Press release

DSM named as one of the “2016-2017 Most Respected Companies in China”

Beijing, CN, 28 Nov 2017 12:00 CET

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, has been named in the “2016-2017 Most Respected Companies in China” list organized by The Economic Observer, one of the major economic-focused newspapers in China. To promote corporate social responsibilities, drive economic and social development, and build business civilization in China, the award recognizes companies that have demonstrated excellence in areas of financial performance, operations and management, innovation, corporate social responsibilities etc., providing a sustainable, trusted value system for today’s economic world.

As a science-based company with more than one-hundred-year’s history, DSM has always considered sustainability as the core value of the company and it is the foundation and principal of all strategic decisions and business operations. Supported by this core value, DSM's purpose is to create brighter lives for people today and generations to come through its leading technologies and products, also as a promise to the society. DSM believes that achieving sustainability means simultaneously pursuing economic performance, environmental quality, and social responsibility. In other words, DSM strives to create value on the three dimensions of People, Planet, and Profit simultaneously.

“We are honored to be recognized and named as one of the most respected companies in China. Sustainability is not only a responsibility and promise to DSM, it’s in every DSM employees’ DNA and guides us in every aspect of our business,” commented Dr. Weiming Jiang, DSM China President, “Bright Science. Brighter Living™ is our brand promise, which also sums up who we are, what we stand for and what we aim to achieve. These four words are the shorthand for our mission, our beliefs and our behaviors – a promise that we make to the world in which we operate.”

“This is an era full of opportunities, successful products and companies are constantly emerging; this is also an era full of challenges, successful companies that continuously deliver excellent products and great corporate values are still rare,” commented Mr. Hongchao Guo, Deputy Editor-in-Chief of The Economic Observer, “By being named as one of this year’s most respected companies in China, DSM has demonstrated such value all along. Addressing the needs from society, driven by technologies, fundamentally built on sustainability, a perfect example of how a company grows with society, evolves through innovation, keeps reinventing itself according to the changes of the environment while contributing to the development of community and business.”

“Climate change, population growth, longer lifespans, increased wealth and urbanization are all increasing pressure on the planet’s resources which we rely on for food, materials and energy,” added Dr. Weiming Jiang, DSM China President, “At DSM we are in a unique position to use science to overcome these challenges and create a brighter, more sustainable future for people today and in generations to come.”

For more information

Christina Celestine

Director Regional Communications & External Affairs
Asia Pacific & China
+65 8518 5479

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