Awarded sustainability efforts

POLIFILM EXTRUSION achieves silver status in EcoVadis ranking

The independent CSR ranking provider EcoVadis has awarded POLIFILM EXTRUSION GmbH its silver status for its engagement. 

The film specialist achieved an above-average score through its efforts in the areas of environment, ethics, labour & human rights as well as sustainable procurement and is thus among the 30% of the top performers. " This is the third time we have been rated by EcoVadis", says CEO Eckehard Betz and comments "We have already been able to improve continuously in recent years. So, we are even more pleased that our efforts have been rewarded with silver status this time". 

POLIFILM EXTRUSION scored particularly well in the area of environment. The ISO 50001 and ISO 14001 certifications, the latter valid for the factory in Osterburken, were the most important indicators of the company's CSR activities. But also measures from other areas, such as the creation of a purchasing standard for sustainable procurement along the supply chain, contributed to the evaluation account. "It is important to us to create transparency regarding both roles we hold - supplier and buyer. Thanks to the EcoVadis assessment, we are able to do this on a level that is acknowledged in the industry," continues Betz.

The company is already working to increase its score further next year and indicated that additional company guidelines as well as an expansion in the area of communication will play important roles. 

About EcoVadis
EcoVadis is an internationally recognized, independent assessment platform for evaluating the CSR management performance of companies, which is already used by more than 45,000 businesses worldwide. EcoVadis aims to contribute to reducing risks, accelerating innovation and promoting transparency and mutual trust in trade relations.