Responsible Sourcing

Sustainable supply chains

Our suppliers and supply chain relationships are a key part of our success. For Clariant, responsible sourcing means an untiring commitment to upholding high social, environmental and governance standards when making sourcing decisions. Through our membership in the Together for Sustainability initiative and our commitments, among others, to the Science Based Targets Initiative and Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil, we strive to drive sustainability performance in our supply chains and to promote transparency and solidarity.

We are a member of the Together for Sustainability initiative
We have a clear sustainability framework for our suppliers
A collaborative platform to assess performance
An integrated approach to on-site sustainability
«The supply chain and our suppliers are an integral part of our overall sustainability strategy.»
Markus Mirgeler, Head of Group Procurement Services
Climate Initiatives
Working hand in hand with suppliers to reduce emissions
Climate change is one of the biggest challenges of our time. Clariant is working closely with its suppliers to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions that stem from purchased goods and services.
Setting standards for sustainable supply chains
Our steering tools maintain high quality, ecological and social standards.
Supplier Conduct
Our expectations
We expect our suppliers to commit to ethical and sustainable business practices, with consideration for human rights, child protection, labor standards and anti-corruption regulations. Our Code of Conduct for Suppliers outlines our strategy, scope and expectations.
Value Chain Collaboration
Promoting sustainable palm oil and traceability
An initiative of L’Oréal, Wilmar, Clariant and Global Amines is implementing specific action plans with regard to the sustainable sourcing of palm oil and palm-based derivatives in Malaysia, working on the transparency of supply chains and enabling independent smallholders to improve their quality of life.
Ecotain Partnerships
Together we make a difference
Through our EcoTain® Partnerships program, we harness our sustainability and innovation know-how to take on known sustainability challenges that can better be solved by a team of partners than by one party alone.
Careful sourcing of raw materials
Our supply chains are global and complex. Working with experts, we take care to manage specific environmental and social issues connected with the sourcing of raw materials.
  • Sustainability

    Whether the world must become sustainable is a question we’ve long stopped asking ourselves. We are much too busy working on how this can be done. We have set out with passionate people, to create leading-edge operations and innovative solutions that mean progress for everyone today while sustaining the world for our children tomorrow. more

  • Clariant Code of Ethics

    Clariant’s Code of Ethics “Reflect Ourselves” is laying down our commitments and is intended to be a guide with ethical principles and examples to enable our personnel and associated parties to act with highest standards of integrity. The Code is developed around eight guiding principles addressing topics of relevance to Clariant, its employees, stakeholders, and the communities we operate in. more

  • Sustainable Logistics

    Clariant works with logistics services providers to store, handle and transport raw materials, intermediates and finished chemical products. We are committed to ensuring that these operations are carried out safely and responsibly. more

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