Our impact

We continuously seek ways to innovate and collaborate with our partners to deliver more sustainable materials. Here’s how we’re helping to make the world a better place.

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What we're working toward

Sustainability is integral to our strategy, driven by innovation and focused always on people. Eastman has the responsibility and opportunity to lead, joining others to address climate change, mainstream circularity as an economic model, and build a more inclusive and equitable world.

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Awards and recognition

Eastman ranks No. 7 on Woman Engineer magazine’s Top 50 Employers list for 2024
Woman Engineer Magazine Top 50 Employer

Eastman is ranked No. 7 in Woman Engineer Magazine among top 50 employers in 2024 for providing a positive work environment for women.

Minority Engineer Magazine has named Eastman as a top 50 employer for 2024 according to readers' choice.
Minority Engineer Magazine Top 50 Employer

Minority Engineer magazine named Eastman a Top 50 Employer for providing a positive work environment for minority groups.

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2024 Military Friendly

Awarded the 2024 Military Friendly Company designation for recruiting, hiring and training of veterans

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Human Rights Campaign

Scored 100 for corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ+ workplace inclusion.

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Best Corporate Citizens

Eastman is No. 16 overall and No. 2 in the materials sector on 3BL's Top 100 Corporate Citizens list, recognizing outstanding environmental, social and governance (ESG) transparency and performance.

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The U.S. Plastics Pact

In 2020, Eastman became a founding member.

Eastman has incorporated Responsible Care principles into business
Responsible Care

For more than 30 years, we have incorporated Responsible Care® principles into our business to drive continual improvement in health, safety and environmental performance.

Eastman ranked in the FTSE4Good index
FTSE Russell

FTSE Russell (the trading name of FTSE International Limited and Frank Russell Company) confirms that Eastman has been independently assessed according to the FTSE4Good criteria and has satisfied the requirements to become a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series.

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Global Commitment

Eastman is a signatory to the Ellen MacArthur Foundation Global Commitment, which unites more than 500 organizations behind a common vision of a circular economy for plastics.

Eastman awarded VETS Indexes 4-star Employer for 2024
VETS Indexes 4-Star Employer for 2024

The award recognizes Eastman’s commitment to recruiting, hiring, retaining, developing, and supporting veterans and the military-connected community.