Value Chain & Products

Supply Chain & Raw Materials

Evonik has a significant influence on society and the environment through its procurement volume. We are aware of this responsibility. We continuously drive forward transparency and sustainability along the supply chain.

Purchasing volume in 2019

In 2019, we sourced raw materials and supplies, technical goods, services, energy, and other operating supplies with a total value of around €9.4 billion from around 30,000 suppliers. Local sourcing - For us, local sourcing means deliberate procurement from sources that are geographically close to our production sites - .accounted for around 77 percent of this amount.

Raw materials and supplies accounted for 55 percent of procurement volume. Spending on petrochemical feedstocks was around €3.4 billion and acounted for 60 percent of our raw material base.