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The Chemicals Exec Looking To Decarbonize — And Rebuild Trust


The Chemicals Exec Looking To Decarbonize — And Rebuild Trust


Published 10-19-23

Submitted by The Chemours Company

Amber Wellman
Amber Wellman is working to decarbonize Chemours. Image courtesy of Politico.

Originally published by Politico

Amber Wellman is leading Chemours through a new phase in the global chemistry giant’s decarbonization and sustainability journey. Wellman started as chief sustainability officer in April and rolled out the company’s sixth sustainability report last month. Chemours is reporting a 30 percent decline in Scope 1 and Scope 2 greenhouse gas emissions since 2018 — halfway to its 2030 goal.

Beyond the raw numbers, the company has some reputation to win back, too. DuPont spun off its performance chemicals division in 2015 to create Chemours, and both are tied up in courts over legacy “forever chemicals” contamination.

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The Chemours Company (NYSE: CC) is a global leader in Titanium Technologies, Thermal & Specialized Solutions, and Advanced Performance Materials providing its customers with solutions in a wide range of industries with market-defining products, application expertise and chemistry-based innovations. We deliver customized solutions with a wide range of industrial and specialty chemicals products for markets, including coatings, plastics, refrigeration and air conditioning, transportation, semiconductor and consumer electronics, general industrial, and oil and gas. Our flagship products are sold under prominent brands such as Ti-Pure™, Opteon™, Freon™, Teflon™, Viton™, Nafion™, and Krytox™. The company has approximately 6,200 employees and 28 manufacturing sites serving approximately 2,700 customers in approximately 110 countries. Chemours is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is listed on the NYSE under the symbol CC.

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