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We believe that our value is increased not only by creating industry-leading products, but also by creating a supportive workplace where employees feel encouraged to develop and be their best. We are committed to providing learning opportunities to our employees across the globe as well as ensuring their safety and wellbeing so they feel inspired to continue making great products.

Familiar Bonds

The bonds we form with each other are as important to our business as the product we make. This means putting our employees first to ensure they feel safe and supported in a workplace that promotes shared growth.

Find out more about our five Purpose Principles

What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the rest of the world calls a butterfly. When we were hit by a sudden storm here in Italy, rather than stopping operations, we took it as an opportunity to evolve by foreseeing and adapting to change. It took time, working tirelessly to change established work patterns. We survived and have emerged at the other end better and stronger.”

Giuseppe Zanotti General Manager, Birla Carbon Italy

Becoming an employer of choice

  • Ensuring safe work environments

    The health and safety of our employees is paramount at Birla Carbon. We encourage our people to take responsibility for their own safety and that of their colleagues through our Commitment Based Safety (CBS) approach.

  • Attracting the brightest minds

    We believe that to be the best, we must have an engaged and diverse workforce. We seek to attract the best people to Birla Carbon and offer many opportunities for them to learn, develop their skills and progress within the industry.

  • Inspiring our workforce

    Keeping our global workforce motivated and working together to achieve our goals is fundamental to our success as a business. To ensure our employees are engaged, and to determine areas where we could be doing more, we conduct regular employee surveys as a method of gaining feedback from our people.

FY2020 highlights

  • Birla Carbon saw a 40% reduction in Lost Time Case Rate, the lowest rate in seven years.

    Health and safety
  • We conducted our Vibes 2019 Global Employee Engagement Survey, receiving a 98% response rate.

    Employee engagement
  • We launched our Gyanodaya Virtual Campus (GVC) Learning App COVID‑19 Channel to share important resources with employees.

    Health and safety

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How we are supporting the SDGs

Through our operations we seek to promote the wellbeing of our employees and to build a strong and just institution. But caring for our people is more than just how we develop the workplace; we are also working to ensure clean water and energy for all and to safeguard our planet for future generations.

The SDGs we are supporting are:

  • SDG 3
  • SDG 4
  • SDG 5
  • SDG 6
  • SDG 8
  • SDG 10
  • SDG 17
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