Our long-term strategy to maintain stakeholder value is dependent on our ability to ensure that we operate our business in a safe, ethical, environmentally and socially responsible manner.
Westlake is pleased to make available to investors, employees, suppliers and customers our 2019 Sustainability Report. To view the report, click HERE. To view Westlake's 2018 Sustainability Report, click HERE. To view Westlake's 2017 Sustainability Report, click HERE.
IN THE NEWS
Alliance Releases its 2020 Progress Report
During the assessment, EcoVadis assesses the company's activities in the areas of environmental protection, working conditions and human rights, ethics, and sustainable procurement using 21 criteria based on international sustainability standards such as the United Nations Global Compact, the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), and ISO 26000. Scoring 68 out of 100 possible points in the assessment, Vinnolit ranks significantly above the industrial average and is in the fourth percentile of the best chemical companies worldwide that have been audited by EcoVadis.
Also, Westlake began the process of having its US chemical sites evaluated by EcoVadis as well. After its first evaluation, Westlake's U.S. chemicals operations received a bronze rating, placing above average and in the 50th percentile of evaluated companies. EcoVadis describes companies with a bronze rating as having a "structured and proactive CSR approach with engagements/policies and tangible actions on major issues."
Westlake is a proud member of the following organizations which help to drive sustainable action.
Protecting the Environment
Westlake is committed to the guiding principle of responsible corporate action and sustainable development that combines financial success with social responsibility and responsibility for the environment.
A responsible and sustainable action is firmly anchored in the corporate culture of Westlake and operating in a safe, ethical, environmentally and socially responsible manner.
Lake Charles South Wetlands Planting
To read about the planting of 175 acres of wetlands in Bayou d'Inde, located in Lake Charles, Louisiana, click HERE.