Stakeholder engagement at Ashland is an ongoing activity, occurring at all levels of our organization. Ashland seeks to establish and maintain productive relationships with all of its key stakeholders, encompassing employees, customers, suppliers, government officials, investors and residents of communities in which Ashland operates.
Ashland gathers specific feedback from internal sources to better understand how the company interacts with its key stakeholders. Feedback is obtained from departments such sales and marketing within each business, corporate environmental, health and safety, procurement and logistics, investor relations, human resources, government affairs, and corporate communications.
This analysis is conducted on an ongoing basis throughout the company. The table below summarizes some of the many stakeholder engagement practices. Although it is not inclusive of all stakeholder engagement practices, it summarizes the core elements how Ashland engages stakeholder groups on topics of interest.
The table below summarizes who we engage with and how.