About this report
As an internationally active specialty chemicals company, we want to communicate openly and transparently. For this reason, a report on sustainable corporate governance activities and performance is important to us.
The current Sustainability Report has been prepared in accordance with the standards of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) in accordance with the Kern option. This report presents our worldwide sustainability commitment for 2021 with regard to the three dimensions economy, ecology and society.
The report shall inform our customers, staff members and business partners about the sustainability performance, the sustainability management and the strategic goals of the company group.
In addition, we want to stress how the sustainability management of the CHT Group contributes to the company’s long-term economic success. Moreover, the contents of this report serve as “Communication on Progress” in the sense of the UN Global Compact principles. As a member of the UN Global Compact since 2016 we have aligned our economic actions with the UN Global Compact principles and with the Responsible Care® initiative of the chemical industry.
The report includes the fields of activity in the group’s management which contain sustainability goals that are based on the company strategy. The report including the set values such as workforce metrics, energy and water consumption as well as emissions and waste was written for all companies belonging to the group. In case of divergences, these are highlighted.
The period covered in this sustainability report is January 1 to December 31, 2021 and is identical to the fiscal year of the CHT Group. The editorial deadline was April 30, 2022. Additional information and qualitative statements have been taken into account up to the deadline. The sustainability report of the CHT Group was published for the first time in 2014. It is issued on an annual base. The next sustainability report is planned for 2022 and is expected to be published in the 2nd quarter of 2023.
Strong company, strong character. The CHT Group is a globally acting group of companies.
Set guidelines for sustainable actions. Sustainability is fundamental to our company.
Our group-wide ethics and compliance program ensures that legal requirements and internal company policies are observed.
The CHT Group closed fiscal year 2021 with an increase in sales, following the trend in the chemical industry.