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Clariant Corporation is a global diversified company, whose operations include additives, detergents, emulsions, industrial and consumer specialties, leather services, oil and mining services, paper specialties, pigments, and textile chemicals. The Company has offices in Europe, Asia, Australia, and the Americas. Clariant was formed in 1995 as a spin off from the chemical company Sandoz, which was established in Basel in 1886.

Ticker: CLN-VX ISIN: CH0012142631
Address: Rothausstrasse 61 , Switzerland , Muttenz , , 4132 Website: Clariant Corp
Phone #: 41-61-4695111 CSR Web Area: SUBSCRIPTION INFO

Basic Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Ratings

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Clariant Corp 70 65 72 76 65
Chemicals, Plastics & Rubber Products Mfg.
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All company average 55 55 56 58 52
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Clariant Corp 99% 86% 92% 96% 87%
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Special Issues: Pesticides & Pollutants

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Clariant Corp
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Chemicals, Plastics & Rubber Products Mfg.
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All company average 53 54 55 58 55 55
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Chemicals, Plastics & Rubber Products Mfg.
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All company average 57 58 57 50 55 51
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Clariant Corp 67% 92% 90% 78% 94% 95%
Chemicals, Plastics & Rubber Products Mfg.
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Energy & Climate Change Environment Policy & Reporting Resource Management Board Leadership Ethics Transparency & Reporting
Clariant Corp 95% 95% 97% 85% 90% 84%
Chemicals, Plastics & Rubber Products Mfg.
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Switzerland
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Brand Value / Enterprise Value (%) -48.164682123 0.0423 316.6056 NA
Brand Value 2012 231.6307 NA
BSI 50 57.2944 88.4717 NA
Domicile SWITZERLAND NA
Enterprise Value NA 5478.599 NA NA
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Brand Value / Enterprise Value (%) 0.009 0.1917 1.07 NA
BSI 51.3 68.4291 94.2 NA
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Enterprise Value 2014 66 7568.2731 526619 NA
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0. Further Information NA Please refer to the published Annual Report and Sustainability Report (see attachment). NA NA
0.1. Introduction - Please give a general description and introduction to your organization. NA Clariant is a world leader in colors, surface effects and performance chemicals Annual sales of CHF 7.4 billion in 2011 Headquartered in Muttenz near Basel, Switzerland World-wide operations, with more than 100 group companies Approximately 22,100 employ NA NA
5.1e Identified climate change risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments? NA Yes NA NA
5.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA Currently very speculative and therefore no action planning possible. NA NA
5.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
5.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
5.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
6. Attachments NA NA NA NA
6. Further Information NA NA NA NA
6.1. Have you identified any climate change opportunities (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA Opportunities driven by changes in regulation; Opportunities driven by changes in physical climate parameters; Opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments NA NA
6.1a Identified climate change opportunities that are driven by changes in regulation? NA Yes NA NA
6.1b. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA In addition to the existing Clariant products a new perspective is given by take-over of Süd-Chemie: The takeover of Süd-Chemie in 2011 is of great significance in the transformation of the Clariant into a sustainable and future oriented company. With t NA NA
6.1c Identified climate change opportunities that are driven by changes in physical climate parameters? NA Yes NA NA
14. Attachments NA NA NA NA
6.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA Promising future technologies are part of the Süd-Chemie business. NA NA
6.1e Identified opportunities that are driven by changes in other climate-related developments? NA Yes NA NA
6.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA Currently very speculative and therefore no action planning possible. NA NA
13. Attachments NA NA NA NA
11. Attachments NA NA NA NA
11. Further Information NA NA NA NA
11.1. Do you consider that the grid average factors used to report Scope 2 emissions in Question 8.3 reflect the contractual arrangements you have with electricity suppliers? NA Yes NA NA
11.1a. You may report a total contractual Scope 2 figure in response to this question. Please provide your total global contractual Scope 2 GHG emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e 0 NA 17902000 NA
11.2. Has your organization retired any certificates, e.g. Renewable Energy Certificates, associated with zero or low carbon electricity within the reporting year or has this been done on your behalf? NA No NA NA
3.1e. Please explain (i) why not; and (ii) forecast how your emissions will change over the next five years NA NA NA NA
3.2. Does the use of your goods and/or services directly enable GHG emissions to be avoided by a third party? No Yes Yes NA
3.2a. Please provide details (see guidance) NA Examples see Sustainability Report attached. NA NA
3.3c Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities. 0 1 12 NA
3.3c. What methods do you use to drive investment in emissions reduction activities? NA Other NA NA
5. Attachments NA NA NA NA
5. Further Information NA NA NA NA
