HOUSTON – Orion Engineered Carbons (NYSE: OEC), a leading global supplier of specialty and high-performance carbon black, today announced its CEO has signed the U.N. Global Compact,
the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative.
The compact calls on companies to align strategies and operations with universal principles on human rights, labor, anti-corruption and the environment. The pact’s mission is “to mobilize a global movement of sustainable companies and stakeholders to create the world we want.”
Orion CEO Corning Painter said, “We have long supported the compact’s principles, and they have been part of our strategy, culture and daily operations. I welcome this opportunity to formally and publicly align ourselves with our peers and further commit ourselves to advancing societal goals.”
For more information about the compact: https://www.unglobalcompact.org/
About the UNGC
The U.N. Global Compact is a non-binding pact to encourage businesses and firms worldwide to adopt sustainable and socially responsible policies and to report on their implementation. The compact is a principle-based framework for businesses, stating 10 principles in the areas of human rights, labor, the environment and anti-corruption. Under the compact, companies are brought together with U.N. agencies, labor groups and civil society.
About Orion Engineered Carbons
Orion Engineered Carbons (NYSE:OEC) is a global supplier of carbon black products including high-performance specialty gas blacks, acetylene blacks, furnace blacks, lamp blacks, thermal blacks, and other carbon blacks that tint, colorize and enhance the performance of polymers, plastics, paints and coatings, inks and toners, textile fibers, adhesives and sealants, batteries, tires and mechanical rubber goods, such as automotive belts and hoses. The company has over 125 years of history providing customized solutions from a network of 14 global production sites and is dedicated to responsible business practices that emphasize reliability, innovation and sustainability. For more information, please visit orioncarbons.com.
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