HELSINKI, March 30, 2021 (Press Release) -Kemira has been awarded with the Platinum level rating by the global sustainability rating platform EcoVadis. A total score of 73 out of 100 puts Kemira among the top 1% of companies in the world.
This is the first time Kemira is awarded with the Platinum level, after receiving the Gold-rating already the last 5 years. This achievement reflects Kemira’s long-standing commitment to sustainability and transparency. It gives confidence to our customers and shows our stakeholders that we act on the full breadth of sustainability issues.
“Sustainability is at the heart of our strategy. We focus at reducing our climate impacts, accelerating circular economy, and managing water sustainably. This we want to do without compromising safety and by improving our social impacts. The sustainability transformation at Kemira is driven by science and data, and the new EcoVadis score reflects well our dedication and structured approach to sustainability” says Rasmus Pinomaa, Director, Corporate Sustainability.
Already for decades, Kemira enables customers from water intensive industries to operate more sustainably. More than half of Kemira’s revenue comes from products and solutions that improve resource efficiency in the customer’s process. Moving ahead, our sustainability transformation aims also at reducing Kemira’s own manufacturing footprint, and at the same time further improving the impact of our products, by focusing on research & development and improving the customer experience.
EcoVadis is a collaborative platform providing sustainability ratings and performance improvement tools for global supply chains. The EcoVadis methodology framework assesses companies’ policies and actions as well as their published reporting related to the environment, labor and human rights, ethics, and sustainable procurement. The EcoVadis methodology is based on the international sustainability standards of the Global Reporting Initiative, United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), and ISO 26000.