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2021-09-03

For the second consecutive time, LANXESS Brasil wins the organizational climate survey "Incredible Places to Work", in the chemical segment.

  • Third Consecutive Year among Top Chemical/Petrochemical Company in Brazil
  • The company also won third place in overall country corporate satisfaction ranking
  • The ranking named as “Incredible Places to Work” is an initiative of the Administration Institute Foundation (FIA), specialized on surveys, in partnership with the Uol Web Portal, one of the most important media outlets in Brazil

LANXESS once again earned as first chemical company to work for in Brazil according to the latest “Incredible Places to Work” evaluation by the Administration Institute Foundation (FIA). The specialty chemicals company was also recognized as the third best company for employee satisfaction, which is based work environment, organizational culture, leadership performance and satisfaction with the company’s people management practices .

This year’s awards evaluated 350 Brazilian-based companies for a complete employee satisfaction analysis. The questionnaires , which had more than 180,000 participants, questions were applied both to employees, anonymously, and to the companies' Human Resources teams. The 2021 edition included questions related to the mental health of employees, as well astheir relationships with colleagues and leaders. These are important issues to analyze this year as  due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this is the second year that some employees are working remotely. In addition, the survey also raised important questions regarding companies’ diversity and inclusion efforts.

"At LANXESS Brazil we understand the "Incredible Places to Work" survey as an important thermometer to evaluate our corporate environment. We take this as a priority for the success of employees and the company, as the result provides us reflections and change of course, when necessary. Once again, I'm happy and very pleased to be among the best employers in the country. The award is yet another recognition of the joint work of our leaders and teams who, motivated by our Culture of Performance, make our values count on a daily basis: professionalism, respect, sense of ownership, trust and integrity, crucial for the healthy development of the business. Our goal is to further enhance our strengths and effectively keep improving, creating an environment that is increasingly collaborative and incredible for everyone who works with us", emphasizes Eliane Siviero, CEO of LANXESS Brazil.

This is the third consecutive award by LANXESS as first place in the ranking of chemical and petrochemical companies in Brazil and the second consecutive year at “Incredible places to work” FIA/UOL. In 2019, LANXESS also appeared in the general ranking, with fifth place in the “Best Companies to Work For” award, also from FIA and Você S/A Magazine and first among the chemical. These rankings indicate LANXESS’ efforts as a leading employer, though the company strives for continued improvement.  

"The climate survey helps us to identify the quality and assertiveness of our practices from the perspective of our greatest assets: our employees. The result is materialized by teamwork, protagonism, professionalism with which we face our challenges and create opportunities and respect we have for our company. As HR, I represent each of them here, who contribute daily to the company's success and make LANXESS' chemistry even better." highlights Fabiana Martins, Head of People Management, Total Rewards & Regional HRBP.

“The result of the climate survey showed us that our employees, who worked hard to maintain our processes and operations during the pandemic, also recognize the company's efforts to provide a safe environment. We are happy to know that everyone worked together and aligned with our values to win once again!” Ana Carolina Breithaupt, Head of HR Services & Regional HRBP.


ABOUT LANXESS
LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 6.1 billion in 2020. The company currently has about 14,800 employees in 33 countries. The core business of LANXESS is the development, manufacturing and marketing of chemical intermediates, additives, specialty chemicals and plastics. LANXESS is listed in the leading sustainability indices Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World and Europe) and FTSE4Good.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS
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