Hankook Tire Receives Sustainability Recognition
Global tire company Hankook Tire has been awarded the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) Plus mark in recognition of the company’s sustainability initiatives throughout its value chain, from renewable raw material sourcing to products. durable finishes, the company said.
Hankook says his success with ISCC Plus is particularly notable because of the attributes in which certification is awarded. ISCC Plus is an international sustainability certification program for bio-based and circular (recycled) raw materials under the European Renewable Energy Directives (EU RED) that assesses a company’s sustainability from its raw materials and manufacturing processes to Finished products. ISCC is affiliated with 130 sustainable raw material manufacturers, NGOs and research institutes around the world as members, and is the most trusted institution in the field of eco-friendly certification with selection standards transparent and the strictest certification procedures.
Hankook Tire’s Geumsan Plant Received ISCC Plus Certification Through Efforts To Replace Petroleum-Based Oil With Natural Oil, As Well As Adoption Of Renewable Biobased Polymers From Rubber synthetic of petrochemical origin, according to the company.
The processes in which Hankook Tire produces certified sustainable raw materials result in environmentally friendly all-season tires Kinergy 4S 2 for passenger cars and Kinergy 4S 2X for SUVs, according to the company.