Vencorex Receives EcoVadis Gold Medal for Corporate Social Responsibility
SAINT-PRIEST, France — Vencorex has obtained the CSR Gold Rating from EcoVadis for the fourth year in a row. The rating ranks Vencorex among the top 1% of the 55,000 companies rated by EcoVadis in 2019.
The rating recognizes all the efforts that Vencorex teams are implementing in safety, environment, development of environment-friendly solutions, and ethics and responsibility. In terms of safety, all Vencorex plants are OHSAS certified and managed by process hazard analysis methodology, and continuous safety training if offered for all employees and subcontractors. The company has rigorous management of environment and energy with ISO 14001 and ISO 50 001 certifications. Vencorex is developing environmentally friendly solutions for customers, such as low viscosity and partially bio-based Tolonate™ X FLO 100 for solvent-free polyurethane coatings and Easaqua™ products for waterborne polyurethane formulations.
“We are very proud to receive this award for the fourth year in a row. Through the continued implementation of its Core Values (Creativity, Open Mind, Responsibility and Excellence), Vencorex strengthens its commitment to sustainable development,” said Xavier Fournier CEO of Vencorex.
EcoVadis teams are experts that evaluate companies’ commitments to corporate social responsibility through four themes: Environment, Labor Practices & Human Rights, Fair Business Practices, and Sustainable Procurement covering 21 criteria.