Birla Carbon awarded fourth consecutive Gold rating by EcoVadis for Sustainable Practices
Mumbai, India and Marietta, USA – February 13, 2020: Birla Carbon has been awarded a Gold level rating for sustainable practices, for the fourth consecutive year by EcoVadis. Birla Carbon was recognized as an advanced practitioner of Sustainablity. The rating was awarded after EcoVadis reviewed Birla Carbon’s sustainability reporting standards and practices, based on Birla Carbon’s seventh sustainability report, Evolving, Sustainably Together.
Joe Gaynor, Chief Legal, Sustainability and Risk Officer, Birla Carbon shared,
“This is Birla Carbon’s fourth consecutive Gold rating with EcoVadis. The continued success only shows that our strategy, engagement and execution towards becoming a sustainable organization is on the right track.” He further added, “While we continue to pursue our vision to be the most respected, sustainable and dynamic global carbon black manufacturer, it is our Purpose – ‘Share the Strength’ that drives our engagement with our customers and our suppliers and motivates every employee at Birla Carbon to work towards building a sustainable carbon black business for the future.”
With the gold ranking, Birla Carbon continues to occupy a strong position of being among the top companies in the sustainable practices space under the ‘Manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products’ industry.
EcoVadis is a collaborative platform that provides supplier sustainability ratings for global supply chains. Since its founding in 2007, EcoVadis has become a partner to procurement organisations for more than 300 leading multinationals worldwide. Combining People, Process and Platform, EcoVadis has developed technology and a CSR assessment method which covers 190 purchasing categories, 150 countries and 21 CSR indicators. More than 55,000 companies use EcoVadis to reduce risks, drive innovation and foster transparency and trust between trading partners.