Animal welfare officer



To live up to its high responsibility with regard to animal protection, Evonik has decided to appoint a Group animal welfare officer.

This officer has a degree in natural science and inspects, among other things, the relevant key figures on animal testing collected in the Group, notifies the product safety officers about progress made concerning alternative methods, new applications and acceptance by public authorities, audits the testing agencies (contractual partners), is available for the political dialog with NGOs and public authorities, and outlines its activities in an annual report.