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Wednesday - November 18, 2015

Covestro receives Sustainability Prize from Henkel

Long-standing partnership in industrial adhesives
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The Henkel Sustainability Award 2015 has a timeless elegant shape.

Covestro, formerly Bayer MaterialScience, has received a Supplier Award 2015 from Henkel Adhesive Technologies. The Henkel business unit annually recognizes strategic partners that delivered superior service with regard to general supplier performance, innovation and sustainability to underline the importance of close collaboration. Covestro was awarded in the category “Supplier Sustainability” in recognition of its long years of involvement in the sustainable Henkel product pipeline and for outstanding contributions to lifecycle analysis.

“We are pleased to accept this award, which underscores our commitment as an environmentally conscious and socially responsible company,” said Michael Hellemann Soerensen, Head of Commercial Operations at Covestro’s Coatings, Adhesives, Specialties Business Unit in the Europe, Middle East, Africa and Latin America regions. “The prize is also the result of a long-standing and strategic partnership between our two companies.”

Covestro wants to use sustainable products and processes to improve the lives of people, reduce impacts on the environment and “make the world a brighter place.” The company therefore takes a holistic approach that in addition to ecological and social responsibility also involves creating values.

About Covestro:
With 2014 sales of EUR 11.8 billion, Covestro is among the world’s largest polymer companies. Business activities are focused on the manufacture of high-tech polymer materials and the development of innovative solutions for products used in many areas of daily life. The main segments served are the automotive, electrical and electronics, construction and sports and leisure industries. Covestro, formerly Bayer MaterialScience, has 30 production sites worldwide and employs approximately 15,700 people (calculated as full-time equivalents) at the end of September 2015.

Find more information at www.covestro.com.

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