Key news highlights:
Mowilex has earned its fourth consecutive carbon neutral company certification.
How of Indonesia first carbon neutral manufacturer, Mowilex supports the country’s ambitious renewable energy goals.
A new solar lamp at the company headquarters and an efficient new Cikande factory cut emissions at the source.
Mowilex finances two UN-certified offset projects promoting clean energy Southeast Asia.
JAKARTA, Indonesia, December 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ – Paint manufacturer PT Mowilex Indonesia (Mowilex) received its fourth consecutive CarbonNeutral® certification from Climate Impact Partners, completing Scope 1, 2 and 3 evaluations that follow the global greenhouse gas (GHG) protocol. Mowilex, which manufactures premium-quality paints, wood coatings and construction coatings, is of Indonesia first carbon neutral manufacturer.
Mowilex earned certification by recording significant carbon reductions and offsets over a 12-month period. One-time events, including a return to the office and the restart of post-pandemic business trips, slightly increased the company’s carbon footprint from the previous year. Mowilex also operated in several facilities while moving to an energy-efficient new Cikande factory, which will ultimately reduce the company’s carbon footprint by up to 7%. Residual emissions are offset via carbon credits.
Last month, Mowilex installed a solar canopy that is expected to permanently reduce carbon emissions at the company’s headquarters by up to 30%. The panels shade cars while the maximum solar output is produced by the current state electric company regulations.
“Our fourth consecutive CarbonNeutral® company certification from Climate Impact Partners shows Mowilex’s commitment to the environment and society. As an ethical company, we know that the hidden costs of pollution are the challenges and costs of doing the right thing do,” he says. Niko SafaviCEO of PT Mowilex Indonesia.
“By reducing emissions at home, Mowilex helps Indonesia achieve goals of 25% renewable energy by 2030 and zero carbon by 2060,” says Mowilex sustainability manager Tania Wakhidah Ariningtyas. “We also support carbon reduction efforts in developing countries, through two projects certified by the UN Framework Convention on Climate. Change.”
Op from Thailand SPM farm, an efficient wastewater treatment system lowers methane emissions while capturing the biogas that fuels electricity-generating engines. On the Burgos wind project, the Philippines’ largest wind farm, 50 turbines generate clean electricity, create jobs and promote environmental education.
“Mowilex’s fourth year of carbon neutral company certification demonstrates their continued leadership in the sustainability space, as they are dedicated each year to negating their carbon footprint with offset projects that benefit the environment,” says Dave JonasSCS Global Services Manager, Climate Services.
“Although we are proud to be the first carbon-neutral certified manufacturing business in our market, we are also happy to see startup paint companies that outline zero-emission strategies. We hope that legacy companies will also follow our lead. all the environment must first put,” says Safavi.
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About PT Mowilex Indonesia
PT Mowilex Indonesia (Mowilex), a subsidiary of Asia Coatings Enterprises, Pte. Ltd., is a leading producer of premium paints and coatings. Since launching the first Indonesian-made, water-based paints in 1970, the company has expanded its commitment to environmental ethics, equality, community and innovation. PT Mowilex is of Indonesia only certified carbon neutral manufacturer, produces zero and low VOC paints and modern paints, and the company regularly wins awards for its social responsibility and sustainability efforts.
SOURCE PT Mowilex Indonesia