Clariant catalysts reduce customers’ footprints by 40 million tons of CO2e in 2023

Clariant catalysts reduce customers’ footprints by 40 million tons of CO2e in 2023

Additional savings came through energy transition technologies, including power-to-x solutions

  • By ICN Bureau | April 27, 2024

Clariant, a sustainability-focused specialty chemical company, announced impressive numbers that highlight how the use of its catalyst products enabled the avoidance of greenhouse gas emissions in 2023. Combined, customers from a variety of industries, including steel and nitric acid production as well as new energy transition projects, were able to avoid greenhouse gases equivalent to approximately 40 million tons of CO2e.1 The figure presents an increase of 5 million tons over 20222, demonstrating the company’s growing commitment to climate protection.

Jens Cuntze, President of Clariant Catalysts, commented, “We are very pleased that our innovative catalysts enabled even stronger carbon reductions for our customers. Year after year, we are living up to our slogan, ‘Greater catalyst. Smaller footprint.’ Besides developing sustainable solutions for the chemical industry, we have invested heavily in novel technologies to accelerate the energy transition. As future technologies are more widely adopted, we expect to see even greater carbon savings over the coming years.”

Richard Haldimann, Chief Technology & Sustainability Officer at Clariant, added, “We are committed to improving energy efficiency and helping industry cut emissions from chemical production. Our solutions aim to lower the carbon footprint of manufacturing both chemicals and fuels. By enhancing yields, optimizing energy utilization, and enabling waste reduction, our cutting-edge catalysts are driving greater sustainability across diverse sectors.”

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