Safic Alcan U.K. Ltd achieves Gold rating for its EcoVadis ESG Assessment
Paris-La Défense, April 2 2020 – Safic Alcan UK Ltd, a subsidiary of the Safic-Alcan Group, an independent specialty chemicals distributor, is proud to announce that it has successfully achieved the gold certificate by the rating agency EcoVadis. With 70 out of 100 possible points, Safic-Alcan U.K. is among the best 1% distributors assessed by this organization.
EcoVadis assesses the sustainability performance of companies in the four categories environment, social affairs, ethics, and sustainable procurement. Safic-Alcan UK has implemented a number of policies, initiatives and measures that allow its team members to integrate successfully the principles of ESG into its business.
“We are proud that the independent experts at EcoVadis have acknowledged our commitment. The new Gold status is, among other things, a clear message to our principals as well as our customers who attach importance to ESG aspects when selecting their business partners. This reflects our culture to integrate sustainability as an opportunity to collaborate in the value chain.” stated Barry McDonnell, Managing Director of Safic-Alcan UK Ltd.
“Safic-Alcan Group decided to implement an independent ESG ongoing assessment process with the objectives to demonstrate that we are a responsible link, a “durable” link within the industries we serve. Our UK Team is playing a leading role in deploying our company efforts and we aim to extend this performance across the entire Group” said Philippe Combette, Chief Executive Officer of Safic-Alcan Group.
Safic-Alcan is a French independent distributor of specialty chemicals headquartered in Paris La Défense (France). The Company develops and provides wide ranges of polymers, materials and additives for the rubber, coatings, adhesives, thermoplastics, polyurethane, lubricants, detergency, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals industries. With a network of 25 offices strategically located in Europe, Turkey, the Middle East, China, the USA and Mexico, the company represents state-of-the art manufacturers around the world. Its highly specialized sales engineers allow Safic-Alcan to provide dedicated technical expertise and high performance solutions thus creating long term partnership with most of its principals and customers. Safic-Alcan employs 630 people worldwide and generated a turnover of 648 M€ in 2019.
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