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Stepan Ranks 45 Among Most Sustainably Managed Companies Worldwide

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Each company was evaluated on an array of sustainability criteria.

The Wall Street Journal has ranked Stepan Company 45 in the Top 100 Most Sustainably Managed Companies in the World, placing third among chemical manufacturers in the rankings.

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The assessment includes more than 5,500 publicly traded businesses that were evaluated on an array of sustainability criteria including business model and innovation, external social and product issues, employee and workplace issues, and the environment.

Jason Keiper, Ph.D., Stepan’s chief technology and sustainability officer said, “The Wall Street Journal ranking is truly a recognition of the hard work, integrity and leadership of Stepan’s management and employees. We are proud to provide essential and sustainable products that support our customers and society, including those for cleaning and disinfection, energy-saving insulation, and agriculture and safe food supply. Stepan Company is strengthening its commitment to sustainability and creating long-term stakeholder value, and we are excited to develop new products and partnerships that will reflect the positive impact of what we do and how we do it.”