AHLSTROM-MUNKSJÖ OYJ, PRESS RELEASE 3 May 2017 at 12:30 a.m. CEST
Ahlstrom-Munksjö awarded with EcoVadis Gold rating for its CSR engagement
Ahlstrom-Munksjö, a global leader in fiber-based materials, has been awarded with a Gold rating by EcoVadis, following to the assessment of the group’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) engagement.
The Gold rating is a result of performance improvements in all four CSR dimensions assessed by EcoVadis; environment, labor practices, fair business practices, and sustainable procurement. It places the company among the top 1 percent of all suppliers evaluated by the platform, regardless of their industry.
“In the last few years we have worked hard to continuously improve performance and consistency in the area of sustainability and responsibility. I am very pleased by the recognition from EcoVadis and I’d like to thank all internal and external stakeholders who have contributed to the achievement,” says Anders Hildeman, Vice President Sustainability.
EcoVadis is the first collaborative platform providing sustainability ratings and performance improvement tools for global supply chains. EcoVadis’ CSR scorecards help procurement teams to monitor supplier environmental, social and ethical practices across 150 purchasing categories and 110 countries.
For more information, please contact.
Anders Hildeman, Vice President Sustainability, tel. +46 727 337 031, firstname.lastname@example.org (email@example.com)
Ahlstrom-Munksjö in brief
Ahlstrom-Munksjö is a global leader in fiber-based materials, supplying innovative and sustainable solutions to customers worldwide. Our offerings include decor paper, filter media, release liners, abrasive backings, nonwovens, electrotechnical paper, glass fiber materials, food packaging and labeling, tape, medical fiber materials and solutions for diagnostics. Combined annual net sales are about EUR 2.15 billion and we employ 6,200 people. The Ahlstrom-Munksjö share is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki and Stockholm. The company was formed on April 1, 2017 through the merger of Ahlstrom Corporation and Munksjö Oyj. Read more at www.ahlstrom-munksjo.com.