Sustainability Management


Sustainability at Evonik

The Executive Board bears overall responsibility for sustainability at Evonik, and direct responsibility is assigned to the Chief Human Resources Officer, who is also responsible for all climate-related topics at Evonik.

The Corporate Responsibility (CR) division bundles the strategic framework, in close collaboration with other central functions and the operational segments, and coordinates the Group-wide implementation of sustainability activities.

The global strategy for sustainability issues is adopted by the HR Executive Committee, which comprises the Chief Human Resources Officer, the human resources officers of the segments, and the heads of Corporate ESHQ, Corporate Responsibility, and Human Resources.

Decision-making competence for Group-wide sustainability projects is delegated to the CR Panel, which is chaired by the Head of Corporate Responsibility. The members are the strategic CR Partners of the segments, the corporate functions, and representatives of the workforce. The CR Panel meets at least twice a year.

The Global Corporate Responsibility Committee is concentrationg on operational realization and on supporting the segments and corporate functions on Group-wide projects.

The CR Expert Circles are delivering project-related operational support.

Sustainability Report 2016

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Sustainability Report 2016  (pdf, 5.76 MB)

Corporate Responsibility Relations