A commitment to sustainable living

For Grasim, sustainability is more than protecting the environment. It is adopting new processes and technology to ensure safety at the plant and providing sustainable livelihood opportunities to surrounding communities while safeguarding the environment.

  • Over 50% reduction in water consumption by the pulp and fibre business

  • Output material is reused at every step of the process through closed-loop fibre manufacturing

  • Grasim’s VSF unit at Nagda is the lowest consumer of water globally

  • Four USDA certified Biobased products – Birla Viscose, Birla Modal, Birla Excel and Birla Spunshades

  • Grasim is the first VSF Company to receive Gold Level Material Health Certificate by C2CPII, USA for dope dyed VSF

  • DuPont Sustainable Solutions with end-to-end safety focus for employees, transporters and customers

  • Reduction in energy consumption and GHG emission for transportation of raw materials and products

  • Regular training of drivers for safe movement of vehicles

  • Empowering more than 3000 women every year through self-help groups

  • Educating almost 49,061 students through schools, scholarships, adult education programmes and more

  • Helping over 1,328,059 patients through health camps, immunisation drives, free specialised healthcare facilities and more

  • Enabling 1,000,000 people by providing career guidance to local youth, upskilling of local farmers and artisans and infrastructure development projects among others


To achieve its green goals, the viscose business employs a 360 degree sustainability approach which minimises the environmental impact of its processes. This plan ensures that processes are constantly monitored and improved, investment in cleaner technologies is continuous and waste recycling is a priority. Moreover, the business goals are also intertwined with a sense of environmental responsibility. Each employee is also a Green Champion, contributing daily towards energy conservation and social value creation.

With one of the best environmental policies in the business, the chemicals business follows environment-friendly processes and adheres to global safety standards. New processes and technologies are continuously adopted to minimise pollution and waste. In addition, natural resources are used responsibly and by products are disposed safely.


News & Stories

Grasim’s Grasilene Division bags CII-ITC Sustainability Award 2019

Grasim Industries Ltd, Grasilene Division, Harihar, has been bestowed with the CII-ITC Sustainability Award 2019 for Excellence in Environment Management, for its tremendous achievements in the environmental front.

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Planet comes first

Grasim’s philosophy of forest to fashion ensures that we build a greener future. A step towards that direction is Liva eco - Saving the world - one garment at a time! Watch video.

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The green heart movement

Grasim – one of the world’s premier fibre manufacturer companies – believes in sustainability. Come, stand for sustainable and responsible fashion – it’s time to wear your green heart on your sleeve! Watch video.

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Grasim Harihar wins first runner-up award in Operational Excellence Leadership

Grasim Harihar has won the First Runner-Up Award in Operational Excellence Leadership category by Frost & Sullivan

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Birla Cellulose to reduce water intensity by 50% by the year 2025

Birla Cellulose has targeted to reduce its water intensity by 50% by 2025 from the baseline year 2015.

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