At Teijin Aramid, we believe in measurable impact, transparency and collaborative problem-solving as the most effective way to contribute to a sustainable society. By first quantifying our efforts to become a more sustainable company and then sharing those insights, collaborative partnerships can start finding solutions.
We have developed several fact-based tools that measures the impact and benefit of our sustainable choices. Our TÜV-certified Customer Benefit Model helps customers to calculate the added environmental and financial value of using our aramids in place of other solutions. Our Twaron® eco-datasheet offers an overview on the carbon footprint and recyclability of Twaron®. Together, these tools offer detailed insight into how Twaron® acts as a sustainability multiplier for industries such as automotive, aerospace, life protection, ballistic protection and industrial applications.
Transparency in action: EcoVadis Gold certificate
EcoVadis has awarded us with Gold partner status as recognition for our EcoVadis CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) Rating. With this, Teijin Aramid belongs to the top 2% of sustainable companies. EcoVadis is an independent Sustainability Rating platform for companies to record, evaluate and communicate its standards, measures and activities in support of its corporate social responsibility.Read more
Collaborating on renewable raw materials
In 2019, we began researching the potential production of bio-based yarn. Working with our Dutch partner BioBTX, we are exploring options to develop suitable raw materials based on renewable carbon ingredients. Our companies are collaborating on a pilot project to make renewable, non-fossil-based aramid yarn in a laboratory on a small scale, using bio-based BTX raw materials.Read more
The Teijin Group Philosophy
Teijin Aramid is part of Teijin Group, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. As a group we are firmly committed to society and our planet. We empower our people to deliver innovative solutions that enhance the quality of life and minimize any negative impact on those around us.
The Corporate Social Responsibility objectives of Teijin Group are to support the society of the future through three main avenues:
✔ Environmental value solutions
✔ Safety, security, and disaster mitigation solutions
✔ Demographic change and increased health consciousness solutions.
To learn more about our shared goals within Teijin and how they align with UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).Read more
Building a better world, together
Teijin Aramid is committed to taking the necessary steps that will continue to reduce our environmental footprint and contribute to reducing the environmental footprints of our value chain partners – and we will accelerate our efforts where this is possible. This requires focus and dedication in the way we organize our activities, working closely with suppliers, customers, and all other partners in the chain.