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Haltermann Carless receives ISCC PLUS certification

With the ISCC PLUS certificate, Haltermann Carless offers certified mass balance solutions.



The ISCC PLUS certification was awarded for both Haltermann Carless production sites in Germany. The certification enables the chemical company to provide certified bio-circular mass balance products for various industries. 

Frankfurt a. M., Germany, Nov 18 2022 – Haltermann Carless, a company of HCS Group and a leading international supplier of solutions for high-value hydrocarbon specialties, is pleased to announce that both production sites in Germany have received the International Sustainability & Carbon Certification (ISCC) PLUS certification. The certification allows the company to supply a wide range of bio-based and mass-balanced products that have been proven to have a significantly lower carbon footprint than fossil-based products.

Henrik Krüpper, Chief Executive Officer HCS Group, says: “We are proud to receive the ISCC PLUS certification for our Haltermann Carless manufacturing sites in Germany. This is another step in our strategic journey to transform our portfolio and offer sustainable alternatives alongside our traditional solutions. We strongly believe in the circular economy and are committed to providing our customers with low carbon solutions from cradle to gate and expanding our range of products and services under the ISCC PLUS scheme.”

Chris Hutchinson, Senior Vice President Corporate Development & Sustainability, says: “The ISCC PLUS certificate is another milestone in HCS Group’s ambition to develop sustainable solutions in accordance with strict sustainability criteria. The mass balance approach, using consistent and certified data, is a great option for delivering verifiable emission reductions in the supply chain and provides a cost-effective transitional solution towards a true bio-economy for our customers.”

Previously, Haltermann Carless had received the ISCC EU certification, which enables the company to provide certified renewable performance fuels to the automotive and motorsport industry.

ISCC sustainability certification of circular and bio-based approaches

ISCC (International Sustainability and Carbon Certification) is a globally recognised scheme for recycled and bio-circular materials. It provides traceability through the supply chain along with verification of specific environmental and social standards.



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About Haltermann Carless

Haltermann Carless is a pioneer and leading international supplier of high-value hydrocarbon solutions in Mobility, Life Science, Industrial and Energy. With access to renewable resources from strategic partners, the company drives the development of sustainable products making a contributing to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions throughout the supply chain. The company, which is part of HCS Group, employs 500 people and has production sites in Germany, the UK, France and the USA. More information:

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