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Croda wins sustainability award at Syngenta Suppliers Awards

Croda International Plc, has been announced the winner of the ‘reduction in carbon’ category at the Syngenta Suppliers Awards today, 1st June 2022.  At the ceremony, held in Frankfurt, Germany, the company was presented with the ‘Sustainability Award – Carbon Reduction’.

Croda employees accepting award

Since 2018, Croda has been working with partners to undertake initiatives to reduce the carbon footprint of its operations and upstream supply chain including decarbonisation roadmaps, increased use of life cycle analysis, redesign of products and processes, and responsible sourcing of ingredients.

Croda has worked in partnership with Syngenta to deliver innovative and sustainable ingredients in a way that meets Syngenta’s commercial and sustainability goals.  The company has created ingredients that help Syngenta to meet their own sustainability goals, by providing greater transparency on the origin, composition and environmental impact of ingredients, together with sustainable benefits in use. 

Daniele Piergentili, President Life Sciences, Croda said: “We are delighted to have won the Sustainability Award – Carbon ReductionThe strength of our partnership together with our shared sustainability ambitions, including the commitment to reduce carbon emissions, have meant both Croda and Syngenta have made great progress against our sustainability programmes.  We look forward to working on more projects with Syngenta in the future to develop more sustainable innovative systems.

Elena Zoso, Procurement Global Lead, Syngenta said: “This story is one I am inspired by.”

Croda’s Commitment is to be the most sustainable supplier of innovative ingredients, being Climate, Land and People Positive by 2030, supporting customers to deliver positive impact and measurable contribution to the UN SDGs.

Any parties interested in engaging with Croda around a carbon reduction journey or any other sustainability themes should get in touch with Rebecca Wood – Sustainability Manager Life Sciences ( or via our website at