203: Indirect Economic Impacts

Disclosure 203-1 Infrastructure investments and services supported

Clariant is involved in numerous projects in the vicinity of the various production sites, in particular in emerging markets. Clariant does not focus company commitment on individual showcase projects, but is actively committed to the common good in each and every location in which the Group operates, acting with corporate responsibility in all its activities. Clariant supported numerous charity projects in 2017, especially in the vicinity of the various production sites.

Disclosure 203-2 Significant indirect economic impacts

Clariant’s activities as an employer, as a consumer of local products and services, and as a payer of taxes and fees in the respective regions or countries support local economic development, especially in emerging economies. Clariant raises the living standards of the population, both directly and indirectly, by creating added value.