NOVA Chemicals Releases its 2015 Sustainability Report

Calgary, Alberta (July 12, 2016) – NOVA Chemicals Corporation released its 2015 Sustainability Report today as part of its ongoing commitment to shaping a world where products vital to our health and happiness are even better tomorrow than they are today. The report, both a snapshot of current performance and a commitment toward continual improvement, is available to the public at

“Our mission is to enable the development of plastic products that make everyday life easier, healthier and safer. To enable that, we know that our responsibility is to first take care of the people, places, materials and processes that make these products possible,” said Todd Karran, President and Chief Executive Officer, NOVA Chemicals Corporation. “Our 2015 Sustainability Report details our approach with respect to our operations, communities, products and the environment.”

While the document is the company’s second public Sustainability Report, NOVA Chemicals has a long history of engaging communities and operating in a safe and environmentally sound manner. NOVA Chemicals was a founding member and leader of the original Responsible Care ideals in 1985, and is strongly committed to those and the expanded sustainability ideals today.

“We see this report as a commitment to transparency and accountability, a demonstration of our current performance and an ongoing tool in a continual improvement process,” Karran added.

Key items noted in the 2015 Sustainability Report include:

“By demonstrating NOVA Chemicals’ key values of being responsible, collaborative, innovative and passionate, we will drive alignment and commitment of employees and our stakeholders so we can deliver superior financial, social and environmental results,” Karran said.

NOVA Chemicals Corporation’s 2015 Sustainability Report is prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines – Core Option.


About NOVA Chemicals

NOVA Chemicals develops and manufactures chemicals and plastic resins that make everyday life safer, healthier and easier. Our employees work to ensure health, safety, security and environmental stewardship through our commitment to sustainability and Responsible Care®. NOVA Chemicals, headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, is a wholly owned subsidiary of the International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC) of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.


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