MUNICH, Germany, Oct. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - H.C. Starck, one of the world's
leading manufacturers of technology metals and advanced ceramics, is
publishing its first sustainability report, thus strengthening its
profile as responsible corporate citizen in the specialty chemicals
The report contains information about the company's economic,
environmental and social performance along with the principles of its
corporate governance. H.C. Starck also presents its product range for
increasing the sustainability of high tech applications, for example,
in the electronics, chemicals and automobile industry as well as in
medical, energy and environmental technology. In the report, the
company details its own contribution to the long term supply of
conflict-free raw materials including the conservation of resources.
The report meets the requirements of the Global Reporting Initiative
(GRI) and was awarded a "B" rating by the GRI, which confirms that H.C.
Starck has firmly integrated sustainability in its day-to-day business.
"We are very pleased with the positive evaluation of the first
sustainability report ever in our company's history," explained Andreas
Meier, President and CEO of H.C. Starck. "Sustainability is a core
element of our company's strategy. It incorporates our entire value
chain - starting with the long term supply of conflict-free raw
materials and modern, environmentally friendly production facilities
and processes to our responsible employee management and the delivery
of our products to the customer."
The full version of the press release is available at http://www.hcstarck.com/press
SOURCE: H.C. Starck
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