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Covestro takes gold again in international rating

Highest score for sustainability

Focus on environmental protection and sustainable supply chain

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Intensified research collaboration on industry trends

Covestro fosters open innovation in China

Reinforced partnership with renowned Shanghai Tongji University / Industry-academia platform from incubation to commercialization

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Digital trading platform for chemicals opens new ways to customers

New Covestro Direct Store is Online

Direct purchasing with customized offers for business customers / Additional digital sales channel complements existing sales model

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Further growth in demand in an increasingly challenging market environment

Covestro raises dividend after strong business performance in 2018

Continued core volume growth at 1.6% / Group sales rise to EUR 14.6 billion / EBITDA declines to EUR 3.2 billion / Proposed dividend of EUR 2.40 per share / Around EUR 1.7 billion returned to stockholders through share buy-back and dividends / 2019 guidance influenced by further volume growth and lower margins

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Fire, smoke and toxicity (FST)-performing honeycomb cores and panels

Covestro and EconCore join forces in composites development

Polycarbonate applications in mass transportation

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Cross-sector research to turn waste gas into valuable plastics

European industry fosters CO2 reutilization

Next step in collaboration of industrial and academic partners / Evaluation of industrial-scale testing in southern France

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In-depth cooperation with Technical University Berlin

Covestro supports sustainable research

Partnership for Chemistry and Industrial Engineering / Focus on exploration of alternative raw materials

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Joint market study to kick-off new business opportunities

Covestro taps into China’s growing start-up scene

Comprehensive analysis of Chinese founders’ landscape / Innovative materials supplier for consumer start-ups

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Buyback program completed around half a year earlier than planned

Covestro concludes share buyback of EUR 1.5 billion

Around 10% of capital stock bought back / Acquired shares will be retired and capital stock reduced by EUR 19.5 million / Board of Management aims to lay foundations for further buybacks

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Further strengthening of global TPU business

Covestro becomes majority stakeholder in DIC Covestro Polymer joint venture in Japan

Covestro raises stake from 50% to 80% / Partnership with DIC Corporation continues / Acquisition as part of Covestro’s global growth strategy

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