Eastman Chemical

Founded in 1920, Eastman is a global specialty materials company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day.

About us

Founded in 1920, Eastman is a global specialty materials company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With the purpose of enhancing the quality of life in a material way, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability.

The company’s innovation-driven growth model takes advantage of world-class technology platforms, deep customer engagement, and differentiated application development to grow its leading positions in attractive end markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables.

As a globally inclusive and diverse company, Eastman employs approximately 14,000 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had 2021 revenues of approximately $10.5 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit  www.eastman.com.

Eastman is a materials innovation company
Celebrating more than 100 years of vital innovations that enhance people’s lives every day.

  • A Fortune 500 company with approximately 14,500 employees and approximately 8.5 billion USD in revenue
  • Dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in a material way
  • Sustainability strategy commitment to mitigating climate change, mainstreaming circularity and caring for people and society

What are your sustainable initiatives?

To mitigate climate change, we will:

  • Reduce our absolute greenhouse gas emissions Scope 1+2 emissions by one-third by 2030 to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050
  • Innovate to provide products that enable energy savings and GHG reduction down our value chains and at the consumer level.

To mainstream materials circularity, we will leverage our molecular recycling technologies to:

  • Recycle more than 500 million pounds of plastic waste annually by 2030.
  • We’re also committed to recycling more than 250 million pounds of plastic waste annually by 2025.
  • Catalyze improvement of the recycling system by continuing to expand capabilities to recycle more complex products and by participating in initiatives and collaborations to drive increased collection.

To care for people and society, we will strive for a just and equitable world for all, with commitments to:

  • Achieve gender parity at Eastman in alignment with our commitment to Paradigm for Parity.
  • Be a leader for racial equity within our industry.
  • Drive new product innovations that advance solutions for society’s most pressing needs while ensuring product safety and transparency.
  • Head office Kingsport, TN, USA (EMEA) & Rotterdam, NL
  • Number of employees 14.000 (globally)
  • Field Circular Economy, Molecular recycling
  • Certified B-corp? No

What are we looking for?


  • Master
  • Premaster


  • Accounting & Financial Management
  • Business Analytics & Management
  • Business Information Management
  • Finance & Investments
  • Global Business & Sustainability
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Management / CEMS
  • Management of Innovation
  • Marketing Management
  • Master in Management
  • Strategic Entrepreneurship
  • Strategic Management
  • Supply Chain Management

Activities organized by Eastman Chemical

Oct 31

Orientation Talks

  • 14:00 - 17:00
  • On-campus

Please make sure to come in time, as full=full. You might know their names and logos but do you actually know what these companies do? Join the Orientation Talks to get in touch with thirteen companies and their recruiters in just one afternoon. After listening to a short presentation of each company, you can get…