Sun Chemical received a silver rating for its sustainability efforts across all business units and regions from EcoVadis.
The silver rating places Sun Chemical in the top 25 percent of rated companies within its business sector and was earned through EcoVadis’ assessment in four categories—environment, ethics, labor and human rights, and sustainable procurement.
“This award is a strong reflection of our dedication to improving eco-efficiency and providing industry advancements in sustainability as we work with DIC Corporation toward our goal of carbon neutrality by 2050,” said said Mike Simoni, Global Sustainability Director, Sun Chemical.
Sun Chemical’s holistic sustainability initiatives consider both upstream and downstream environmental impacts. Using its ‘5R framework’ of Reuse, Reduce, Renew, Recycle, and Redesign as a guide, Sun Chemical has made operational and technological developments to reduce carbon footprint, conserve virgin resources, and minimize waste.
EcoVadis has rated more than 100,000 companies based on the incorporation of sustainability and corporate social responsibility into their businesses. Comprising over 200 categories in 175 countries, the EcoVadis rating method utilizes global sustainability standards, including the Global Reporting Initiative, the United Nations Global Compact, and the ISO 26000 Social Responsibility Standard.