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2022
12
August
2022
| 09:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI) are essential elements in the Covestro culture, and form the concept from which the “Covestro MagicMaterial School” originated. The concept helps to protect the rights and interests of hearing-impaired students whos...
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09
August
2022
| 16:12 Europe/Amsterdam
The Corona pandemic isn’t over yet, but after two years of home office and lethargy, many events are coming back to life. The organizers and participants of the Milan Design Week from June 6 to 12 were also able to breathe a sigh of relief – the Fuor...
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01
August
2022
| 12:21 Europe/Amsterdam
Dear Ms. von Saldern, you were a guest on the Handelsblatt's Rethink Work Podcast. Topics such as new leadership, new working models, purpose, and the changes in the world of employees due to megatrends such as digitalization are all on the agenda to...
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21
July
2022
| 09:10 Europe/Amsterdam
I recently had the pleasure to speak and interact with students from the Cologne School of Journalism. Why was I excited about this interaction? Because we discussed the crucial role that industry plays in climate action. When these brilliant young m...
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07
July
2022
| 08:53 Europe/Amsterdam
Why 18 journalism students* became social media consultants for a racing team during a visit to Covestro AG and what they discussed with CCO (Chief Commercial Officer) Sucheta Govil. The visit of the 2020 class of the Cologne School of Journalism for...
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30
May
2022
| 10:12 Europe/Amsterdam
How can Covestro become climate neutral? How do individual measures impact the carbon footprint? How does this all fit together? Covestro has developed an innovative software solution to help answer these questions realistically: CEEPTER....
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25
May
2022
| 18:18 Europe/Amsterdam
Strengthening fathers in their role as fathers: That's the idea behind the new fathers' network at Covestro. More than sixty employees have now joined the employee network since it was founded about a year ago. Why is it so important to look at the w...
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12
May
2022
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
"How did I make it here?” That’s a question Madison Miller and Emily Connor were asked to consider after receiving the STEP Ahead Award — a recognition presented to 130 women across the U.S. in 2022. Each honoree was selected based on their leadershi...
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31
March
2022
| 14:34 Europe/Amsterdam
World Women's Day - is it a day to celebrate? This year, on the occasion of March 8, 2022, International Women's Day (IWD), we at Covestro asked ourselves this question from several different angles....
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18
March
2022
| 09:55 Europe/Amsterdam
War in Europe, the unrelenting Covid pandemic and business challenges – times are turbulent. Life is currently intense and demanding for employees, presenting each and every one of us with difficulties. This is why the Human Resources focus has to be...
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10
March
2022
| 12:41 Europe/Amsterdam
Dr. Sarah Schwabe, Executive Board Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer Dr. Markus Steilemann, CEO of Covestro, talks about the internal equity network COMPASS, its personal challenges and why we still need to draw attention to International Wome...
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17
February
2022
| 10:22 Europe/Amsterdam
Taiwanese Children up to 12 years are invited to participate at the forthcoming Environmental Story Competition. They should use their voice to let more people learn about what is happening to the oceans of our planet, and how to protect our seas tog...
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11
February
2022
| 09:32 Europe/Amsterdam
To celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, Covestro scientist Catherine Lövenich wrote down what excites her about science....
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04
February
2022
| 08:59 Europe/Amsterdam
For Adrian Löffler, working at Covestro is characterized by eye level and team spirit. The Digital Product Manager was born in Leverkusen and got to know Covestro early on. The chemical company has one of its four German sites in the city on the Rhin...
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20
January
2022
| 15:41 Europe/Amsterdam
Today is January 20, 2022. That means I've been working as a Trainee at Covestro for almost a year now – and yes, time flies. Shortly after starting in February 2021, I thought about how I would structure my two-year traineeship. Within two years the...
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11
January
2022
| 10:51 Europe/Amsterdam
We all still have the images in our minds. In July, parts of Germany were flooded by a devastating flood that left behind impassable roads, collapsed houses and desperate people. Some Covestro colleagues were and are also affected by the destruction....
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2021
22
December
2021
| 13:59 Europe/Amsterdam
2021 is another year that can barely be described as brilliant in retrospect. Heat waves in China, the USA and southern Europe. Floods in Western and Central Europe. Earthquake in Haiti. It would be nice to take a break from wave riding, but with a v...
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09
December
2021
| 12:15 Europe/Amsterdam
Women are still underrepresented in IT professions. Despite this, Aline Barray actively chose it. In this interview, she talks about what helped her along the way and why time spent abroad was formative. ...
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29
November
2021
| 10:35 Europe/Amsterdam
I sleepily open my sticky eyes. Music can be heard in the distance. Some annoying song that is hard to bear. Especially at this time of day. The clock shows exactly 5:00 am. The music gets louder, footsteps approach. I hear annoyed grumbling from the...
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23
November
2021
| 11:56 Europe/Amsterdam
An event format for all employees entirely dedicated to networking, exchange, and inspiration – and, of course, the presentation of awards for the best innovation projects at Covestro: That’s the Innovation Celebration, which has been held regularly ...
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02
November
2021
| 15:48 Europe/Amsterdam
Covestro employees from Mexico have set up a women's network. In a safe space, they are allowed to exchange experiences on the topic of gender equity openly and without prejudice. ...
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28
October
2021
| 15:28 Europe/Amsterdam
To give children and adults in Taiwan the opportunity to do science at home at their leisure, Covestro is inviting them to try all of its MagicMaterial School experiments in their own homes. ...
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16
September
2021
| 10:24 Europe/Amsterdam
Sucheta, what does safety mean to you personally?Safety is a basic non-negotiable human requirement. It's no different for me, personally or professionally. Its meaning and interpretation can often vary from person to person. But ultimately, from my ...
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31
August
2021
| 14:51 Europe/Amsterdam
You can learn a lot in a six-month internship, if you find the fitting position for you. Now, at the end of my internship at Covestro, I can say that it was a great fit for me! I'd like to share some of the reasons why, and maybe you'll directly want...
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17
August
2021
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Sönke Ibs has already experienced a lot throughout his career. After starting his professional path in 1995, Ibs joined Bayer in 2001. After starting his career in the field of planning electrical systems, he worked as an energy manager and in mainte...
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03
August
2021
| 14:39 Europe/Amsterdam
Traversing an entire continent fueled only by the power of the sun is the goal of the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge. In what is probably the world’s toughest solar car race, it is not just a matter of surviving the 3,000-kilometer route from Darw...
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13
July
2021
| 16:46 Europe/Amsterdam
Event management has been transformed by the Corona crisis more than almost any other industry. On-site events have been replaced by virtual events. Covestro's Annual Press Conference was also held entirely digitally. Daniela Schreiber has co-organiz...
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05
July
2021
| 17:55 Europe/Amsterdam
June 2021 was the most colorful Pride Month I have experienced. Many individuals and organizations around the world have shown color, a symbol for their growing commitment to diversity and inclusion in our society. ...
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05
July
2021
| 16:54 Europe/Amsterdam
Covestro aims to allocate 80 percent of the project expenditures for Research and Development (R&D) in areas that support the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This is one of the five sustainability goals that Covestro aims to achieve by 2025....
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