Sterling Pharma Solutions today announced that it has been awarded a gold medal by EcoVadis, in recognition of the company’s sustainability management system through its policies, actions and results. The rating places Sterling’s Dudley, Northumberland, UK site in the top 4% of all companies assessed globally, and in the top 1% of pharmaceutical companies.
EcoVadis is a ratings platform that assesses a company’s sustainability based on 21 criteria across four themes: environmental, labour and human rights, ethics, and sustainable procurement. The scorecard identifies a company’s strengths and improvement areas, giving a benchmark and globally recognised rating to its achievements. Since 2007, EcoVadis has created a global network of more than 75,000 rated companies.
“This achievement is testament to the effort and commitment that the company undertakes in improving the sustainability of our operations, including the potential environmental impact of manufacturing,” commented Kevin Cook, CEO at Sterling. “We have set long and short-term sustainability goals, including an ambition to decrease our carbon footprint by half by 2025, and have made significant investments across our sites in order to achieve them.
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