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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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27
June
2022
| 15:33 Europe/Amsterdam
Why Europe’s railway tangle not only harms industry supply chains but also delays climate action...
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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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23
May
2022
| 16:37 Europe/Amsterdam
The reality of climate change is well established, and the urgent need to transition to a carbon neutral economy is shared globally. Actors everywhere advance on their journey towards decarbonization. However, the options are numerous, and the optima...
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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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28
April
2022
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
After more than two years of Corona, the Ukraine war has been going on for more than two months. Climate change, the continuing global warming or the steady advance of Earth Overshoot Day seem to fade into the background. But, global challenges like ...
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13
April
2022
| 08:35 Europe/Amsterdam
Plastics are excellent materials, absolutely essential to our modern life. However, they suffer from two major problems: their production is energy intensive, and the plastic industry is still mostly linear. ...
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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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25
March
2022
| 10:45 Europe/Amsterdam
Three sites in Spain are now running on green electricity. This brings Covestro much closer to climate neutrality. Two other plants in Spain have been running electricity from renewable sources for a long time....
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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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03
March
2022
| 18:34 Europe/Amsterdam
You may have already seen it on the news: Covestro has set itself the goal to achieve climate neutrality in our own operations by 2035. This ambitious target is backed by a solid plan. For me as a technology person, the path forward is truly exciting...
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24
February
2022
| 12:00 Europe/Amsterdam
This blog article was also published in the “blog politische ökonomie” on February 2, 2022. It would have been a strong signal. In December, the UN Security Council could have classified climate change as a threat to peace and security for the first ...
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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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26
January
2022
| 11:44 Europe/Amsterdam
Katrin Joschek visited Expo 2020 in Dubai with her family. On the agenda was a visit to Covestro's exhibit, one of the most popular in the German Pavilion....
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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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16
December
2021
| 14:10 Europe/Amsterdam
Interview with Pol Blanch, winner of this year´s Design in Plastics Award. Pol Blanch, a student from Brunel University in the UK, has claimed top prize in the 2021 Design Innovation in Plastics (DIP) competition, with a product designed to help r...
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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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02
December
2021
| 11:17 Europe/Amsterdam
Green electricity is the basis of a climate-neutral future. Its expansion is urgent. That's why Covestro is taking action - together with our partner Ørsted, and others. By signing the first power purchase agreement from the project in 2019, we helpe...
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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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