Sustainability activities internationally recognized

Our sustainability efforts and also the accompanied reporting were recognized and honored internationally.

Germany’s leading certification body for management system (DQS) characterized Evonik in the category “Life Cycle Assessment”. The board game “Life-Cycle-Perception” (LCP) is dealing with the whole life-cycle of products and their environmental impacts. The game was jointly developed by our Life-Cycle-Management-Group, the Business Line Animal Nutrition and the Quantis GmbH & Co KG. DQS is a German audit and certification company.

Furthermore we received the “Sustainable Business Awards Singapore”, acknowledging our sustainability performance in the categories “Energy Management”, Business Responsibility and Ethics” and “Best Newcomer”. This prize is awarded by the media enterprise “Global Initiative” in partnership with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).

The “Building Public Trust Award” was rewarded by PwC to Evonik in the category MDax “. The award is given to companies for honest and transparent reporting on both classical financial and non-financial value driving sustainability reporting.

The sustainability report 2016 also received the “Econ Award” silver class. An expert jury highlighted the excellent analysis and presentation of the collected data, giving comprehensive insight into Evonik’s engagement. The “Econ Award” is a cooperation of the Econ publishing house and the Handelsblatt Group. The award is one of the most (prestigious) prizes (awards) for communication in German-speaking area.

The FOX FINANCE Awards jury recognized Evonik’s Sustainability Report 2016 twice: the underlying concept of the report gained a gold award in the chemical and pharmaceutical sector. The design was awarded with the silver FOX FINANCE VISUAL.

The sustainability report 2016 was also honored abroad. The “League of American Communication Professionals” (LAPC) distinguished the report with the “Vision Award” in silver.

These recognitions motivates us even more to foster our sustainability activities.