Environment & Safety

Covestro at the German Innovation Award 2020

Nominated: Energy-saving chlorine production

Covestro technology among finalists for coveted award / Up to 25 percent lower energy consumption and CO2 emissions / Worldwide savings of 35 million tons of CO2 annually possible


Solar Impulse Foundation supports clean and profitable developments

“Covestro technologies are Efficient Solutions”

Solar greenhouse dryers for food preservation / Waterborne INSQIN® technology for sustainable textile coating


The world's largest corporate supply contract for offshore wind energy

Covestro goes for green electricity

Long-term agreement signed with supplier Ørsted / Signal effect for the expansion of renewable energies intended


Final Round of German President’s Award

CO2 Innovation in the Limelight

Team from Covestro and RWTH Aachen among the best / New method reduces oil consumption in plastics production / CO2-based products more recyclable


Sustainable raw materials as the basis for circular economy

Waste, plants, CO2 – the resources of the future

Raw Materials Summit 2019 points way out of the throwaway society / Start-up company wins “Resource Innovator” prize


Sustainable business ideas chosen at K 2019

Employees become founders

Second Covestro Start-up Challenge focuses on circular economy / Winner selected from six finalists / Up to one million euros in start-up capital for the best business idea


Building up material cycles across value chains

Domo, Circularise and Covestro partner on full plastics traceability

Transparency achieved through blockchain technology


Covestro in new Circular Plastics Alliance

More plastics recycling in Europe

Alliance of 100 organizations and companies / Target: 10 million tons of recycled plastics per year starting 2025


Innovative ideas for Covestro-supported environmental protection prize

UN Young Champions of the Earth 2019 winners named

Third year of the global prize supported by Covestro / Seven winners chosen from over 1,000 applicants / Young Champions of the Earth will receive their awards during UN General Assembly week in New York City


The answer to urbanization, climate change and scarcity of raw materials

Better insulation with polyurethane

Covestro concentrates on digitalization and sustainability