- Victrex is one of only 400 European companies selected from around 4000 companies
- Victrex carbon net zero strategy announced 2020
- This prestigious recognition is the latest accreditation, others include; EcoVadis Gold rating, inclusion in Apple clean energy supplier programme, long-standing recognition by FTSE Russell in their Green Revenues index
The annual FT-Statista list includes companies across Europe that have reduced their carbon intensity the most. This assessed companies scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions intensity over a 5 year period, from 2015-2020. Victrex, which was added to the list the for first time this year, is seeking to achieve net zero ambitions by 2030, by reducing scope 1 and 2 emissions from its own operations. Victrex reached a key milestone earlier this year when it achieved 100 percent renewable electricity for its UK operations.
Jakob Sigurdsson, CEO at Victrex commented, "We are extremely proud to have been named a European climate leader by the Financial Times. Sustainability is embedded in our strategy, both in terms of the transformational and sustainable solutions we bring to our customers and our markets, and in terms of how we operate to minimise use of resources - it is a real honour to be included in this prestigious list."
For more information on Victrex sustainability strategy visit https://www.victrex.com/en/sustainability or for more information on FT-Statista list visit https://www.ft.com/climate-leaders-europe-2022.
Victrex is an innovative world leader in high performance polymer solutions, focused on the strategic markets of automotive, aerospace, energy (including manufacturing & engineering), electronics and medical. Every day, millions of people use products and applications which contain our sustainable materials – from smartphones, aeroplanes and cars to oil and gas operations and medical devices. With over 40 years’ experience, we develop world leading solutions in PEEK and PAEK based polymers, semi-finished and finished parts which shape future performance for our customers and our markets, provide environmental and societal benefits, and drive value for our shareholders. Find out more at www.victrexplc.com