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Eastman Named One of the World's Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute for the Fifth Time
Eastman Named One of the World's Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute for the Fifth Time

4 years ago - Eastman (NYSE:EMN) announced today it has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® for the fifth consecutive year. The prestigious honor underscores Eastman’s commitment to leading with the highest ethical business standards and practices.

Tech Giants Dominate 2017 JUST 100 List of Top Corporate Citizens
Tech Giants Dominate 2017 JUST 100 List of Top Corporate Citizens

4 years ago - JUST Capital, a nonprofit research organization, and Forbes have released the 2017 edition of the JUST 100 List, which ranks publicly traded companies in the US on their performance to act on the priorities of the public.

Eastman Issues 2017 Sustainability Report
Eastman Issues 2017 Sustainability Report

4 years ago - Eastman (NYSE:EMN) today announced the release of its 2017 sustainability report, Innovating with Purpose. Building on the company’s progress, the report provides a review of Eastman’s sustainability strategy and goals as well as highlights from the past year.

New Footprint Calculator, #MovetheDate Campaign Commemorate Earliest-Ever Earth Overshoot Day
New Footprint Calculator, #MovetheDate Campaign Commemorate Earliest-Ever Earth Overshoot Day

4 years ago - To mark Earth Overshoot Day (August 2nd — the earliest to date) — the date when humanity’s annual demand on nature exceeds what Earth can regenerate over the entire year — international research organization Global Footprint Network has launched a new mobile-friendly version of its signature Footprint Calculator.

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Eastman Introduces Engineering Bioplastic Breakthrough
Eastman Introduces Engineering Bioplastic Breakthrough

5 years ago - Eastman Chemical Company, the world’s leading producer of cellulosic materials, introduces Eastman TRĒVATM, a breakthrough in engineering bioplastics that help global brands concurrently meet their sustainability and performance needs in today’s rapidly evolving marketplace. “Eastman leveraged nearly 100 years of cellulosic expertise in the design and testing of TRĒVATM to meet the improved sustainability profile and performance needs of brands, fabricators, molders, and other companies across the value chain,” said Burt Capel, vice president and general manager of Eastman’s Specialty Plastics business unit. Capel formally introduced the innovation to media at the Chinaplas Plastics & Rubber Trade Fair taking place in Guangzhou, China.

EPA Recognizes Eastman with 2017 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award
EPA Recognizes Eastman with 2017 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award

5 years ago - For the sixth consecutive year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognizes Eastman (NYSE: EMN) with an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award for continued leadership and superior energy efficiency achievements. This year marks Eastman’s fourth consecutive ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award, EPA’s highest ENERGY STAR honor. The award reaffirms Eastman’s commitment to managing natural resources, which continues to drive sustainable and impactful improvements in energy performance, resulting in energy intensity reductions, avoided costs and lowered emissions.

Eastman Supplies for Soldiers Ships Record Number of Packages
Eastman Supplies for Soldiers Ships Record Number of Packages

5 years ago - Thanks to our Eastman team members - and several community partners and neighbors, we collected a record-setting 25,000 items for the 2016 Supplies for Soldiers campaign! In December, more than 1,000 care packages made their way around the world to 73 U.S. soldiers deployed overseas. Each soldier received multiple boxes of toiletries, entertainment items such as books and playing cards, non-perishable food/drink mixes, and practical items, including batteries, note pads and much more. Each soldier also received notes and letters from area students sharing their gratitude and sweet wishes.

Eastman Tops Inaugural Just 100 List in the Chemical Industry
Eastman Tops Inaugural Just 100 List in the Chemical Industry

5 years ago - Eastman Chemical Company has been named America’s Most JUST Company in the chemical industry, according to JUST Capital and Forbes magazine’s inaugural “JUST 100 List,” which for the first time ranks the publicly traded companies in the U.S. that perform best on the things Americans care most about. The rankings are based on one of the largest surveys ever conducted on attitudes towards corporate behavior, involving 50,000 Americans over the last 18 months. This year’s list ranks U.S companies against their peers within 32 major industries. In future years, Forbes and JUST Capital will rank companies across industries.

Together for Sustainability Initiative launched in India for Chemical Industry
Together for Sustainability Initiative launched in India for Chemical Industry

5 years ago - Together for Sustainability (TfS), a joint initiative of leading global chemical companies, has been formally launched in India to encourage the Indian suppliers to adopt sustainability practices in their management and manufacturing systems. SB Corporate Members BASF, DuPont, and Eastman are members of the initiative.

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Eastman Partnerships Promote Positive Change Around the World
Eastman Partnerships Promote Positive Change Around the World

5 years ago - Eastman team members are committed to investing in their communities, no matter where they are. At the Kohtla-Järve (KJ) site, team members have been involved in a number of endeavors that have made an impact in that small Estonian community. Eastman began observing Earth Day events in 2013 in KJ. Volunteers recently used their time and talent to continue a tree planting project that was started last year. In a commitment to environmental stewardship, 10 trees were planted last year in front of the administrative building, and another 10 trees were added this year.

