Our established innovation and sustainability committees evaluate and steer our portfolio activities at a strategic level.
We engage with hundreds of scientific organizations and collaborative platforms to foster sustainable chemistry.
» Clariant is committed to promoting safer, sustainable alternatives in the market. «
Head of Sustainability Transformation
We take a life cycle approach, asking ourselves, at each stage, how do our products perform and what are the risks and benefits.
» More than 90% of the screened product portfolio fulfil Clariant’s sustainability definition. «
Protecting health and the environment
Our team of product stewardship experts are responsible for ensuring Clariant’s portfolio corresponds to all applicable environmental and safety standards and constantly seek opportunities to further enhance product safety.
FUTURE MARKET NEEDS
Every year we spend millions on innovation. Our idea-to-market process puts sustainability first and foremost, uncovering unmet needs and translating them into new products and services.
Next generation risk assessment
We actively support the development and use of alternative non animal testing methods and new approach methodologies to evaluate the potential effects of chemicals on human health and the environment.
Find your EcoTain® product
All of our business units offer a selection of products and solutions that have been distinguished for their outstanding sustainability performance.
- Responsible Care, the global chemical industry’s voluntary initiative, which goes beyond legislative and regulatory compliance and commits companies and national chemical industry associations to continuously improve the environmental, health, safety and security knowledge and performance of its technologies, processes and products.
- SusChem, the European Technology Platform for Sustainable Chemistry, which works to foster a competitive and innovative European industry for chemistry and biotechnology. As a member, Clariant supports the ongoing efforts to inspire chemical and biochemical innovation and respond effectively to societal challenges by providing more sustainable solutions.
- Membership of the US Green Chemistry & Commerce Council (GC3), a multi-stakeholder collaborative that drives the commercial adoption of green chemistry by galvanizing action across all industries, sectors and supply chains.
- We are committed to promoting sustainability in specific product areas and market applications as it is the case through our membership of PINFA, the Phosphorus, Inorganic and Nitrogen Flame Retardants Association. PINFA represents manufacturers and users of non-halogenated flame retardants with a common vision of continuously improving the environmental and health profile of flame retardant products.