Sustainability

IMCD is creating a world of opportunity as a global leader in the formulation, sales and distribution of speciality chemicals and ingredients.

IMCD plays an active role in the chemical industry’s value chain, and we are committed to practice environmental and social sustainability and to be good stewards of the environment and social landscapes in which we operate. We balance our economic, environmental, and social needs using the earth's limited resources in a sustainable manner while minimising impacts on the environment. It allows us to create more with less and to deliver
greater value with less input.

Environment

IMCD takes climate and environmental protection serious. Our programs are aimed at reducing risks to the environment from contaminants such as hazardous materials, waste, greenhouse gas emissions and our carbon footprint. 

People
IMCD is proud of its people and considers them to be its most valuable asset by far. IMCD fosters an international and entrepreneurial business culture that enables employees to develop in an inspiring atmosphere. We believe that our diversity contributes to our overall performance.
Product
Product stewardship is at the core of IMCD’s activities. Through Sustainable Solutions, embedded in our 8 Business Groups, we aim to make products safer for people and the planet. We take responsibility for reducing the impacts to the environment, economy, public health, and safety.
Governance
The company’s Executive Committee is devoted to aligning all levels of the organization to ensure contribution to the achievement of our defined strategic goals and objectives. Integrity is fundamental to the way IMCD does business. IMCD has strong values and clear policies and standards in place to ensure that its employees always act in an ethical manner. By asking our partners to do the same, we aim to have a positive influence across our value chain.

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"Sustainability is not a goal to be reached but a way of thinking and a principle we must be guided by."

Stan Bijsterveld

Global Sustainability Director

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