This Report may contain forward-looking statements based on current assumptions and forecasts made by the management of Covestro AG, Leverkusen (Germany). Various known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors could lead to material differences between the actual future results, financial situation, development, or performance of the Group and the estimates given here. The various factors include those discussed in Covestro’s public reports, which are available at www.covestro.com. The company assumes no liability whatsoever to update such forward-looking statements or to conform them to future events or developments.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are important to Covestro. To ensure better readability, we therefore strive to use gender-neutral language and avoid gender-specific terms in this Report. All terms should be taken to apply equally to all genders.
Reference to content in the Group Management Report or Consolidated Financial Statements
Reference to content in the supplementary sustainability information. The supplementary sustainability information that is not part of the statutory audit of the consolidated financial statements was subjected to a separate review with limited assurance pursuant to the International Standard on Assurance Engagements (ISAE) 3000 by KPMG AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, Düsseldorf (Germany), and is identified as follows in this document:
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Rounding and Percentage Deviations
As the indicators in this Report are stated in accordance with commercial rounding principles, totals and percentages may not always be exact.
If a deviation changes from positive to negative or vice versa, or if it is greater than 1,000%, this is shown by a period.
The publication of this Annual Report does not comply with the legally required uniform electronic reporting format pursuant to Section 328, Paragraph 1, Sentence 4 of the German Commercial Code (HGB). A report in this format has been submitted to the operator of the electronic Federal Gazette in Germany and is accessible via the website www.unternehmensregister.de.
This Annual Report was published on March 2, 2023. It is available in German and English. The German version is binding.