Birla Carbon was named the ‘Pioneer Business for Sustainable Development 2018’ at the UN Sustainable Development Goals and Business Opportunities for the Private Sector conference, held recently in Cairo, Egypt. This accolade was conferred upon Birla Carbon in recognition of its efforts in the field of sustainable development and social responsibility.
The conference was co-hosted by five business member organizations from Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Tunisia and Denmark. It was the first regional Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) conference specifically for the private sector. Its aim was to get all relevant stakeholders to raise their awareness on the SDGs.
Sharing his thoughts on the award, Dr Santrupt B Misra, Chief Executive Officer, Birla Carbon, said: “As a leader in the carbon black industry, it is our constant focus, through innovation, to develop solutions that are sustainable not only for the business but for the environment in which we operate. This award is a recognition of our commitment to continue to be the pioneers of sustainable development in the carbon black industry, by living our purpose – ‘Share the Strength’.”