· Among 10 LafargeHolcim solutions recognized by Solar Impulse Foundation
· ECOPact MAX has a CO2 reduction capability greater than 70%
Mumbai: ACC ECOPact, the industry’s broadest offering of green concrete for high-performing, safe, and circular construction has been awarded the “Solar Impulse Efficient Solution” label. It recognizes the organization’s revolutionary product that protects the environment while still being profitable. ECOPact is one of the ten LafargeHolcim solutions that have been recognized by the Solar Impulse Foundation.
‘ECOPact’ is a cement that provides higher resistance against corrosion caused by chlorine penetration and other environmental factors. The Eco-friendly product range also gives the choice to decide on concrete primarily based on their desired degree of CO2 discount and sustainability aim.
The range includes three variants- ECOPact PRIME which offers CO2 reduction by 50-70%, ECOPact MAX with a CO2 reduction capability greater than 70%, and ECOPact ZERO, a combination of concrete technology excellence and climate action, which offers the opportunity to eliminate the carbon footprint of concrete and greatly reduce the overall carbon footprint of the structures.
“At ACC, we recognize our responsibility to contribute to a greener tomorrow. Our ECOPact products range plays a significant role in our strategy to position ACC as a leading sustainable RMX producer. With our ECOPact products, we want to give our customers a choice to be carbon-neutral in all areas of the building. The innovative manufacturing process of the ECOPact range, reduces CO2 emissions by up to 100% and further enhances our sustainable products offerings for the construction industry.” said Mr. Sridhar Balakrishnan, MD & CEO, ACC Limited.
The Solar Impulse Foundation launched its 1,000-solution challenge in 2018 with the aim of protecting the environment while making a profit. The aim was to present these ideas to decision-makers for swift implementation. The Solar Impulse Foundation awards a badge to selected solutions as evidence of their positive environmental and economic effects. Each solution that received an award was strictly assayed by a pool of independent experts.
ECOPact is a global green concrete brand introduced worldwide by the parent organisation, LafargeHolcim. Recently, ACC ‘ECOPact’ expanded its presence to 7 markets in India including Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Kolkata, Delhi NCR, and Punjab to enable sustainable construction. ECOPact concrete can now be manufactured throughout India and delivered within the standard delivery radius of the concrete plant.
ACC has been a pioneering brand with a history of ‘Category first’ innovations that have gone on to set new benchmarks. The Company has been consistently focusing on increasing the range of sustainable solutions. It continues in its endeavour to be an innovative and responsive organisation by building sustainable, innovative and differentiated solutions aligned with its vision to transition to a ‘Building Materials Company’.