At the CHINACOAT 2019 China International Coatings Exhibition held recently, the Royal DSM Group made its appearance at the exhibition and announced that it will fully promote its coating resin business and implement a series of far-reaching sustainable development goals.
It is reported that DSM announced this series of goals at the European Coatings Exhibition in March this year, aiming to become the most environmentally friendly producer and sustainable development leader in the coating resin industry. In order to further advance its goals, DSM presented a series of solutions to the participants at the exhibition to further fulfill its commitment to sustainable development.
The sustainable development goals of DSM resins and functional materials include: Completely phase out all highly concerned chemicals in finished products by 2025, and aim to reduce the carbon footprint of indirect value chain emissions per ton of products by 28% by 2030 (compared with 2016 Ratio), while ensuring that at least 30% of the raw materials it collects are bio-based or recyclable. In addition, according to DSM's sustainable development blueprint, DSM resins and functional materials plan to achieve a 30% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions in 2030 compared to 2016. To achieve this, DSM resins and functional materials will ensure that 75% of the power source will come from renewable sources. At the same time, the overall average annual energy use efficiency has increased by at least 1%.
Martin Vlak, Global Director of DSM Specialty Resins, said, "Our sustainable development goals underscore our commitment to be the industry's most ambitious, innovative and open resin producer and supplier. Not only that, we are Actively promote the realization of the future vision and help customers make more sustainable choices. Our sustainable development monitoring mechanism helps us track performance related to these goals, making us an effective catalyst for industry change. All in all, I am completely confident of achieving Goals, and work with our suppliers, customers and partners to create a better life for everyone. "