Aligning products with consumers’ social and environmental purchasing preferences or retailers’ responsible sourcing requirements; Improving brand image.
Complying with government policies and regulations, e.g. REACH in Europe or national emissions reduction goals; Demonstrating how a company’s investments can contribute to regional social and economic development.
Creating the chemical building blocks required for light-weighting materials to decrease emissions; prevent disease; improve health and advance other global sustainability objectives; Seeking alternative bio-based feedstocks.
Improving Environment, Health and Safety performance by reducing equipment failures, spills, accidents, the release of hazardous materials and GHG emissions; Identifying and engaging key local stakeholders to prevent disruptions and gain license to operate.
Reducing steps required in chemical production, notably specialties; Use technologies and processes that can do more with less water, energy, and raw materials.