Constant Improvement in Ranking over several Years
Privately owned specialty chemicals distributor Lavollée S.A. (Levallois-Perret (Paris), France) has recently been awarded a Platinum rating for its Corporate Social Responsibilty (“CSR”) program by assessment agency Ecovadis (Paris, France). This is the highest level of the agency’s four-tier system. Lavollée had last been awarded a Gold rating in 2019.
According to Hervé O. Lavolléee, President, the company made a special effort regarding its international purchases, which represent 90% of the product portfolio. Besides chemical distribution, other activities include Firmalis (Food Ingredients), Sipa A.Ch. Berthier (Flavours & Fragrances), Pigm’Azur (Natural Pigments development and production), Stevia Natura (Stevia Extracts production).
Source: Lavollée press release, Lavollée website
HGE – DCG / 04.05.2021
Zurich based Company outlines Sustainability Goals until 2030 alongside its new Company Purpose “Enrich People’s Lives”
Market expansion services provider (and speciality chemicals and ingredients distributor) DKSH AG (Zurich, Switzerland) has published its third Sustainabilty Report covering performance in 2019.
DKSH also said it commits to targets in alignment with the UN Sustainable Development Goals. These include becoming climate neutral by 2030, as well as expanding training opportunities for employees, promoting health and safety for fleet drivers and increasing energy efficiency by 2025.
About a year ago, DKSH has achieved a “Silver” rating from Paris-based agency EcoVadis, based on an overall score of 50 points. With that the company ranked among the top 14% of companies in the industry at the time.
Source: DKSH press release, DistriConsult Analysis
HGE / DCG – 18.06.2020