Sustainability

At Italmatch Chemicals, we are committed to a more sustainable future. As a global company, serving several end markets and being part of many value chain, we are aware of our role and impact on our stakeholders.

Read our new Sustainability Report (2022) →
Read about our EcoVadis Rating (Silver) →

  • Environment

    Environment

    We supply chemical products and functional solutions with a sustainable approach.
    How?
    Reducing day by day our impact on the environment
    Actively contributing to green transition, offering sustainable solutions and products (e.g. for renewables, e-mobility, waste treatment, zero water waste and based on cicular economy principles)
    Evolving products to reduce their footprint (through a sustainable procurement, use and disposal of raw materials; developing biodegradable solutions and process…)
    Supporting breaking-through green projects (managed by our Beyond-innovation team and our 7 R&D centres and synergy with universities and institutions) that will largely impact the life of millions of people. We are part of consortiums and EU funded projects like the “Second IPCEI – European Battery Innovation” and “FlashPhos” for Phosphorus recycle.
  • Social

    Social

    We create products that improve the lifestyle of millions of people everyday. We create value and shared well-being, respecting the local communities of which we are part.
    How?
    Promoting an open dialogue and collaboration with our stakeholeders (incl local comm, authorities, scientific community and universities, schools…) to raise awareness on the key role of chemistry for a sustainable future
    Contributing to project and initiatives (give-back programs), philantropy for local communities
    Supporting schools/students throuhg Scholarships & Talent attraction initiatives (Education, Awareness, Social Impact)
    Taking care of our People Considering health & safety a key pillar for our market, we promore an inclusive, diverse and equal workplace for all our people. With a presence in +16 countries, with 1.100 employees, in Italmatch we promote a melting pot of ideas, cultures, education backgrounds, generations (42yrs average age, 45% GenX – 37% GenY, 13% - 5% GenZ) to make our company an enriching environment.
  • Governance

    Governance

    We built a strong governance system to ensure mid-long term value for our shareholders.
    Our Policies:
    Code of Ethics →

    Anticorruption Policy →

    Privacy Policy →

    Our procedure for reporting possible violations of laws, internal rules and Code of Ethics: Whistleblowing Policy →

    Our ESG journey follows our
    Sustainability Policy →

    and is led by our ESG Steering Committee
    Italmatch’s ESG Structure →

    Other policies →
  • Reporting & Rating

    Our journey has led us to develop our ESG strategy consistent with the United Nations SDGs, the 10 principles of the Global Compact and the objectives set during the 2015 Paris agreements: we will report annually on the results achieved and update our stakeholders on the strategies pursued.

    Read Italmatch 2022 Sustainability Report here
    Read more about Ecovadis Rating here

  • International Committment

    Italmatch Chemicals is proud to participate in many social responsibility international programs, including:

    • UN Global Compact
    • Committment to Science Based Targets (SBTi)
    • Responsible Care

     

  • Sustainable Development Goals

    The Sustainable Development Goals are a collection of 17 interlinked objectives designed to serve as a “shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet now and into the future“. Italmatch Chemicals joins forces to contribute to the Goals defined by the United Nations.

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