Sustainability as a strategic opportunity
Kemira sees sustainability as a twofold matter: being responsible in its own operations and creating value for customers through its offering on water quality and quantity management, enabling customers to optimize the use of water, energy and other resources.
The growing concern about the environment, and water scarcity coupled with increasing demand for energy, metals and minerals define the landscape in which Kemira operates. Kemira’s competitive edge stems from its extensive application expertise in water-intensive industrial processes and broad range of products that enhance customers’ processes – either by purifying water or improving their water, raw material and energy efficiency.
The development of Kemira’s Sustainability program started off in 2011 with a materiality analysis as a basis for the preparation of the sustainability targets, which were approved by the Management Board in the third quarter of 2012.