Chairman Lee participates in the eco-friendly campaign ‘GoGo Challenge’
Chairman Lee Young-kwan joined the eco-friendly campaign ‘GoGo Challenge’ conducted by the Ministry of Environment.
Chairman Lee proposed "Let's save energy and increase eco-friendly materials" at the Gogo Challenge, saying, "We will speed up the practice of ESG management, a key factor in sustainable development," and added, "We will focus more on developing eco-friendly materials as well as energy reduction."
Toray Advanced Materials Korea(TAK) is focusing not only on recycling but also on developing eco-friendly materials to establish a resource circulation ecosystem.
TAK supplies 13,000 tons of recycled fibers annually by recycling domestic waste PETs (polyester) as raw materials, which are recycled in various fields such as sports clothing and nonwoven fabrics for electric vehicles, increasing environmental added value.
Eco-friendly elastic fabric is a fiber developed by TAK by analyzing the elastic expression principle of urethane foam, which dramatically reduces air pollutants from incineration and is recycled throughout daily life, including pillows and mattresses, due to its excellent elasticity and resilience.
In addition, TAK treats film by-products generated in the production process and re-injects them as raw materials, and plans to expand the processing range by recovering by-products generated by customers to be reborn and supplied as products desired by customers.
In addition, film by-products generated in the production process are treated and re-injected and used as raw materials, and the processing range is expanded by recovering by-products generated by customer companies, and it is planned to be reborn and supplied as products desired by customers.
To save energy, TAK is actively engaged in ‘Challenge 30’ activities to reduce carbon emissions from the product manufacturing stage, and is expanding its use of eco-friendly renewable energy by collecting methane gas from water purification plants and converting it into fuel or generating electricity through solar power generation.
In addition, TAK is practicing energy saving in everyday life, such as pulling out electric cords and maintaining proper indoor temperature.
In the future, TAK will continue to make efforts to create social values by further strengthening ESG management activities.
Chairman Lee recommended Kim Young-chan, chairman of Golf Zone Newdin Group, as the next participant, and participated under the nomination of Chairman Yoo Ja-eun of Konkuk University.