Givaudan has been ranked in the top 1% of the EcoVadis Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) assessment 2020, achieving its highest accolade: the platinum medal.
Previously: Givaudan Unveils ‘Naturals at Origin’ Strategy
The EcoVadis assessment evaluates how well a company has integrated the principles of CSR into its business and management systems. It examines categories including environment, labor and human rights, ethics and sustainable procurement and assesses the performance of companies across multiple sectors.
EcoVadis introduced its new platinum medal for the first time this year.
The assessment highlighted Givaudan’s strengths in the categories of labor and human rights, and sustainable procurement, with scores in the top 1%. Overall, Givaudan achieved a score of 75/100, three points higher than its score from 2019. Givaudan has been recognized in EcoVadis’ top performing category for the past six years.
Gilles Andrier, CEO of Givaudan comments: “We are extremely proud to have achieved platinum status in recognition for our work on Corporate Social Responsibility. As we strive to be a force for good, our teams continue to work incredibly hard to achieve our ambitious sustainability and purpose goals. EcoVadis is a stringent, independent assessment of this work and we are delighted to see these efforts recognised with our new rating.”