Microban Honored with Green Sustainability Contribution Award

Jun 20, 2023

Discover more about Microban's latest award win, recognising our invaluable contributions to sustainable product development.

BEIJING, CHINA – June 20, 2023 // Microban International – the global leader in antimicrobial technology, odor control and surface disinfection solutions – has been honored with the prestigious 2023 Green Sustainability Contribution Award at the 2nd International Green Zero-Carbon Festival and 2023 ESG Leadership Summit. The event, titled Towards a Carbon Neutral Road, celebrated Microban’s visionary approach to sustainability and high-value antimicrobial and odor control technologies.

The event in Beijing, China, served as a global platform to bring together key stakeholders to promote and discuss sustainable development initiatives. The festival showcases companies committed to achieving a net zero economy, aligning with China’s ambitious goal of carbon neutrality by 2060. The awards program recognizes companies that have made outstanding contributions to green energy, carbon reduction, technological innovation and the preservation of the natural environment.

Microban is at the forefront of providing sustainable antimicrobial and odor control additives globally. Its latest solutions – including LapisShield, MicroGuard, DuraTech by Microban, and Refresh – exemplify the company's commitment to bringing novel metal-free technologies with more friendly toxicity profiles to market. For example, LapisShield offers easy-to-incorporate antimicrobial functionality for water-based polymer coating formulations, promoting longevity and reducing waste. MicroGuard is a line of metal-free antifungal additives for PVC, PU, and EVA applications, replacing arsenic-based formulations while effectively protecting products against fungal growth. Similarly, DuraTech is a non-heavy metal antimicrobial technology designed explicitly for cotton applications, while Refresh is a patent-pending, non-heavy metal odor capture technology for textiles. By pioneering these advancements, Microban demonstrates its dedication to sustainable innovation and cleaner product surfaces worldwide.

Graham Harvey, Global Group Director at Microban, said: “At Microban, we are dedicated to creating clean, durable products through novel solutions. We are immensely proud to receive the Green Sustainability Contribution Award, and this recognition highlights our unwavering commitment to environmental stewardship, as well as our continuous efforts to drive sustainable development through innovation. By delivering environmentally friendly solutions, Microban is actively shaping a cleaner, greener future for numerous industries worldwide.”

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