Lightweight packaging specialist Ecolean has won the Gold Medal Recognition 2020 from EcoVadis for its work in the sustainability area.
Ecolean was in the top 5 per cent of a total of 60,000 companies assessed by independent sustainability ratings organisation EcoVadis.
Ecolean’s score is based on the company’s work with clear objectives within areas of sustainability, such as environment and social impacts. This was the first year Ecolean participated in the EcoVadis ratings.
Ecolean Group CEO Peter Nilsson said the company’s work in sustainability had been confirmed in a global context.
“The demand for lightweight packages with minimal environmental impact for liquid food is increasing, and an independent assessment such as EcoVadis helps us to show the world our great commitment and successful work on developing packaging solutions with sustainability at the core of our business,” he said.
Ecolean Group sustainability manager Anna Palminger said recognition from EcoVadis was the result of the company’s consistent work to be responsible and reduce its environmental impact.
EcoVadis is an independent provider of annual business sustainability ratings, which evaluate companies’ work in global supply chains. The assessment focuses on four key areas: environmental; labour and human rights; ethics; and sustainable procurement.