Birla Carbon Expands Sustainability Efforts with New ISCC PLUS Certifications

Birla Carbon, a global leader in carbon-based solutions, has announced the attainment of ISCC PLUS certification for four additional plants, located in Brazil, Hungary, and Egypt.

This development marks a significant milestone in the company's ongoing commitment to sustainability and environmental stewardship.

Birla Carbon Expands Sustainability Efforts with New ISCC PLUS Certifications
June 18, 2024

The newly certified facilities in Cubatão and Camaçari, Brazil; Tiszaújváros, Hungary; and Alexandria, Egypt, join the ranks of other Birla Carbon plants in the USA, South Korea, India, and Italy, which received their ISCC PLUS certifications earlier this year. The ISCC PLUS certification is an internationally recognised standard for sustainable and traceable raw materials, reinforcing Birla Carbon’s dedication to responsible manufacturing practices.

John Loudermilk, President and CEO of Birla Carbon, expressed his enthusiasm for the recent certifications. “We are delighted to announce that our plants in Brazil, Hungary, and Egypt have achieved ISCC PLUS certification, representing a significant milestone in our sustainability journey. This accomplishment underscores our dedication to environmental stewardship and circularity through the provision of advanced products. As we keep securing our certifications worldwide, we are bolstering our commitment to sustainable and traceable practices, setting industry benchmarks, and driving toward a more sustainable future. This achievement reflects the collective efforts of our teams globally, driving us closer to our vision of a world where carbon solutions lead the way to a brighter, greener tomorrow.”

The certification process for Birla Carbon's remaining plants is expected to be completed by the end of 2024. These certifications are pivotal in Birla Carbon's broader strategy to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050, showcasing their commitment to sustainable development and innovation in the carbon black industry.

As a core business of the Aditya Birla Group, Birla Carbon has consistently demonstrated its leadership in providing high-quality, sustainable carbon black solutions. The company's products play a crucial role in enhancing the performance of various applications, including paints and coatings, inks and toners, plastics, adhesives, sealants, textile fibres, mechanical rubber goods, tyres, energy systems, carbon nanotubes, and sustainable carbonaceous material.

With operations in 13 countries, 17 manufacturing facilities, and three technology centres, Birla Carbon is at the forefront of industry innovation. Their sustainability strategy, encapsulated in the "Share the Future" report, emphasises employee safety, environmental stewardship, efficient use of carbon sources, and socially and ethically responsible operations.

For further information about Birla Carbon and their commitment to sustainability, please visit Birla Carbon.

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