Sustainability Designators in Product Names

HELPING CUSTOMERS MAKE DECISIONS

Being aware of what we use and consume is no passing trend. Global challenges such as climate change are heightening the expectations of consumers, stakeholders and the general public when it comes to sustainable consumption and production.

Clariant is constantly developing its portfolio to add value. Our Portfolio Value Program (PVP) system was developed with its core elements – a criteria catalog and screening process – to bring forward verifiable sustainability benefits and drive ongoing portfolio improvement.

This system enables us to continuously identify and strengthen opportunities for value chain collaboration, engage in dialog with customers and stakeholders, and further add value with sustainability. It is the basis for substantiating specific benefits and for the identification of possible EcoTain® – sustainability excellence – products and solutions. It is also used to identify products that carry sustainability trade names or designators.

Clear sustainability advantages

AT YOUR FINGERTIPS

Clariant’s product sustainability designators help orient customers and value chains to the sustainability benefits of our products and solutions. They can be found across our sustainable product portfolio and target particular market and customer needs.

As well as meeting minimum market expectations on sustainability, products and solutions distinguished with sustainability designators deliver confirmed contributions in some particularly important sustainability areas, for example, renewable resource-based ingredients, plastics recycling and circularity, and water savings.

Aqua

WATER SAVING

Found on products and solutions that support customers and/or the value chain in saving at least 20% water in the direct or end use of their products in comparison to the market standard.

Terra

RENEWABLE FEEDSTOCK

Found on products and solutions with significant content based on renewable resources, featuring biomass-balance certification or real renewable content of at least 50% RCI (Renewable Carbon Index).

Vita

NATURAL INGREDIENTS

Found on products and solutions based on renewable resources, with real renewable content of at least 98% RCI (Renewable Carbon Index). A biomass-balance approach is not allowed.

Circle

CIRCULAR PLASTICS ECONOMY

Found on products with the primary purpose to support the reduction, re-use or recycling of plastic products demonstrating a beneficial and validated performance above the market standard.

To learn more about our sustainable products and solutions and how they can benefit you, please contact Clariant

  • Discover EcoTain®

    The journey to a better tomorrow starts by addressing challenges today. We live in a world today faced with a growing number of critical issues and increasing demands. At Clariant, we see ourselves on a long journey. A journey, on which we meet challenges through changes to our way of thinking—and to our way of acting at every level from the individual, environmental and societal to the economic. more

  • Climate Change

    The science is clear, global temperature rise is a reality. According to reports from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), we have just a short amount of time before climate change becomes irreversible and changes our world forever. At Clariant, we take our responsibility for the planet seriously. We rely on the environment’s resources and are steadfast in our commitment to sustainable growth. more

  • AddWorks® PKG 906 Circle

    AddWorks PKG 906 Circle is a Clariant proprietary polymer stabilizer composition used to increase plastic waste recycling in polyolefin film manufacturing. It is particularly well suited for BOPP production, while also applicable to cast and blown film process. It allows to use increased amounts of recycled resin or film during the film manufacturing process without loss of film quality or production efficiency. more

  • Licocare® RBW Vita

    Based on renewable crude rice bran wax, Licocare® RBW Vita additives function as highly effective lubricants and dispersion aids. more

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Fabienne Knecht
Fabienne Knecht
Corporate Sustainability Affairs