Genius by SQM

Genius 2022 Challenge Call

SQM, with the support of Expande, launched “Genius”, an open innovation call that seeks to identify the best solutions that encourage the use of this mineral and its derivatives in Chile and internationally.

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Present in strategic industries for human development: Health, Technology and Food

A quality product obtained with a unique process in the world.

Committed to Sustainability

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Sustainability

Certifications and Partnerships

We have certifications of our products and processes to ensure their quality, care of the ...

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Production of iodine with seawater

"Tente en el Aire" (TEA) is the name of the project located in Nueva Victoria, SQM's site located in the commune ...

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Goals and Environmental Commitments

With clear commitments, deadlines and an investment of over US $ 200 million, SQM is executing a robust Sustainability Plan that ...

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Unique production from Caliche

Unique production process from a mineral Iodine is one of the rarest elements in the earth's crust ...

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Communities

Shared Social Value

At SQM, the creation of shared social value is inherent to our work, allowing us to promote together with our neighbors, and focused on four lines of work, initiatives that contribute to sustainable development and improve the quality of life of the inhabitants of the surrounding towns to our operations.

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Our Policies

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Diversity and Inclusion Policy

We are a global company, made up of workers of more than 30 nationalities, which seeks to generate ...

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Sustainable Development Policy

Our objective is to establish a commitment as a company to develop our work in a sustainable way with our stakeholders and ...

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Human Rights Policy

We are committed to respecting and promoting human rights in accordance with current national and international standards. With...

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Policy Against Bribery and Corruption

Anti-Corruption Policy This Anti-Bribery and Corruption Compliance Policy (the “Policy”) applies to all ...

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Outstanding news

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March 2022th
Genius Challenge by SQM

Featured Initiatives

SQM launches an international call to promote the development of solutions around the use and applications of iodine

– The call, which is carried out with the support of Expande, an open innovation program...

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February 2022
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SQM Recognized Among Leading Global Companies in S&P's Sustainability Yearbook 2022

The company is part of the prestigious publication that seeks to evaluate, standardize and compare data...

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November 2021
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SQM Selected for Dow Jones Sustainability Chile Index and Reaffirms its Commitment to Sustainability

This evaluation highlights improvements in the performance of indices such as corporate governance, code of conduct, ...

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SQM IODINE in figures

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91,1%

Of the total energy used in SQM's operations corresponds to solar energy.

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2040

It is SQM's goal to lower fresh water consumption by 65%.

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2030

It will be the year that the iodine production process will be carbon neutral.

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17%

Of the endowment are women; a figure that is double the national average for the Chilean mining industry.

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99,9%

It is the level of purity of the iodine that we export to the 5 continents.