Hexion Inc. recently announced the release of its “2019 Sustainability Report,” highlighting the company’s efforts and accomplishments in enhancing safety, efficiency, sustainability, and social responsibility. Highlights from the report include:

  • Hexion joined the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ENERGY STAR program as a partner in 2019 and completed several projects improving efficiency in natural gas, water, and electrical consumption.
  • Hexion worked with a customer to develop a new waterborne epoxy system for coatings that allowed that customer to achieve significantly less volatile organic compounds (VOCs) use and improved performance compared to the previous material.
  • In 2019, Hexion achieved 95% site participation with its community outreach activities, with more than $700,000 in charitable contributions and approximately 7,000 employee volunteer hours.

“We operate our facilities with continuous improvement as our focus, and I am proud of our sustainability and safety accomplishments in 2019, achieved by our associates working together,” said George Knight, acting CEO and chief financial officer. “We push forward on a critical path to a brighter future, whether by delivering new bio-based adhesive solutions or driving innovation for lighter and more efficient composite materials. We remain focused on improving and enhancing sustainable product solutions for our global customers.”

The full report is available at www.hexion.com/sustainability.