CJ Blossom Park, CJ CheilJedang’s R&D hub, obtained the certification as a biodegradability testing laboratory (ACT Lab) from TÜV SÜD. Building upon this achievement, CJ CheilJedang and TÜV SÜD have signed a business agreement as new partners in sustainable development.
CJ CheilJedang and TÜV SÜD have agreed to collaborate on biodegradable plastics, food packaging, supply chain management, chemical management, and sustainable business practices. Both are committed to sharing a common goal and vision for a sustainable future. They will provide innovative solutions to the industrial ecosystem, generating social value and economic outcomes.
Lee Seung-jin, White BIO Business Leader at CJ CheilJedang, emphasized, ‘Under the slogan ‘Nature to Nature,’ CJ CheilJedang has been putting in various efforts to address climate change, including the commercialization of biodegradable bio-materials ‘PHA.’ We hope that this agreement will serve as a stepping stone for both companies to work together in various fields towards a sustainable future.’
Seo Jung-wook, CEO of TÜV SÜD Korea, stated, ‘Recent climate changes and the need for efficient resource utilization demand responsible actions for a sustainable future. Through this collaboration with CJ CheilJedang, TÜV SÜD hopes to draw a blueprint that enhances environmental awareness and brings about sustainable development together. This is more than just an MoU signing; it is a commitment from all of us to achieve tangible change.’
TÜV SÜD is a leading global testing and certification organization based in Germany. It provides sustainable services to a wide range of industries through expert groups, contributing to sustainable goals such as environmentally friendly product development, energy savings, and environmental pollution reduction.”