EcoVadis, the independent service provider for sustainability ratings, has ranked NORMA Group, a global market leader in engineered joining technology, among the top five percent of all companies that were evaluated. This is the second consecutive year that NORMA has received the Gold Status for its sustainability performance.
EcoVadis’ assesses companies’ sustainability activities with four categories: environment, labor practices, fair business practices and sustainable procurement. Various other factors are taken into account including measures to reduce energy & water consumption and employee training on occupational safety and corporate ethics. Only five percent of the companies assessed achieved the Gold Status ranking.
“The impact of megatrends such as climate change and resource scarcity is increasingly shaping the economy and society around the world,” says Werner Deggim, CEO of NORMA Group. “Our products and technologies, such as our weight-saving urea lines for exhaust gas cleaning in diesel vehicles, contribute to a reduction in emissions. In addition, we are continually pursuing goals in order to manufacture not only more environmentally friendly and safer, but also to sustainably manage the company as a whole. The new EcoVadis Gold Status shows us that we are making good progress with our measures.”
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