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Ascend commits to 80% GHG reduction by 2030

 2020 Sustainability Report highlights emissions reduction strategy and other initiatives

 

Ascend Performance Materials today published its latest sustainability report highlighting the company’s performance and initiatives across three pillars: Empowering People, Innovating Solutions and Operating Without Compromise.

该公司, which is the largest fully integrated producer of polyamide 66 resin, announced in the report an aggressive goal of reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 80% by 2030.

这份报告, 授权人, features stories of Ascend employees who raised their hands and advocated for a sustainable initiative, 从Rachell黄金的 advocacy for diversity and inclusion 安迪·李的 effort to create post-industrial and post-consumer recycled polyamide products.

在我们2018年的报告中, we said we have a responsibility to lead the industry in sustainability,克里斯·约翰逊说。, Ascend director of sustainability. “Despite the challenges in 2020, people across Ascend played an active role in advancing our efforts.”

In addition to employee-driven success stories, the report details the company’s initiatives and innovations around sustainability.

“Our report highlights the work we are doing to fulfill that commitment,” said Johnson. “无论是 nitrous oxide abatement project in Pensacola, Florida, the solar power purchasing agreement for our plant in Chocolate Bayou, Texas, or the 热电联产机组 in Decatur, Alabama, we are making considerable investments to reduce our greenhouse gas footprint.”

The report mirrors Ascend’s purpose statement – to create performance materials that improve the quality of life today and inspire a better tomorrow – announced last year, Phil McDivitt表示, Ascend’s president and CEO. “Sustainability sits at the heart of our purpose, and it is exciting to see our company mature so quickly in such a vital effort.”

Ascend’s sustainability report can be read at cecilscrowpage.com/sustainability.