EcoVadis, the world’s largest and most trusted provider of sustainability rankings, awarded TESEM with the Platinum status, the highest rating for environmental and social performance. The achievement places the company in the top 1% of the 90.000 companies rated by Ecovadis worldwide in four areas: Environment, Labor & Human Rights, Ethics, and Sustainable Procurement.
According to Gemma Rueda, Head of Sustainability at Tesem, obtaining the Platinum medal at Ecovadis confirms TESEM’s commitment to sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility as a core component of the company’s strategy. “We have defined and applied a sustainability strategy 2020-2025 and we are working in new goals and actions for 2030. We have drawn up policies and carried out actions in the areas of ethics and sustainable sourcing and continued to improve in social aspects. We are betting on the circular economy and working to reduce emissions of CO2 generated by our activity”. Rueda sees the Platinum medal as a recognition of the continuous improvement in Sustainability over the years. “A distinction that encourages us to continue working in this line”.
TESEM has been assessed by EcoVadis since 2018 and has obtained a constant increase in scores every year. The 2022 score has increased by five points to 78/100, which represents an upgrade from Gold to Platinum that places the company in the top 1% of the companies assessed by EcoVadis.
TESEM’s 2021 sustainability goals include significant investments focused on improving environmental management in the following topics: reduction of CO2 emissions, energy and water consumption; biodiversity, supply chain, raw materials, prevention of local pollution, waste, chemical products, promotion of responsible consumption, suppliers and awareness.
The successful achievement of these goals and the integration of the sustainability into all the production processes and products have led the company to be awarded by the world’s most trusted business sustainability ratings, consolidating TESEM as a strong partner for its customers, suppliers, employées and local neighborhoods.