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Trinseo CEO Reinforces Its Commitment to Sustainability and Responsible Care®

BERWYN, Pa. - Friday, June 2, 2017

Chris Pappas, President and CEO of Trinseo, today reaffirmed the company’s strong commitment to sustainability and environmentally responsible operations.

“As a global company, we recognize our responsibility to operate in a sustainable way, with high standards of transparency and accountability when it comes to our environmental performance,” said Chris Pappas, President and CEO of Trinseo.  “By focusing on sustainability in our manufacturing operations, as well as the products we make, we have been able to deliver results that are key drivers of TSE’s shareholder value proposition.”

Next month, Trinseo will publish its annual Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility report, which outlines the company’s reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, electricity usage, water consumption, chemical emissions and waste.  Since the company’s first full year of operations in 2011, Trinseo has reduced Scope 1 greenhouse gas emissions by nearly 25 percent. 

Trinseo’s materials are powering sustainability innovations at its customers in many market applications, including:

Trinseo also is proud to participate in the chemical industry’s Responsible Care® initiative, and is dedicated to operate the company according to its guiding principles globally.  Responsible Care® is a voluntary initiative of the global chemical industry to safely handle our products from inception in the research laboratory, through manufacture and distribution, to ultimate reuse, recycle, and disposal, and to involve the public in our decision-making processes.  

More about Trinseo’s commitment to Sustainability is available at www.trinseo.com/sustainability.

About Trinseo

Trinseo (NYSE: TSE), a specialty material solutions provider, partners with companies to bring ideas to life in an imaginative, smart, and sustainability-focused manner by combining its premier expertise, forward-looking innovations and best-in-class materials to unlock value for companies and consumers.

From design to manufacturing, Trinseo taps into decades of experience in diverse material solutions to address customers’ unique challenges in a wide range of industries, including consumer goods, mobility, building and construction, and medical.

Trinseo’s approximately 3,400 employees bring endless creativity to reimagining the possibilities with clients all over the world from the company’s locations in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. Trinseo reported net sales of approximately $4.8 billion in 2021. Discover more by visiting www.trinseo.com and connecting with Trinseo on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and WeChat.

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