Essentra has been awarded a silver rating from EcoVadis, one of the industry’s top supply chain ratings agencies. EcoVadis was the first collaborative platform to provide sustainability ratings and performance improvement tools for global supply chains.
Essentra has been ranked in the top 23% of suppliers assessed by EcoVadis in the category ‘Manufacture of other articles of paper and paperboard’.
The rating recognises the company’s commitment to progressing its sustainability efforts through initiatives that include creating packaging designed for easy recyclability and investing to expand on its waste management/reduction processes.
Essentra has also advanced its learning and development programmes, with an increased commitment to training employees on health and safety and best working practices – consistent with the company’s principles.
Tiffany Overstreet, category management director, Essentra, said: ‘We are delighted to have improved our score to silver in the EcoVadis benchmark. Essentra’s rating highlights our on-going commitment to providing socially responsible packaging solutions, and is an important step for us as we continue to evolve and expand our social responsibility efforts.’