PARIS, Oct. 7, 2020 (Press Release) -Safic-Alcan France, subsidiary of the independent specialty chemicals distributor and headquarters of the Safic-Alcan Group, is proud to announce that its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) performance has been awarded the Gold rating by the agency EcoVadis.
Since 2014, Safic-Alcan France decided to implement a CSR ongoing assessment process. EcoVadis was chosen as it assesses the policies and measures published by companies with regards to environmental, labour practices & human rights, ethics and sustainable procurement.
With 68 out of 100 possible points, Safic-Alcan France received for its first time the EcoVadis Gold rating and increases its score by 10 points versus its last rating. This ranks Safic-Alcan France among the best 1% distributors assessed by this organization.
“Safic-Alcan Group decided to implement an independent ESG ongoing assessment process with the objectives to demonstrate that we are a responsible link, a “durable” link within the industries we serve. This recognition for Safic-Alcan France highlights the efforts and commitments of our Team and shows that Sustainability is an essential component of Safic- Alcan Group business. It represents our culture of continuous improvement, innovation and responsibility. We are pleased to obtain this recognition and we are energized to move forward with a view to creating positive impact.” says Philippe Combette, Chief Executive Officer of Safic-Alcan Group.
Safic-Alcan is a French independent distributor of specialty chemicals headquartered in Paris La Défense (France). The Company develops and provides wide ranges of polymers, materials and additives for the rubber, coatings, adhesives, thermoplastics, polyurethane, lubricants, detergency, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals industries. With a network of 26 offices strategically located in Europe, Turkey, the Middle East, South Africa, China, the USA, Canada and Mexico, the company represents state-of-the art manufacturers around the world. Its highly specialized sales engineers allow Safic-Alcan to provide dedicated technical expertise and high performance solutions thus creating long term partnership with most of its principals and customers. Safic-Alcan employs 630 people worldwide and generated a turnover of 648 M€ in 2019.