MUMBAI, India/ATLANTA – Carbon black supplier Birla Carbon has released its seventh annual sustainability report, titled “Evolving Sustainably, Together.” The 2019 report focuses on sustainable operational excellence, product and process innovation, customer engagement, sustainable supply chain enhancement, and community outreach efforts. It is aligned with international standards set by the GRI and CDP and highlights efforts initiated by Birla Carbon in collaboration with leading sustainability, environment and risk agencies to achieve its objectives in alignment with the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs).
Sharing his thoughts on the release of the 2019 report, Dr. Santrupt B Misra, Chief Executive Officer, Birla Carbon, said, “The relevance and value of sustainability for our organizations and our industry has been accentuated in the context of today’s volatile global economic environment. As a global leader we continue to leverage our ‘Sustainable Operational Excellence’ as a key differentiator.” He further added, “We hope to remain a preferred sustainable partner to our customers, suppliers and other stakeholders by virtue of our purpose-driven culture, strong commitments to our values, ability to collaborate and continuous investment in innovation.”
Joe Gaynor, Chief Legal, Sustainability and Risk Officer, Birla Carbon, shared his views on the release of the report, saying, “At Birla Carbon, sustainability is a continuous initiative across all levels of the organization. For our employees, it is about maintaining the highest safety and environmental standards. For customers, it is about being a best-in-class innovative partner. For our suppliers, it is about ensuring a reliable and ethical supply chain.” He further added, “The seventh sustainability report captures the essence of our business strategy, focusing on bringing our purpose to life through innovation across Birla Carbon.”