Paris – La Défense, November 8th 2019

Safic-Alcan, a global speciality chemicals distributor, publishes its first Sustainability Report.

Safic-Alcan announces today the release of its first sustainability report: The Durable Link. The report is centered on the company’s commitment to enhance the long lasting link, The Durable Link, connecting chemical manufacturers and chemical users with complete distribution solutions as well as individual chemical products.

The report is available at 

As the company looks to the future, sustainability is becoming an essential component of Safic-Alcan’s business, representing its culture of continuous improvement, innovation, respect and responsibility. ESG makes sense for Safic-Alcan business, but more importantly, it makes sense for its people and the environment.

Philippe Combette, CEO of Safic-Alcan states: “Bringing the “human” collaboration along the value chain is the core theme of Safic-Alcan. We are well positioned to bring both principals and customers together to understand what consumers need and how we, together, can implement sustainable innovation in the marketplace.” “We appreciate we have a long road ahead of us. The report shares how Safic-Alcan has developed a
growth strategy to allow our customers and principals to collaborate with a view to guaranteeing a responsible and long-lasting way of doing business as a distributor.” explained Pauline Chary, Global Environmental, Social & Governance Manager.

About Safic-Alcan
Safic-Alcan is a French independent distributor of specialty chemicals headquartered in Paris La Défense (France). The Company develops and provides wide ranges of polymers, materials and additives for the rubber, coatings, adhesives, thermoplastics, polyurethane, lubricants, detergency, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals industries. With a network of 25 offices strategically located in Europe, Turkey, the Middle East, China, the USA and Mexico, the company represents state-of-the art manufacturers around the world. Its highly specialized sales engineers allow Safic-Alcan to provide dedicated technical expertise and high performance solutions thus creating long term partnership with most of its principals and customers. Safic-Alcan employs 585 people worldwide and generated a turnover of 611 M€ in 2018.

Liliane Perez
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