The leading global sustainable producer of specialty polymers and high-value biobased products derived from pine wood pulping co-products, US-based Kraton Corporation, recently announced the release of its 2019 Sustainability Report. The publication highlights the company’s successes and approach to driving integration of sustainability throughout the company.
"Kraton's commitment to sustainability at every level of the company strengthens our ability to help the growing market meet demands for sustainable solutions," said Kevin M. Fogarty, Kraton's President and CEO. "By collaborating throughout the value chain, we continue to deliver exceptional value through innovations that advance the bioeconomy and connect the circular economy."
The report covers the progress of Kraton's sustainability initiatives for last year, including efforts to identify and prioritize key Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), commit to the United Nations Global Compact, deliver on a more comprehensive sustainability strategy, develop sustainability-related policies, and deploy the Responsible Procurement program to suppliers. The Houston-headquartered company now has the advanced sustainability management systems in place to receive the EcoVadis gold-level sustainability rating.
Kraton's 2019 Sustainability Report is prepared according to the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards. To view the report, visit sustainability.kraton.com.