Corporate Responsibility Performance Receives EcoVadis “Gold” Recognition
CR Magazine’s “2017 Most Responsible Companies Ranked by Industry Sector” list helps companies create and promote supply chains that are comprised of the most responsible, sustainable and transparent organizations. The Industry Sector lists rank the top 13 companies in selected industries using publicly available information in seven categories: environment, climate change, employee relations, human rights, corporate governance, finance and philanthropy.
“It is an honor to be recognized alongside many prestigious
organizations as one of the most responsible companies in the Materials
Additionally, earlier this year and for the second consecutive year, Cabot was recognized with a gold level evaluation by EcoVadis, an independent assessment organization that specializes in evaluating sustainability programs and related performance of participating companies. Cabot ranked in the top 5% of suppliers assessed by EcoVadis in all categories, and in the top 7% within the chemical industry. The EcoVadis methodology is based on internationally accepted sustainability standards to ensure reliable third-party evaluations.
“As a company, we work very hard to continually improve our performance in the areas of safety, environment, human rights, and positive economic impacts,” said Martin O’Neill, senior vice president, Safety, Health and Environment. “These third-party rankings are increasingly being utilized by our customers and other stakeholders. I am proud to see Cabot consistently recognized as one of the leading performers in our industry.”
Cabot follows rigorous standards in the disclosure of its sustainability
performance. This includes the development of sustainability
reports in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative, an
internationally accepted framework for the preparation of sustainability
reports. Cabot is also a signatory of the
For more information on Cabot’s sustainability initiatives, please visit: cabotcorp.com/sustainability
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