In 2022, Clariant’s sustainability activities were evaluated by the leading and reputable rating agency Sustainalytics. The agency uses industry-specific criteria to examine the social, environmental, and corporate governance activities of companies. It assesses the extent to which a company is exposed to material ESG issues, and how the company manages the related manageable and idiosyncratic risks. For 2022, Clariant was rated with an ESG Risk Rating of 21.2, which ranks Clariant in a position of 31 out of 539 companies in the chemicals industry group.