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Braskem Affirms Commitment to Circular Economy and to Achieve Carbon Neutrality by 2050

Braskem's latest sustainability commitments focus on strategic growth in recycled materials and mitigating its impact on climate change

Braskem, the largest polyolefins producer in the Americas and leading producer of biopolymers in the world, today announces its latest sustainability ambitions to significantly expand its efforts to eliminate plastic waste in the environment by 2030 and to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050.

In 2009, Braskem launched the company's long-term sustainability goals for 2020, which emphasized Braskem's commitment to providing solutions that address climate change. Braskem has invested in the development of I'm green™ products sourced from renewable sources and recycled content, while in the same period reducing the intensity of carbon emissions from its operations by 20 percent. In 2018, Braskem further committed to 100% of plastic packaging being reused, recycled, or recovered by 2040. As part of its evolving sustainable development strategy, Braskem today announces additional commitments to mitigate climate change, eliminate plastic waste and provide solutions for recycled products in its markets.

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