company; and, Union Pacific Railroad.
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