Annual Report 2021: Pioneering the Future

Covestro is optimally positioned to actively shape the future. Read about the results of our fiscal year 2021, discover stories behind the numbers and find further information about Covestro.

Annual Report

Climate Neutrality: Setting ambitious targets

Here comes a further milestone in becoming fully circular: Covestro aims to become climate neutral. Learn more about our path to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions for scope 1 and scope 2 by 2035.

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  • Circular Economy

    Renewable Energy

    Wind and sun: Clean energy must power the Circular Economy.

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    My Future City

    Construction and Urbanization – We push the boundaries of materials to build cities of the future.

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    Makrolon® AG front hood

    Toyota chose transparent Makrolon® AG polycarbonate for a car hood that changes from a black panel into a colorful display.

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    2K clear coat capsule Dockit® – time to shine

    Easy paint preparation with the Dockit® 2K clear coat capsule Dockit® – for more efficiency and glossy paint results.


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  • Materials & Industries

    Material solutions from wound care to wearable smart patches

    At this year's EWMA conference in Paris, France, taking place from May 23-25, 2022, Covestro will be showcasing innovative material developments related to wearable smart patches and wound care at booth 301a in hall 3.

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  • Corporate News

    Successful quarter in an increasingly volatile environment

    Group sales rise to EUR 4.7 billion (+41.6%)EBITDA of EUR 806 million (+8.5%)Net income amounting to EUR 416 million (+5.9%)Free operating cash flow of EUR 17 million (–94.7%)Further steps toward a circular economy and climate neutralityReduced earni…

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  • Global

    Reduced earnings outlook for 2022

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  • Corporate News

    Covestro extends film production in Germany

    Global demand for TPU specialty films on the riseInvestment in the low double-digit million euro rangeCompletion planned for end of 2023

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  • Global

    Dividend of EUR 3.40 approved

    Actions of the Board of Management and Supervisory Board ratifiedSupervisory Board: Dr. Sven Schneider succeeds Prof. Dr. Rolf NonnenmacherDr. Markus Steilemann: “There can be no sustainability without Covestro”

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  • Corporate News

    Press Kit: Annual General Meeting 2022

    Here you will find all the important documents relating to our Annual General Meeting 2022 at a glance: Our press release, the speeches, the link to the live broadcast as well as downloadable images and further links.

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  • Corporate News

    Covestro builds a bridge to the circular economy at ACS 2022

    Renewable feedstockReduced reliance on fossil raw materialsPurposeful innovation

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    Covestro pioneers the supply of renewable¹ TDI

    For more sustainable mattresses, upholstered furniture, shoes and automotive seatsSignificant reduction of CO2 emissions from cradle-to-gate2Rapidly implementable solution with consistently high quality  

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  • Materials & Industries

    Covestro debut life-enhancing healthcare solutions at MD&M West 2022

    Formulating life-enhancing solutions for Healthcare through material solutions

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  • Corporate News

    Reducing the carbon footprint of footwear production

    Successful cooperation with textile and yarn technology companies in China

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  • Corporate News

    Covestro helps refugees from Ukraine with targeted donations

    UN refugee aid (German partner organization of UNHCR) gets EUR 250,000 Local charities in Slovakia and Poland receive additional EUR 40,000 Further humanitarian commitment is being prepared

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  • Materials & Industries

    Covestro expands its polycarbonate compounding operations in India

    Rising demand for refined plastics in Asia-Pacific

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  • Corporate News

    Covestro aims for climate neutrality

     Ambitious target: Net zero1 emissions by 2035 for scope 1 and scope 2  60% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030   Every product to be offered in a climate neutral version in the future with major products already on offer today 

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  • Corporate News

    Strong full year 2021 for Covestro

    Core volumes sold up by 10%Group sales total EUR 15.9 billion (+48.5%)EBITDA more than doubles (>100%) to EUR 3.1 billionFree operating cash flow increases to EUR 1.4 billion (>100%)Highest dividend in the Group’s history proposed: EUR 3.40Climate ne…

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  • Global

    Press Kit: Full Year 2021 Results and Covestro Annual Press Conference

    Find all documents at a glance here: Our press release on the results for fiscal 2021, the presentation of the Annual Press Conference, the link to our Annual Report 2021 as well as images and further information.

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