Covestro LLC is one of the leading producers of high-performance polymers in North America and is part of the global Covestro business. Covestro manufactures high-tech polymer materials and develops innovative solutions for products used in many areas of daily life. The main segments served are the automotive, electrical and electronics, construction, medical and sports and leisure industries. i3 (ignite, imagine, innovate) is Covestro LLC’s companywide corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative that aims to spark curiosity, to envision what could be and to help create it. Built on the three pillars of philanthropy (i3 Give), employee volunteerism (i3 Engage) and STEM education (i3 Give), i3 seeks to create sustainable and lasting impacts.
As Swedish teen climate advocate, Greta Thunberg, prepares to speak at the U.N. Climate Action Summit next week in New York, her high school peers in Pittsburgh are attending their own U.N.-style sustainability summit.
Roughly 120 teenagers from 13 area schools gathered at Youthquake 2...
Molly Burhans, Founder of New Haven, Conn.-based GoodLands, has won UN Environment’s Young Champions of the Earth Prize for pioneering digital mapping and bringing big data for restoration to the world’s largest land owners. The Young Champions initiative is sponsored by Covestro, a leading manuf...
How can adults energize the next generation around sustainability issues, using the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) as a guide. In her latest Medium blog, Covestro’s head of corporate social responsibility and sustainability, Rebecca Lucore, outlines how the co...
Today, Covestro announced the top six finalists of its Start-up Challenge, an internal competition designed to encourage entrepreneurial thinking among the company’s nearly 17,000 employees worldwide. Now in its second year, the 2019 Start-up Challenge combines the company’s passion for innovatio...
Rebecca Lucore, head of sustainability and corporate social responsibility at Covestro LLC and a leading voice in Corporate America for leveraging employee purpose to drive the UN Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs), reports on Pittsburgh’s ongoing journey to become an inclusive, sustainable ...
Covestro kicked off its series of THINC30 Tanks for 2019 today with the first summit, titled “Ensuring Inclusive Pittsburgh Neighborhoods,” The event was held in the Covestro BrightSpace at the Energy Innovation Center in Pittsburgh.
At the half-day summit, Pittsburgh’s civic a...
Reinforcing its commitment to the Pittsburgh region and its efforts to advance the 17 global United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) in the local community, Covestro LLC announced it will host a series of THINC30 Tanks over the course of 2019.
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Today, Covestro LLC announced the launch of its North American supplier diversity program, building on its continuous commitment to create a more diverse, inclusive and innovative culture. The new program opens the door for small and diverse organizations that have an interest in doing business w...
Covestro and the United Nations are again calling for nominations for Young Champions of the Earth, the prestigious prize for environmental entrepreneurs aged between 18 and 30, who have big ideas for the world’s future.
Each of seven winners in the 2019 program, the third year of the glob...
Covestro announced today that its New Martinsville, West Virginia, facility is donating an ambulance to the Wetzel County Ambulance Authority. Officials from both organizations participated in a brief ceremony at the plant site to officially recognize the donation.
The donation aligns with...