Welcome to the 2016 Birla Carbon Sustainability Report

This is our fourth Sustainability Report since we began reporting in 2013 and our second online report. We present the progress made during the Fiscal Year 2016 (FY2016) in realizing our Sustainable Operational Excellence (SOE) strategy. The icons above represent our six focus areas.

Find out more about the key sustainability challenges we face and how we address them.

Sustainability at Birla Carbon

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“Sustainability is no longer just about minimizing our risks: it is about maximizing our potential. Birla Carbon’s sustainability journey has been all about realizing this potential.”

Dr Santrupt Misra, Chief Executive Officer

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“We continue to make good progress on our sustainability goals while refining our approach, even though the global business environment has changed dramatically.”

Kevin Boyle,  Chief Operating Officer

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Our key figures

  • 100%

    employees completed Code of Ethics training.

  • 5.3% 

    profit reinvested in R&D

  • $33.4M

    invested in process improvements related to energy efficiency and reducing GHG emissions

  • 93%

    Share of total costs spent on suppliers who have received our Code of Ethics in their own language

  • BEST

    safety record in 170 years

  • 100%

    facilities participate in community engagement

View our progress against targets

SOE: Walking the Talk

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    Governance and Ethics

    Birla Carbon sets uncompromising standards for itself and its suppliers.

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    Product Responsibility

    We ensure that our employees take responsibility for our products.

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    Environment

    Birla Carbon closely monitors and controls its environmental emissions.

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    Customers and Suppliers

    We regularly engage with our customers on their concerns and requirements.

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    Our People

    Birla Carbon promotes a responsible safety culture at the workplace..

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    Communities  

    We build long-lasting relationships with the communities where we operate.

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