Waalwijk, NL, 19 Mar 2019 09:03 CET
Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, announced today at the European Coatings Show (ECS), in Nuremberg, Germany, a series of ambitious sustainability targets for its Coating Resins business that will help it to become even more environmentally friendly in the coming years.
To address specific industry demands and in line with its strategy 'Growth & Value, Purpose-led, Performance-driven' strategy, DSM boldly declares its intention of becoming one of the most environmentally friendly producers within the coating resins industry, and the market-leading supplier of sustainable solutions.
“For too long, there has been a general feeling that you either do well in business or do good for the environment – that you have to choose between performing well financially and contributing to a better world. I’m proud that my organization doesn’t think this way,” said Helen Mets, President of DSM Resins & Functional Materials. “We strongly believe that doing good and doing well go hand-in-hand.”
The business is dedicated to improving both the environmental impact of its operations and the sustainability value of its portfolio. To achieve this, it has announced a series of ambitious sustainability-related targets, including:
We will become one of the most sustainable producers within our industry.
We will develop the most sustainable product portfolio within our industry.
“We will achieve this,” Mets said, “by improving our own performance and by being the most ambitious, innovative and transparent resins producer and supplier. We will support our clients’ efforts to become market leaders in sustainable green solutions, through use of safer, low-CFP and renewable solutions from our product portfolio. And,” she noted, “we also will advocate a faster transition by the industry to a sustainable coatings ecosystem.”
In the coating resins segment, answering customer needs for sustainable solutions will continue to drive the business groups growth. “To be an effective catalyst for change in our industry,” Mets says, “we must set targets that we will achieve, and be transparent in our progress. We are up to the challenge and prepared to step up as the market leader in this regard.”
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