5.1. Have you identified any climate change risks (current or future) that have potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA Risks driven by changes in regulation; Risks driven by changes in physical climate parameters; Risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments NA NA
5.1a Identified risks driven by changes in regulation? NA Yes NA NA
5.1b. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; and (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA The rising energy prices are relevant for most production lines, leading to increasing production costs and e.g. potential loss of competitiveness. Methods to manage this, were e.g. The significant rise in energy prices could be partially compensated by NA NA
14. Further Information NA NA NA NA
1.1. Where is the highest level of direct responsibility for climate change within your company? No individual or committee with overall responsibility for climate change Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board NA
1.1a. Please identify the position of the individual or name of the committee with this responsibility NA In 2011: Christian Kohlpaintner, member of the Executive Committee NA NA
1.2. Do you provide incentives for the management of climate change issues, including the attainment of targets? No Yes Yes NA
13. Further Information NA NA NA NA
13.1. How do your absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) for the reporting year compare to the previous year? Increased Decreased Decreased NA
13.1a (i) If absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) have increased, decreased or remained the same overall compared to the previous year, state direction of change NA Moderately Decreased NA NA
13.1a (ii) If absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) have increased, decreased or remained the same overall compared to the previous year, state the reason for the direction of change NA Decrease: Emissions reduction activities NA NA
13.1a (iii) If emissions have increased, decreased or remained the same overall, provide the emissions value (%) NA Decrease: 4.83, Increase: , Emission value for which direction is not stated: NA NA
2012 Score 0 64 100 NA
2012 Performance Band E C A NA
2.3a. Please explain (i) the engagement process and (ii) actions you are advocating NA Mainly via Chemical industry associations (e.g. SGCI, CEFIC, VCI). For example Clariant CEO is member of the CEFIC board and in this function actively particpates in the sustainability and climate change discussion on EU level. Topics of engagement are NA NA
8.8. Are carbon dioxide emissions from the combustion of biologically sequestered carbon (i.e. carbon dioxide emissions from burning biomass/biofuels) relevant to your company? No Yes Yes NA
8.8a. Please provide the emissions in metric tonnes CO2e 0.01 55000 27263000 NA
Management 4. Attachments NA https://www.cdproject.net/Sites/2012/48/3448/Investor CDP 2012/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2012/4.Communication/CLA_NB11_E_120319[1].pdf NA NA
Management 4. Have you published information about your company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance for this reporting year in other places than in your CDP response? NA 3 NA NA
5.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; and (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA Only local or partial effects expected; if specific issues occur this will be integrated in Clariant risk management process (see above). NA NA
2. Attachments NA NA NA NA
2. Further Information NA NA NA NA
5.1c Identified climate change risks driven by change in physical climate parameters? NA Yes NA NA
2.1. Please select the option that best describes your risk management procedures with regard to climate change risks and opportunities NA Integrated into multi-disciplinary company wide risk management processes NA NA
2.1a. Please provide further details (see guidance) NA A general risk management process is established, including also natural risks. At least annual follow up is done, reporting to Board of Management and Board of Directors. NA NA
2.2. Is climate change integrated into your business strategy? No Yes Yes NA
2.2a. Please describe the process and outcomes (see guidance) NA CO2 emissions are a integral part of CAPEX planning and business strategy, which is reviewed by the Executive Committee. Examples are listed in the sustainability report, e.g. secondary use of CO2 from processes or selection of low CO2 waste gas treatment NA NA
2.2b. Please explain why not NA NA NA NA
2.3. Do you engage with policy makers to encourage further action on mitigation and/or adaptation? No Yes Yes NA
3. Attachments NA NA NA NA
3. Further Information NA NA NA NA
3.1. Did you have an emissions reduction target that was active (ongoing or reached completion) in the reporting year? No Intensity target Absolute and intensity targets NA
14.1. Do you participate in any emission trading schemes? No, and we do not currently anticipate doing so in the next two years Yes Yes NA
14.2. Has your company originated any project-based carbon credits or purchased any within the reporting period? No No Yes NA
6.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
6.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
6.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
7. Attachments NA NA NA NA
7. Further Information NA NA NA NA
7.1. Please provide your base year and base year emissions (Scopes 1 and 2) NA NA NA NA
0.4. Currency selection Please select the currency in which you would like to submit your response. All financial information contained in the response should be in this currency. NA CHF NA NA
1. Attachments NA NA NA NA
1. Further Information NA Targets / incentives for other EHS aspects are also existing. NA NA
8.7. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 2 emissions More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% NA More than 90% but less than or equal to 100% NA
11.1b. Explain the basis of the alternative figure (see guidance) NA NA
