Düsseldorf, New York and Tokyo, – Asahi Kasei, a diversified Japanese multinational company, and its affiliated companies have acquired the widely recognized international certification ISCC PLUS1 for several products as shown below. The certification ensures that biomass, recycled materials, etc., are appropriately managed under the mass-balance method2 in the whole supply chain including manufacturing. With the acquisition of this certification, Asahi Kasei will be able to provide ISCC PLUS certified products.
|Company name||Product||Trade name|
|Methyl methacrylate (MMA)|
|Polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA)||Delpet™ and Delpowder™|
|Styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR)||Tufdene™ solution-poly- merized SBR|
|Butadiene rubber (BR)||Diene™ and Asadene™ polybutadiene rubber|
|PP/PE compounds||Asaclean™ molding ma- chine purging compound|
|Asahi Kasei Mitsubishi Che- mical Ethylene Corp.||Ethylene, propylene, etc.|
|Okayama Butadiene Co., Ltd.||Butadiene|
The Asahi Kasei Group aims to contribute to a carbon-neutral and sustainable world from the perspective of “Care for Earth” by focusing on initiatives such as the use of biomass raw materials, recycled raw materials, and renewable energy. The company strives to meet the expectations of its customers and society by further advancing the provision of products and services with such sustainable characteristics while deepening collaboration with other companies based on its medium- term management plan for fiscal 2024 focused on the theme “Be a Trailblazer.”
About the Asahi Kasei Corporation
The Asahi Kasei Group contributes to life and living for people around the world. Since its foundation in 1922 with ammonia and cellulose fiber businesses, Asahi Kasei has consistently grown through the proactive transformation of its business portfolio to meet the evolving needs of every age. With more than 46,000 employees around the world, the company contributes to a sustainable society by provid- ing solutions to the world’s challenges through its three business sectors of Material, Homes, and Health Care. Its Materials sector, comprised of Environmental Solutions, Mobility & Industrial, and Life Innovation, includes a wide array of products from battery separators and biodegradable textiles to engineering plastics and sound solutions. For more information, visit www.asahi-kasei.com and
Asahi Kasei is also dedicated to sustainability initiatives and is contributing to reaching a carbon neu- tral society by 2050. To learn more, visit https://www.asahi-kasei.com/sustainability/.