Sisecam has been awarded the "Sustainable Investment Award" by the Bulgarian Investment Agency.

The award was presented to Sisecam’s Chairman and CEO Prof. Dr. Ahmet Kirman by Mariana Nikolova, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism for Bulgaria.

Candidates for the Investor of the Year Awards, held for the 15th time this year by the Bulgarian Investment Agency operating under the Bulgarian Ministry of Economy, were selected by the country's ministries, governorates and institutions from all areas of the economy.

More than 60 candidates from many different sectors, from information technologies to healthcare, were evaluated by the jury members.

Sisecam was the winner of the "Sustainable Investment Award" category, which was evaluated for the first time this year under the awards programme.

Prof. Dr. Ahmet Kırman, Sisecam Chairman and CEO, delivered a speech at the award ceremony.

He said: “We continue our investments and growth in line with our goal of becoming one of the world's three largest glass producers in our main fields of activity.

“We have a quarter century investment story in Bulgaria. We first started our investments in the country in 1997 in chemicals.

“I would like to thank the Bulgarian Ministry of Economy and the Bulgarian Investment Agency once again for this meaningful and special award presented to Sisecam.

“It is my hope that our cooperation will further strengthen while boosting our growth performance that creates sustainable value."