SNF is Aiming for Carbon Neutrality by 2050 While Reducing Carbon Intensity 30% and Water Usage 20% by 2030

April 1st, 2021. SNF has published its Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) criteria report for 2020. 90% of the group’s €3.0 billion 2020 sales meet the UN’s sustainable development goals. All SNF products contribute to either treating, recycling, preserving water, or saving energy and reducing the carbon footprint. SNF is a pioneer of soft chemistry across all industrial stages the carbon footprint of its sites is low, in proportion with revenues, at around 0.5 million tonnes of CO2 equivalent.

SNF is aiming to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 and to reduce its carbon intensity by 30% and its water use by 20% by 2030. In the meantime, the Group aims to maintain its position as one of the best-performing chemical companies in terms of environmental footprint.

Positioned on core markets with regard to sustainable development issues, SNF is committed to a constant focus on progress and excellence, underpinned by its employees in all its subsidiaries worldwide: «SNF Responsible Chemistry». This approach marks the Group’s ambition to be one of the most efficient chemical companies in terms of environmental footprint. SNF’s ESG 2020 report uses various indicators to report on the group’s social engagement, its environmental conduct, and its societal policy. It can be downloaded from

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About SNF SNF is a specialty chemical group whose products contribute to treating, recycling, preserving water, saving energy, and reducing carbon footprint. A pioneer in soft chemistry, SNF has long been present on all continents, employing 6,600 people, including 1,400 in France. Innovation and movement towards a cleaner, less carbon-intensive world are great accelerators of SNF’s growth, which achieved a turnover of 3.0 billion € in 2020.