TÜV SÜD issues ISCC PLUS certification to 4 plants of Toray Industries, Inc.

Food & Feed / Biofuels / Chemical industry

Food & Feed / Biofuels / Chemical industry

28 February 2024

TÜV SÜD, a globally acclaimed safety and quality expert, has issued ISCC PLUS certification to Toray Industries, Inc. (Location: Chuo-ku, Tokyo, President: Mitsuo Ohya) with its production plants: Nagoya Plant, Tokai Plant, Okazaki Plant and Chiba Plant.

ts-pr-ISCC PLUS certification to TorayTÜV SÜD has issued ISCC PLUS certifications to Toray Industries, Inc. with its 4 production plants: Nagoya Plant (Nagoya, Aichi), Tokai Plant (Tokai, Aichi), Okazaki Plant (Okazaki, Aichi) and Chiba Plant (Ichihara, Chiba). With ISCC PLUS certification, these plants are now able to allocate and use biomass or recycled raw materials in a mass balance system to produce and supply renewable materials.

For companies, it is getting more and more important to incorporate sustainability initiatives into their management strategies and corporate activities and to proof their engagement. ISCC PLUS certification is a voluntary international mass balance certification system that covers all types of biomass, waste, residues, non-biomass renewable energy and renewable carbon feedstock. It includes regulations on traceability, greenhouse gas calculations and the core requirements for sustainable agricultural production.

TÜV SÜD Japan will continue to contribute to the creation of organisations and products for decarbonisation and the circular economy through our sustainability-related services. Click here for more information: https://www.tuvsud.com/ja-jp/services/testing/environmental-and-sustainability-solutions

What is ISCC PLUS certification?

ISCC PLUS certification is an international certification system based on the mass balance method (material balance method), covering food, feed, chemicals, plastics, packaging, textiles and renewable raw materials, materials and products from processes using renewable energy sources. This international and voluntary certification scheme applies to the bioeconomy and circular economy. It can certify all types of biomass, waste, residues, non-biomass renewable energies, renewable carbon feedstock, etc.

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From left to right: Yuriko Teshigawara, General Manager of Environmental Solutions Dept., Corporate Marketing Planning Division, Toray Industries, Inc., Andrea Coscia, CEO of TÜV SÜD Japan, Koichi Nomiyama, General Manager of Resins & Chemicals Sustainability Innovation, Strategic Planning Dept., Toray Industries, Inc.

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