Silver medal from EcoVadis rating result demonstrates IGM Resins’ commitment to sustainability
Waalwijk, The Netherlands – January 25th , 2021
IGM Resins receives the silver medal from EcoVadis
IGM Resins, a global leader in energy curing raw materials and technical solutions, has been awarded the Silver medal by EcoVadis for its performance in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), with a score of 55/100. With a 10-point improvement compared to last year, IGM Resins shows their continued commitment to a more sustainable world.
IGM Resins confirms its rank in the top 25% of companies assessed by EcoVadis in its industry in all four categories: environment, labor & human rights, ethics, and sustainable procurement.
Wilfrid Gambade, Chief Executive Officer, commented: "We are honored to receive the Silver medal from EcoVadis. As global leader in our industry we make continuous efforts to have a positive influence on every community in which we are active and steer chemical innovation in sustainable, social and ethical directions. Our significantly improved score with EcoVadis, for the second time in a row, confirms the relevance of our strategy and we intend to multiply our initiatives in the months and years to come.”
IGM Resins will also use their CSR strategy to help their suppliers to improve their supply chain CSR program.
In 2020 EcoVadis examined around 75,000 suppliers from 160 countries and 200 industry sectors. The rating focuses on 21 criteria, divided into four topic areas: environment, labor & human rights, ethics, and sustainable procurement. These criteria are based on international standards such as the ten principles of the UN Global Compact, the conventions of the International Labor Organization (ILO), the standards of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), ISO 26000, and the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights.