Chep Europe been ranked in the top 1% of all suppliers assessed for sustainability by independent rating agency EcoVadis. This is the third year in a row that the company has earned an EcoVadis Gold Recognition Level, the highest level available.
The ranking was awarded for Chep’s environmentally conscious development and achievements in areas concerning the Environment, Labour Practices, Fair Business Practices and
EcoVadis’ methodology is built on international Corporate Social Responsibility standards including the Global Reporting Initiative, the United Nations Global Compact and the ISO 26000, covering 150 spend categories and 140 countries. EcoVadis assesses 35 000 suppliers from 99 countries across 150 business sectors.
Iñigo Canalejo, Chep’s Director of Sustainability for Europe, Africa, India & the Middle East comments, “We are extremely proud to receive yet another recognition for our efforts in Corporate Social Responsibility. We have the scale and expertise to help our customers generate efficiencies in their supply chains and hit their sustainability targets.
“This is all thanks to our share and reuse business model, end-to-end collaboration with key partners and the passion of our employees for making the world a better place,” he concludes.