Klöckner Pentaplast (kp or the company), a leading global manufacturer of high-barrier protective packaging solutions with industry-leading use of recycled content, has been awarded a gold rating for the second consecutive year by EcoVadis, the independent provider of global sustainability ratings for environmental, social, and ethical performance.
The gold rating ranks kp in the top 3% of plastic product manufacturers assessed by EcoVadis, with each company being rated on the material sustainability risks and issues for their size, locations, and industry. The evidence-based assessment covers policies, actions, and results across the key sustainability and ESG dimensions of environment, labor and human rights, business ethics, and sustainable procurement.
“EcoVadis is an important rating that is widely recognized by our customers and stakeholders and we are very proud to have been awarded gold rating for the second consecutive year. The rating reflects our on-going commitment to our sustainability strategy “Investing in Better,” which continues to be well recognized by the industry broadly for our work toward the most sustainable future,” says Yui Kamikawa, kp’s vice president of sustainability.
Since its founding in 2007, EcoVadis has grown to become the world’s largest provider of business sustainability ratings, creating a global network of more than 90,000+ rated companies. It is the world’s most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, intelligence, and collaborative performance improvement tools for global supply chains. Combining People, Process, and Platform, EcoVadis’ team of 600 talented professionals from 45 nationalities combines expertise in sustainability, with advanced technology and a full-service solution to drive meaningful change in supply chains worldwide.