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Trinseo Achieves EcoVadis Silver Medal for Corporate Social Responsibility

Berwyn, PA - Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Trinseo has received the Silver Medal level of achievement for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) from EcoVadis, a leading sustainability assessor.  Trinseo’s score of 54 places the company in the top 30 percent of the 6000 companies evaluated by EcoVadis in 2015. The average company score was 42.

“We are very proud and excited that Trinseo has been awarded the silver level of achievement by EcoVadis,” said Catherine Maxey, Vice President, Public Affairs, Sustainability and EH&S. “This reflects the hard work of Trinseo people across the globe who are committed to operating sustainably and responsibly.”

Trinseo established its Sustainability/CSR program in 2010 at the time the company was formed, and has continued to add new elements each year – including a Supplier Code of Conduct in 2015.  

“Achievements in sustainability assessments like EcoVadis require that companies continuously improve, because the bar is constantly being raised in terms of societal expectations,” said CJ Redd, Americas EH&S Leader, who also leads the third party sustainability assessment process and EH&S metrics for the company globally. “To maintain our silver level, we will need to continue strengthening our sustainability programs in 2016 and beyond.”

Trinseo and EcoVadis

When Trinseo customers want to gather sustainability performance data from Trinseo – such as greenhouse gas emissions and human rights policies – Trinseo uses the EcoVadis platform to exchange this data confidentially.

EcoVadis is a leading provider of sustainability assessments, and provides a secure platform for companies to exchange sustainability performance data with their customers and suppliers. EcoVadis evaluates 6000 companies globally each year, assessing performance in four categories:  environment, labor practices, fair business practices and sustainable procurement. 

Trinseo EcoVadis Award Score Distribution

Trinseo EcoVadis Award Results

Trinseo SA 2016 EcoVadis Silver Certification

Trinseo’s annual Sustainability report

About Trinseo

Trinseo (NYSE: TSE) is a global materials solutions provider and manufacturer of plastics, latex binders, and synthetic rubber. We are focused on delivering innovative and sustainable solution to help our customers create products that touch lives every day - products that are intrinsic to how we live our lives - across a wide range of end-markets, including automotive, consumer electronics, appliances, medical devices, lighting, electrical, carpet, paper and board, building and construction, and tires. Trinseo had approximately $4.0 billion in revenue in 2015, with 18 manufacturing sites around the world, and more than 2,200 employees. For more information visit www.trinseo.com.

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