Teijin’s Sustainability Triumph

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Teijin Aramid, a leader in aramid production, proudly announces its receipt of the EcoVadis Gold Medal for sustainability, marking an unparalleled eighth consecutive year of recognition. This prestigious accolade places Teijin Aramid among the elite top 5% of companies across all industries globally, emphasizing its superior performance in sustainable innovation and commitment to a greener future. The EcoVadis evaluation system, known for its stringent criteria, highlights Teijin Aramid’s achievements in environmental sustainability, ethical practices, and labor and human rights, reinforcing the importance of sustainable business operations in the modern global marketplace.

Key Highlights:

  • EcoVadis Gold Medal recipient for the eighth consecutive year.
  • Ranked in the top 5% of all companies globally.
  • Outstanding performance in sustainability and ethical practices.

“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

The award recognizes Teijin Aramid’s significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and its embrace of a circular economy model, particularly in the recycling of aramid fibers. It also highlights the company’s adherence to labor and human rights standards, underlining its role as a responsible corporate leader. This recognition not only boosts Teijin Aramid‘s reputation but also aligns it with partners, customers, and employees who share a commitment to ethical business practices.

About Teijin Aramid and Teijin Group

Teijin Aramid, a Teijin Group subsidiary, is renowned for its high-performance aramid fibers, including Twaron®, Teijinconex®, and Technora®, celebrated for their strength-to-weight ratio and heat resistance. These materials find applications in diverse markets such as automotive, industry, safety, life protection, and aerospace and are produced in the Netherlands, Thailand, and Japan.

Teijin Group, established in 1918, operates globally in high-performance materials and healthcare solutions, aiming to contribute to society by addressing environmental and community needs. With a workforce of 20,000 across 170 companies in 20 countries, Teijin reported consolidated sales of JPY 1,018.8 billion (USD 7.6 billion) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2023.

For further details, visit www.teijinaramid.com and www.teijin.com.

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