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Sumitomo Chemical Promotes SDGs Initiative, « Our Sustainable Tree 3.0, » through Groupwide Employee Participation

November 5, 2018 Sumitomo Chemical has recently taken a concrete step in furthering its Groupwide employee participation initiative, "Our Sustainable Tree 3.0," aimed at achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The latest initiative was conducted for a period of 100 days up to October 4, during which the Company received 7,700 posts (a total number [...]

Sumitomo Chemical Group Recognized as a « United Nations Global Compact LEAD » Company

October 29, 2018 Sumitomo Chemical (“the Company”), including its Group companies, was recognized as a United Nations Global Compact LEAD ("LEAD") company on the occasion of the United Nations Global Compact Leaders Summit 2018 that was held in September at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. This recognition is a testament to the Company's [...]

ABIM 2018

On October 22-24 2018, the SCAE Marketing, Sales, Regulatory teams along with Valent BioSciences and MGK colleagues attended the Annual Biocontrol Industry Meeting in Basel (Switzerland). Valent BioSciences and Sumitomo Chemical are long platinum sponsor of this successful event. For the third year, Sumitomo Chemical Agro Europe had a booth in the new [...]

Sumitomo Chemical Annual Report 2018

Last fiscal year, Sumitomo Chemical adjusted the positioning of its annual report and CSR Report, reorganizing them as an integrated report, which is Sumitomo Chemical’s new Annual Report. With the aim of communicating its sustained growth in a way that is easy to understand for shareholders and other investors, as well as a broad array [...]

The Sumitomo Chemical Group’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction Targets Approved by the Science Based Targets Initiative

October 18, 2018 Sumitomo Chemical ("the Company") has recently gained approval from the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) about the Company's Group-wide greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets. Sumitomo Chemical is the first among diversified chemical companies in the world to have acquired the approval. The SBTi is a global organization of collaborative initiatives, comprised of [...]

Sumitomo Chemical Holds a Completion Ceremony for its New Plant of Feed Additive Methionine in Ehime

October 4, 2018 Sumitomo Chemical has today held a completion ceremony for its new production line of feed additive methionine at its Ehime Works in Niihama City, Ehime Prefecture, Japan. The amount of investment in the new manufacturing facility represents one of the largest ever made in Japan by the Company. Following several trial runs, [...]

Sumitomo Chemical and Nufarm Limited Sign Agreement on New Fungicide Solutions for Germany, the United Kingdom and Poland

27 September 2018 – Sumitomo Chemical and Nufarm Limited announced today that both companies have signed an agreement on the novel fungicide compound ‘metyltetraprole,’ for key European markets. This new compound for disease control in cereals, discovered by Sumitomo Chemical, will be trademarked “Pavecto®.” Both companies have agreed to explore distribution of Sumitomo Chemical’s Pavecto®-based [...]

Biorational Research and Development Base in the U.S. Starts Operation

July 25, 2018 Valent BioSciences L.L.C., a group company of Sumitomo Chemical, has started the operation of its Biorational Research Center (“BRC”) after relocation of the company’s R&D unit, as announced earlier, to a newly-constructed facility adjacent to Valent Biosciences’ headquarters in the US state of Illinois. Valent BioSciences, a leading company in the field [...]

Sumitomo Chemical and BASF take major step in global development of a novel fungicide

Tokyo, JAPAN and Ludwigshafen, GERMANY – June 22, 2018 – Sumitomo Chemical and BASF, two of the world’s leading chemical companies, announced today that under an existing joint development framework, Sumitomo Chemical has submitted a registration application in the EU for the novel fungicide compound with the ISO common name metyltetraprole[1]. The fungicide, discovered by [...]

Sumitomo Chemical Submits a Registration Application in the EU for Metyltetraprole, a New Fungicide

June 22, 2018 Sumitomo Chemical has recently submitted a registration application in the EU for the novel fungicide compound with the ISO common name “metyltetraprole”, which Sumitomo Chemical and BASF have been developing jointly. Metyltetraprole, an active ingredient discovered by Sumitomo Chemical, exhibits efficacy against various pathogens including those that have developed resistance towards fungicides [...]