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Sumitomo Chemical Submits Registration Application for New INDIFLIN™ Fungicide in EU

February 25, 2019 Sumitomo Chemical has submitted applications for registration of its new fungicide INDIFLINTM (ISO common name: inpyrfluxam) to the regulatory authorities of the EU. INDIFLINTM, a novel fungicide active ingredient discovered by Sumitomo Chemical, belongs to a class of compounds known as succinate dehydrogenase inhibitors (SDHI) that have a mode of action inhibiting [...]

Sumitomo Chemical Joins New Global Environmental Initiatives « Alliance to End Plastic Waste »

January 17, 2019 Sumitomo Chemical has joined the Alliance to End Plastic Waste (“AEPW”) as one of the founding members. AEPW is a new alliance of global companies formed to advance solutions to eliminate plastic waste in the environment, especially in the ocean. AEPW, launched on January 16, 2019, is a not-for-profit organization composed of global [...]

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Sumitomo Chemical to Relocate its Tokyo Head Office

December 11, 2018 Sumitomo Chemical has decided to relocate its Tokyo Head Office in the latter half of 2021. The new premises will be located within an office building connected directly to Nihombashi Station, a subway station served by three subway lines, including the Toei Asakusa Line which provides direct access to both the Haneda [...]

Website Renewal Announcement

November 28, 2018 We are pleased to announce the renewal website of Sumitomo Chemical on November 28, 2018. In this renewal, we have aimed to make the website easier to use and more comprehensible for users. In addition, we have made it easier to use on smartphones.  We will continue to enrich the content and [...]

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 [...]