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Cultivating prosperity from Japan to Latin America

We are a Japanese multinational that contributes to a better world. We have been in the market for over 100 years, always prioritizing the pillars of sustainability, integrity and innovation to promote well-being. We do this by offering sustainable solutions for food production and the health of society. In order to reinforce this commitment, we have initiatives aimed at the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


We are headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, and have subsidiaries in over 180 countries, including Latin America. Here, we operate in three business divisions: Plant Health and Protection (Agro), Animal Nutrition and Environmental Health. In addition, we brought the spirit of Japanese culture, which has, at its roots, respect for people and the need to promote a fairer world, with access to quality food and health.


With more than 30,000 employees, we are committed to creating value based on innovation, contributing to society through our activities and maintaining a vibrant corporate culture, being a company of trust and credibility and respecting diversity, equity and inclusion. .

Where our heart beats in Latin America

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We have offices in the main centers of Latin America, which are Brazil, Argentina, Chile and Colombia, with our headquarters located in São Paulo (SP). We also have a modern Industrial Complex located in Maracanaú (CE) and a Research Center in Mogi Mirim (SP).


In addition, we maintain Distribution Centers in strategic states and highly skilled field teams that take Sumitomo Chemical where the customer needs it, thus contributing to a better world!

Balance between people and results

We like to be recognized for being a company that promotes equity between people and results, extracting the best from our professionals in a light environment, where respect, collaboration, diversity, sustainability and integrity prevail.

Together for more Diversity and Inclusion

We have a policy with clear guidelines to promote, inside and outside the company, diversity and inclusion issues. We are focused on seeking partnerships and contributing to a better and, consequently, more egalitarian world.


Within our various actions to encourage the subject, we are signatories of the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEP), in partnership with UN Women, and we are part of the Equity is Priority movement. With this, we are committed to reaching the goal of 30% of women in senior leadership positions by 2025. We also started a partnership with the Oportunidades Especiais platform, dedicated to the announcement of vacancies for People with Disabilities (PwDs), in addition to adapting our work tools and installations.


We understand that diversity and inclusion are directly linked to innovation and business success, as well as leading us to our mission of creating a more sustainable society.