For the third time, Covestro has received a Sustainability Award from Henkel Adhesive Technologies.
With this prize, the adhesive manufacturer acknowledges its supplier's ongoing commitment to a sustainable product and process pipeline.
Particular focus was placed on the co-operation in the development of bio-based polyurethane raw materials and concepts to increase product safety, as well as the very good rating of Covestro's sustainability by the international rating agency EcoVadis.
"We are happy to receive this award once again.
"This is a recognition of our efforts at Covestro in driving sustainability as one of our core strategic pillars," said Michael Hellemann, Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations EMEA/LATAM in the Coatings, Adhesives, Specialties segment at Covestro.
"The award underscores our commitment as a company caring for the environment and for social responsibility."
Covestro develops biobased adhesive and coating hardeners, such as Desmodur® eco N, the new ultra series of curing agents with low content of free isocyanate monomers.
Every year, Henkel Adhesive Technologies honours strategic partners who offer first-class service in terms of overall supplier performance, innovation and sustainability.
Close cooperation with strategic suppliers is an important success factor for this division in order to further expand its innovation and technology leadership.