Calgon Carbon

Calgon Carbon

Metrics Value

Environmental Fines (G4-EN29-a)

2016 = $ 7,000

Employees (G4-10-a)

2015 = 1,100 employees

Fair Trade Mechanism

2015 = Unknown

Water Recycled (%) (G4-EN10-b)

2015 = 8 %

Indirect greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 2) (G4-EN16-a)

2015 = 63,322 tonnes CO2 equivalent

Waste Water Used (G4-EN8-a)

2015 = 274,314.1 m3

Ground Water Withdrawals (G4-EN8-a)

2015 = 2.19M m3

Incidents of Discrimination (G4-HR3-a)

2015 = Unknown incidents

Hazardous Waste Recycled (G4-EN23-a)

2015 = 202 tonnes

Fuel Consumption from Non-renewable sources (G4-EN3-a)

2016 = Unknown Gigajoules

Male employees (G4-10-a)

2015 = Unknown employees

Fuel consumption from renewable sources (G4-EN3-b)

2015 = Unknown Gigajoules

Women in Management Positions

2015 = Unknown %

Hazardous Waste Created (G4-EN23-a)

2015 = 3,209 tonnes

Total Water Withdrawals (G4-EN8-a)

2015 = 6.86M cubic metres

Non-Hazardous Waste (G4-EN23-a)

2015 = 38,237 tonnes

Women in Unskilled Positions

2015 = Unknown %

Collective Bargaining (G4-11)

2015 = 28 %

Total Waste to Landfill (G4-EN23-a)

2015 = 33,171 Tons

Water Volume Recycled (G4-EN10-a)

2015 = 563,882 cubic metres
Not to be confused with Calgon, a soap company. Calgon Carbon Corporation is a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania based company that manufactures and markets products that remove contaminants and odors from liquids and gases, both for industrial, municipal, and consumer markets. Calgon Carbon's product lines typically use activated carbon in various forms, UV light technology, or ion exchange technology, and the company is the largest producer of granular activated carbon (GAC) in the world. The company also offers reactivation services, wherein activated carbon can be recycled. Originally formed as the Pittsburgh Coke & Chemical Company in the 1940s, the company's main operations are currently centered in North America with branches overseas such as Chemviron Carbon in Europe, Calgon Carbon Japan KK in Japan, Calgon Carbon Thailand Ltd.