Mumbai, February 3, 2016
Birla Carbon received top honors at the Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards 2015. Birla Carbon was declared Asia’s best in three categories – ‘Asia’s Most Transparent Report’, ‘Asia’s Best Materiality Report’, ‘Asia’s Best Online CSR Communications’ at an event held in Singapore on January 28, 2016. The awards were presented by CSR Works, a leading provider of corporate social responsibility services in Asia.
In addition, Birla Carbon received commendation certificates as finalists in the ‘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 Sustainability Officer, Birla Carbon.
The awards are a recognition, especially in Asia, to organizations who are committed to building and implementing sustainability as part of their business strategy.
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.
About Birla Carbon
Birla Carbon, a flagship business of the Aditya Birla Group, is the world’s largest manufacturer and supplier of carbon black. Its 17 manufacturing units, 2 regional technical service centers, and 2-technology centers span across five continents and 13 countries. Its presence in each of the key markets of Asia, Europe, and the Americas enables the company to deliver consistent, high-quality products and services worldwide. With a portfolio of more than 100 types of carbon black, Birla Carbon provides solutions to leading companies in the rubber and specialty applications segments. For more information, visit: wwwbirlacarbon.com
The Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards are organized by CSRWorks Events, a unit of CSRWorks International, Singapore’s leading sustainability advisory, research and training firm with a more than 10 years track record. CSRWorks closely works with businesses and other stakeholders to promote excellence in sustainability across the region. Our vision for the Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards is to become the most inspiring recognition of sustainability disclosure in Asia.
About the Awards
The Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards recognize and honor sustainability reporting leaders in Asia. The Awards celebrate best practices in sustainability reporting and communications. Our vision for the Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards is to become the most inspiring recognition of sustainability disclosure in Asia. The Awards are open to all types and sizes of private, public and non-profit organizations in all sectors who produce a sustainability report in Asia. An independent panel of judges with distinguished backgrounds judges the entries to decide the winners.