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Evonik Industries AG

Evonik's CR strategy builds on the Group values and core competencies. With its three dimensions of business, employees and processes, it provides a component of the Group strategy and contributes to giving life to the Group values. Evonik concentrates on specialty chemicals and, thus, on the global megatrends of health and nutrition, resource efficiency and globalisation, while seizing ecological and social challenges. Evonik is characterised by a conscientious corporate culture, which includes responsibly dealing with employees, and by its responsibility towards society and the environment.

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07/16/2014 | Evonik invests in Biosynthetic Technologies

Evonik has closed on an equity investment in Biosynthetic Technologies, LLC (BT), a specialist in biobased lubricants headquartered in Irvine (California, USA). BT has developed and manufactures a new class of bio-based synthetic oils called estolides that are used primarily in the passenger car motor oil and industrial lubricant sectors. Field trials have shown that the technical characteristics of the biobased synthetic oils made by BT are exceptionally good, and include the ability to combat soot buildup in engines, which helps keep fuel consumption low.

12/04/2013 | Evonik starts innovation campaign

Innovation and efficient research are today already the hallmarks of Evonik, but the specialty chemicals company wants to build up these strengths even more. "We want to keep increasing the value of our innovation pipeline. Innovations will have to make even larger contributions to sales and profits. Our ambition is to be first-class in innovation," says Patrik Wohlhauser, Member of the Executive Board of Evonik. Innovations are a key driver of profitable growth for the specialty chemicals company.


Forum for Sustainable Development of German Business e.V.

econsense is an association of leading, globally active companies and organisations of German business specializing in the area of sustainable development and corporate social responsibility (CSR). Founded in 2000 on the initiative of the Federation of German Industries (BDI), the goal of econsense is to provide a dialogue platform and think tank, with the dual objectives of advancing sustainable development in business and assuming social responsibility.