HELSINKI, Nov. 17, 2017 (Press Release) -Kemira has been awarded the Gold Recognition Level for the company’s sustainability management for the third consecutive year by EcoVadis, a collaborative platform providing sustainability ratings and performance improvement tools for global supply chains.
With a score of 75/100 points, Kemira is in top 1% of suppliers assessed by EcoVadis in all categories.
“Participation in the Ecovadis assessment helps us to better understand our performance, strengths and possible areas for improvement in the areas of environmental management, labor practices & human rights, fair business practices and sustainable procurement. Increasingly our stakeholders raise the importance of environmental and social questions, so the assessment results allow us to communicate an independent view on our sustainability performance.” says Tuula Paajanen, Director, Corporate Responsibility.
EcoVadis is the first collaborative platform providing sustainability ratings and performance improvement tools for global supply chains. EcoVadis delivers simple and reliable scorecards to monitor supplier Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) practices covering 150 purchasing categories, 110 countries, and 21 CSR indicators in four themes: environmental, social/human rights, ethics/fair business practices, and supply chain. More than 30,000 companies use EcoVadis to reduce risk, drive innovation and foster transparency and trust between trading partners.