Sanyo Trading Co., Ltd. announced that it has obtained ISCC PLUS certification, an international certification system for sustainable products.
The ISCC (International Sustainability and Carbon Certification) is an international certification related to sustainability and carbon emissions. The ISCC PLUS certification system manages products to ensure they are made of sustainable raw materials such as biomass raw materials, recycled materials, etc. manufactured using the mass balance method1 which are produced in areas outside of the EU and sold globally through supply chains. By obtaining ISCC PLUS certification, Sanyo Trading can now handle ISCC PLUS-certified products around the world, including in areas outside of the EU.
Sanyo Trading positions sustainability initiatives as an important management task and offers environmentally friendly products as one of the initiatives for the reduction of environmental impact. This ISCC PLUS certification now enables us to actively employ environmentally friendly raw resin materials. To continue to contribute to the realization of a sustainable international society, we will work to expand our ISCC PLUS-certified products and offer a wide range of environmentally friendly products.
1 A management and calculation method that assigns the derivation rate of sustainable raw materials to a final product according to the percentage of biomass-derived or other sustainable raw materials mixed with petroleum- or other fossil fuel-derived unsustainable raw materials in the production of products. This method is drawing attention as an important method of increasing the penetration of renewable resources. In the chemical industry, it has also attracted an increasing amount of attention as an effective way to transition to a circular economy.
■ ISCC PLUS-certified products
Trimethylol propane, pentaerythritol, dipentaerythritol (environmentally friendly grade)