Gerhardshofen - At the very first attempt, the German company WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH, an internationally renowned manufacturer of varnishes, inks and adhesives for the graphic arts industry, has been awarded the EcoVadis Silver Medal. The company, which had its CSR activities rated by EcoVadis for the first time, achieved a very good result for an initial assessment with 63/100 percentage points and an 86th percentile ranking.
EcoVadis is an independent assessment agency that evaluates companies worldwide with regard to their corporate social responsibility (CSR). EcoVadis evaluates management systems in the areas of environment, labor and human rights, ethics and sustainable purchasing. EcoVadis' assessment methodology is based on international standards such as the Global Reporting Index (GRI), ISO 26000 and the principles of the United Nations Global Compact.
With its evidence-based assessment, EcoVadis has become the world's most trusted provider of sustainability ratings. The platform has a global network of more than 75 thousand companies and covers 200 industries and 175 countries.
Commitment to responsible business and sustainable solutions plays an important role at WEILBURGER Graphics, as Günter Korbacher, Managing Director of WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH, confirms: "Our entire team is committed to a more sustainable future for customers, companies and local communities at the same time. For us, sustainability means continuously improving our products and processes to further reduce energy consumption, waste and material costs in the long term." Günter Korbacher continued, " Of course, we are very pleased to have achieved the EcoVadis silver medal and the 86th percentile rank at the very first attempt, which means that we received a higher score than 86 percent of all companies evaluated by EcoVadis. Especially for a chemical company like us, this is a very good start and an excellent basis for achieving the EcoVadis gold standard in the next step by continuously evaluating the assessment results and making further optimizations based on their achievement."
The EcoVadis website can be found at www.ecovadis.com.
Further information: www.weilburger.com