Clariant listed in 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability Index
- Included in DJSI for seventh consecutive year
- Among leading companies in the global chemical sector
- Recognizes company’s long-standing commitment to value creation through sustainability and innovation
Muttenz, September 16, 2019 – Clariant, a focused and innovative specialty chemical company, today announced that it was listed in the 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), recognizing it as one of the most sustainable companies in the global chemical sector for the seventh consecutive year.
The analysts at RobecoSAM confirmed Clariant as best in class in the categories of Innovation Management, Materiality and Water Related Risks. Clariant was ranked among the top companies in the chemical sector in both the DJSI Europe and the DJSI World.
“Sustainability is a driving force across all our businesses. Our continued listing is a great achievement and serves as both a validation of our efforts so far as well as motivation to pursue further progress together with customers and other stakeholders across the entire value chain”, said Hans Bohnen, Clariant’s Chief Operating Officer.
Consumers and industries demand ever more innovative and reliable solutions that contribute to a more sustainable tomorrow. Clariant continues to support this development by focusing on delivering sustainability in the value chain and, in particular, through its portfolio of over 200 EcoTain® products and solutions, which outperform conventional products in terms of sustainability without compromising on performance.
The DJSI is regarded as one of the world’s most foremost sustainability indices. It benchmarks the sustainability performance of leading companies based on environmental, social and economic performance, including forward-looking indicators based on a best-in-class approach.