Ashland sustainable guar and puraloe™ aloe vera programs are two unique examples of innovative supplier partnerships that power sustainable, profitable growth for local farmers and small villages in India and Mexico.
Reliable field-to-market model. Certified and responsible, organic, Kosher and Halal.
Our work upgrading farm facilities and infrastructure improved conditions for community harvesters of puraloe™ across Jaumave Tamaulipas, Mexico. Investment in school computers and water irrigation systems, classroom modernization, and air conditioning further underscores Ashland’s commitment to communities where our suppliers and their families live, work, and play.
Our program increases farmers’ yield and income, lowers production costs, expands local economies, and positively impacts the environment.
Modern farming techniques and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) training of male and female farmers in the Sriganganagar district of Rajasthan, India, led to a 35 percent increase in crop yield, helping boost local economies. Educating the female population empowers them, improves their technical knowledge and skills, and helps elevate their standard of living.
Both programs demonstrate Ashland’s continued commitment to an environment, social, and governance (ESG) strategy that respects and supports our upstream and downstream partners and communities around the world.