CP Kelco, a global leader of nature-based ingredient solutions, is pleased to announce the results of the company’s global sustainability activities for 2020. The company is committed to more sustainable manufacturing to minimize its environmental impact, in alignment with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDGs) and its own Triple Bottom Line commitment to people, planet and profit.
Key highlights from 2020 progress towards CP Kelco’s 2022 sustainability objectives include:
• 12 • 4.4 • 6.8 • 4 of CP Kelco’s 6 sites have achieved a >90 • 78 • 45 • Direct alignment with 4 UNSDGs: (6) clean water and sanitation, (7) affordable clean energy, (8) decent work and economic growth, (12) responsible consumption and production • Positive contribution to 6 other UNSDGs • World-class safety performance with no high-energy injuries in 2020
“Despite the global pandemic, teamwork enabled CP Kelco to safely maintain and grow its operations,” said CP Kelco President Didier Viala. “I am especially proud of our outstanding achievements in maintaining our Triple Bottom Line focus. Last year, CP Kelco achieved best-in-class performance for occupational and process safety. We continued to lighten our environmental footprint and we had a significant charitable impact in our local communities,” he added.
Thomas Laursen, Senior Vice President of Operations, also praised the efforts of site employees: “Safety is always our top priority. In a challenging year like 2020, it is even more so. To think we attained a best-in-class safety rating and made great progress towards our sustainability goals is just an amazing achievement. I am very proud of our team at CP Kelco,” he emphasized.
“CP Kelco also made great progress in 2020 towards its UNSDGs, even exceeding our goal of reducing water use intensity of 10