Evonik was presented with the Green Benchmarking Enterprise Award of vehicle materials from the China Automobile Energy-saving & Green Development Assessment Center. Evonik was one out of ten multinational and domestic materials suppliers who passed the very strict requirements and received this award.
By giving this award, the authority recognizes Evonik’s contribution to the sustainable development for the automotive industry in the areas of product sustainability, social responsibility and technology Innovation.
“We are honoured to receive this prestigious award. It recognizes Evonik’s holistic approach to provide sustainable materials for the automotive manufacturing, thus propel the advancement of the Chinese automotive industry,” said Jeffrey Zhu, Head of Regional Development, Evonik Greater China. “Sustainability is reflected in our company purpose: Leading beyond chemistry. Evonik goes beyond chemistry to create innovative and sustainable solutions to improve people’s life, day by day.”
Evonik was awarded for a series of efforts and contributions:
- Well recognized products for various automotive applications such as lithium batteries, various line systems, light weight design, automotive coatings, adhesives, polyurethane foam, lubricants and tires. These products can significantly improve the performance of the automobiles and drive energy efficiency.
- Implementing national policies and regulations including “Regulations for prohibited substances in automobile”, “Regulations for the management of hazardous substances and recyclability in automobile” and “Guidelines for air quality in passenger cars” etc.
- Participation in the setup of industry policies and standards, including GB11121-2006 gasoline engine oil standard and China Synthetic Leather Green Supply Chain Industry Innovation Strategic Alliance etc.
- Established green management system by passing various ESHQ standards, ISO 14001, ISO 9001 and OHSAS 1800.
Automotive is one of the most important markets for Evonik. As a leading global specialty chemical company, Evonik provides a wide range of solutions which cater to the market trends and needs of the Chinese automotive industry. Evonik has been actively advocating collaboration across the automotive value chain to improve the competitiveness of our customers as well as support the sustainable development of the industry.
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Evonik is one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals. The company is active in more than 100 countries around the world and generated sales of €13.1 billion and an operating profit (adjusted EBITDA) of €2.15 billion in 2019. Evonik goes far beyond chemistry to create innovative, profitable and sustainable solutions for customers. More than 32,000 employees work together for a common purpose: We want to improve life, today and tomorrow.
Asia Pacific is a strong driving force of the global economy and an important source of innovation. Consequently Evonik endeavors to further grow its business in the region. Sales reached €2.87 billion in 2019 and the company employs over 5,000 people at more than 50 production sites in Asia Pacific.
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