Grade D+
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DuPont

DuPont de Nemours is a specialty chemicals company that has undergone major changes in recent years. In 2015, DuPont completed the spin-off of their performance chemicals division (including the production of many hazardous chemicals) into a new publicly traded company called Chemours. Later that same year, it was followed by a merger of DuPont and Dow Chemical and the subsequent spin-offs of DOW (materials science), Corteva (agriculture) and DuPont (specialty products). DuPont now operates in the business fields of Nutrition & Health, Industrial Biosciences, Safety & Protection and Electronics & Communications.
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Total score
12 / 48

Grade summary

Chemical giant DuPont produces 32 SIN List substances (including four persistent chemicals), with nine of these officially recognised as chemicals of high concern by the EU. The company has a method in place to screen and assess the…

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Total score
12 / 48
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Hazardous Product Portfolio
- / 18
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Development of Safer Chemicals
- / 12
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Management & Transparency
- / 12
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