Smart science to improve lives™

Sustainability + Innovation = Growth

A focus on sustainability, innovation and growth means that our smart science can help our customers to deliver their consumer and sustainability commitments, while we achieve our own.

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Notice of Annual General meeting

Croda International Plc's (the “Company”) Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) will be held at the Pavilions of Harrogate, Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG2 8QZ on Friday 20 May 2022 at 12 noon.

To join the virtual meeting click here. You will then be prompted to enter your unique 11 digit Investor Code ("IVC"), including any leading zeros, and "PIN".  Your PIN is the last 4 digits of your IVC. This will authenticate you as a shareholder. Your IVC can be found on your share certificate or when logged into Signal Shares users ( will find this under ‘Manage your account’. You can also obtain your IVC by contacting Link, our Registrar, by calling +44 (0) 371 277 1020.

Access to the AGM will be available from 30 minutes before the start of the event, although you will not be able to submit questions until you are logged in.

Our Purpose

Smart science to improve lives™

Our Purpose is to use Smart science to improve lives™, enabled by our distinctive values-led culture that governs how we work with one another and guides our relationships with all of our partners. We combine our knowledge, passion and entrepreneurial spirit to create, make and sell speciality ingredients that are relied on by industries and consumers everywhere.
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Smart science

The delivery of innovation and the creation of new technologies are two key parts of our strategic approach to growth.

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Our markets

We offer a wide portfolio of innovative, sustainable and high performance ingredients for fast-growing and niche consumer and health care markets.

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Annual Report

Download the latest Annual Report here, along with more information regarding our highlights and performance.

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Sustainability Report

Read about our progress towards our 2030 Commitment to be Climate, Land and People Positive in our 2021 Sustainability Report.

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Recent highlights

Reduction in scope 1 and 2 emissions intensity since 2020


Hectares of land saved above our 2019 baseline


Organic raw materials from bio-based sources


People protected through use of our sun protection ingredients

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Our Difference

Knowledge, passion and can-do spirit

It is our people that bring our business to life, and we believe that our culture and behaviours are what makes Croda unique. We are all inspired by our common purpose of contributing to a better world for everyone.

Our culture and behaviours are shaped and brought to life by the three guiding values of ‘Responsible’ ‘Innovative’, and ‘Together’.
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Our people and operations are what make us who we are, we have people across the world, operating in 37 different countries but as one global team. Our vision is to remain an independent company, creating a stimulating and exciting environment where all employees have the courage to question and all functions and individuals are valued.
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