Sustaining Global Success

Olin is committed to meeting the needs of the present without compromising the needs of future generations. It is our policy to protect and increasingly benefit our employees, business partners, community, the economy and our environment. We establish targets, objectives, and programs that drive sustainability and continuous improvement of our Processes, Products, and Services. These programs aim to deliver social, economic and environmental benefits.

While our portfolio of sustainable opportunities continues to grow, these characteristics help define Olin Sustainability around the world:


Treating our employees and communities fairly, preserving our environment, and improving health and safety with:

  • Our Code of Conduct
  • Our hiring procedures (Anti-Harassment, Equal Employment Opportunity, etc.)
  • Community investments and outreach programs
  • Community Advisory Panels (CAPS)
  • Product stewardship technical services
  • Product safety practices (Chlorine Institute and Responsible Care®)
  • Health and safety policies and procedures
  • Employee involvement initiatives
  • Supporting diversity and a culture of inclusion
  • Division Health and Safety KPI’s and goals (employees and contractors)
  • Company-supported learning and development
  • Contractor management
  • Customer service training programs
  • Product quality (applicable product regulatory standards such as NSF, AWWA, FCC, compliance to FDA 21 CFR Part 110, FIFRA)
  • Customer satisfaction initiatives (Customer Dashboard, issue resolution)


Procuring products and services from Suppliers that actively apply strategic business requirements and best practices in their day-to-day operations with longevity in mind. We also implement innovative processes and practices that reduce energy and in turn generate new revenues from sustainable products and services through our:

  • Capital project process (waste minimization, efficiency)
  • Corporate policies and procedures
  • Operation efficiency metrics (site efficiency metrics)
  • Procurement policy (qualification of contractors)
  • Process Safety Management (PSM) supplier procedures
  • Insurance audits that focus on risk mitigation
  • Energy Management Team(s)
  • Energy efficiency metrics (KPI’s for energy intensity)


Preserving resources and our natural environment by recycling, reusing and reducing the consumption of resources. A few of the actions we’ve taken include:

  • A pro-active exit from Mercury Cell technology
  • Responsible recycling of waste water
  • Tracking divisional environmental goals and KPI’s
  • Waste minimization at several sites
  • Green House Gas (GHG) reporting
  • Energy Management Teams
  • Water consumption reporting
  • Waste generation reporting
  • Robust Product Stewardship polices
  • Leading product safety standards
  • Reprocessing depleted brine to reduce raw material consumption (salt)
  • Increasing payloads as to decrease overall fuel consumption
  • Maintaining transportation equipment to extend its service life
  • Data-driven logistics KPI’s
  • Fleet fuel millage efficiency measures
  • Energy efficiency metrics (KPI’s for energy intensity)
  • Moving from chlorine to bleach for water treatment applications

If you have any questions, comments, concerns or would like more information, please contact our Olin Responsible Care team at:

Olin Corporation
190 Carondelet Plaza, Suite 1530
Clayton, MO 63105

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