Platinum eco award
Azelis has been awarded Platinum from sustainability ratings agency EcoVadis, securing a position in the top 1% of assessed companies.
After being accoladed with two consecutive Golds from sustainability ratings agency EcoVadis, Azelis has announced it has now been awarded with a Platinum rating, the highest distinction in the EcoVadis supplier sustainability rating scheme. With the EcoVadis Platinum grading, Azelis is in the top 1% of all companies assessed by EcoVadis.
EcoVadis tests and rates the performance of companies in the areas of environmental protection, labor and human rights, ethics and sustainable procurement. The Platinum rating, which was introduced in 2020, is awarded to companies that receive an overall score between 73 and 100. Azelis has been assessed by EcoVadis since 2015.
Maria Almenar, Group Safety, Health, Environment and Quality (SHEQ) and Sustainability Director, said: “We’re proud to now receive Platinum making us the first global specialty chemicals and food ingredients distributor and innovation service provider to receive this rating. As a member of the ‘Together for Sustainability’ industry initiative, we ask our suppliers to undertake the EcoVadis assessments. With these assessments, we evaluate our business partners from a sustainability perspective which enables us to increase the sustainability of the chemical industry supply chain as a whole, setting us apart from our competitors. Through the tools offered by ‘Together for Sustainability’, we have strengthened our due diligence procedures for the evaluation of our suppliers, leading to an improvement of our score in the EcoVadis rating.”