CHT Sustainability Report 2020

2020

Sustainability
Report

Sustainability
Report

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) and is based on the core option. This report presents our worldwide sustainability commitment for 2020 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 to the UN Global Compact principles and to 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, 2020 and is identical to the fiscal year of the CHT Group. The editorial deadline was April 30, 2021. 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 and is issued on an annual base. The next sustainability report is planned for 2021 and is expected to be published in the 2nd quarter of 2022.

Strong company, strong character. The CHT Group is a globally acting group of companies.

Our comprehension of sustainability. Sustainability is fundamental to our company.

Long-term business success must create value: for the environment, society and economy.

Our Group-wide ethics and compliance program ensures compliance with legal requirements and internal company guidelines.

The CHT Group completed the fiscal year of 2020 with a decline in turnover caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Clear principles for the environmental policy: We consistently take responsibility for our actions.

“Many people with strong characters”. In recent years, the CHT Group has continued to develop.

GRI standards: All aspects and indicators at a glance.

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