Smart science to improve lives™

Environmental, social and governance (ESG)

We are committed to becoming the most sustainable supplier of innovative ingredients on the planet, and to be Climate, Land and People Positive by 2030. We are providing solutions today to help address some of the world’s biggest challenges.

Croda 2022 non-financial data pack

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Ratings and frameworks

View our ratings and frameworks which help to shape our sustainability programme.

Awards and certifications

Many aspects of our sustainability commitment have been recognised externally, and we actively seek certification in key areas of our operations.

Non-financial performance and reports

We consider our non-financial metrics to be as important as our financial.

Policies and procedures

We operate a range of policies covering all area of our Business to uphold the principles of socially responsible business practices.

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Our Purpose

‘Smart science’ embodies the knowledge, passion and entrepreneurial spirit of our people to create, make and sell speciality ingredients used by industries and consumers around the world.


Responsible and ethical behaviour is fundamental to the way we operate at Croda.

Read more about sustainability being at the heart of what we do:

Croda joins the World Business Council for Sustainable Development

Croda International Plc, the company that uses smart science to create high-performance ingredients and solutions that improve lives, has today joined over 200 of the world’s leading sustainable...

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UK Government to support expansion of Croda's lipid systems manufacturing facility

31 March 2022: This investment will significantly enhance the development of high-purity lipid systems, essential delivery systems for next generation nucleic acid drugs such as mRNA vaccines.

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