LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of 9.1 billion euros in 2012 and roughly 17,500 employees in 31 countries. The company is currently represented at 52 production sites worldwide. Its core business is the development, manufacturing and marketing of plastics, rubber, intermediates and specialty chemicals. It is a member of the leading sustainability indices Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) World and FTSE4Good, as well as the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI).