Huntsman Publishes 2016 Sustainability Report
"Connecting Our World: Sustainability in Transportation"
THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Nov. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) today published its latest corporate sustainability report, titled "Connecting Our World: Sustainability in Transportation," on its web site at www.huntsman.com/sustainability.
"Connecting Our World" discusses how Huntsman applies its ingenuity in the transportation industry to create innovative products that help construct resilient infrastructure, encourage global commerce and empower personal mobility to bring our world closer together.
"Transportation connects our world in ways that help develop communities and enable a modern society," said Corporate Sustainability Officer Ron Gerrard. "Huntsman manufactures chemical solutions that help make transportation more sustainable, thereby benefitting our economies, enhancing the environment and creating easy access to education, work, markets and social contacts."
The report highlights a variety of Huntsman's transportation-related initiatives that help address such global megatrends as population growth, increasing wealth in emerging economies, finite hydrocarbon resources, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and potential impacts on climate change. The 2016 report also includes Huntsman's annual Communication on Progress to the United Nations Global Compact.
This is Huntsman's seventh sustainability report since launching its corporate sustainability initiative in 2010.
Huntsman Corporation is a publicly traded global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated and specialty chemicals with 2016 revenues of more than $7 billion. Our chemical products number in the thousands and are sold worldwide to manufacturers serving a broad and diverse range of consumer and industrial end markets. We operate more than 75 manufacturing, R&D and operations facilities in over 30 countries and employ approximately 10,000 associates within our four distinct business divisions. For more information about Huntsman, please visit the company's website at www.huntsman.com.
Statements in this release that are not historical are forward-looking statements. These statements are based on management's current beliefs and expectations. The forward-looking statements in this release are subject to uncertainty and changes in circumstances and involve risks and uncertainties that may affect the company's operations, markets, products, services, prices and other factors as discussed in the Huntsman companies' filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Significant risks and uncertainties may relate to, but are not limited to, volatile global economic conditions, cyclical and volatile product markets, disruptions in production at manufacturing facilities, reorganization or restructuring of Huntsman's operations, the ability to implement cost reductions and manufacturing optimization improvements in Huntsman businesses, and other financial, economic, competitive, environmental, political, legal, regulatory and technological factors. The company assumes no obligation to provide revisions to any forward-looking statements should circumstances change, except as otherwise required by applicable laws.
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Released November 6, 2017