Hexion Releases 2019 Sustainability Report: Reduces Environmental Events, Continues Community Support
COLUMBUS, Ohio - (July 1, 2020) - Hexion Inc. (“Hexion” or the “Company”) today announced the release of its 2019 Sustainability Report highlighting the company’s efforts and accomplishments in enhancing safety, efficiency, sustainability and social responsibility.
“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 Chief Executive Officer 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 2019 Sustainability Report can be viewed at www.hexion.com/sustainability. Highlights from the report include the following:
• 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 which allowed that customer to achieve significantly less volatile organic compounds (VOC) use and improved performance compared to the previous material.
• In 2019, Hexion achieved 95 percent site participation with its community outreach activities with more than $700,000 in charitable contributions and approximately 7,000 employee volunteer hours.
About the Company
Based in Columbus, Ohio, Hexion Inc. is a global leader in thermoset resins. Hexion Inc. serves the global adhesive, coatings, composites and industrial markets through a broad range of thermoset technologies, specialty products and technical support for customers in a diverse range of applications and industries. Additional information about Hexion Inc. and its products is available at www.hexion.com.