14.1b. What is your strategy for complying with the schemes in which you participate or anticipate participating? Energy efficiency improvement is an integrated part of Clariant's strategy. This supports the compliance with ETS and availability of a sufficient number of certificates. For extension of the ETS scope starting 2012 preparations are ongoing at facilities NA
8.1. Please select the boundary you are using for your Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas inventory NA NA NA NA
8.2a. Please provide your gross global Scope 1 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e 92 NA 231902967 NA
8.3a. Please provide your gross global Scope 2 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e 293 NA 8071070 NA
8.4. Are there are any sources (e.g. facilities, specific GHGs, activities, geographies, etc.) of Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions which are not included in your disclosure? NA Yes NA NA
8.6. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 1 emissions More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% NA More than 90% but less than or equal to 100% NA
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8.7. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 2 emissions Third party verification or assurance underway but not yet complete - last years statement available Proportion of Scope 2 emissions that are verified/assured for 2011-2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.7a. Please indicate the proportion of your Scope 2 emissions that are verified/assured More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% More than 40% but less than or equal to 60% More than 90% but less than or equal to 100%
8.7b Reporting Period From/To/Please provide further details of the verification/assurance undertaken, and attach the relevant statements/Type of verification or assurance/Relevant standard/Attach the document 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/Reasonable assurance/Other: Plausibility check by SQS/
8.8. Are carbon dioxide emissions from biologically sequestered carbon relevant to your organization? Yes
8.8a. Please provide the emissions in metric tonnes CO2 70000
8.8a. Please provide the emissions in metric tonnes CO2e 0.05 70000 13638000
9.1. Do you have Scope 1 emissions sources in more than one country? Yes
9.1a Reporting Period From/To/Please complete the table below: Country/Region/Scope 1 metric tonnes CO2e 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/Switzerland/42939
9.2. Please indicate which other Scope 1 emissions breakdowns you are able to provide (tick all that apply) NA By business division; By facility; By GHG type; By activity NA
9.2a Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by business division: Business division/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/BU A/316807
9.2b Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by facility: Facility/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
9.2c Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by GHG type: GHG type/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/CO2/270108
9.2d Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by activity: Activity/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/Boilers etc./237955
9.2e Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by legal structure: Legal structure/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
0.3. Country list configuration United States of America
0.4. Currency selection Please select the currency in which you would like to submit your response. All financial information contained in the response should be in this currency. CHF
0.4. Please select the currency in which you would like to submit your response. CHF
0.5. Please select if you wish to complete a shorter information request. NA
0.6. Modules NA As part of the Investor CDP information request, electric utilities, companies with electric utility activities or assets, companies in the automobile or auto component manufacture sectors and companies in the oil and gas industry should complete suppleme
1. Attachments NA NA NA
1. Further Information NA NA NA
1.1. Where is the highest level of direct responsibility for climate change within your company? No individual or committee with overall responsibility for climate change Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board
1.1a. Please identify the position of the individual or name of the committee with this responsibility NA The direct responsible is CEO Hariolf Kottmann, as he has taken direct responsibility for Corporate Sustainability and Regulatory Affairs in 2012 and is since then heading the Sustainability Council. NA
1.2. Do you provide incentives for the management of climate change issues, including the attainment of targets? No Yes Yes
1.2a. Who is entitled to benefit from these incentives? Business unit managers/Monetary reward/Meeting specific BU climate change targets, such as energy efficiency and emission reduction
10.1. Do you have Scope 2 emissions sources in more than one country? Yes
10.1a Reporting Period: From/To/Please complete the table below: Country/Region/Scope 2 metric tonnes CO2e/Purchased and consumed electricity, heat, steam or cooling (MWh)/Purchased and consumed low carbon electricity, heat, steam or cooling (MWh) 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/Switzerland/0/62080/
10.2. Please indicate which other Scope 2 emissions breakdowns you are able to provide (tick all that apply) NA By business division; By facility; By activity NA
10.2a Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 2 emissions by business division: Business division/Scope 2 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/BU A/35037
10.2b Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 2 emissions by facility: Facility/Scope 2 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/site 1/1826
