REINACH, Switzerland – Archroma recently announced that it was awarded the EcoVadis Platinum rating in corporate social responsibility (CSR). The rating places Archroma within the top 1% of the best rated companies in its industry.
EcoVadis, an organization specializing in assessing the CSR performance of companies on a global basis, evaluated Archroma. The assessment focuses on 21 criteria that are grouped into four themes: Environment, Labor & Human Rights, Ethics, and Sustainable Procurement. EcoVadis assesses more than 75,000 companies in more than 160 countries and 200 industries.
Participating in the assessment for the fourth consecutive year, Archroma had set itself the target to reach the EcoVadis Platinum rating. The company has built a strong reputation as a global leader in developing innovations and systems that help minimize resources, increase productivity and create value for its customers.
"Sustainability is a process,” said Heike van de Kerkhof, CEO at Archroma. “We started our journey with the EcoVadis assessments only 4 years ago. Our progress all the way to the Platinum rating is testament to our continuous efforts and hard work to improve our societal, environmental and economic performance, and that of our customers!"