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Celanese Corporation, formerly known as Hoechst Celanese, is an American technology and specialty materials company founded in 1918. The company is the world’s leading producer of acetic acid, producing about 1.95 million tonnes per year, representing approximately 25% of global production. Celanese is also the world's largest producer of vinyl acetate monomer (VAM).

Ranking position
#222 /389
Total score
13.5 /100
Industry Rank
Chemicals #34
Measurement area Score Rank (0-389)

Governance and strategy

25.0 /100 #184

Ecosystems and biodiversity

6.1 /100 #268

Social inclusion and community impact

20.4 /100 #129

Leading practices

Risks and opportunities

Core social indicators

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More about the company

Irving, Texas, United States of America
Number of employees
Group revenue
USD 8,540,000,000
Ownership structure
Publicly listed

This company is part of the SDG2000, the 2000 most influential companies

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