WILMINGTON, DE, Dec. 9, 2019 (Press Release) -Solenis has been awarded the Gold Recognition Level for the CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) performance by EcoVadis, a collaborative platform providing sustainability ratings and performance improvement tools for global supply chains. Solenis is among the top 5% of performers evaluated by EcoVadis in the category of chemical industry.
“With a core focus on people, performance and results, sustainability is crucial to the success of our operations, and that, in turn, enables us to help customers prosper while meeting and exceeding their own sustainability goals,” says Dr. Daniel Grell, Solenis senior vice president, Environmental, Health and Safety; Product Regulatory and Quality. “Participation in the EcoVadis assessment helps us to better understand our CSR performance and how we compare against the chemical industry. More and more, our customers raise questions about our environmental and social performance, so the EcoVadis assessment results allow us to demonstrate our commitment and communicate an independent assessment scorecard on our CSR performance.”
EcoVadis is a collaborative platform providing sustainability ratings and performance improvement tools for global supply chains. The methodology is built on international CSR standards, including the Global Reporting Initiative, the United Nations Global Compact, and the ISO 26000, covering 198 purchasing categories, 155 countries and 21 CSR issues grouped in four themes: environmental impacts of operations and products, labor and human rights, ethics and sustainable procurement.
Solenis is a leading global producer of specialty chemicals for water-intensive industries, including the pulp, paper, oil and gas, petroleum refining, chemical processing, mining, biorefining, power and municipal markets. The company’s product portfolio includes a broad array of process, functional and water treatment chemistries as well as state-of-the-art monitoring and control systems. These technologies are used by customers to improve operational efficiencies, enhance product quality, protect plant assets and minimize environmental impact. Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, the company has 40 manufacturing facilities strategically located around the globe and employs a team of approximately 5,200 professionals in 120 countries across five continents.