CHEP Europe ranks in top 1% for corporate social responsibility approach
CHEP Europe, the supply chain solutions company, has been ranked in the top 1% of all suppliers assessed for sustainability by independent rating agency EcoVadis. This has earned CHEP Europe an EcoVadis Gold Recognition Level for the second year in a row.
This is the highest level of award available, awarded for environmentally conscious development and achievements in areas concerning the Environment, Labour Practices, Fair Business Practices, and Supply Chain. CHEP Europe scored particularly highly in Labour Practices and Fair Business Practices.
EcoVadis is an independent rating agency which specialises in sustainable development and performance monitoring. Its 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 20,000 suppliers from 99 countries across 150 business sectors.
CHEP Director of Sustainability for Europe, Africa, India & the Middle East, Iñigo Canalejo, said: “We are extremely pleased with this recognition for our efforts in Corporate Social Responsibility. This is a reward for our sustainable business model, our partnerships with key players throughout the supply chain and most importantly the passion and engagement of our employees in making the world´s supply chains more sustainable.”
CHEP is part of Brambles Limited, a supply chain logistics company that is listed on the Dow Jones Global Sustainability Index. Brambles is a signatory to the UN’s Global Compact and its 2020 Sustainability Goals are closely aligned with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).