Feb. 22, 2023
Together for Sustainability (TfS) announces that SABIC, a global diversified chemicals company, headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Synthomer, a British-based specialty chemicals producer; and Yara, a global leading crop nutrition company, have joined the TfS initiative for sustainable supply chains. The TfS member company count is now 43. With the arrival of the new members, TfS strengthens its leadership with regard to driving and delivering sustainability through the chemical industry’s supply chains. Against the backdrop of the climate challenge and increasing regulatory requirements, TfS provides the chemical industry with innovative solutions to enable supply chains to make a significant contribution to the company’s overall sustainability and resilience performance.
Bertrand Conquéret, President, Together for Sustainability said,″I am proud to welcome SABIC, Synthomer and Yara to the TfS family, bringing the TfS membership to 43 companies. The arrival of the new members strengthens TfS’ global leadership. Together and with our strategic partners we will continue to increase our impact on the sustainability performance in chemical supply chains around the world. Given the regulatory landscape, the climate challenge, and market conditions, the need for sustainable businesses is only increasing. TfS is the crucial factor in making supply chains and businesses more sustainable, collaborative and resilient and contributing to the development of a better world.″
Khaled Saleh Al-Kharboush, Vice President Procurement, SABIC said,″Embedding sustainability into our procurement processes, policies, and culture as a foundational pillar is a key part of SABIC’s sustainable procurement strategy. Joining TfS will enable SABIC to reach its goals faster, to allocate its resources to value-adding activities, and to proactively contribute to enhanced ESG performance in close collaboration with our industry peers.″
Dr Stephen Blackburn, CPO & Vice President, Group Procurement, Synthomer said,″Sustainability needs to be at the center of what we do today and not just in the future, it can only be tackled in collaboration with our supply chains and peers. We believe that joining Together for Sustainability (TfS) will bring us a step closer towards improving our sustainability performance and achieving our commitment to reaching net zero, we look forward to working closely with TfS and its members on this important global issue.″
Kris Moors, SVP Indirect Procurement, Yara International said,″No organisation can solve global challenges alone. Yara works towards a nature positive food future, but that is not possible without collaboration. Joining TfS offers great opportunities and will accelerate our efforts on reducing scope 3 upstream emissions. We look forward to collaborating with the other members on our journey towards sustainable supply chains.″
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