Unified Metrics Library - Chemicals production

Helper question

Did the company have operations and/or involved in manufacturing of pesticides and other agrochemical products, during the period?


Agrochemicals are substances used in agriculture for crop enhancement and pest control. Pesticides are chemical substances specifically designed to prevent and destroy pests that may harm corps. However, pesticides are found to be environmentall harmful due to their potential exocity, residue accumulation in soil and water as well as impact on non-crop plants and biodiversity.


Boolean: Yes or No


The indicator aims to evaluate the organization's investments in companies that produce agrochemicals, including pesticides. The purpose is to determine the percentage of investments in these companies, address potential environmental impacts associated with these investments. The EU Pesticides Database allows users to search for information on active substances used in plant protection products.

Regulatory definition

Division 20.2 of Annex I is the NACE code described by:Manufacture of pesticides and other agrochemical products. It includes: manufacture of insecticides, rodenticides, fungicides, herbicides, acaricides, molluscicides, biocides, manufacture of anti-sprouting products, plant growth regulators, manufacture of disinfectants (for agricultural and other use), manufacture of other agrochemical products n.e.c.



Manufacture of pesticides and other agrochemical products. The EU Pesticides Database provides insights for active substances used for plant protection products.