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LANXESS wins VCI Responsible Care competition 2019
September 2019, Cologne - On September 26, specialty chemicals group LANXESS received first prize in the nationwide Responsible Care competition from the German Chemical Industry Association (VCI). The Group launched the "Resource-efficient production of leather chemicals" (ReeL) project. In this research project, LANXESS has developed a completely new technology for tanneries. Thanks to a modular system, it is possible to completely recycle residues from leather production directly on site.
1st Place Sustainability Award
April 2019, Berlin. The State Association of North Rhine-Westphalia in the Association of the Chemical Industry e. V. (VCI NRW) awarded LANXESS with a first place recognition for leather production. The VCI NRW Responsible Care competition recognizes outstanding projects of "Good ideas for sustainability in the supply chain." LANXESS took first place in the "Resource-efficient production of leather chemicals" competition. The pilot plant, which we developed together with our technology partner INVITE, saves tanneries the cost of disposing of around two metric tons of waste a day - and at the same time provides them with a product that they can use again: "X-Biomer" brand liquid biopolymers that improve leather properties. Transport, storage and packaging costs are eliminated.
German Innovation Award for LANXESS
February 2018, Berlin. LANXESS received the 2017 German Innovation Award for Climate and Environment. In the "Environmentally Friendly Products and Services" category, we received an award for our innovative technology for recycling waste from leather production. Under the title "Resource-efficient production of leather chemicals" (ReeL), we designed a modular pilot plant in cooperation with the Leverkusen research institute INVITE to produce "X-Biomer" retanning materials from shavings and cuttings as well as from vegetable biomass.
LANXESS wins two CSR AwardsJanuary 2018, China. LANXESS received two prestigious Chinese awards for Corporate Responsibility: the CSR Enterprise Award at the 2nd China CSR Annual Summit and the Top Responsible Enterprise Award from the China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Corporate Citizen Model List. These are examples of the results we can achieve with our efforts to combine safety, environmental protection, social responsibility and economic efficiency across our business processes, while working towards sustainable development in China through targeted corporate responsibility activities.
LANXESS Top Employer in China 2019December 2018 , China. LANXESS Greater China was once again recognized as one of China’s Top Employers. The latest study by the Top Employers Institute showed that LANXESS Greater China offers its employees an excellent working environment by focusing on the development of talent at all levels of the organization and demonstrating outstanding human resources performance.
Awards for LANXESS in China June 2017, China.
LANXESS has received the Golden Bee Enterprise Award, the AICM Responsible Care Chairman's Award and the Top 500 Chinese Brands Award. These awards are the results of our corporate responsibility and branding activities.
LANXESS receives "More Than a Market” Award
June 2017, China. Out of 75 submitted projects, LANXESS was chosen as the winner of the "More Than a Market Award 2017" for our "Clean Water for Better Life" project. In the "Water Research" competition between students, this project was recognized as a practical example of exemplary fulfillment of the social responsibility of German companies in China.