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CSR Performance : Kem One improves its Ecovadis rating

26/10/22

In 2022, Kem One improved its sustainability performance and strengthened its gold rating from Ecovadis.


Kem One's hybrid barges on the Rhône: navigation tests underway before delivery

12/10/22

The 1st official navigation test took place on September 22 in Holland for Alcor. Carried out after the outfitting in Rotterdam, this test confirmed the navigation’s performance of the barge.


Kem One's partner companies invited to a safety event

13/07/22

On June 28, 29 companies attended the safety event organized by Kem One's Industrial and Purchasing Departments.


Kem One Group Announces Leadership Transition

15/06/22

On 15 June, Kem One Group announced a leadership transition.


Kem One mobilised for an extraordinary crisis exercise

17/05/22

On May 17, 2022, Kem One took part in the Domino crisis exercise in the Bouches-du-Rhône region, a simulation of large-scale industrial accidents in the Martigues-Fos area. This civil security exercise, organised by the State, involved local authorities, industrialists and emergency services around a disaster scenario.


Apollo Funds Complete Acquisition of Kem One Group

17/12/21

NEW YORK AND LYON, France – December 17, 2021 – Apollo (NYSE: APO) today announced that funds managed by its affiliates (the “Apollo Funds”) have completed the acquisition of Kem One Group (“Kem One” or the “Company”) from De Krassny GmbH. Kem One is a leading European producer of polyvinyl chloride (PVC), used mainly in construction, packaging and medical applications, as well as caustic soda. The Company operates eight industrial sites across France and Spain.


CSR : Kem One claims gold

22/09/21

After audit, Kem One receives gold sustainability rating from Ecovadis with a score of 72/100.


Alain de Krassny Enters Into Exclusive Negotiations with the Apollo Funds For the Sale of the Kem One Group

14/09/21

Mr. Alain de Krassny, President of the Kem One Group, announces his intention to sell Kem One to funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, with which he has entered into exclusive negotiations. After successfully transforming the business through a robust investment program, Mr. de Krassny believes Kem One is well-positioned for future growth under the ownership of the Apollo Funds.


Kem One launches the building of the first hybrid vessels for the Rhône complying with the new regulation

09/07/21

By late 2022, Kem One will put into service two hybrid-engine vessels that comply with the new regulation on pollutant emissions. The company will be the first on the Rhône to make its fleet green, reducing the carbon emitted in transporting its raw materials by 2,000 tonnes every year.


Kem One aims to reduce its transport-related greenhouse gas emissions by 8%

08/04/21

Kem One is already committed to reducing the greenhouse gases it generates during production, and is now extending its focus to transportation between sites and of finished products. It aims to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 8% in 3 years.