10.2c Reporting Period: From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 2 emissions by activity: Activity/Scope 2 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/all/499712
10.2d Reporting Period: From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 2 emissions by legal structure: Legal structure/Scope 2 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
11. Attachments NA NA NA
11. Further Information NA To ensure comparability to previous years the data are disclosed based on the "old" Clariant (without the acquired Süd-Chemie sites) as done also in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index questionnaire. For more information please refer to our Sustainability NA
11.1. What percentage of your total operational spend in the reporting year was on energy? More than 0% but less than or equal to 5% More than 0% but less than or equal to 5% More than 95% but less than or equal to 100%
11.2. Please state how much fuel, electricity, heat, steam, and cooling in MWh your organization has purchased and consumed during the reporting year: Energy type/MWh Fuel/1134248;Electricity/828966;Heat/113806;Steam/800890;Cooling/34724
11.3. Please complete the table by breaking down the total "Fuel" figure entered above by fuel type: Fuels/MWh Anthracite/78313
11.4. Please provide details of the electricity, heat, steam or cooling amounts that were accounted at a low carbon emission factor: Basis for applying a low carbon emission factor/MWh associated with low carbon electricity, heat, steam or cooling Non-grid connected low carbon heat, steam or cooling, generation owned by company/59700
12. Attachments NA
12. Further Information NA
12.1. How do your absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) for the reporting year compare to the previous year? Decreased
12.1a Reason of change Emissions reduction activities, Divestment, Acquisitions, Mergers, Change in output, Change in methodology, Change in boundary, Change in physical operating conditions, Unidentified, Other
12.1a. Reason: Emissions value (percentage) Emissions reduction activities: 8.3/Divestment: 0/Acquisitions: 40/Mergers: 0/Change in output: 0/Change in methodology: 0/Change in boundary: 0/Change in physical operating conditions: 0/
12.2. Please describe your gross combined Scope 1 and 2 emissions for the reporting year in metric tonnes CO2e per revenue: Intensity figure/Metric numerator/% change from previous year/Direction of change from previous year/Reason for change 0.0015/metric tonnes CO2e/12.6/Decrease/No appropriate metric due to economic and other effects
12.3. Please describe your gross combined Scope 1 and 2 emissions for the reporting year in metric tonnes CO2e per FTE: Intensity figure/Metric numerator/% change from previous year/Direction of change from previous year/Reason for change 67.67/metric tonnes CO2e/5.9/Decrease/Increased energy efficiency and process improvements
12.4. Please provide an additional intensity (normalized) metric that is appropriate to your business operations: Intensity figure/Metric numerator/% change from previous year/Direction of change from previous year/Reason for change 0.476/metric tonnes CO2e/5.7/Decrease/Increased energy efficiency and process improvements
13.1. Do you participate in any emissions trading schemes? Yes
13.1b. What is your strategy for complying with the schemes in which you participate or anticipate participating? For complying with the emission trading scheme we have established an internal organization for emission trading items with defined responsibilities. For trading certificates we would use the additional support of an external consultant.
13.2. Has your company originated any project-based carbon credits or purchased any within the reporting period? No
14. Attachments NA NA NA
14. Further Information NA Only two plants relevant for ETS have been operated in 2012. The missing certificates in plant 2 have been transferred from another plant, which is out of operation since 2011. NA
14.1. Do you participate in any emission trading schemes? No, and we do not currently anticipate doing so in the next two years Yes Yes
14.1b. What is your strategy for complying with the schemes in which you participate or anticipate participating? For complying with the emission trading scheme we have established an internal organization for emission trading items with defined responsibilities. For trading certificates we would use the additional support of an external consultant.
14.2. Has your company originated any project-based carbon credits or purchased any within the reporting period? No No Yes
14.2. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 3 emissions No third party verification or assurance
14.2a. Please indicate the proportion of your Scope 3 emissions that are verified/assured NA
14.3. Are you able to compare your Scope 3 emissions for the reporting year with those for the previous year for any sources? No, this is our first year of estimation
14.4. Do you engage with any of the elements of your value chain on GHG emissions and climate change strategies? (Tick all that apply) Yes, our suppliers; Yes, our customers
14.4a. Please give details of methods of engagement, your strategy for prioritizing engagements and measures of success - evaluation of Scope 3 emissions (e.g. via Product Carbon Footprint for our Customers, studies on SCM with customers and suppliers) - increase of efficiency (e.g. improvement of logistics by minimizing transport and package)
14.4d. Please explain why not and any plans you have to develop an engagement strategy in the future NA
2. Attachments NA https://www.cdproject.net/sites/2013/48/3448/Investor CDP 2013/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2013/2.Strategy/406313.pdf NA
2. Further Information NA see our Position Paper on Carbon Footprint for reference NA
2.1. Please select the option that best describes your risk management procedures with regard to climate change risks and opportunities NA Integrated into multi-disciplinary company wide risk management processes NA
