Huntsman Corporation Publishes 2011 Sustainability Report Innovative Solutions for Society
THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) announces the publication of its 2011 sustainability report, titled Innovative Solutions for Society.
"In our second sustainability report, we share how, through science and innovation, Huntsman is enabling our customers to meet the changing and developing needs of society," said Ron W. Gerrard, Corporate Sustainability Officer. "We are reporting on nine key metrics from the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Sustainability Reporting Guidelines. As we continue to build our sustainability program and gain a better understanding of the key measurements important to our stakeholders, we expect to expand our metrics in future scorecards."
Huntsman's sustainability report generally conforms to GRI 3.1 guidelines.
Innovative Solutions for Society also includes Huntsman's first Communication on Progress to the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), to which the company pledged its commitment in 2011.
Huntsman is a global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals. Our operating companies manufacture products for a variety of global industries, including chemicals, plastics, automotive, aviation, textiles, footwear, paints and coatings, construction, technology, agriculture, health care, detergent, personal care, furniture, appliances and packaging. Originally known for pioneering innovations in packaging and, later, for rapid and integrated growth in petrochemicals, Huntsman has approximately 12,000 employees and operates from multiple locations worldwide. The company had 2011 revenues of over $11 billion. For more information about Huntsman, please visit the company's website at www.huntsman.com.
Statements in this release that are not historical are forward-looking statements. These statements are based on management's current beliefs and expectations. The forward-looking statements in this release are subject to uncertainty and changes in circumstances and involve risks and uncertainties that may affect the company's operations, markets, products, services, prices and other factors as discussed in the Huntsman companies' filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Significant risks and uncertainties may relate to, but are not limited to, financial, economic, competitive, environmental, political, legal, regulatory and technological factors. The company assumes no obligation to provide revisions to any forward-looking statements should circumstances change, except as otherwise required by applicable laws.
SOURCE Huntsman Corporation