About our contributions to the SDGs through technology and products in the environment & energy and ICT fields

  • Goal 7. Affordable and Clean Energy Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

  • Goal 9. Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

Sumitomo Chemical Group's Efforts

Petrochemicals & Plastics Sector

Contribution to energy saving

Low energy consumption technology, Developing manufacturing processes (propylene oxide (PO)-only process, vapor-phase caprolactam process, and a hydrochloric acid oxidation process), Implementing perpetually energy-saving production facilities.

Contribution to resource saving for packaging materials

High-functional polyolefin as packaging materials

Contribution to lowering the environmental burden by making automobiles lighter and more functional

Polypropylene as automotive materials, High-performance thermoplastic elastomers as automotive materials

Energy & Functional Materials Sector

Contribution to lowering the environmental burden and saving resources and energy

Super engineering plastics (polyether sulfone) for aircraft and automobiles, Lithium-ion secondary battery separators for electric vehicles, High-purity alumina for lithium-ion secondary battery separators and LED sapphire substrates, Diesel particulate filters (DPF), Synthetic rubber for fuel-efficient tires, Rubber chemicalsPolymer additivesHigh-purity aluminum for solar panel materials, Super engineering plastics (liquid crystal polymer) for LED maerials.

IT-related Chemicals Sector

Contribution to expanded access to information and communication technology

Polarizing films for liquid crystal displays (LCDs), touchscreen panels for smartphones and tablet PCs, photoresists for semiconductor manufacturing processes, compound semiconductor materials for use in electronic devices.

Developing Next-Generation Businesses