Sustainability is part of Unipar's mission, values, and strategy
ESG Guidelines

Sustainability is part of Unipar's mission, values, and strategy

Our goal is to be an agent of transformation for a more sustainable world.

Unipar commitments

Our commitments and ambitions drive us forward in our sustainability strategy.
Reduce scope 1 and 2 CO2 emissions by 10% (put in smaller font: base year 2021
Reduce scope 1 and 2 CO2 emissions by 10% (put in smaller font: base year 2021
Avanço atual do compromisso
60%
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Switch to 60% electricity from renewable sources.
Switch to 60% electricity from renewable sources.
Avanço atual do compromisso
60%
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65% of the volume of products manufactured with renewable energy
65% of the volume of products manufactured with renewable energy
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100% of suppliers with sustainability criteria.
100% of suppliers with sustainability criteria.
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2 million people reached via social responsibility actions focused on human development and sanitation (base year 2022)
2 million people reached via social responsibility actions focused on human development and sanitation (base year 2022)
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Publicar Relatórios de Sustentabilidade e participar de rankings e pesquisas de boas práticas de governança e sustentabilidade.
Publicar Relatórios de Sustentabilidade e participar de rankings e pesquisas de boas práticas de governança e sustentabilidade.
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Reduce scope 1 and 2 CO2 emissions by 30% (put in smaller font: base year 2021)
Reduce scope 1 and 2 CO2 emissions by 30% (put in smaller font: base year 2021)
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Eliminate the use of mercury in operations
Eliminate the use of mercury in operations
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15% reduction in the amount of water used, with 15% reuse
15% reduction in the amount of water used, with 15% reuse
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Development of energy and emissions solutions
Development of energy and emissions solutions
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Manufacture of 80% of hydrochloric acid with green hydrogen.
Manufacture of 80% of hydrochloric acid with green hydrogen.
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Net Zero goal achieved
Net Zero goal achieved
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Zero accidents and operational incidents
Zero accidents and operational incidents
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Prevented delivery of CO2 emissions to Unipar clients
Prevented delivery of CO2 emissions to Unipar clients
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Communicating Unipar commitments to the supply chain
Communicating Unipar commitments to the supply chain
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Ensuring access to clean water and sanitation
Ensuring access to clean water and sanitation
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A sustainability benchmark for the chemical industry
A sustainability benchmark for the chemical industry
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A commitment to management for zero operational accidents
A commitment to management for zero operational accidents
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Sustainability Reports published and inclusion in rankings
Sustainability Reports published and inclusion in rankings
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Defined goals

Materiality matrix

Unipar listens to internal and external stakeholders to identify priority issues and lists eight material topics that guide sustainability strategies and actions.
Integrity and Ethics in Business
Integrity and Ethics in Business

Integrity, reliability, and ethics are part of Unipar's values and are key to maintaining the company's longevity. The team is committed to high levels of governance, striving for ethics and institutional relations that generate impact.

Health and Safety
Health and Safety

The health and safety of employees, operations, clients, and communities is a non-negotiable topic for Unipar. The company strives for excellence in its operations, surroundings, and safe product logistics.

Climate Change, Energy and Emissions
Climate Change, Energy and Emissions

Unipar has energy efficiency actions and is in the process of transition, investing in the self-generation of solar and wind power, besides committing to a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, reaching Net Zero by 2050.

Relationship with communities
Relationship with communities

Unipar is committed to promoting human development on the areas of education, culture, sports, and social and environmental actions, in addition to sanitation, especially in the local communities in Brazil and Argentina where it operates.

Risk management
Risk management

Unipar wants to be recognized for its excellence in risk management and mitigation to preserve the company's operations and sustainability. This issue is a priority in the company's practices.

Water and sanitation
Water and sanitation

The products are related to the treatment and transportation of water and sewage. For this reason, contributing to access to clean water, to sanitation in Brazil and Argentina and to the responsible use of water in our activities are very important issues.

Diversity, equality and inclusion
Diversity, equality and inclusion

Unipar strives every day to ensure an inclusive environment in which people feel respected and included in Unipar. Unipar believes that expanding representation is achieved on solid principles.

Waste Managemen
Waste Managemen

Unipar adopts practices to reduce waste generation in its processes and works to increase the reuse of materials, acting responsibly.

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Sustainability Reports

Unipar is committed to presenting results in line with existing targets, the sustainability strategy, and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In 2022, Unipar's sustainability positioning was structured: Unipar wants to be "an agent of transformation for a more sustainable world", mobilizing the entire ecosystem to expand its reach.
Ano Descrição do documento Tamanho Idioma
2022 Read the full 2022 sustainable balance sheet 7.77 MB
2021 Read the full 2021 sustainable balance sheet 20.25 MB
Energy transition
CLIMATE CHANGES

Energy transition

Production processes demand intensive consumption of electrical energy. Unipar has energy efficiency actions and is in the process of energy transition, investing in the self-production of solar and wind energy, in addition to having made commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, with the goal of reaching Net Zero in 2050.

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Social actions
Social Development

Social actions

Unipar is committed to the social and economic development of the communities where it operates and seeks to strengthen the connection and integration with the locations around its operations. In 2022, the Unipar Institute was founded to strengthen our commitment to social responsibility.

Global Compact
Sustainable commitment

Global Compact

Unipar is a signatory to the UN Global Compact and has made a public commitment.

Certifications and awards

Unipar's seals of excellence

Época Negócios 360º
Época Negócios 360º
1st place in Financial Performance Challenge in the sector Chemistry and Petrochemistry
Great Place To Work (GPTW)
Great Place To Work (GPTW)
For the first time, the company was awarded one of the most important people management certificates
Global Compact (UN)
Global Compact (UN)
Unipar has joined the world's largest sustainable initiative to contribute to high-impact projects by 2030.
Environmental management
Environmental management

Environmental management

The company strives to ensure safe industrial processes. The three industrial plants regularly undergo certification processes by accredited bodies. As happens every three years, in 2022 the company was recertified in the integrated management system, covering the ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 international certifications for the three plants (São Paulo) and offices (Argentina).