People, Products, Planet and Performance.
As our customer, potential customer, community member or shareholder, we know that sustainable products, practices and services are important to you. Sustainability, in both the solutions we offer to help you meet your goals and in our own operations is important to us, too.
PolyOne is committed to meeting the needs of the present without compromising the future. As the world’s premier provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, we create value for our customers, employees, communities and shareholders through our dedication to ethical, sustainable and fiscally responsible principles.
PolyOne Sustainable Solutions Portfolio
PolyOne has established the “PolyOne Sustainable Solutions” mark to denote those products or services that meet defined standards for sustainability in areas such as renew-ability, recycle-ability, reusability, eco-conscious composition, or resource efficiency. These criteria are:
- Renewable: Solutions that are based on, or support the use of, renewable, compostable or bio-degradable resources.
- Reusable: Packaging and other logistics-related systems which are easily returned or reused.
- Recyclable: Solutions which incorporate post-consumer or post-industrial recycle content or which lend themselves to recycling such as PolyOne’s PlanetPak™ packaging system.
- Eco-conscious composition: Solutions that respond to ever-changing market needs by offering alternatives to traditional materials such as lead, bisphenol-A (BPA), phthalates, or halogens.
- Resource efficient: Solutions that help conserve the earth’s resources such as those that enable more efficient production, reduce part weight or material consumption, enable faster cycle times or lower energy consumption or provide better insulating properties.
Please contact your PolyOne sales representative for assistance choosing the right sustainable solution for your needs.
PolyOne's Sustainability Promise
As the world’s premier provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, PolyOne is committed to meeting the needs of the present without compromising future generations’ ability to meet their needs. We are committed to creating value for our customers, employees, communities and shareholders through our dedication to ethical, sustainable and fiscally responsible principles.
- We will put our Customer First by helping them grow their businesses with innovative, safe and environmentally sound solutions following the principles of trust and environmental stewardship established in our groundbreaking No Surprises Pledge℠.
- We will strive to minimize our environmental impact and maximize our conservation of the earth’s resources by using energy-efficient technologies, recycling more, reducing waste, continuously improving operating efficiencies and driving operational excellence.
- We will provide a safe workplace for our employees and will protect our communities by continuously improving our world-class environmental, health and safety performance.
- We will create opportunity for our employees by growing our business, building a more diverse workforce, investing in world-class training and development, and making PolyOne the employer of choice.
- We will be involved in the communities in which we operate by building closer relationships with charitable and public service organizations and encouraging our people’s engagement in local sustainability initiatives.
- We will work collaboratively with our suppliers to lessen the environmental impact of logistics across our global supply chain.
- We will build strong relationships with providers of leading-edge sustainable technologies.
Click here to view a PDF of The PolyOne Sustainability Promise.