Ahlstrom-Munksjö has been awarded with EcoVadis Gold rating for the company’s sustainability management and performance for the fourth consecutive year. Compared with the results from the previous year, progress was especially made in sustainable procurement.
EcoVadis is a globally recognized business sustainability rating provider. The Corporate Social Responsibility assessment criteria include four themes; environment, labor practices, sustainable procurement and fair business practices. The EcoVadis method is based on internationally adopted principles for sustainability reporting, such as the Global Reporting Initiative, United Nations Global Compact and ISO 26000, and is audited by independent sustainability experts.
“Corporate responsibility is embedded into our mission of providing sustainable and innovative fiber-based materials. We use EcoVadis to identify our strengths and development areas to improve further our corporate social responsibility. The rating allows us to communicate an independent view on our performance. I would like to thank all of our stakeholders, both internal and external, who have contributed to this achievement”, says Anna Bergquist, Executive Vice President, Strategy, Sustainability and Innovation.
EcoVadis is the world’s most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, intelligence and collaborative performance improvement tools for global supply chains. Backed by a powerful technology platform and a global team of domain experts, EcoVadis’ easy-to-use and actionable sustainability scorecards provide detailed insight into environmental, social and ethical risks across 200 purchasing categories and 160 countries.