Our goal is to be the safest chemical distributor worldwide. This commitment encompasses the health and safety of our employees as well as product safety and the protection of the environment.
Worldwide, we operate in accordance with “Safety First” and we have implemented a global health, safety and environment (HSE) strategy. We are bound by the highest standards in the industry and adopt policies which often exceed statutory requirements.
Protecting the environment has always been of importance to Brenntag. As part of our business activities, we consume water, electricity and different types of fuel, while simultaneously producing waste, waste water and various air emissions. As a chemical distributor, we also deal with products that could damage to environment if they are handled incorrectly. We aim to protect resources and use them optimally around the world, and to minimize the impact that our business activities have on the soil, water and air.
At the same time, Brenntag supports its customers with sustainable solutions and helps to preserve the environment with ecologically efficient products, processes and services.
HSE organization at Brenntag
Brenntag adopts a predominantly decentralized approach to its HSE management. The regional HSE organizations are incorporated into the existing company structures. They encompass officers at the company’s sites and various teams, e.g. at national and regional level. The operations and HSE managers responsible at regional level, together with the central Corporate Health, Safety & Environment department, form Brenntag’s Global HSE Team. The team develops and coordinates globally applicable policies, programmes and other activities and regularly shares its experiences.