Flottweg Receives Gold Seal in Sustainability Rating by EcoVadis
EcoVadis, which carries out sustainability ratings for companies based on global standards, has awarded the machine manufacturer Flottweg a Gold medal. This was the separation technology specialist’s first time being recognized by EcoVadis, thereby putting it in the top one percent of the mechanical engineering industry. Flottweg’s sustainability efforts in recent years were awarded 73 out of 100 possible points.
The EcoVadis assessment focuses on 21 sustainability criteria in four key areas: Environment, Labor & Human Rights, Ethics, and Sustainable Procurement. The establishment of specific assessment criteria enables EcoVadis to compare certified companies on an international level. EcoVadis has assessed more than 85,000 companies worldwide in recent years.
“We are very proud to receive the EcoVadis Gold seal. It is a recognition of the hard work and commitment of our interntional teams who are passionate about sustainability and social responsibility,” states Dr. Kersten Link, CEO at Flottweg. “Our machines help make a positive contribution to society and the environment in a wide range of applications. This award encourages us in our quest for a more sustainable future.”
Important Milestone for Customers and Employees
Customers perceive Flottweg’s EcoVadis Gold rating as an impressive milestone in terms of its commitment to sustainability, says Dr. Link: “The Gold seal helps reassure customers that we at Flottweg not only deliver first-class separation technology, but are also a responsible and future-oriented company. The EcoVadis assessment provides our customers with confirmation that Flottweg takes social responsibility seriously and is actively committed to protecting the environment and pursuing ethical business practices."
The award is also an important sign for employees, however: “The Gold seal also makes it clear within Flottweg that the topic of social responsibility is taken seriously and is also reflected in our corporate culture,” explains the Chairman of the Board of Management. Flottweg will continue to drive forward its sustainability efforts in the future through the support and commitment of its employees.