Clariant listed in DJSI as sustainable chemical company


Clariant has been recognised in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) 2017 as one of the most sustainable chemical companies for the fifth consecutive year. 

The global sustainability index has placed Clariant among the top 4% of companies in chemical sector in DJSI Europe and DJSI World.

The company was rated highly in the categories of materiality, environmental and social reporting, operational eco-efficiency, climate change strategy, water-related risks and human capital development.

Clariant CEO Hariolf Kottmann said: "Clariant being listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the fifth consecutive year is a great achievement. 

"The company was rated highly in the categories of materiality, environmental and social reporting, operational eco-efficiency, climate change strategy, water-related risks and human capital development."

"Sustainability will continue to be an important asset on our journey to becoming the world-leading company in specialty chemicals."

Currently, Clariant is working to achieve its environmental target it has set for 2025. The company has undertaken a wide range of initiatives as part of its commitment to sustainable operations and development.

The DJSI is one of the most prominent sustainability indices, evaluates the performance of leading companies based on environmental, social and economic measures based on several predictive indicators.