HOUSTON — Kraton Corp., producer of specialty polymers and high-value bio-based products derived from pine wood pulping co-products, announced the release of its 2019 Sustainability Report. The report highlights Kraton'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 Chief Executive Officer. "By collaborating throughout the value chain, we continue to deliver exceptional value through innovations that advance the bio-economy and connect the circular economy."

The report covers the progress of Kraton's sustainability initiatives for 2019. This includes 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. Kraton 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.