Sun Chemical received a silver rating from EcoVadis, the world’s largest provider of sustainability ratings. The silver rating places Sun Chemical in the top 25% among its peers in the business sector and was earned through EcoVadis’ assessment in environment, ethics, labor and human rights, and sustainable procurement.
“Recognition from EcoVadis is an exciting milestone in Sun Chemical’s journey toward sustainability,” said Mike Simoni, global sustainability director, Sun Chemical. “This award is a strong reflection of our dedication to improving eco-efficiency and providing industry advancements in sustainability as we work with DIC Co. toward our goal of carbon neutrality by 2050.”
According to Sun Chemical, the silver rating highlights its holistic sustainability initiatives, considering both upstream and downstream environmental impacts. Using its “5R framework” of Reuse, Reduce, Renew, Recycle, and Redesign as a guide, Sun Chemical reports that it has made operational and technological developments to reduce carbon footprint, conserve virgin resources, and minimize waste.
Recognized as a trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, EcoVadis has rated over 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.
To learn more about Sun Chemical’s approach to sustainability and to download its latest Sustainability Report, visit www.sunchemical.com/sustainability.
To learn more about EcoVadis, visit www.ecovadis.com.