At a glance

Essential solutions, Sustainable Future

Significant gains in 2023 exemplify our strong and continued commitment to sustainability. Notable achievements* include a 78% decrease in process safety incidents and a 3% reduction in the OSHA Incident Rate - positioning our people safety performance in the top quartile. We also achieved* a 14% reduction in GHG emissions and sourced over half of our electricity consumption from renewable and/or low-carbon sources, awarding us a CDP A- score for climate leadership and a top 5% ranking Gold rating from EcoVadis.

Additionally, 74% of our R&D product pipeline was dedicated to sustainable solutions, and we assessed 66% of supplier spend through the EcoVadis platform, and over 90% for CSR risks. Our commitment to sustainable practices was further reinforced by joining the Together for Sustainability coalition, reflecting our dedication to an industry-wide effort to contribute to a more sustainable future.Ratings_640x75.png

Nouryon's 2023 Sustainability Report is available now.


Highlights from 2023

Continuously Improving Our Safety and Environmental Performance

In 2023, we continued to improve our key people and process safety metrics versus our 2019 baseline year. We also made progress against our targets to reduce our environmental footprint. Last year, we achieved a 14% reduction in our absolute Scopes 1 and 2 emissions versus our base year of 2019. We have also improved our methodology for our Scope 3 emissions inventory, which covers calculated emissions across the entire value chain. Improve_Graphs_640x75.png

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78% reduction in Process safety incident rate between 2019 and 2023

6 carbon-neutral manufacturing sites and 25 locations using low carbon electricity

100% eco-efficiency tracking in place at manufacturing sites

14% reduction in total absolute Scopes 1 and 2 greenhouse-gas emissions between 2019-2023

33% of total energy is based on renewable sources

Get the Sustainability Report 2023

We invite you to read more about all of the progress we are making in this report. And, as in previous years, we transparently report relevant data, including a clear overview of our annual sustainability data reporting. Thank you for your interest in Nouryon’s contribution to a sustainable future.  

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Nouryon's 2023 Sustainability Report is available now.

Growing and Innovating Our Essential and Sustainable Solutions

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In 2023, among many significant product launches to offer customers more sustainable solutions, 74% of our product innovation pipeline came from our Eco-Solutions and 32% of revenue came from our Eco-Premium Solutions. We also expanded our Application Development Centers in Deventer, the Netherlands, and Chattanooga, Tennessee, US, to offer advanced technical service capabilities dedicated to the cleaning end-markets in Europe and North America. 

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13 strategically located Innovation and Application Centers

Started full-scale production of our new Expancel® plant
in Green Bay, Wisconsin, US

ISCC PLUS certification for MCA production at our Delfzijl site, the Netherlands

2 of our personal care products recieved Ringier Technology Innovation Award

More than 95% retention rate of our top 250 customers over the past six years

Did you know?

In 2023, we successfully commissioned a chlorine dioxide plant at the Arauco pulp mill in Chile

This will bolster Arauco's manufacturing capabilities and position to better meet the growing global demand in the paper and pulp market, optimize their systems and cost controls as well as increase their production reliability.

Get the Sustainability Report 2023

We invite you to read more about all of the progress we are making in this report. And, as in previous years, we transparently report relevant data, including a clear overview of our annual sustainability data reporting. Thank you for your interest in Nouryon’s contribution to a sustainable future.  

Download now

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Nouryon's 2023 Sustainability Report is available now.

Engaging and Partnering with Employees, Customers, and Suppliers to Drive Progress

In 2023, we assessed 66% of supplier spend was evaluated on CSR performance by an EcoVadis score and 90% of our supplier spend for CSR  risk using the EcoVadis Risk IQ tool. We introduced our Changemakers Employer Brand and Leadership Capabilities Framework, and welcomed approximately 1,411 new hires worldwide, marking an increase of almost 4.5% compared to 2022. Our outreach with communities around the world continued with many philanthropy initiatives and volunteerism opportunities for our employees.

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36% gender and ethnic diversity represented on our Board of Directors

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66% of supplier spend were assessed for CSR risk by EcoVadis

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23% of mid-level managers and above are female.

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Global Mentoring Program and five Business Resource Groups

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Maharashtra State Best Employer Brand Award 2023 for Nouryon in India

Partnering to Offset CO2 with Reforestation 

Collaborating with Tree-Nation, a non-profit enabling tree planting globally, we've planted 7,462 trees, restoring six hectares and capturing 2,298 tonnes of CO2.

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Get the Sustainability Report 2023

We invite you to read more about all of the progress we are making in this report. And, as in previous years, we transparently report relevant data, including a clear overview of our annual sustainability data reporting. Thank you for your interest in Nouryon’s contribution to a sustainable future.  

Download now

Online flipbook

Nouryon's 2023 Sustainability Report is available now.


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