MUTTENZ, Switzerland – Specialty chemicals company Clariant has once again been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI). The listing names Clariant within the European DJSI (DJSI Europe), as well as in the global DJSI (DJSI World). According to analysts at RobecoSAM, these rankings put Clariant among the top 10% of global chemical companies in regards to sustainability. Clariant has made further progress in various fields of sustainability in order to be listed in the DJSI, demonstrating outstanding and sustainable performance in economic, environmental and social dimensions.

“Clariant has successfully incorporated sustainability within its business strategy,” explained CEO Hariolf Kottmann. “We are proud that our efforts to create long-term added value for all of our stakeholders are recognized by this renowned industry benchmark. This confirmation will motivate us to further accelerate our sustainable growth strategy.”

With sustainability as a pillar of its business strategy, Clariant has developed a comprehensive program to improve its sustainability performance on all levels. Besides its own strategic programs, Clariant has committed to external sustainability initiatives such as the Responsible Care Global Charter, the Global Product Strategy and the United Nations Global Compact.