U.S. based Distributor announces new Global Sustainability Goals to 2025 and beyond
Global chemicals and ingredients distributor Univar Solutions, Inc. (Downers Grove, IL – United States) recently announced the release of its 2020 sustainability report and the introduction of a new set of global sustainability goals to 2025 and beyond. Besides tracking progress against its sustainability goals to 2021, the document also introduces a set of new ambitious sustainability goals to 2025, with key emissions goals stretching to 2030 in support of a long-term commitment to achieve net zero emissions by 2050.
The report can be downloaded from the company website.
Source: Univar Solutions press release
HGE – DCG / 25.06.2021
New Report covers group-wide Sustainability Efforts in 2019
Specialty chemicals and food ingredients distributor Azelis S.A. (Munsbach, Luxembourg) has recently published its first sustainabilty report that covers the groups global sustainability efforts and actions in 2019. The company said it wanted to report on its performance and demonstrate “… how its commitments to sustainability are put into action, by creating shared value with our innovative and sustainable products and having a positive impact on the communities around the globe.”
Azelis had obtained its second and consecutive EcoVadis Gold rating earlier this year. A few months ago it also communicated that it has gained membership in the Together for Sustainability (“TfS”) chemical industry initiative.
Source: Azelis press release
HGE – DCG / 03.08.2020
Zurich based Company outlines Sustainability Goals until 2030 alongside its new Company Purpose “Enrich People’s Lives”
Market expansion services provider (and speciality chemicals and ingredients distributor) DKSH AG (Zurich, Switzerland) has published its third Sustainabilty Report covering performance in 2019.
DKSH also said it commits to targets in alignment with the UN Sustainable Development Goals. These include becoming climate neutral by 2030, as well as expanding training opportunities for employees, promoting health and safety for fleet drivers and increasing energy efficiency by 2025.
About a year ago, DKSH has achieved a “Silver” rating from Paris-based agency EcoVadis, based on an overall score of 50 points. With that the company ranked among the top 14% of companies in the industry at the time.
Source: DKSH press release, DistriConsult Analysis
HGE / DCG – 18.06.2020
U.S. based Distributor names Jennifer McIntyre as Corporate Sustainability Lead
Global chemicals and ingredients distributor Univar Solutions, Inc. (Downers Grove, IL – United States) announced last week that it has published its 2019 Sustainability Report. It is accompanied by a new dashboard, showing progress against Univar’s 2021 sustainability goals. The report also references the latest version of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards, the company said. The report is available through the company website.
In the future, Jennifer McIntyre, Senior Vice President and Chief Integration Officer will serve as the company’s Executive Sustainability Lead, Univar said. Since joining the company in 2013, McIntyre has been responsible for a number of supply chain and operations improvement projects. Most recently, she has led the Univar’s integration strategy, following the Nexeo acquisition. “She will continue leading those efforts, while at the same time introducing new ideas and proven best practices to the Company’s sustainability agenda.”
Source: Univar press release
HGE – DCG / 08.06.2020
Paris-based Distributor advances its Corporate Sustainability Initiative
Specialty Chemicals distributor Safic-Alcan S.A. (Puteaux (Paris), France) last week announced that it haspublished its first Sustainabilty Report. Titled “The Durable Link”, the report outlines the company’s commitment “to enhance the long lasting link, […] connecting chemical manufacturers and chemical users with complete distribution solutions as well as individual chemical products.”
The report is available on the company website via the link http://www.safic-alcan.com/sustainability/sustainability-governance.html.
Safic-Alcan is a member of the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest voluntary corporate citizenship and sustainability initiative, which the company joined in spring 2018.
Source: Safic Alcan press release
HGE / DCG – 11.11.2019