Transparency and accountability are key to developing the trust of our employees, customers and all external stakeholders.

The data in our 2019 ESG report covers the period between Jan. 1, 2019, and Dec. 31, 2019, and is intended to be a summary of our progress toward our environmental, social and governance goals since our last report.

Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)

For our reporting on the GRI Standards, please download our full 2019 ESG report.

Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB)

For our reporting on the SASB framework, please download our full 2019 ESG report for our disclosures for both the Metals & Mining and Chemicals sectors.

External Assurance

We sought independent third-party assurance using the ISO14064-3 standard for certain key metrics for 2019 from iCompli Sustainability. You can find their verification statements here.


We have taken a stakeholder-informed approach to identify our most important environmental, social, and governance topics.

These topics include:

  • Accurate Product Labeling
  • Compliance with Customer Codes of Conduct
  • Compliance with Laws and Regulations
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Product Safety
  • Product Quality

Archived Reports

2018 Sustainability Report: “What’s Essential?”

2016/2017 Sustainability Report: “Guided by our Compass”

2016 Summary Report

2015 Environmental & Social Responsibility Update

2014 Sustainability Report: “Taking Care of the Essentials”

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