DKSH France achieves EcoVadis gold rating for the third consecutive year. January 09, 2020


			
				DKSH France achieves EcoVadis gold rating for the third consecutive year.

Ecovadis acknowledged DKSH France with the internationally recognized gold rating for its commitment to Sustainability. Achieving an overall score of 72 points, DKSH France ranks among the top 1 percent of companies within the industry and proves that Sustainability is an integral part of DKSH's mindset.

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DKSH France achieves EcoVadis gold rating for the third consecutive year.

Ecovadis acknowledged DKSH France with the internationally recognized gold rating for its commitment to Sustainability. Achieving an overall score of 72 points, DKSH France ranks among the top 1 percent of companies within the industry and proves that Sustainability is an integral part of DKSH's mindset.

Lyon, France, January 9, 2020 – DKSH France, a leading Market Expansion Services provider with a focus on Asia, has received the gold rating from the French rating agency EcoVadis. Through the independent assessment method DKSH France ranks within the top 1 percent of its industry. EcoVadis’ methodology rates companies according to different sustainability criteria divided into the four main areas: environment, labor and human rights, ethics as well as sustainable procurement.

 

This rating marks the fourth time in which DKSH France has been evaluated by EcoVadis. DKSH France scored especially well in the categories of labor & human rights as well as ethics. This underlines the company’s strong focus on trust, integrity and reliability, which are of paramount importance in our business.

 

EcoVadis was founded in 2007 in Paris. Through its global platform, the firm provides buyer companies with evaluation data of suppliers on Sustainability. Its network connects suppliers and buyers across 198 industry sectors in 155 markets.

 

Marie-Paule Guay, Manager, Business Support, in charge of Sustainability development projects for DKSH France, commented: “This year, we have further strengthened our efforts in the fields of ethics, social and human rights as well as in supply chain. In line with the Group’s strategy, we have expanded our carbon reporting and initiated the compensation of some of our CO2 emissions.”

 

Jean-Dominique Foulon, Managing Director of DKSH France, added: "It is an honor for us to be awarded with the gold rating by EcoVadis for the third consecutive year. Not only does this recognition help us to differentiate ourselves as a dependable partner for our customers, it also shows our determination to continuously improve in the area of Sustainability."