At Indorama, we exercise the highest commitment to environmental regulations and best practices. We place high priority on the need to preserve the environment and provide better quality of life for the communities where we operates. Environmental concerns have become an integral part of the development process within Indorama.
Indorama has drawn up extensive plans to protect the environment. Minimising waste, recycling and reusing effluents, monitoring and controlling quality of air emissions, expanding green spaces as well as conducting environmental impact assessments and obtaining various environmental certifications are amongst the top environmental priorities that Indorama observes in existing complexes and new projects.
Indorama is determined to keep its environmental performance at international levels and stringently follows all international safety and protection regulations. Most of our plants are ISO 14001, ISO 18001 and ISO 9001 certified. We follow World Bank and local government environment standards for water and air emissions.
Our textile products have been tested against harmful substances by the International Association for Research and Testing in Textile Ecology. Our textiles have been awarded the prestigious Oeko-Tex Standard 100 for several consecutive years and are Oeko-Tex compliant.
For Indorama, safety and health of its people is of principal importance. Indorama invests significant resources to reduce workplace accidents and ensure a safe working environment. The Group protects the interests of its employees by providing them with appropriate and up-to-date training and access to development programs.
As a part of its commitment, Indorama has taken several measures which have contributed to a large extent to reduce lost man-hours and accidents at the workplace. All employees are provided with knowledge, awareness of any hazardous surrounding conditions and procedures to protect themselves and to enable them to undertake their assigned responsibilities safely and efficiently.
Our companies provide medical facilities for employees and their families by way of on-site clinics, medical insurance and regular health check-ups. Our companies strictly follow no child labour policy.
By adhering to world safety standards, promoting product and operational safety, and encouraging the active participation of every employee, the Indorama Group creates a conducive work environment.
Indorama Group’s principal entity engaged in the manufacture of spun yarns (using cotton), PT. Indo-Rama Synthetics Tbk, Indonesia is a member of Better Cotton Initiative (“BCI”). BCI, a not for profit organisation, is the world’s largest cotton sustainability programme and a member of ISEAL Alliance, the global membership association for sustainability standards. BCI is a product, a philosophy and a movement, achieving sustainability through continuous improvement to make global cotton production better for the people who produce it, better for the environment it grows in and better for sector’s future. BCI works with a diverse range of stakeholders to promote measurable and continuing improvements for the environment, farming, communities and the economies of cotton-producing areas. BCI aims to transform cotton production worldwide by developing better cotton as a sustainable mainstream commodity. Indorama Group plans to expand its BCI membership to cover its other spun yarn manufacturing locations (using cotton fibre) in Sri Lanka and Uzbekistan.