Clariant is a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) World and DJSI Europe, and is recognized as one of the most sustainable companies in its sector. DJSI evaluates the sustainability performance of companies and is a key reference and benchmark for investors and companies. In 2015 Clariant ranked among the top four percent of the Chemical Industry and has received the RobecoSAM Silver Class award for its sustainability performance.
Clariant is included in the FTSE4Good-Index, which is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong environmental, social and governance practices. The FTSE4Good Index Series was created in 2001 by the Financial Times and the London Stock Exchange in response to the increasing focus on corporate social responsibility by investors seeking to measure the social, environmental and ethical performance of the companies.
Since 2007 Clariant is reporting its greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) according to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) framework, communicating reduction targets and initiatives to further minimize the GHG impact. The CDP is an organization which publishes the GHG of the world's largest corporations.
Clariant is one of the 120 most advanced companies in Europe, which is reflected in its listing in Euronext Vigeo Europe 120 Index. The index distinguishes companies achieving the most advanced Environmental, Social and Governance performances.
Clariant has been reconfirmed for inclusion in the Ethibel EXCELLENCE Investment Register since 17/12/2015. This selection by Forum ETHIBEL (www.forumethibel.org
) indicates that the company performs better than average in its sector in terms of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).
In 2014 Clariant was included in the newly established SXI Switzerland Sustainability 25 Index. The index contains the shares of the 25 most sustainable large companies of Swiss Market Index Expanded. Regularly reviewed by Sustainalytics, the index reflects performance in the areas Environment, Social and Governance.