ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY

At SSC we ensure contribution towards environmental protection by all employees and processes.
This is achieved by our commitment to regulatory requirements & processes that enables pollution prevention. We also focus on continual improvement and resource conservation. SSC green leather & eco sustainability initiatives are as follows.

ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY

At SSC we ensure contribution towards environmental protection by all employees and processes.

This is achieved by our commitment to regulatory requirements & processes that enables pollution prevention. We also focus on continual improvement and resource conservation. SSC green leather & eco sustainability initiatives are as follows.

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LWG Gold Rated since 2012

Leather Working Group assesses the environmental performance of leather manufacturing facilities and is the leading certification for the industry. Using these guidelines, we have adopted sustainable and socially responsible practices as detailed below. The periodical audit creates alignment on environmental priorities and brings visibility to the best practices, thus ensuring continual improvement.

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LWG Certified Leather Manufacturer

Gold Rated Tannery since 2012

Validity until August 2022

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More than 25,000 agroclimatic specific tree plantations in and around the SSC tannery zone to help control carbon emissions. 28 rainwater harvesting collection and storage areas to recharge the ground water.

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SSC has long developed and implemented raw material traceability suitable to the local domain and are working now maximum transparency on localised collection centres.

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Traditional tanning process from beam house with natural tannins derived from tree barks, nut, and fruit. These natural extracts make the vegetable tanned leather unique and eco friendly. It is a metal free tanning process also free from all hazardous substances. Vegetable tanned leather has no negative impact on the environment.

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We are working towards ensuring a 100% “ZDHC Roadmap to Zero” compliant supplier base. Currently 60% of the suppliers are already ZHDC compliant, and we target to reach Level 3 compliance with them by 2023.

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Implementing recycling of 95% water recovery of processed water by primary, biological & tertiary treatment with 3 stage Reverse Osmosis (RO) and Multiple Effect Evaporator (MEE) followed by Agitated Thin Film Dryer (ATFD) for salt recovery.

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From traditional waste management we have progressed and achieved regenerative circularity in the cycle. With responsible manufacturing we are working to zero plastic usage and other non-decomposable materials.

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Usage of solar energy for hot water generation, biofuel used for boilers and thermic-fluid heater. Thus, saving fossil fuels. Continuous upgradation of production technology, minimized consumption of energy resources to achieve effective and efficient energy conservation, thereby monitoring the extent of LCA impact to reduce the net carbon footprint.

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We promote safe and fair social and labor conditions for our valued workers. We closely measure the social impact of manufacturing across areas such as wages, working hours, health and safety, and employee treatment.

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