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Trinseo Achieves Silver Medal in Sustainability Rating from EcoVadis for the Third Consecutive Year

In 2021, Trinseo’s overall score is in the top 13% of plastic product manufacturers.

BERWYN, PA, USA - Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Trinseo (NYSE: TSE), a global materials solutions provider and manufacturer of plastics, latex binders and synthetic rubber, has achieved a Silver Medal in Sustainability Rating from EcoVadis three years in a row since 2019. The Company’s scores have been gradually improving year after year.

In its latest Sustainability Performance Overview, Trinseo’s 2021 overall score is in the top 13% of companies rated by EcoVadis in the manufacturing industry of plastics products. The assessment focuses on 21 sustainability criteria grouped into four themes: Environment, Labor & Human Rights, Ethics and Sustainable Procurement. Other noteworthy ratings of Trinseo include:

  • Environment - top 25%
  • Labor & Human Rights - top 24%
  • Sustainable Procurement - top 23%
  • Ethics - top 17%

Walter van het Hof, Trinseo’s Global Industry Affairs & Sustainability Leader, commented, “Sustainability is deep rooted in Trinseo’s culture, so the achievement in EcoVadis’ continuous Silver Rating is indeed both encouraging and well-deserved. The challenges we face in achieving a more sustainable future built upon a circular economy are numerous, and while we may not have answers to all the challenges we’re faced with, we’re committed to taking new approaches to address them.”

Since its founding in 2007, EcoVadis has grown to become the world’s largest and most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, creating a global network of more than 75,000 rated companies.

Trinseo is known as having strong global endorsements of external initiatives on environmental issues such as the Responsible Care® and Operation Clean Sweep® programs. Trinseo is one of the founders of Styrenics Circular Solutions, a joint industry initiative and the unified, driving force behind the acceleration of styrenics recycling through innovative technologies and partner-driven solutions in closing the loop.

For more information on Trinseo’s sustainability and CSR program, visit https://www.trinseo.com/Sustainability.

About Trinseo

Trinseo (NYSE: TSE) is a global materials solutions provider and manufacturer of plastics and latex binders with a focus on delivering innovative, sustainable, and value-creating products that are intrinsic to our daily lives. Trinseo is dedicated to making a positive impact on society by partnering with like-minded stakeholders, and supporting the sustainability goals of our customers in a wide range of end-markets including automotive, consumer electronics, appliances, medical devices, packaging, footwear, carpet, paper and board, and building and construction. Trinseo had approximately $4.8 billion in net sales in 2021 and has 26 manufacturing sites and one recycling facility around the world and approximately 3,100 employees. For more information, please visit: www.trinseo.com.

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