2.1a. Please provide further details i)Scope of Process: A general risk management process is established, including also natural risks. Clariant uses risk maps but also refines the detail when compared to typical risk maps by incorporating reputational and operational risk assessments into
2.1a. Please provide further details (see guidance) NA i)Scope of Process: A general risk management process is established, including also natural risks. Clariant uses risk maps but also refines the detail when compared to typical risk maps by incorporating reputational and operational risk assessments into NA
2.2. Is climate change integrated into your business strategy? No Yes Yes
2.2a. Please describe the process and outcomes i) Internal aspects related to climate change influencing the strategy: CO2 emissions are an integral part of CAPEX planning and business strategy, which is reviewed by the Executive Committee. Examples are listed in the sustainability report, e.g. second
2.2a. Please describe the process and outcomes (see guidance) NA i) Internal aspects related to climate change influencing the strategy: CO2 emissions are an integral part of CAPEX planning and business strategy, which is reviewed by the Executive Committee. Examples are listed in the sustainability report, e.g. second NA
2.2b. Please explain why not NA NA NA
2.3. Do you engage in activities that could either directly or indirectly influence policy on climate change through any of the following? (tick all that apply) Yes
2.3. Do you engage with policy makers to encourage further action on mitigation and/or adaptation? No Yes Yes
2.3a. On what issues have you been engaging directly?: Focus of legislation/Corporate Position/Details of engagement/Proposed solution NA
2.3a. Please explain (i) the engagement process and (ii) actions you are advocating NA NA NA
2.3b. Are you on the Board of any trade associations or provide funding beyond membership? Yes
2.3c. Please enter the details of those trade associations that are likely to take a position on climate change legislation/Trade association CEFIC/Consistent/see the respective webpage: www.cefic.org/By being part of the Cefic board and relevant working groups
2.3d. Do you publically disclose a list of all the research organizations that you fund? No
2.3e. Do you fund any research organizations to produce public work on climate change? Yes
2.3f. Please describe the work and how it aligns with your own strategy on climate change We are for example participating in the SuizAgua Colombia Project, an initiative by the Swiss agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and public-private partnership with other companies. The project supports the development of the ISO 14046 standard
2.3g. Please provide details of the other engagement activities that you undertake In December 2012 Clariant started the "Sustainability@Clariant Portfolio Value Program" with support of the Collaborating Center on Sustainable Consumption and Production CSCP, linked to the Wuppertal Institute in Germany. The program engages Clariant's C
2.3h. What processes do you have in place to ensure that all of your direct and indirect activities that influence policy are consistent with your overall climate change strategy? The engagement of Clariant Key Representatives in associations ensures a direct link to our strategic alignment. Our CEO for example is Board Member of CEFIC and Chairman of its Program Council Product Stewardship, the Head of Corporate Sustainability and
2.3i. Please explain why you do not engage with policy makers NA
3. Attachments NA NA NA
3. Further Information NA The implemented projects mentioned in 3.3b are only examples. The responsibility for and the decision on project implementation is with the businesses (based on the Corporate Reduction emission / energy saving targets), the implementation is done locally. NA
3.1. Did you have an emissions reduction target that was active (ongoing or reached completion) in the reporting year? No Intensity target Absolute and intensity targets
3.1a. Absolute target/ID/Scope/% of emissions in scope/% reduction from base year/Base year/Base year emissions (metric tonnes CO2e)/Target year/Comment No Response
3.1b. Intensity target/ID/Scope/% of emissions in scope/% reduction from base year/Metric/Base year/Normalized base year emissions/Target year/Comment 1/Scope 1+2/100/35/metric tonnes CO2e per metric tonne of product/2005/0.65/2020/Reduction of scope 1 and scope 2 emissions
3.1c. What change in absolute emissions this intensity target reflects/ID/Direction of change anticipated in absolute Scope 1+2 emissions at target completion?/% change anticipated in absolute Scope 1+2 emissions 1/Decrease/43///
3.1d. Please provide details on your progress against this target made in the reporting year/ID/% complete (time)/% complete (emissions)/Comment 1/47/35/
3.1e. Please explain (i) why not; and (ii) forecast how your emissions will change over the next five years NA NA NA
3.2. Does the use of your goods and/or services directly enable GHG emissions to be avoided by a third party? No Yes Yes
3.2a. Please provide details (see guidance) NA i)&ii) Products that help avoiding emissions/estimate for amount of emissions that are/were reduced: Following examples enable directly GHG emission reductions by our customers: - Sunliquid (Bio fuels): emission reduction potential through substitiuti NA
3.3. Did you have emissions reduction initiatives that were active within the reporting year (this can include those in the planning and/or implementation phases) No Yes Yes
3.3a. Please identify the total number of projects at each stage of development, and for those in theimplementation stages, the estimated CO2e savings/Stage of development/3.3a. Number of projects/Total estimated annual CO2e savings in metric tonnes CO2e Under investigation//
3.3c Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities. 0 1 13 Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities.
