Croda has long been committed to sustainable innovation by applying smarter science to improve lives. Environmental, social and corporate governance is embedded throughout Croda, enabling the company to support and unite with independent beauty brands through its commitment of:
● Croda’s 10 Material Areas of Sustainability program
● Ingredient manufacturing from bio-based sources and renewable energy
● Supply chain integrity
● Eco-design utilising the 12 Principles of Green Chemistry
● Strong certification policy including ISO 9001, 14001 and EFfCI GMP quality standard, climate neutral manufacturing certification and USDA bio-preferred program
In recognition of the company's ongoing and influential sustainable innovation efforts, Croda has been ranked the 11th Most Sustainable International Company in 2019 by Barron’s, a leading source of financial news for the American Stock Exchange. Last month, Croda won the low carbon accolade at the Chemical Industry Awards. The award recognizes and celebrates Croda’s priority to ensure carbon management and sustainability are core components of the company’s strategy and decision making factors.
Adopting an industry leading position through its positively different approach, 61% of Croda’s raw materials were from biobased sources in 2018.
“Sustainability and ingredient integrity is at the forefront of sustainable innovation in today’s evolving beauty industry. There is now growing importance for brands to establish sustainable programs with their suppliers, whereby ingredient transparency is crucial,” said Petretti.
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