ELPRO Recognized for Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility
07 Jun 2019
ELPRO has received a silver medal for significant achievement in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) from EcoVadis, one of the world’s most trusted providers of business sustainability ratings, intelligence and collaborative performance improvement tools for global supply chains.
“At ELPRO quality is in our DNA. It is the foundation for our customer relationships, built on trust in our products and services.” Björn Niggemann, Chief Quality Officer
Industry leaders such as Johnson & Johnson, Verizon, L’Oréal, Subway, Nestlé, Salesforce, Michelin and BASF are among the more than 55,000 businesses on the EcoVadis network, working to assess, collaborate and improve sustainability performance in order to protect their brands, foster transparency and innovation, and accelerate growth.
“We operate a voluntary CSR system developed by EcoVadis. Their sustainability scorecards provide us detailed insight into environmental, social and ethical risks across 198 purchasing categories and 155 countries. We are honored to receive this recognition from such a renowned Examining Office and commend our employees for the part they each play in this ongoing effort to drive meaningful change in our supply chain.”
The EcoVadis methodology is at the core of the company’s CSR analysis system, covering 21 criteria across four themes that include environment; fair labor and human rights; ethics; and sustainable procurement. The methodology is built on international CSR standards including the Global Reporting Initiative, the United Nations Global Compact, and the ISO 26000.
For more information about EcoVadis, visit their website at www.ecovadis.com.