Stepan Among Wall Street Journal’s Most Sustainably Managed Companies

November 5, 2020

Stepan Co. has been named one of The Wall Street Journal’s 100 Most Sustainably Managed Companies in the World.

In compiling its annual list, the publication assessed more than 5,500 publicly traded companies on a variety of sustainability factors including innovation, external social issues, leadership and governance, and impact on the environment.  Stepan placed 45th overall on The Wall Street Journal’s list and third among chemical manufacturers.

The Wall Street Journal ranking is truly a recognition of the hard work, integrity and leadership of Stepan’s management and employees,” says Jason Keiper, Ph.D., Stepan chief technology and sustainability officer. “We are proud to provide essential and sustainable products that support our customers and society, including those for cleaning and disinfection, energy-saving insulation, and agriculture and safe food supply. Stepan Co. is strengthening its commitment to sustainability and creating long-term stakeholder value, and we are excited to develop new products and partnerships that will reflect the positive impact of what we do and how we do it.” 

About Stepan
Stepan Co. is a Northfield, Illinois-based global manufacturer of specialty and intermediate chemicals used in consumer products and industrial applications. For more information, visit