NORTH CHARLESTON, SC , Aug. 20, 2019 (Press Release) -Ingevity Corporation today announced the release of its sustainability report update, as a demonstration of the company’s ongoing commitment to operating as a sustainable organization.
The report update provides new information about Ingevity’s performance towards the sustainability initiatives outlined in its inaugural report, which was published last year. Outlined in the update are metrics and management practices collected in 2018 for each of the company’s four pillars of sustainability, which are built upon the foundation of integrity and ethical behavior: Protecting People and the Environment; Creating Value for Customers and Society; Engaging Our People; and Driving Business Excellence. In addition, the update features a “What’s New” section, which highlights material developments in 2018, and an index that tracks Ingevity’s reported information with the U.N. Sustainability Goals.
“At Ingevity, we integrate responsible economic, environmental and social principals of sustainability into our business strategy and decision making,” said Ingevity president and CEO, Michael Wilson. “Over the last year, we continued to make significant progress related to our sustainability initiative by engaging our employees and continuing to build an enterprise that embraces these tenets. To the degree we can integrate concepts of sustainability into our everyday management practices, we are furthering progress toward reaching our own goals and meeting and exceeding the expectations of our customers, suppliers, employees, investors and neighbors.”
The company plans to report on its sustainability journey every two years, with updates in the alternating years. To view Ingevity’s 2018 sustainability report update, or learn more about the company’s sustainability initiative, please visit: www.ingevity.com/about/sustainability.
Ingevity’s 2018 sustainability report update was prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards, core option. The company self-certifies that the information and data in the report is as accurate and inclusive as possible, as reflected by the management systems that were in place prior to January 1, 2019.
Ingevity: Purify, Protect and Enhance
Ingevity provides specialty chemicals, high-performance carbon materials and engineered polymers that purify, protect, and enhance the world around us. Through a team of talented and experienced people, Ingevity develops, manufactures, and brings to market products and processes that help customers solve complex problems. These products are used in a variety of demanding applications, including asphalt paving, oil exploration and production, agrochemicals, adhesives, lubricants, publication inks, coatings, elastomers, bioplastics and automotive components that reduce gasoline vapor emissions. Headquartered in North Charleston, South Carolina, Ingevity operates from 25 locations around the world and employs approximately 1,750 people. The company is traded on the New York Stock Exchange.