Our commitment

Sumitomo Chemical Europe is fully committed to upholding the highest ethical and legal standards in the way it conducts its business, manages its employees and interacts with its community.

As part of this commitment, it is important for us to listen to our employees and external stakeholders, including suppliers, customers and members of the public. Any employee and any external person interested or involved in our business has multiple channels to bring a concern or report a breach of the law or of our Code of Conduct to our attention.

How to Speak-up?

You can access the external speak-up platform using this link https://sumitomochem.whistleblowernetwork.net/frontpage. This external speak-up platform can be used anonymously, although it helps us to investigate the matter if you identify yourself.

We are fully committed to not let you be victimized for bring a concern to our attention or making a report. In the same way, if you decide to remain anonymous, we will not take any step to identify you. In the external speak-up platform you can find more information regarding our approach to victimization, guidance on how to remain anonymous, our privacy notice regarding the speak-up platform and the Regional Speak-up Policy.

Please be mindful that the external speak-up is hosted by an external platform and you will be directed to Microsoft Azure server in Germany when you click on the above link. Once you bring a concern to our attention or make a report, it will be investigated by the ECO (Ethics & Compliance Officer) or the RLCO (Regional Legal & Compliance Officer), as appropriate.