Dec 13, 2021

Ingevity named 2021 Diversity Champion by Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce


NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C., Dec. 6, 2021 – Ingevity announced that it has been named the 2021 Diversity Champion by the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce as part of the 2021 Honors Awards that celebrate the achievements of local organizations and leaders with an exemplary commitment to the region’s economic development and quality of life.

The Diversity Champion award honors a business that is committed to creating a more diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace and community and making a positive impact that ensures opportunities to live, learn and earn. Ingevity was recognized for advancing company- and community-wide diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) initiatives, including welcoming the company’s first chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer, Johnetta Greene, in July 2021.

“Ingevity respects the outstanding work that the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce does to support our business community and we are truly honored to be recognized for our commitment to championing DE&I,” said Greene. “As the only publicly traded company headquartered in North Charleston, we are pleased to take a leadership role in attracting diverse talent and building a favorable business climate that makes our area more competitive and helps draw new companies to our region.”

The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce 2021 Honors Awards were presented at the Member-Bration event on December 3, 2021.

Ingevity: Purify, Protect and Enhance

Ingevity provides products and technologies that purify, protect and enhance the world around us. Through a team of talented and experienced people, we develop, manufacture and bring to market solutions that help customers solve complex problems and make the world more sustainable. We operate in two reporting segments: Performance Chemicals, which includes specialty chemicals and engineered polymers, and Performance Materials, which includes high-performance activated carbon. These products are used in a variety of demanding applications, including asphalt paving, oil exploration and production, agrochemicals, adhesives, lubricants, publication inks, coatings, elastomers, bioplastics and automotive components that reduce gasoline vapor emissions. Headquartered in North Charleston, South Carolina, Ingevity operates from 25 locations around the world and employs approximately 1,850 people. The company is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:NGVT). For more information visit


Contact Info

Caroline Monahan

Public Relations
[email protected]