Social Responsibility

We focus on production of materials with positive impact on the environment. We are constantly working to minimize the adverse effect of industrial manufacturing on the communities where we live and work. We are responsible for ecological situation in our hometown and home region, where chemical production has been taking place for 160 years. Health & safety, and environmental considerations are integrated into all aspects of our business. All processes within our company run under the certifications and it is responsibility of all employees to find solutions’ leading to it is improvement.

The biggest investment in the modern history of our company is construction of chlor-alkali membrane electrolysis. In the second half of 2016, it will replace the existing but outdate mercury facility, unlike many other companies, a year earlier than required by the European legislation. It will ensure long-term sustainability of our business but will also help with the employment situation in our region.

Documents of sustainability

In the field of production we strive to develop and produce environmentally friendly products. We use modern innovative technologies, eg. new and patented production of epichlorohydrin based on renewable raw resources (glycerine), we reduce our carbon footprint (reduction of greenhouse gas emissions), we effectively treat with raw materials, disposals and energies and reduce the risks to human health.

Our principles are summarized in documents Quality Policy, Policy of Occupational Safety and Health Protection, Major Accident Prevention Policy and Policy of Environment, which can be find HERE.

As a member of Association of Chemical Industry of the Czech Republic, we have become one of the first companies in the Czech Republic, which dedicated itself to the principles of the Responsible Care.

Following an analysis based on 21 CSR criteria SPOLCHEMIE received the highest possible CSR performance GOLD MEDAL from EcoVadis in August 2017. This medal is only granted to the top 5% companies among the thousands of subjects evaluated worldwide in EcoVadis CSR Rating system.

Thanks to our own innovations, which are strongly based on the long-term experiences in chemistry, we gained Environmental Product Declaration, EPD certification for the production of ”green” epoxy resins and glycerine-based epichlorohydrin as a first company in the world. Our products CHS- EPOXY® G 520, CHS-EPOXY® G 525, CHS-EPOXY® G 530 – GREEN EPOXY and glycerine-based epichlorohydrin, ECH-G® reduces annual global carbon footprint of thousands kilogram of CO2.

Ecology and safety

Our goal is to reduce negative impact of our industrial activities on the environment. Using many technical measures we help to enhance and improve surroundings inside and outside of the company. Results are summarized in the annual publications of Reports of the Environment (cze) .

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Our values

Together we improve the quality of life through innovative chemistry.

  • Innovation: We are a learning organization and strive to expand our core knowledge and competences by novel approaches and processes.
  • Customer-focus: We are responsive and committed to our customers so that they keep on coming back and recommend us to others.
  • Expertise: We pride ourselves on our long-standing tradition of technical competence, pairing deep knowledge of chemistry with thoroughness of execution.
  • Accountability: We actively engage and contribute in finding solutions, assume responsibility and do our utmost to deliver on our promises.
  • Teamwork: We value our colleagues, closely work together and act as a reliable partner to our customers, suppliers and broader communities.

Community/ Public Relations

In the strategy of responsible business we focus also on social and environmental aspects. Together with development of relationship with customers and business partners it is important for us to have our business behavior opened also towards our region. Representatives of the management of the company are members of professional committees of City of Ústí nad Labem and a local Regional Office.

SPOLCHEMIE as one of the leading employers in the region is also an important partner for a number of local social, culture, educational and sports activities.

Apart from long-term cooperation with our region in regards to improvement of environment, employment, health and social sphere, education, sport, culture, social life and business support, we are also committed, from the beginning to contribute the hosting the largest sporting event “Ústecký půlmaraton (half-marathon)”.

The company does not forget through its activities on the former employees (pensioners), which in addition to regular financial contribution to the activities of their clubs also helps with organization of many cultural / social events.

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