3.3c. What methods do you use to drive investment in emissions reduction activities? NA Other NA
3.3c. What methods do you use to drive investment in emissions reduction activities?/Comment Other/Energy saving and emission reduction goals are integrated part of the business strategies, monitored by Executive Committee
4. Attachments NA
4. Have you published information about your company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance for this reporting year in other places than in your CDP response? - Further Information NA
4.1. Have you published information about your company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance for this reporting year in other places than in your CDP response? 5 The number of corporate annual reports and voluntary publications (complete and/or underway) made about the company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance
5. Attachments NA NA NA
5. Further Information NA NA NA
5.1. Have you identified any climate change risks (current or future) that have potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA Risks driven by changes in regulation; Risks driven by changes in physical climate parameters; Risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments NA
5.1a. Climate change risks driven by changes in regulation Yes
5.1a. Please describe your risks driven by changes in regulation /ID/Risk driver/ Description/Potential impact/Timeframe/Direct/Indirect/Likelihood/Magnitude of impact 1/Fuel/energy taxes and regulations/general effect: increased energy taxes and regulations (fuel, energy for production) could increase operational costs./Increased operational cost/Current/Direct/Very likely/Medium-high
5.1b. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk and (iii) the costs associated with these actions i) Potential financial implications: Risks are assessed with our Enterprise Risk Management System. ERM Guidelines and Policy include climate change relevant aspects such as weather and natural hazards. Risk assessment criteria distinguish 5 risk categori
5.1c. Climate change risks driven by change in physical climate parameters Yes
5.1c. Please describe your risks that are driven by change in physical climate parameters/ID/Risk driver/Description/Potential impact/Timeframe/Direct/Indirect/Likelihood/Magnitude of impact 1/Change in precipitation extremes and droughts/local, water scarcity/Reduction/disruption in production capacity/6-10 years/Indirect (Supply chain)/Likely/Low-medium
5.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; and (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA i) Potential financial implications: Risks are assessed with our Enterprise Risk Management System. ERM Guidelines and Policy include climate change relevant aspects such as weather and natural hazards. Risk assessment criteria distinguish 5 risk categori NA
5.1e. Please describe your risks that are driven by changes in other climate-related developments/ID/Risk driver/Description/Potential impact/Timeframe/Direct/Indirect/Likelihood/Magnitude of impact PR4/Change in precipitation pattern/We and our bottling partners use a number of key ingredients that are derived from agricultural commodities such as sugarcane, corn, beets, citrus, coffee and tea in the manufacture of beverage products. Increased deman
5.1e.Climate change risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments Yes
5.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA i) Potential financial implications: Risks are assessed with our Enterprise Risk Management System. ERM Guidelines and Policy include climate change relevant aspects such as weather and natural hazards. Risk assessment criteria distinguish 5 risk categori NA
5.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
5.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
5.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
6. Attachments NA NA NA
6. Further Information NA NA NA
6.1. Have you identified any climate change opportunities (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA Opportunities driven by changes in regulation; Opportunities driven by changes in physical climate parameters; Opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments NA
6.1. Have you identified any climate change opportunities (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? -Transparency Yes
6.1a Identified climate change opportunities that are driven by changes in regulation? NA Yes NA
6.1a. Please describe your opportunities that are driven by changes in regulation/ID/Opportunity driver/Description/Potential impact/Timeframe/Direct/Indirect/Likelihood/Magnitude of impact 1/Air pollution limits/EnviCat N2O / EnviNOx process for efficient reduction of NOx and N2O emissions/Increased demand for existing products/services/Current/Direct/Likely/High
6.1b. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity and (iii) the costs associated with these actions i) Potential financial implications: Opportunities for products that contribute to greenhouse gas savings related to market developments expected (sales based on sectors / market growth). E.g. market growth for catalysts +10%, for battery materials: +25%
6.1c. Please describe the opportunities that are driven by changes in physical climate parameters Yes
6.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity and (iii) the costs associated with these actions i) Potential financial implications: Opportunities for increased product sales relate to market developments expected: E.g. market growth for water treatment +4-6% (ID1). ii) Methods to manage these opportunities: R&D: Clariant services global megatre
6.1e. Please describe the opportunities that are driven by changes in other climate-related developments Yes
6.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA i) potential financial implications of the opportunity: ID1: speculative (e.g. increased stock price: A Carbon Trust study says company value could increase by up to 80% if it is well positioned and proactive regarding climate change). ID2: depending on m NA
6.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
6.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
6.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
7. Attachments NA NA NA
7. Further Information NA To ensure the comparability to previous years the data are disclosed based on the "old" Clariant (without the acquired Süd-Chemie sites) as done also in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index questionnaire. For more information please refer to our Sustainabil NA
7.1. Please provide your base year and base year emissions (Scopes 1 and 2)/7.1. Base year From Date:/To Date:/ Scope 1 Base year emissions (metric tonnes CO2e)/N39Scope 2 Base year emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) 2012-01-01/2012-12-31/534028/499712
