We Act Responsibly

We are committed to responsible business activity and sustainable development that combines economic success with responsibility for society and the environment.

Protection of the environment and careful use of natural resources are therefore corporate objectives of the highest priority for us.

Environmental Protection Is Important to Us.

Safety and protection of health and the environment are among the primary objectives of our corporate policy:

We Are Actively Involved.

Vinnolit is a member and supporter of:

The environmental initiative involving business and science has been committed to sustainable development of PVC in Germany for 25 years.

The association is committed to responsible action and to partnerships and innovation in the German plastics industry.

The pan-European umbrella organization
coordinates and addresses environmental issues in the plastics industry at a European level.

The European Council of Vinyl
Manufacturers (ECVM) is an association of the six leading European PVC manufacturers and is a founding member of VinylPlus. It is committed to sustainable development in the industry.

VinylPlus is a voluntary undertaking
of the European PVC industry to pursue sustainable development.

The association represents the interests of the
chlor-alkali producers in Europe and has a special program to promote established procedures in the areas of safety, health and environmental protection.

The voluntary initiative of the chemical
industry is supported by chemical companies and associations from over 50 countries throughout the world. Its aim is continuous improvements in the areas of environmental protection, health and safety.

Vinnolit’s parent corporation Westlake Chemical
is a member of this global organization, which promotes solutions to remove plastic waste, especially in the oceans.

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Vinnolit is a founding member
of the Bavarian Environment Pact for continuous improvement of industrial environmental protection in the Free State of Bavaria.

Sustainability Rating

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is increasingly a requirement in the worldwide supply chain. Since 2014, we have undergone a regular assessment of our corporate social responsibility and sustainability efforts by the EcoVadis platform – with very good results once again in 2020.

News About Sustainability

Base chemical with reduced CO2 footprint: Vinnolit to offer “green” caustic soda

Vinnolit, a Westlake company, will launch climate-friendly "green” caustic soda in 2021. This product will enable customers to reduce their own carbon footprint and in turn develop more climate-friendly products.

Political Briefing on Plastics

The German Chemicals Industry Association (VCI), in cooperation with PlasticsEurope Germany, has published the current political briefing on plastics in order to contribute to a more objective debate on plastic waste and the use of plastics.

Environmental Report 2018

Vinnolit GmbH & Co. KG (“Vinnolit”) today issued a statement that it has initiated consultations with the works council at its Schkopau site regarding the closure of the site’s paste polyvinyl chloride (“PVC”) plant.

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Declaration on Conflict Materials
Sustainable Procurement Policy