Sustainability 2018-10-12T19:53:32+00:00

SHARE THE STRENGTH:

At Birla Carbon, our vision is to be the most respected, sustainable and dynamic global carbon black business.

To fulfill Birla Carbon’s vision to be the most respected, sustainable and dynamic global carbon black business, we balance process, product and people:

  • We strive to be a responsible steward of the environment by optimizing the conversion of carbon to carbon black, minimizing our carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and maximizing the recovery of energy generated by our manufacturing process.
  • We work to fulfill our commitment to reduce the environmental and social impact of our product, while ensuring world-class quality and supply continuity for our customers.
  • We encourage a culture of corporate social responsibility (CSR), which promotes the health, safety and well-being of our employees and the communities in which we operate.

SUSTAINABILITY REPORT
A Foundation of Excellence, A Sustainable Future

At Birla Carbon, we aim to fully embed sustainability into the core of our business. Our approach, Sustainable Operational Excellence, drives our continued progress across all the dimensions of sustainability programs and CSR activities. This approach manifests itself throughout our operations in six focus areas, which we explore in our sustainability report:

  • Governance and Ethics
  • Product Responsibility
  • Environment
  • Customers and Suppliers
  • Our People
  • Communities

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OUR PURPOSE
Share the Strength

At Birla Carbon, we’ve been sharing our knowledge for over a century, forging new pathways and finding new solutions that help to bring dependability and resiliency to our employees, customers and communities.

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VISION & STRATEGY
To be the most respected, sustainable and dynamic global carbon black business.

We aim to be the preferred partner for customers and the best place to work for employees. We achieve this through our Sustainable Operational Excellence (SOE) strategy.

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OUR APPROACH
Sustainable Operational Excellence

SOE is our sustainability strategy. It influences every decision, from designing and operating our plants to interacting with our customers, our employees and the communities where we operate. Our approach to sustainability is reflected in the Birla Carbon Sustainability Policy.

Our SOE Philosophy
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LEADERSHIP MESSAGES

Dr. Santrupt Misra, Chief Executive Officer

The past year, just like the ones before that, has been an exciting one for Birla Carbon as we completed our quest to excavate and formally embed our “Purpose” globally in the business. Perhaps we have been delivering this Purpose for generations, subconsciously.

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John Loudermilk, Chief Operating Officer

I’m very proud of the major strides we’ve taken in our sustainability journey in recent years – both across our own operations and our supply chain. This year, we celebrated the start-up of our new facility in China.

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Joe Gaynor, Chief Legal, Sustainability and Risk Officer

At its core, Birla Carbon’s business is extracting, modifying and utilizing carbon atoms to “Share the Strength” of carbon black with society. Capturing carbon comes with its challenges and we constantly test ourselves to lead the way and do it better than anyone else – both within our industry and beyond.

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GLOBAL CAPABILITIES, GLOBAL SOLUTIONS

As the world’s largest producer and supplier of carbon black, Birla Carbon delivers effective solutions anywhere and anytime you need to help you succeed.

ARTICLES

Towards Sustainable Operational Excellence

Birla Carbon, global leader in carbon black production and supply, has successfully tackled the biggest challenge faced by the carbon black industry: Sustainability.

Birla Carbon Begins China Operations

Birla Carbon, part of the diversified $41 billion Aditya Birla Group, has set up a 1.2 lakh metric tonnes greenfield carbon black project at Jining in the Shandong province of China.

Birla Carbon Awarded EcoVadis Gold Rating

EcoVadis recognized Birla Carbon with a gold rating for advanced sustainable practice for the second consecutive year.