Corporate & Social Responsibility

Our corporate and social responsibility highlights:

  • Sustainability is at the heart of everything we do – we utilise renewable energy where possible in our operations. Our site is powered by solar energy.
  • We are a certified RSPO member (Round Table for Sustainable Palm Oil).
  • We support and develop initiatives within our community:
  • - We partner with local nurseries, primary and secondary schools, offering a variety of internship and apprenticeship opportunities

    - We sponsor the annual international festival “Jazz and Blues Open Wendelstein”

Alongside STEM activities we are actively making our business more sustainable. In the past year through efficiency optimisations we’ve reduced electricity usage at our distribution centre by 31%, and carbon dioxide emissions by 6%.

People watching 2M academy STEM training presentation


Our STEM Initiative works with young people, promoting the career opportunties within science based industries.

How we promote chemistry and science

  • As a certified training organisation, Surfachem Deutschland has educated apprentices in cooperation with local vocational schools. We consider the development of future generations both a responsibility and an opportunity.
  • We employ both Science Graduates and apprentices, providing their first opportunity within the chemical industry.
  • Equality and fairness are fundamental in our recruitment and selection process. We embrace diversity, using it to strengthen our team and capabilities.
The Surfachem team doing a chemistry demonstration at the Bradford Science Festival

2M Academy

The 2M Academy is responsible for training current employees acting as an umbrella for talent development.

Mission Statement

To provide learning and development opportunities for all staff across the 2M Group of Companies, using in-house expertise and external resources.


To set the standard for chemical distribution and related industries, through our commitment to the transformative power of education, upskilling and collaboration.

Mottie Kessler MBE giving Future Leaders presentation


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