FRANKLIN, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--UL EHS Sustainability, the industry’s leading provider of workplace health and safety solutions, today announced an extensive course licensing partnership with Aditya Birla Group, the third largest conglomerate in India. The Aditya Birla Group, a conglomerate the size of a Fortune 500 company with global holdings in non-ferrous metal manufacturing, cement, telecommunications, textiles, and finance, will use UL’s training library to help ensure that its 120,000 employees worldwide maintain safe workplace practices. UL’s research has shown that multinational companies often struggle with maintaining a consistent quality of safety training across international worksites. By having access not only to the English language version but to the hundreds of translated courses available through UL EHS Sustainability, the Aditya Birla Group will be able to assign relevant training to a variety of sites and businesses while ensuring the quality of content and language.
“The Aditya Birla Group has a long-standing reputation as a top company for leadership," said Mark Ward, general manager and vice president of UL EHS Sustainability. “One mark of world-class leadership is an understanding that your human assets are your most important key in a robust bottom line. Keeping workers healthy, safe, and on-the-job in every country helps companies grow and prosper. We are delighted to partner with the Aditya Birla Group on this important initiative.”
“UL’s commitment to increasing safety awareness in India is further solidified with the important partnership with Aditya Birla,” said Bill Conran, UL EHS Sustainability vice president for global strategy and business development. “From preventing unintentional injury in children with UL’s Safety Smart to heightening worker awareness of hazards in the workplace with modern, applicable, training courseware, our mission of 'working for a safer world' is further realized, today.”
UL EHS Sustainability is trusted by more than 2,000 organizations in more than 20 major industries, including manufacturing, healthcare, construction, and energy. Its customized eLearning programs provide an engaging learning experience for employees, which is reflected in both the course content itself and how it is presented. Instructional designers who specialize in adult learning develop the courses to be highly interactive and visually appealing to encourage learner involvement and knowledge retention. UL EHS Sustainability also helps multi-national corporations manage and implement best safety practices across all their locations by offering language translation and country customization. UL EHS Sustainability’s winning combination of safety and instructional design expertise has been proven to enhance employees’ knowledge and positively influence behaviors.
About the Aditya Birla Group
The Aditya Birla Group is a US $41 billion conglomerate in the League of Fortune 500. It has an extraordinary workforce of over 120,000 employees with 42 different nationalities. A metals powerhouse among the world's most cost-efficient aluminium and copper producers, Hindalco-Novelis is the largest aluminium rolling company. It is one of the three biggest producers of primary aluminium in Asia, with the largest single location copper smelter. It is No.1 in viscose staple fibre and carbon black, the fourth-largest producer of electrical insulators, fifth-largest producer of acrylic fibre, among the top 10 cement producers globally and the largest Indian MNC with manufacturing operations in the USA.
UL is a premier global independent safety science company that has championed progress for 120 years. Its more than 10,000 professionals are guided by the UL mission to promote safe working and living environments for all people. UL uses research and standards to continually advance and meet ever-evolving safety needs. We partner with businesses, manufacturers, trade associations and international regulatory authorities to bring solutions to a more complex global supply chain. For more information about our certification, testing, inspection, advisory and education services, visit http://www.ul.com.
About UL EHS Sustainability
UL EHS Sustainability (formerly UL Workplace Health and Safety) is a division of Underwriters Laboratories (‘UL’), the premier global independent safety science company that has championed progress for 120 years. In 2016, UL EHS Sustainability acquired cr360, a leader in Sustainability and EHS management software. UL EHS Sustainability empowers organizations to protect the well-being of workers, reduce risk, improve productivity, enhance compliance, and drive measurable business improvement through its EHS, occupational health, environmental, supply chain, sustainability, and corporate social responsibility platforms. More than 2,000 organizations in over 20 major industries including manufacturing, healthcare, and construction & energy, trust UL’s tools to meet their expanding needs. To learn more, visit www.ULEHSS.com or call 888.202.3016.