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SUSTAINABILITY REPORT

FMC 2016 SUSTAINABILITY REPORT

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The theme for this year’s Sustainability Report,

Built for Progress

, continues our momentum

from last year’s milestone report,

Our Formula

for Progress

. Sustainability is an enduring,

fundamental part of FMC’s structure, built into

who we are as a company. We develop products

for our modern, solution-oriented, global

customers and an increasingly aware public.

With a business-focused approach to sustainability,

FMC is built to succeed, advance and grow.

We make constant incremental progress to

become a more sustainable enterprise that

delivers enduring value to our customers.

Developing innovative solutions, maintaining

a dynamic workforce and addressing some of

the world’s most pressing challenges are the

keys to making real progress.

Built for Progress

is comprised of three key pillars which were

introduced in last year’s report:

Our People ,

including safety, diversity and

employee programs

Our Products ,

including innovation, new

product introductions and sustainable

supply chain practices

Our Responsibility ,

including

environmental footprint and community

engagement

MAJOR GLOBAL CHALLENGES

WELCOME GUIDE

Throughout this report and on our sustainability

website (

www.FMCsustainability.com

) you will

learn how FMC is helping to alleviate ve of the

world’s major challenges. These Global Challenges

have framed our work since we formalized

sustainability at FMC in 2011. We understand the

role we must play to help balance the resources

of our world with the fast-growing population.

As a highly focused specialty chemical company,

our products, technologies and services are key to

mitigating these challenges.

FOOD + HEALTH EXPECTATIONS

Food and crop production must increase

to meet the basic needs and desires of a

rapidly growing and socio-economically

diverse population seeking a wider array

of nutritional options.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONSCIOUSNESS

Growing interest in natural and benign

materials is fueling the need for new,

improved, bio-based products that

reduce impact on the environment.

CLIMATE CHANGE

Reduction in greenhouse gas emissions

is considered a necessary step in

mitigating climate-warming trends.

SCARCE RESOURCES

To cope with limited availability of

fresh water, energy, forests and other

essential resources, we must carefully

manage them and more widely use

renewable alternatives.

LAND COMPETITION

Urbanization to accommodate a

growing population and poor land

management techniques are limiting

the amount of arable areas available for

agriculture, which intensi es the need

to increase farmland productivity and

crop yields.

OUR SUSTAINABILITY APPROACH

AND FMC VISION