Innovative Partnership Reinforces Eastman’s Commitment to Design Education
Innovative Partnership Reinforces Eastman’s Commitment to Design Education

5 years ago - Eastman announces an innovative partnership with Aether Global Education, a nonprofit think-tank focused on transformative learning through design education.

CDP: Competitive Advantages for Chemical Companies Leading in Preparing for a Low-Carbon Economy
CDP: Competitive Advantages for Chemical Companies Leading in Preparing for a Low-Carbon Economy

6 years ago - The latest quarterly sector research report from CDP ranks companies in one of the highest-emitting sectors — diversified chemicals — based on a number of emissions-related metrics which, in aggregate, could have a material impact on company performance. It reveals which companies in the sector are best prepared for the future in developing sustainable products, enhancing efficiency or addressing regulatory change across sector-specific environmental metrics.

Eastman Issues 2015 Sustainability Report, Gaining momentum
Eastman Issues 2015 Sustainability Report, Gaining momentum

6 years ago - KINGSPORT, Tenn., July 22, 2015 – Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) today announced the release of its 2015 sustainability report, Gaining momentum. Covering data through 2014, the report continues to provide a review of the company’s progress against its sustainability strategy and goals and is compliant with Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) guidelines. Eastman’s report is available in a fully interactive online format and has an option to “build your own report” for customized downloading and printing. Highlights include:

New Online Marketplace Will Allow US Companies to Exchange Underutilized Materials
New Online Marketplace Will Allow US Companies to Exchange Underutilized Materials

6 years ago - The National Materials Marketplace, a new joint pilot project led by the Corporate Eco Forum (CEF), US Business Council for Sustainable Development (US BCSD), and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), brings together more than 20 major companies with operations in the United States, helping them identify ways to reuse or exchange undervalued materials via an online database, and establish new circular supply chains.

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Eastman Chemical Company Joins Together for Sustainability
Eastman Chemical Company Joins Together for Sustainability

7 years ago - PRESS RELEASEThursday, June 4, 2015 - 2:45pmKingsport, Tenn., June 4, 2015 – Eastman Chemical Company today announces that it has joined Together for Sustainability (TfS) through

How to Pool Collective Leadership & Go Beyond Nudging, Gaming and Competing to Engage Employees
How to Pool Collective Leadership & Go Beyond Nudging, Gaming and Competing to Engage Employees

7 years ago - It's an incredible, mostly missed opportunity: 70 percent of U.S. workers are not engaged at work, and yet organizations with high employee engagement have 147 percent higher earnings per share. Not surprisingly, employee engagement was one of the major topics this week at SB '15 San Diego.

Eastman celebrates fourth consecutive EPA energy award
Eastman celebrates fourth consecutive EPA energy award

7 years ago - KINGSPORT — Eastman Chemical Co. celebrated its fourth consecutive Environmental Protection Agency Energy Star Award and hailed the Sullivan County and Kingsport school systems for signing up to be Energy Star partners on Wednesday.In front of about 100 employees and community partners, Eastman marked its 2015 Energy Star Partner of the Year — Sustained Excellence Award during its celebration and Earth Day Expo held at the Toy F. Reid Employee Center.

EPA Once Again Honors Eastman Chemical Company with Energy Star Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Recognition
EPA Once Again Honors Eastman Chemical Company with Energy Star Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Recognition

7 years ago - KINGSPORT, Tenn., April 6, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) with a 2015 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award for the richness of its energy management program and continued leadership in superior energy management. Through its partnership with the ENERGY STAR program since 2008, Eastman has made impactful improvements in its energy performance, resulting in energy intensity reductions, cost savings and lowered emissions.

Eastman Named as a World’s Most Ethical Company by the Ethisphere Institute for the Second Year in a Row
Eastman Named as a World’s Most Ethical Company by the Ethisphere Institute for the Second Year in a Row

7 years ago - Kingsport, TENN., March 9, 2015 – Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) announced today that it has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as a 2015 World’s Most Ethical Company® for its efforts to continually raise the bar on ethical leadership and corporate behavior.

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Electronics Giants Partner with CDP on Supply Chain Greenhouse Gas Initiative
Electronics Giants Partner with CDP on Supply Chain Greenhouse Gas Initiative

7 years ago - This week, the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC), a nonprofit coalition of many of the world’s largest leading electronics companies — including Apple, Cisco, Dell, Eastman Kodak, HP, Microsoft and many more — dedicated to supply chain responsibility, and CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) announced a new partnership to help expand greenhouse gas (GHG) reporting and reductions in the electronics supply chain.

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