Dr. Santrupt Misra
Chief Executive Officer
“We continue to strive to maximize our potential. We must continue to learn, adapt and evolve our capabilities to break new grounds. I welcome you to our fifth Sustainability Report, covering FY2017, and invite you to see for yourselves the progress we have made.”
is driven by our Sustainable Operational Excellence (SOE) strategy.
SOE influences every decision: from designing and operating our plants to engaging with our customers, our employees and the communities where we operate.
SOE is driven by our action and influence on three key elements:
We believe in supporting our employees and the communities that we interact with, enabling real and lasting social development.
Our product is a key component of everyday life: it offers real social value, enabling many of the things we take for granted.
We embed sustainable thinking at every level to tackle increasing environmental and societal concerns and challenges.
Birla Carbon: key highlights of our year
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We are proud of our achievements in FY2017. Learn more about the milestones we have reached as we evolve our business through SOE.
Have a glance at our FY2017 key highlights.
Our stakeholders recognized our progress through a Gold Rating from EcoVadis, noting our progress in fair business practices and sustainable procurement.Read more in responsible stewardship
We protect our business by building resilience into our operations – as demonstrated by our response to a cyclone in India.Read more in business continuity planning
We continually assess, evaluate and adapt our approach to the environment. In FY2017, we focused on strengthening our water and waste approaches.Read more in environment
We are constantly searching for ways in which we can enhance our product and develop more environmentally friendly processes – such as our FY2017 investigation into innovative nanofiber technology.Read more in research and development
We continued and improved our energy positivity, generating more than we consume, which we either return to our operations or sell to local grids.Read more in carbon stewardship
Our community engagement activities are framed by the broader work of the Aditya Birla Group. We primarily focus on good health, quality education, sustainable livelihoods and community infrastructure.Read more in communities