Sustainability at GEON

Our Commitment to People and Planet

Sustainability is central to our purpose as a company and is embedded across our operations. Together with our employees, customers, suppliers, industry partners and communities, GEON is committed to a collaborative approach to solving global challenges and improving lives.

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Our strategy focuses on three priority areas where we can make the greatest impact.

Our Approach to Sustainability and the Targets by Which We Are Measured, Have Been Embedded in Our Plan.

Our sustainability goals are built around the three focus areas and are designed to integrate sustainability into our core business and decision-making processes.

Skilled and Engaged Workforce

Sustainability Goal: A thriving culture built on trust

>65% Great Places to Work (GPTW) Survey Employee Engagement Index by 2022
Certified GPTW by 2022
≤8% Voluntary turnover rate by 2023

Diversity & Inclusion

Sustainability Goal: A skilled and inclusive workforce

50% of college hires are U.S. minority and/or female
30% of leaders are U.S. minority and/or female


Sustainability Goal: A caring GEON nation taking action in our communities

100% of associates have the opportunity to get involved and take impactful actions in our community by 2025

Optimize and Advance Operational Excellence


Sustainability Goal

Reduce solid waste by 15% by 2025

Collaborate and Innovate Across the Value Chain

Circular Economy

Sustainability Goal: Collaborate with value chain to develop solutions

Identify and pilot one closed-loop ecosystem with customers and/or suppliers by 2025

Product Innovation

Sustainability Goal: Innovate along customers to meet mutual goals

Increase post-consumer and post-industrial recycled products in our portfolio by 2025

R&D focus on developing industry-leading products containing recycled materials by 2025

Industry Collaboration

Sustainability Goal: Participate in an industry alliance aimed at advancing circular solutions

Select alliance by 2021

Reporting and Resources

This is just the start of our journey to advance progress against our sustainability goals. We want to be as transparent as possible about our progress and learnings. As we work, we’ll continue to share our results with you each year.

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