Ghella has been awarded its first top-rank Gold Medal in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) by EcoVadis, the independent global provider of business sustainability ratings.
This recognition puts the Company within the top 5% of all companies assessed by EcoVadis.
The EcoVadis CSR assessment is an evaluation of how well a company has integrated the principles of CSR into their business and management system. The assessment considers a range of CSR issues, which are grouped into 4 key themes: Environment, Labor Practices & Human Rights, Fair Business Practices and Sustainable Procurement.
“Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility are at the core for our Corporate Strategy. We are proud to have been awarded a Gold Medal from EcoVadis, for it’s an important recognition of our Company’s commitment to the principles of CSR”, commented Federico Ghella, Vice Chairman.
EcoVadis assesses suppliers operating in 155 countries and in 198 purchasing categories according to 21 CSR indicators. Its methodology incorporates various international CSR standards, including the United Nations Global Compact, the Global Reporting Initiatives (GRI), and ISO 26000. Assessment results from EcoVadis are used by more than 55,000 companies.