The Producer Is Addressing the Pollution Originated by the Chemical Substances Used During the MMCF Production Process. It Has Joined a Credible Initiative That Advances Solutions on Chemical Management.
The producer is implementing, for all of its sites, pollution control technologies to limit their impact, developing an approach for the recovery of substances used or generated during the production of MMCF.
ZDHC Responsible Fibre Production Guidelines ZDHC Wastewater Guidelines (evaluated in 2020, worth 3 points) ZDHC Air Emissions Guidelines.
Key Improvements Required
- Complete and publish the CanopyStyle Audit and address any sourcing risks identified.
- Accelerate the use of Next Generation Fibre Solutions in order to meet or exceed the aspirational targets outlined in the Vision for Viscose: 50% by 2030.
- Where virgin fibres are used and they are not coming from key priority Ancient and Endangered Forests, procure higher volumes of FSC 100% certified inputs from sources that have achieved FSC Forest Management certification on the ground.
Areas where the company is showing leadership
The company proactively reached out to Canopy, quickly adopted a policy and has a service agreement in place to have an independent CanopyStyle Audit once its facility is operational.
Number of viscose, lyocell and dissolving pulp mills + location and production volumes
Kara Fibers produces lyocell at one facility located in Turkey, with an annual capacity of 30 000 tons.