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Global Environmental Policy Statement

Kemin Industries is a global ingredient manufacturer that strives to sustainably transform the quality of life every day for 80 percent of the world with its products and services. The company supplies over 500 specialty ingredients for human and animal health and nutrition, pet food, aquaculture, nutraceutical, food technologies, crop technologies textile, biofuels and animal vaccine industries.

Kemin recognizes that environmental degradation and climate change are serious global issues, and as a company, we are committed to minimizing our impact on the environment and climate. We conduct our activities in such a manner as to protect the physical environment, our employees, our customers and the general public. It is through innovation and continuous improvement that we will sustainably transform the quality of life. 

Commitments to Foster a Healthy Planet and Healthy People

  • We conduct our activities in the most environmentally responsible manner possible. To this end, we will always try to operate our facilities to a higher standard than what is regulated within any geographical location.
  • Kemin prioritizes the wellbeing of both our team members and the societies in which we operate through engagement and partnerships for the greater good.
  • Kemin will practice a policy of stewardship regarding land, water and air, with the intent of always leaving these resources cleaner than they were before Kemin utilized them. Beyond compliance, we will utilize innovative ways to develop and implement programs that expand our commitment to the environment.
  • Many of the ingredients we produce are bio-based products that originate from renewable plant, animal and biological sources and processes. These are readily incorporated into natural systems and provide environmental, social and economic benefits to our customers. Our products are one of the major ways we transform the industries we serve.
  • To manage our environmental impact, we monitor our energy use and report our global Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions. We are accelerating our transition to renewable energy sources.
  • With sincere concern for shared resources, we responsibly manage our water use and measure our global usage, monitoring for areas of improvement.

These commitments are communicated to Kemin team members in each of our business units around the world. This policy is used to inform employees, suppliers, customers, distributors and other stakeholders and is updated periodically to reflect improvements.

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