Jakarta, 6th of April 2015 – Holcim Indonesia has its Serba Guna cement brand officially certified Green Label from the Singapore Environment Council (SEC), an independently managed, non-profit and non-government organisation (NGO), focusing onto create a lasting impact on climate change by collaborating with people, industries and government to encourage and achieve sustainability standards and lead green lifestyles. Thus, Holcim Serba Guna is now the first cement brand certified Green Label in Indonesia.
The internationally accepted standard takes a life cycle approach - from raw materials through manufacturing, to consumer health impact. Serba Guna qualifies for Green Label certification as an eco-friendly building material because:
- Its low environmental impact by using renewable energy and alternative materials, thus contributing to conserving natural resources. It goes through a responsible production process which comply to the prevailing environment regulation.
- Holcim Indonesia has quality and environmental management certification under the International Organisation for Standardization, namely ISO 9001 & ISO 14001, and also certification for occupational health and safety management system, OHSAS 18001.
- It brings the highest quality for both local national SNI, international American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) standards, and meeting TCLP (Toxicity Characteristic Leaching Procedure) requirements under US Environmental Protection Agency standards (USEPA).
“Singapore Green Label helps us differentiate ourselves in the market. This will further enhance our reputation as a responsible company providing customers with sustainable products and solutions”, explained Jan Kunigk - Commercial Director.
"Holcim has always been committed to providing the best to our customers through a variety of product innovations and solutions. We are optimistic that this green label will be accepted by our customers in Indonesia and become part of a series of solutions that Holcim delivers to its customers. Next, we will continue to innovate and focus on becoming one of the best players in this industry, to be the easiest company to do business with, to deliver the promises and to add value to the business projects and activities of our customers. For Holcim Indonesia, this is being committed to the absolute fullest", closed Jan.
Taking to note, this Green Label certification is part of Holcim Indonesia’s road map to achieve its Sustainable Development (SD) Ambition 2030 as part of our long term strategy. By embedding the triple bottom line philosophy into every aspect of the business, Holcim Indonesia is focused on creating real solutions for Indonesia’s specific challenges. The SD Ambition 2030 is considered as company’s drive in achieving its vision of Building Sustainable Solutions for Society’s Future expressed in the corporate values of Strength. Performance. Passion.
About PT Holcim Indonesia Tbk
PT Holcim Indonesia Tbk (Holcim Indonesia) is a publicly listed company which its majority stake (86.35%), is owned and managed by Swiss-based Holcim Group, one of the world’s largest cement companies with more than 85,000 employees and production capacity of more than 170 million tons of cement.
As one of the largest cement companies in Indonesia, PT Holcim Indonesia Tbk maintains integrated businesses of cement, ready-mix concrete, and aggregates production. The company operates three cement plants in Narogong-West Java, Cilacap-Central Java, Tuban 1-East Java and a grinding facility in Ciwandan-Banten with total capacity of 11 million tons of cement and employs more than 2,500 employees.
PT Holcim Indonesia Tbk operates a domestic building material supply network, which covers special distributors, retailers, masons, and Solusi Rumah outlets – the outlet provides housing design service, building materials, building consultation, and financing access. All under one roof.
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