We accept responsibility

We accept responsibility for our businesses, our employees, the environment and the society. For us, responsible action and economic success belong inseparably together. We began early on to anchor ecological and social criteria in our business decisions in order to pursue new, sustainable paths.

Sustainability Report 2021 published

"Today and Tomorrow" - the title of our latest sustainability report is reflecting the forward-looking mindset that drives our our specialty chemical business. You can read more about the content by following the link or you can download the report here.

Special publication: Sustainable Focus Areas

This publication is taken out of the Sustainability Report 2021. Young employees share t§heir personal views of the challenges and experiencd specialists explain how they drive forward sustainability at Evonik.


The intention of this brochure is to provide more detailed
information on selected products and solutions with a
clearly positive sustainability profile, i.e. our Evonik Next
Generation Solutions (NGSs).

New: Sustainability at a glance

Together with Evonik you can go on a journey of discovery. The updated PDF-brochure “Sustainability at a glance” makes it possible. Explorers will gain insight into how Evonik conducts its business while driving sustainability. Only some browsers can use the built-in interactivity completely. The brochure is optimized for use with Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Circular economy to promote new "value NETWORKS" and innovative technologies

A presentation by Dr. Ralf Kelle

Head of Sustainability Strategy at Evonik

Ten key messages on sustainability at Evonik

Why sustainability is a matter of principle for Evonik—and what it means for Evonik and its stakeholders.

SDGs of relevance for Evonik: A special publication

The publication is an excerpt from the Sustainability Report 2020. It contains information on the (sub)targets of the SDGs relevant to the Evonik Group: good health and well-being, clean water and sanitation, responsible consumption & production and climate action.

Sustainability strategy

In constant exchange with our stakeholders and considering the results of our materiality analysis and the Sustainable Development Goals we have developed our Sustainability Strategy.

Sustainability Analysis

Our sustainability analysis helps our operational units develop their businesses and products in the relevant markets. It supplements our strategic business analyses and identifies opportunities and risks along the value chain.

Impact Valuation

At Evonik we deal with the effects of our own business activities. For this purpose we regularly measure and analyze the direct and indirect impacts of our business activities from an economic, ecological and social perspective.

Corona Special

In this publication we inform about how Evonik came through the global pandemic in 2020. We are not only looking back, but we are also looking to a future that will bring changes caused by the pandemic.

Recommendations for responsible use of palm oil, palm kernel oil, and derivatives  

Evonik uses renewable raw materials responsibly and supports the use of sustainable palm oil in the supply chain. The following recommendations focus on sustainable sourcing and the responsible use of palm oil, palm kernel oil, and their derivatives.


Governance & Compliance

Good and responsible management of the company (Corporate Governance) is not only an important element of Evonik’s corporate philosophy, it is also a sustainability topic of high relevance.


Protecting the climate and the environment is one of the key global challenges of our time. It is part of our corporate obligation to preserve the natural foundations of life for future generations.


People who want to make a difference can find a variety of global career and development opportunities at Evonik. We promise our employees: “Exploring Opportunities. Growing together.“