Our Purpose: Share the Strength

At Birla Carbon, we’ve been sharing our knowledge for over a century, forging new pathways and finding new solutions that help to bring dependability and resiliency to our employees, customers and communities. Read more

Our Vision: To be the most respected, sustainable and dynamic global carbon black business

We aim to be the preferred partner for customers and the best place to work for employees. We achieve this through our Sustainable Operational Excellence (SOE) strategy.

SOE is our sustainability strategy. It influences every decision, from designing and operating our plants to interacting with our customers, our employees and the communities where we operate. As outlined in the Birla Carbon Sustainability Policy (pdf, 0.4 MB), the three levers of our SOE strategy are:

To achieve SOE, we…

engage with our stakeholders; enable our people; and take leadership through action.

At an operational level, our SOE strategy is managed through six operational focus areas:

Governance and Ethics

Our Product


Customers and Suppliers

Our People


We have KPIs and aspirational targets to 2030, which measure our progress in achieving SOE for our most material issues.

How we are adapting for the future

To meet evolving regulations and increasing stakeholder expectations, we have aligned our efforts with the Aditya Birla Group’s three-step agenda, which will help us continue to achieve sustainable operations over time.

We have become responsible stewards

We have begun greater stakeholder engagement

We are future-proofing our business over the long term