Refex Group Celebrates ‘Road Safety Week’
Chennai, January , 2024: Refex Group celebrated the ‘Road Safety Drive’ stressing the need to follow all traffic rules and drive safely. While the nation is celebrating ‘Road Safety Month’ in January, Refex kick started a two-day event from Jan 11 at Bazullah Road junction where students from Ramakrishna school also participated. The citizens of tomorrow must be aware of the importance of following traffic rules. Employees of Refex gathered at the Sterling Road junction holding placards on road safety. The group also plans to organize a painting contest for school children next week with a Traffic police officer to address on road safety.
According to an annual report by the ministry of road transport and highways on road accidents in 2022, shows a 9.4% increase in fatalities due to road accidents in 2022 with 1.68 lakh people losing their lives last year while the total number of accidents went up by 11.9%. Refex Group, cares about well-being of individuals, communities, and society as a whole and feels responsible to safeguard lives by creating the necessary awareness.
At Refex, health and safety have always been at the forefront of our priorities as a responsible organization, recognizing the paramount well-being of our employees, partners, and the communities we operate in. Road safety is a critical component of this commitment, given the significant role transportation plays in our daily operations. Emphasizing road safety allows us to reduce accidents, injuries, and fatalities related to transportation, contributing not only to the safeguarding of lives but also to the overall well-being of our workforce and the communities we serve. This strong health and safety culture positively impacts our employees, fostering a sense of security, trust, and satisfaction. As an integrated part of our broader Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) journey, road safety seamlessly aligns with our commitment to sustainability and responsible business practices. By promoting responsible driving habits and advocating for safer roads, we ensure that our business operations are in harmony with environmental and social considerations. Through various initiatives and awareness campaigns during Road Safety Month, we not only fulfil our corporate social responsibility but also contribute significantly to the broader goals of sustainable development. This integrated approach ensures that our commitment to ESG is not merely a policy on paper but a live reality that positively impacts the world around us.
Commenting on the initiative, Anil Jain, Managing Director, Refex Group said “I am proud to affirm our unwavering commitment to health and safety, which has always been a cornerstone of our responsible organizational ethos. This commitment to health and safety fosters a robust culture within our organization, instilling a sense of security, trust, and satisfaction among our employees. Our initiatives extend beyond the workplace, with a focus on promoting responsible driving habits and advocating for safer roads. This ensures that our business operations harmonize with environmental and social considerations, reflecting our commitment to a balanced and sustainable future. Furthermore, as an integral part of our broader Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) journey, road safety seamlessly aligns with our dedication to sustainability and responsible business practices.”