Arkema recently announced that it has received a score of 67/100 from the Vigeo Eiris (V.E) rating agency, which assesses companies according to an in-depth questionnaire on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) dimensions. Arkema reports that it has made significant progress across the whole assessment, particularly with environment and governance, and obtained balanced performance in all three dimensions. With a score of 67/100, the group ranks in first place out of the 42 companies assessed in the chemical sector worldwide and 49th out of all 4,952 companies included (first percentile).
Arkema reports that it is committed to creating value for its entire ecosystem of stakeholders through: its offering of sustainable solutions driven by innovation; its initiatives in terms of safety, health, and the environment; and an open and close dialogue with its suppliers, customers, employees, and partners. The V.E rating is a recognition that values the commitments and progress made by Arkema in terms of corporate social responsibility, the governance of which is integrated into the group’s governance with a roadmap, performance indicators, and objectives that are defined and validated by the group’s Executive Committee.