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Braskem America, Inc. Joins Suppliers Partnership for the Environment (SP)

  Braskem America, Inc. Joins Suppliers Partnership for the Environment (SP)

PR Newswire

WASHINGTON, Dec. 18, 2012

WASHINGTON, Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Suppliers Partnership
for the Environment (SP) today announced the addition of its newest member
company, Braskem America, Inc., a leading thermoplastic resins producer in the
Americas. Braskem is also a leader in the field of biopolymers, producing
materials such as Green Polyethylene (Green PE) from a renewable source -
sugarcane ethanol.

"We are pleased to welcome Braskem to SP," said SP's Chair, Randy Leslie,
Group Vice President & General Manager, Johnson Controls, Inc., Automotive
Experience. "Braskem's commitment to sustainable chemistry will make the
company an excellent asset for SP's members as we work together to improve
environmental performance while increasing value throughout the automobile
supply chain."

"Braskem is excited to join the Suppliers Partnership for the Environment,"
said Erin Neely, Market Development Manager for Braskem. "Braskem seeks to
engage the entire supply chain in its continuous pursuit of increasingly
sustainable operations, resources and products, and we look forward to working
together with SP's member companies in building a more sustainable future,"
Neely concluded.

"Braskem is a solid addition to SP as a leader in the sustainable chemistry
field," said Jim Laney, SP's Membership Chair and Senior Manager,
Environmental, Safety and Health, DENSO International America Inc. "The
company's commitment to environmentally sustainable products and economic
development is totally consistent with the commitments and actions of the SP
membership and we look forward to working with them."

More information about SP can be found at www.supplierspartnership.org. More
information about Braskem can be found at www.braskem.com

The Suppliers Partnership for the Environment (SP) is an innovative
collaboration between automobile manufacturers – including American Honda
Motor Co Inc., Chrysler Group LLC, Ford Motor Company, General Motors, Hyundai
America Technical Center, Inc., Nissan North America Inc., and Subaru of
America Inc. – their suppliers, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA).

For More Information Contact:
Kellen Mahoney: +1-202-530-0096, kmahoney@supplierspartnership.org

SOURCE Suppliers Partnership for the Environment (SP)

Website: http://www.supplierspartnership.org/