Publications

The SIN Producers List for Investors
The SIN Producers List for Investors 2014 update

This second edition of the Sin Producers List for Investors aims to assist financial investors to evaluate companies and the financial risks associated with producing high-concern substances, the substances included on the SIN List. The data presented in the first part of this publication covers companies listed in the MSCI World Developed Markets Index. The second part presents the European chemical companies listed in the “STOXX® All Europe 800 Chemicals” index

The SIN Producers List for Investors 2014 update

SIN Producers List for Investors
The SIN Producers List for Investors

This publication aims to assist financial investors to evaluate companies and the financial risks associated with producing high-concern substances, the substances included on the SIN List. The data presented in the first part of this publication covers companies listed in the MSCI World Developed Markets Index. The second part presents the 27 European chemical companies listed in the “STOXX® All Europe 800 Chemicals” index.

The SIN Producers List for Investors

The SIN Producers List - March 2013 update 
The SIN Producers List - March 2013 update

This second edition of the SIN Producers List presents 709 companies that, in accordance with REACH, have registered the production or import of SIN List substances in the EU. This data has been gathered from the publicly available database of registered substances provided by ECHA, the European Chemicals Agency.

The SIN Producers List - updated in March 2013

Chemicals criteria catalogue
Chemicals Criteria Catalogue - a guide for investors evaluating the chemicals management of chemical producers

This criteria catalogue is the first of its kind aiming to cover all aspects of chemical risks and opportunities for chemical manufacturers. It presents a comprehensive set of powerful indicators to enable investment professionals to evaluate the chemicals management and
performance of a chemical-producing company. It also includes an overview of the most important and far-reaching chemicals regulations globally.

Chemicals Criteria Catalogue

The SIN List leaflet
The SIN List - action of Substances of Very High Concern

The SIN List is an NGO driven project to catalyze the transition to toxic-free products and processes. The aim is to fast-track the most urgent high concern chemicals for substitution, by informing authorities and providing advance guidance to companies, consumers and regulators. This is a quick and easy introduction to the SIN List - why is it needed, who is behind it, what it contains and who is using it etc.

SIN List leaflet

 

The SIN List - a tool for investors

The SIN List - a tool for investors

The implementation of the European chemicals legislation REACH and future intensified chemical reguliations, like the Toxic Substances Control Act in the US, will greatly effect chemical manufacturers, as well as downstream companies and retailers. To avoid risks and underperformance, the ChemSec SIN-list can serve as a tool also for investors.

The SIN List - a tool for investors

 

Environmental Defence Fund: Across the Pond

The Across the Pond report examines the extent to which SIN List chemicals are produced in or imported into the U.S., and by which companies, in which states, and in what amounts.

Go to the EDF website and the EDF report

Investor reports

RiskMetrics REACH report
Henderson SRI Briefing Paper
Oekom research: Industry focus chemicals, a sustainability analysis of 101 chemicals companies (October 2012)

Investors Environmental Health Network, IEHN: Toxic Stock Syndrome

How corporate financial reports fail to apprise investors of the risks of product recalls and toxic liabilities

Go to the IEHN website and the Toxic Stock Syndrome report
More IEHN publications

Read more about sustaniable investments projects

IEHN website
Ceres website