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The plastics circular economy situation in Europe

The European association of plastics manufacturers, Plastics Europe launched the second edition of the “Circular Economy for Plastics - A European Overview”, a detailed report of plastics flows related to production, conversion, consumption, waste management, recycling, and use of recycled plastics in Europe in 2020...

Covestro pushes on circular economy and carbon neutrality

Shareholders approved all the resolutions proposed by the Board of Management and Supervisory Board by the required majority at Covestro Annual General Meeting on April 21, 2022. The actions of Covestro’s Board of Management and Supervisory Board were ratified. As in the past two years, the Annual General Meeting was...

A positive 2021 for Covestro, which aims to zero emissions by 2035

Covestro had a successful fiscal year 2021. The Group benefited from strong global demand and buoyant earnings in the year as a whole. Core volumes sold increased by 10% year on year, mainly due to additional volumes from the Resins & Functional Materials (RFM) business acquired from DSM. In particular...

Covestro earnings grow in the third quarter of 2021

Covestro recorded a strong third quarter of 2021, which saw a continuation of the high earnings momentum from the first half of the year. Since demand remained strong, high selling prices meant that sales increased by 55.9 percent to around 4.3 billion euros (previous year: around 2.8 billion euros). The core volumes...

Sustainability at the core of Plastics Europe's new image

The European association of plastics manufacturers, Plastics Europe, unveiled a new visual identity and website with sustainability at its core. This reflects the fundamental changes taking place within both the industry and Plastics Europe. Plastic is a key material in enabling innovation and...