Teijin Aramid achieves EcoVadis Gold Medal for sustainability

11-04-2024 Member news, Sustainability

Teijin Aramid achieves EcoVadis Gold Medal for sustainability

For the eighth consecutive year, Teijin Aramid has been recognized for its sustainability efforts with an EcoVadis score that places the company in the top 5% of all companies in all industries globally and in the top 3% of all man-made fiber manufacturers worldwide. Known for its rigorous evaluation standards, the EcoVadis assessment highlights Teijin Aramid’s leadership in sustainable innovation and a commitment to a greener future.

Achieving high scores in environmental sustainability, ethical practices, and labor and human rights, this recognition underscores the growing importance of sustainable business practices in today’s global market.

“We are honored 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.” — Peter ter Horst, CEO of Teijin Aramid.

Achieving across the sustainability spectrum

This award recognizes significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions by adopting a circular economy model in aramid fiber recycling. It also acknowledges strict adherence to labor and human rights standards, bolstering reputation, embodying values, and sharpening competitive advantage. The accolade underscores dedication to sustainability, drawing in partners, customers, and employees united in ethical business commitments.

About Teijin Aramid

Teijin Aramid is a subsidiary of the Teijin Group and a world leader in aramid production. The company’s products, Twaron®, Teijinconex® and Technora®, are renowned for their excellent strength-to-weight ratio, heat resistance and wide application. Aramids are used in a variety of markets, including automotive, industry, safety and life protection, and aerospace. These high-performance and recyclable materials are produced in the Netherlands, Thailand and Japan.
For more information: www.teijinaramid.com

About Teijin Group

Teijin (TSE: 3401) is a technology-driven global group with two core businesses: high-performance materials and healthcare solutions. Established in 1918 as Japan’s first rayon manufacturer, Teijin today comprises some 170 companies employing 20,000 people in 20 countries. Through “Human Chemistry, Human Solutions,” Teijin relentlessly strives to be a company that supports the society of the future by protecting the global environment and addressing the needs of people and communities. Teijin posted consolidated sales of JPY 1,018.8 billion (USD 7.6 billion) and total assets of JPY 1,242.4 billion (USD 9.2 billion) in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2023.
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