7.2. Please give the name of the standard, protocol or methodology you have used to collect activity data and calculate Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions NA The Greenhouse Gas Protocol: A Corporate Accounting and Reporting Standard (Revised Edition) NA
7.3. Please give the source for the global warming potentials you have used Gas/Reference CO2/Other: doCount software
7.4. Please give the emissions factors you have applied and their origin; alternatively, please attach an Excel spreadsheet with this data Fuel/Material/Energy/Emission Factor/Unit/Reference Anthracite/2.4/metric tonnes CO2e per metric tonne/doCount software
8.1. Please select the boundary you are using for your Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas inventory NA Financial control NA Boundary used for Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas inventory during 2011-2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.2. Please provide your gross global Scope 1 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e NA Gross global Scope 1 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e for 2011 - 2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.2. Please provide your gross global Scope 1 emissions figures in metric tonnes CO2e 534028
8.3. Please provide your gross global Scope 2 emissions figures in metric tonnes CO2e NA
8.4. Are there are any sources (e.g. facilities, specific GHGs, activities, geographies, etc.) of Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions which are not included in your disclosure? NA Yes NA Proportion of Scope 1 emissions that are verified/assured for 2011 - 2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.4a Reporting Period From/To/Source/Scope/Explain why the source is excluded 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/Süd-Chemie sites/Scope 1 and 2/To ensure comparability to previous years the data are disclosed without the acquired Süd-Chemie sites, as done also in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index questionnaire. In our Sustainability report, e
8.5 Reporting Period From/To/Please estimate the uncertainty of the total gross global Scope 1 and 2 emissions figures that you have supplied and specify the sources of uncertainty in your data gathering, handling and calculations/Scope 1 emissions No Response
8.6. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 1 emissions Third party verification or assurance underway but not yet complete - last years statement available Proportion of Scope 1 emissions that are verified/assured for 2011 - 2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.6a. Please indicate the proportion of your Scope 1 emissions that are verified/assured More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% More than 60% but less than or equal to 80% More than 90% but less than or equal to 100%
8.6b Reporting Period From/To/Please provide further details of the verification/assurance undertaken, and attach the relevant statements: Type of verification or assurance/Attach the document 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/High assurance/European Union emissions trading system (EU ETS)/
2013 Performance Band E B A NA
2013 Score 0 77 100 NA
0. Attachments NA NA NA If you have not been presented with a sector module that you consider would be appropriate for your company to answer, please select the module below. If you wish to view the questions first, please see https://www.cdproject.net/en-US/Programmes/Pages/Mor
0. Further Information NA NA NA If you are in these sectors (according to the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS)), the corresponding sector modules will be marked as default options to your information request. If you want to query your classification, please email respond@c
0.1. Introduction - Please give a general description and introduction to your organization. NA Clariant is a world leader in specialty chemicals Annual sales of CHF 6.04 billion in 2012 Headquartered in Muttenz near Basel, Switzerland World-wide operations, with more than 100 group companies Approximately 21'200 employees Products and services of 4 NA
0.1. Please give a general description and introduction to your organization. Clariant is a world leader in specialty chemicals Annual sales of CHF 6.04 billion in 2012 Headquartered in Muttenz near Basel, Switzerland World-wide operations, with more than 100 group companies Approximately 21'200 employees Products and services of 4
0.2. Please state the start and end date of the year for which you are reporting data. 2012-04-01
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Description The Functional Chemicals division offers its customers world-wide a broad range of surfactants and specialties. With production sites on five continents Clariants Functional Chemicals division is well positioned to face the growing globalization of market Description of the company's product.
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ceo:numberOfRatings 1 3 4026 The number of ratings of the CEO
ceo:pctApprove 0 67 100 Percent of ratings of the CEO that were approving
ceo:title NA The title of the company's CEO
employer:numberOfRatings 1 8 6549 The number of Glassdoor users who have rated this company as a place to work.
Glassdoor Employer Ratings 1 3.6 5 The Top Companies for Work-Life Balance list is based on employee feedback shared in company reviews on Glassdoor.
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Date Added To Sr List NA 41481.5833 NA Date added to the GRI list.
Guidelines NA GRI - G3 NA This field indicates which version of the GRI Guidelines is used for the reporting. As of publication year 2009, GRI only includes reporting that makes use of the G3 Guidelines, which were released in October 2006.
Integrated No No Yes GRI currently has two classifications for defining organization size: 'SME' and 'Large'. SME stands for Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises. GRI follows the definition for SMEs as set by the European Union: SMEs have 250 employees or less and have a yearl
Publication Year 2013 GRI currently has two classifications for defining organization size: 'SME' and 'Large'. SME stands for Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises. GRI follows the definition for SMEs as set by the European Union: SMEs have 250 employees or less and have a yearl
Region NA Europe NA Region the organization operates in.
Report Html Address NA http://www.sustainability.clariant.com/reporting NA URL of the report location.
Report Pdf Address NA http://www.sustainability.clariant.com/C12575E4001FB2B8/vwLookupDownloads/Clariant_SustainabilityReport_2012.pdf/$FILE/Clariant_SustainabilityReport_2012.pdf NA Location of a PDF version of the report.
