Perstorp has been conferred a gold award by EcoVadis, one of the world's largest and most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, this year.
The award means that, when it comes to sustainability performance, Perstorp now ranks in the top 5% of the industry, the company said.
"EcoVadis today is the standard for ESG ratings within the chemical industry and is the selected partner for sustainability assessments for Together for Sustainability," said Anna Berggren, Perstorp's vice president of sustainability. "The fact that we've received more than 100 inquiries from customers seeking our EcoVadis reporting in recent years shows the value it brings to the value chain."
Perstorp has showed progress in three of the four evaluation areas in 2023, namely, environment, labor and human rights, and sustainable procurement.
"We have seen advancements in the most heavily weighted areas environment and labor and human rights," Berggren said. "Moreover, our progress in sustainable procurement places us among the top 4% of chemical companies globally. It has been an amazing effort from many parts of the company that contributed to us obtaining this gold medal."
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