Croda Scores High on Climate & Water Reporting

Croda, the global specialty chemical manufacturer, has achieved their highest score to date on the 2015 Climate Change CDP disclosure and their first Water impacts disclosure scored above the industry average.

CDP is a non-profit organisation that benchmarks company’s environmental impacts against their peers. In 2015, Croda achieved their highest score to date for Climate Change impacts: 96B (on a scale of 100A – 0E). The disclosure score improved to 96, from 92 in 2014, and the company maintained their ‘B’ rating for performance.

2015 also marked the first year that Croda’s disclosure of water management data to CDP was benchmarked, and they received a ‘B’ rating, ahead of the global average and industry average score of ‘B-’ (on a scale of A-F).

Croda are one of the few companies globally to disclose data against all three CDP programmes on Water, Climate Change and Forests. Their Forest score is due to be published in December 2015.

Terry Thistlethwaite, VP of Sustainability at Croda commented: “We are very encouraged with the outcome of CDP’s assessment of our 2015 disclosures so far. We are fully committed to minimising our impacts on the environment, and our transparent disclosure of data against all three CDP programmes is illustrative of this.”

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Established in 1925, Croda is the name behind high performance ingredients and technologies in some of the world’s biggest and most successful brands: creating, making and selling speciality chemicals that are relied on by industries and consumers everywhere. They have a network of over 4,200 passionate and committed employees, working together as one global team across manufacturing sites and offices in 36 countries. Croda is a FTSE100 company with a flexible structure that allows them to focus on developing and delivering innovative, sustainable ingredients that their customers can build on in: Personal Care, Health Care, Crop Care, Polymer Additives, Lubricants, Coatings & Polymers, Geo Tech, Home Care and Industrial Specialities.