Our Approach to Sustainability

Global Challenges and Our Pillars

As one of the world’s largest producers of plastics and chemicals, our products are used by millions of people around the world, every day.

We have the potential — and responsibility — to use this scale and reach to make a positive impact across our value chains.

That’s why we are working to make meaningful progress to address some of the world’s most pressing challenges such as reducing plastic waste in the environment, helping to mitigate climate change and contributing to a thriving society for our employees, the communities where we operate and the people who depend on our products.


Our Global Challenges

Plastic Waste >>

Climate Change >>

Thriving Society >>

Our Five Pillars

End Plastic Waste in the Environment

Advance the Circular Economy

Address Climate Change

Grow Sustainable Solutions

Enhance our Workplace, Operations, and Communities

We believe that ending plastic waste in the environment is a critical issue of our time. We are committed to
helping eliminate plastic waste and are engaged in collaborative efforts across the value-chain to direct action where it is needed most.
We believe that transitioning to a circular economy will reduce resource use and enable a more sustainable future. We are advancing technologies and innovations that will help conserve finite resources and retain their value for as long as possible. We believe that climate change is one of the most important global challenges both now and for future generations. We support the ambitions of the Paris Agreement and are reducing greenhouse gas emissions intensity from our operations to deliver solutions that help advance a low-carbon economy. We believe growing our portfolio of sustainable solutions will help address society’s most pressing challenges. By doing so, we will continue to reliably produce products and offer solutions that are critical to improving the quality of life for billions around the world. We believe the health and safety of our people and the communities where we operate are our highest priorities. We are committed to operating our company sustainably to deliver industry-leading performance, and enhancing our workplace and communities through the power of many.