Hikal receives the Responsible Care certification

Hikal, a leading manufacturer of active ingredients, intermediates and regulatory starting materials successfully completed the Responsible Care audit at all its facilities. Hikal is the first Indian life sciences custom manufacturing company to receive the Responsible Care certification governed by the International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA).

“At Hikal, Responsible Care certification goes beyond our legal obligations and encompasses striving for excellence in safety, sustainability and environmental performance. We encourage our suppliers and contractors to strive for continuous improvement in safety and environmental standards. Compliance with all regulatory standards and guidelines is critical for Hikal, our customers and our suppliers. This certification is a true testimony to the high standards of quality, regulatory compliance and operating standards at our company. Responsible Care and Sustainability is a commitment and responsibility of each and every employee and our goal is to be a positive contributor to the communities we operate in,” Jai Hiremath, Chairman and MD, Hikal said.

According to the company release, Responsible Care is the worldwide commitment by the chemical industry to continuous improvement in health, safety and environmental performance, and open communication with all stakeholders. Responsible Care companies improve their performance by implementing world-class management practices; working with independent auditors; tracking performance through environmental, health, safety and security measures.

EP News Bureau

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