In the latest survey BorsodChem was able to improve and is now in the top 2% among chemical companies assessed by the ratings agency EcoVadis (in BorsodChem’s specific ISIC category (Manufacture of basic chemicals, fertilizers and nitrogen compounds, plastics and synthetic rubber in primary forms) EcoVadis has assessed 2300 companies globally). With 70 out of 100 points, BorsodChem is well above the average score of 44.6 points.
Increasing the score again is due to the efforts made to further improve the fiels of ethics with comprehensive policies, UNGC (United Nations Global Compact) membership and dedicated responsibility.for ethics issues. Endeavors devoted to environmental protection and the high level of sustainable measures implemented in procurement were also commended. The assessment also takes into account ethical conduct and respect for human rights in the company.
Sustainability must be in all areas is of central importance for BorsodChem, and EcoVadis reliably indicates where we stand here. We should use the well-established rating system to uncover details about our strengths and weaknesses, and to see where we can maybe still improve.
Sustainability Group would like to express their gratitude for all colleagues and departments who gave really strong support to fulfill the assessment and to reach this nice result.
Good compliance with the EcoVadis assessment is important to BorsodChem showing the company’s commitment to the customers, key stakeholders and employees as a responsible and high quality supplier, partner and employer in Hungary, and year by year is committed to development and improvement.
EcoVadis is a global independent and recognized organization working with unique CSR assessment methodology and covers around 50,000 organizations in 150 countries in 190 industries. EcoVadis assessments focus on 21 issues which are grouped into 4 themes (Environment, Labor & Human Rights, Ethics and Sustainable Procurement). The methodology is built on international CSR standards including the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), the United Nations Global Compact, and the ISO 26000. For further information please visit ecovadis.com.