MAS Intimates Thurulie, a factory under the MAS Group, has won the Globe Award for Sustainability Innovation for 2010, the company said.
The Globe Award Ceremony will be held in Stockholm on April 29, 2010 alongside the Globe Forum Business Sustainability Conference.
Globe Award is a non-for-profit organisation working on sustainable development and the Globe Awards are presented to encourage sustainability. For 2010, the Globe Award jury, consisting of a group of eminent global personalities selected MAS Intimates Thurulie as an example of innovation that combines sustainable development with successful business ethics, the MAS statement added.
Thurulie is powered by 10% solar energy and 90% hydropower, and uses 50% less water than similar manufacturing plants, says the company. The factory was also awarded the LEED Platinum Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council.