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Clariant hosts first Sustainability Dialog

  • Top management and guest experts give insight on trends in the specialty chemicals industry and Clariant's sustainability initiatives
Muttenz, September 2, 2015 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, will today host its inaugural Sustainability Dialog in Frankfurt, Germany, to examine the role of sustainability within the specialty chemicals industry and the company's contribution to a sustainable society. The event at the Clariant Innovation Center will bring together top-level Clariant management with third party experts to foster dialog with important stakeholders from customer industries, politics, NGOs and the media.

More than 150 participants will attend the keynote presentations of CEO Hariolf Kottmann, Head of Business Unit Industrial & Consumer Specialties Christian Vang, and guest speaker Klaus Töpfer, Executive Director of the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies, who will elaborate on sustainable development trends in the specialty chemicals industry and set a framework to larger societal context. Further highlights throughout the day include a special sustainability focus on India and China, insights on value chain and supply chain collaboration, and the results of Clariant's screening of the sustainability performance of its product portfolio.

For those who are not on site, event updates can be followed on Twitter @clariant #sustainabilitydialog. The presentations and additional information concerning the event are available as of September 2, 17:30 CEST at

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