OUTOTEC OYJ PRESS RELEASE AUGUST 9, 2017 at 2.00 PM
Outotec achieved EcoVadis Gold rating in supplier CSR assessment
Outotec has achieved EcoVadis Gold certification for its corporate responsibility practices and ranked in the top 5% of suppliers in its field. EcoVadis operates an international platform to assess the corporate social responsibility (CSR) of suppliers in respect to environment, labor practices, ethics and sustainable procurement.
Outotec reports its corporate responsibility using the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standards, is committed to the UN Global Compact initiative and the most relevant UN Sustainable Development Goals as defined by the company. For several years, Outotec has been included in the Global 100 index of the world's most sustainable companies. Outotec's sustainability report is available at www.outotec.com.
"We are proud to be ranked amongst the top CSR performers in this comprehensive and independent assessment made by EcoVadis. Their platform serves our global customers very well, as in large projects the supply chain management and suppliers' commitment to corporate responsibility is extremely important, both for our customers and for Outotec. We are committed to continuously improve our business practices and performance", says Outotec CEO Markku Teräsvasara.
EcoVadis has assessed over 30,000 companies from 150 sectors and 110 countries. Its methodology and criteria used are in line with international CSR standards including the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), UN Global Compact, and ISO 26000.
For further information please contact:
Tea Maasalo, Director - Corporate Responsibility
Tel. +358 400 7008119
Eila Paatela, Vice President - Corporate Communications
Tel. +358 400 817198