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Dutch firm Teijin Aramid secures EcoVadis Gold for sustainability

16 Apr '24
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Dutch firm Teijin Aramid secures EcoVadis Gold for sustainability
Dutch firm Teijin Aramid secures EcoVadis Gold for sustainability

Teijin Aramid, a company that produces various high-strength fibres, for industrial purposes, has been awarded the prestigious EcoVadis Gold rating, placing the company among the top 5 per cent of all companies globally across various industries and within the top 3 per cent of man-made fibre manufacturers worldwide in terms of sustainability.

The EcoVadis assessment evaluates companies based on a range of stringent criteria, including environmental impact, ethical practices, and labour and human rights adherence. Teijin Aramid excelled across these categories, highlighting the growing emphasis on sustainable business practices in the international market.

The company's notable accomplishments in sustainability include the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, the advancement of a circular economy through aramid fibre recycling, and the maintenance of stringent labour and human rights standards, Teijin Aramid said in a news release.

In light of this recognition, Teijin Aramid is setting even more ambitious sustainability goals. Future plans involve significant investments in sustainable production technologies, increased use of renewable energy sources, and expanded community engagement initiatives. Furthermore, the company aims to enhance its supply chain transparency and sustainability through ongoing collaborations with suppliers.

“We are honoured by the EcoVadis gold medal recognition, which underscores our unwavering commitment to sustainability and corporate responsibility. This achievement reflects the collective efforts of our entire team at Teijin Aramid to integrate environmental stewardship, ethical practices, and social responsibility into every aspect of our operations. As we look to the future, we remain dedicated to setting new standards for sustainability, driving innovation, and fostering partnerships that share our vision for a more sustainable world,” said Peter ter Horst, CEO of Teijin Aramid.

Fibre2Fashion News Desk (DP)

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