Birla Carbon Received Three Awards and Three Commendations as Finalists at the Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards

Birla Carbon was declared – ‘Asia’s Most Transparent Report’, ‘Asia’s Best Materiality Report’ and ‘Asia’s Best Online CSR Communications’. Birla Carbon also received a commendation certificate as finalists for ‘Asia’s Best Supply Chain Reporting’, ‘Asia’s Best Community Reporting’ and ‘Asia’s Best Environment Reporting’ categories.

“At Birla Carbon, Sustainable Operational Excellence (SOE) frames decisions and actions across our entire business. We constantly seek ways to make our operations more sustainable, because we believe efficient management methods will enable us to maintain long-term and firm industry leadership,” said Joseph Gaynor, Chief Legal, Sustainability and Risk Officer, Birla Carbon.

The Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards recognize and honor sustainability reporting leaders in Asia. The awards celebrate best practices in sustainability reporting and communications.

“We are at a time when Sustainability drives business strategy in many leading organizations. Our various stakeholder groups review us through the sustainability lens,” said Dr Gilles Moninot, Global Sustainability Director, Birla Carbon. “The recognition we have received not only reinforces our belief that we are on the right path but encourages us further to seek excellence in Sustainability.”

Birla Carbon was shortlisted in six of the 14 categories for the awards. Other participants included Bharti Airtel, Airport Authority Hong Kong, Singtel, PTT Global Chemical Public Company, Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia & the Pacific (ADFIAP), ACWA Power and many more business houses in Asia.

Since 2013, Birla Carbon has released three Sustainability reports, the last one of which was a digital only version to avoid the printing of the report on paper.  The 4th report is expected to be published online by mid-June.