Ingevity releases its first sustainability report

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Ingevity releases its first sustainability report

September 17, 2018 - 09:47
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NORTH CHARLESTON, SC , Sept. 10, 2018 (Press Release) -Ingevity Corporation today announced the release of its inaugural sustainability report, as a demonstration of the company’s commitment to operating as a sustainable organization.

The report provides an in-depth overview of the company’s sustainability initiative and framework of management practices, which was built upon the foundation of integrity and ethical behavior, and focuses on four key pillars: Protecting People and the Environment; Creating Value for Customers and Society; Engaging Our People; and Driving Business Excellence. The company also reports on its past performance results in each of the areas of focus, as well as the company’s current management systems and future objectives towards sustainability.

“At Ingevity, we view sustainability as a way of defining and executing our business strategy to ensure our existence well into the future,” said Ingevity president and CEO, Michael Wilson. “By focusing on our performance as it relates to economic, environmental and social standards, we are taking a holistic approach to managing and driving the company forward.”

He added that Ingevity has committed to reporting on its sustainability journey on a biennial basis, with progress updates in the off years. “We hope this report provides its readers with more information about Ingevity, but more importantly begins a dialogue that will ultimately enhance our performance and value into the future.”

Ingevity’s 2017 sustainability report 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, 2018.

Ingevity: Purify, Protect and Enhance

Ingevity provides specialty chemicals and high-performance carbon materials and technologies 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 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 1,600 people. The company is traded on the New York Stock Exchange.