WIKA India, a wholly-owned subsidiary of WIKA Alexander Wiegand SE & Co. KG, Germany, has been honored with the prestigious Carbon Footprint Reduction Award at the 2nd edition of IE Renewable Business Meet. This accolade marks the recognition of the organization’s unwavering commitment to sustainability and its pursuit of a net-zero future.
“Today, we find ourselves filled with pride as the unwavering dedication we possess towards sustainability and our pursuit of a future with zero net emissions is acknowledged by Industrial Outlook Magazine,” said Prashant Sinha, Head of Marketing EMEA / India from WIKA India, who received this esteemed award on behalf of the organization at the meet.
“This accolade serves as undeniable evidence of our steadfast commitment towards diminishing our carbon footprint and safeguarding our planet for the well-being of forthcoming generations. We hold firm in our belief that each and every action is significant, and it is only through our collaborative endeavors that we can genuinely bring transformative change,” added Sinha.
Sustainability has been among the core values at WIKA since its establishment 75 years ago. The company has established clear and measurable sustainability goals and aligns all its operations and activities with them. The company carefully evaluates the carbon footprint throughout its supply chain.
WIKA has always complied with all the national and international environmental legislations and was awarded with Oko-profit and EcoVadis in 2022.
WIKA also has a targeted emphasis on green energy and is focusing on the emerging segment of green hydrogen to assist India in its transition to a sustainable energy future.
Additionally, WIKA India is maximizing the use of solar power in its plant operations, which is currently at 54%. To reinforce this commitment, WIKA has transformed all four of its factories in India into solar-powered facilities.
WIKA has embedded its carbon neutrality mission throughout its value chain, focusing its product line and quality innovations towards “Engineering Towards Net Zero.”.
With its innovative solutions and wide product range, WIKA supports its customers on their path towards sustainability with the best-possible solutions.
As a pioneer in the industry, WIKA sets an example with enhanced technological advancements in reducing negative environmental impacts and achieving a net-zero carbon footprint by 2030. This aligns its values with UN’s Sustainable Development Goals to make a positive impact on the society.