Croda International Plc, who use smart science to create, make and sell speciality chemicals that improve lives, are celebrating being voted the most admired company in the British chemical sector for the third year running, as well as being named the sixth most admired company in Britain. The Yorkshire headquartered Company, was recognised at the renowned ‘Management Today’ awards at Claridge’s Hotel, London on the 2 December.
The awards are the result of a peer-review study of corporate reputation, including interviews with board directors, analysts and City commentators. The largest awards of their kind in the UK, they recognise key factors critical to business success across 12 categories, such as quality of management, quality of products and services and leadership. Croda received high recognition from peers regarding leadership and was specifically recognised for their focus on sustainability.
Steve Foots, Chief Executive of Croda said: “This award is testament to the hard work and dedication of our employees around the world, who help make our purpose ‘Smart Science to Improve Lives™’ a reality.
“I am hugely proud of all that we have achieved throughout 2019, and to have our sustainable and innovative approach recognised, especially by peer review, is a wonderful accolade.”
About Croda www.croda.com
Established in 1925, Croda is the name behind high performance ingredients and technologies in some of the world's biggest and most successful brands: creating, making and selling speciality chemicals that are relied on by industries and consumers everywhere.
They have a network of over 4,500 passionate and committed employees, working together as one global team across manufacturing sites and offices in 38 countries. Croda is a FTSE100 company with a flexible structure that allows them to focus on developing and delivering innovative, sustainable ingredients that their customers can build on in: Personal Care, Health Care, Crop Care, Smart Materials, Energy Technologies, Home Care and Water and Industrial Specialities.