Report Title NA Clariant Sustainability Report 2012 NA Title of the report.
Sector NA Chemicals NA Industry sector.
Sector Supplements (Final) NA Not Applicable NA This field indicates if the reporting organization has made use of one of the final Sector Supplements and which one. If ‘not used’ is indicated, it means that one of the final Sector Supplements is applicable, but has not been used. If ‘not applicable’ i
Size NA Large NA GRI currently has two classifications for defining organization size: 'SME' and 'Large'. SME stands for Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises. GRI follows the definition for SMEs as set by the European Union: SMEs have 250 employees or less and have a yearl
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Guidelines NA GRI - G4 NA This field indicates which version of the GRI Guidelines is used for the reporting. As of publication year 2009, GRI only includes reporting that makes use of the G3 Guidelines, which were released in October 2006.
Integrated NA GRI currently has two classifications for defining organization size: 'SME' and 'Large'. SME stands for Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises. GRI follows the definition for SMEs as set by the European Union: SMEs have 250 employees or less and have a yearl
Publication Year 2014 GRI currently has two classifications for defining organization size: 'SME' and 'Large'. SME stands for Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises. GRI follows the definition for SMEs as set by the European Union: SMEs have 250 employees or less and have a yearl
Region NA Europe NA Region the organization operates in.
Report Html Address NA http://www.annual-report.clariant.com/2013/sustainability-report/foreword.html NA URL of the report location.
Report Pdf Address NA http://www.annual-report.clariant.com/2013/fileadmin/uploads/2013/media_center/pdf/Clariant_2013_Sustainability_Report_English.pdf NA Location of a PDF version of the report.
Report Title NA Sustainability Report 2013 NA Title of the report.
Sector NA Chemicals NA Industry sector.
Sector Supplements (Final) NA NA NA This field indicates if the reporting organization has made use of one of the final Sector Supplements and which one. If ‘not used’ is indicated, it means that one of the final Sector Supplements is applicable, but has not been used. If ‘not applicable’ i
Size NA Large NA GRI currently has two classifications for defining organization size: 'SME' and 'Large'. SME stands for Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises. GRI follows the definition for SMEs as set by the European Union: SMEs have 250 employees or less and have a yearl
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Corporate Governance 3 0 0 The scores for each ESG scope issue ranges from 0-3. The scoring refers to the number of times the company was criticized in relation to that scope issue: 0 = little or no exposure in the past 4 years; 1 = 5 direct relations in the past 4 years; 2 = 10 direct relations in the past 4 years; 3 = 20 direct relations in the past 4 years.
Current RRI 86 24 0 The RepRisk Index (RRI) is a quantitative risk measure that captures criticism and quantifies a company's exposure to controversial environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. It does not measure a company's overall reputation, but rather is an indicator of their reputational risk.The Current RRI value indicates the current level of criticism about a company.
Employee Relations 3 0 0 The scores for each ESG scope issue ranges from 0-3. The scoring refers to the number of times the company was criticized in relation to that scope issue: 0 = little or no exposure in the past 4 years; 1 = 5 direct relations in the past 4 years; 2 = 10 direct relations in the past 4 years; 3 = 20 direct relations in the past 4 years.
Environmental FootPrint 3 0.2 0 The scores for each ESG scope issue ranges from 0-3. The scoring refers to the number of times the company was criticized in relation to that scope issue: 0 = little or no exposure in the past 4 years; 1 = 5 direct relations in the past 4 years; 2 = 10 direct relations in the past 4 years; 3 = 20 direct relations in the past 4 years.
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Rank 400 84 1 REPORTWATCH RATING
Report Rating D B+ A REPORTWATCH RATING
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Value of USG Contracts (in millions) 990 NA 1 Value of Iranian contracts.
Withdrawn NA Was the association with Iran withdrawn?
Nationality Switzerland Country the company is in.
On the list Yes Yes Is the company on the list.
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Participant since NA 6/3/2013 NA Date organization joined UNGC
Sector NA Chemicals NA Industry sector
Status Non-communicating Active Active Communication on progress
Type NA Public Company NA Organizations are classified into 11 categories
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ends_on NA 12/01/2013 NA End Date
format NA sustainability_report NA How is your COP shared with stakeholders?
include_continued_support_statement 0 1 1 Does your COP contain a statement by the CEO (or equivalent) expressing continued support for the Global Compact and renewing your company’s ongoing commitment to the initiative and its principles?
include_measurement 0 0 1 Does your COP identify targets, define performance indicators and measure outcomes?
references_anti_corruption 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to anti-corruption?
references_environment 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to the environment?
references_human_rights 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to human rights?
references_labour 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to labour rights?
starts_on NA 01/01/2013 NA Start Date
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