“We are extremely pleased that we have achieved Platinum status from EcoVadis. This is a testament to our achievements in the areas of environmental stewardship, labor and human rights, ethics and sustainable procurement,” said Stephan B. Tanda, Aptar President and CEO. “I would like to thank all Aptar team members for propelling us forward in these key areas, demonstrating our unwavering commitment to care for our planet and proactively driving towards a more circular economy.”
EcoVadis has grown to be a trusted provider of business sustainability ratings and its methodology is built on international sustainability standards, including the Global Reporting Initiative, the United Nations Global Compact, and the ISO 26000, covering 200+ spend categories and 160+ countries. The Sustainability Scorecard illustrates performance across 21 indicators in four themes: environment, labor and human rights, ethics and sustainable procurement.
“EcoVadis’ Platinum status is certainly a major accomplishment for Aptar as we have progressed year by year. Witnessing the journey over the past eight years from Bronze to Gold and now to Platinum is extremely rewarding. This result further proves our passion for, and commitment to, sustainability throughout our entire organization,” said Beth Holland, Vice President, Global Sustainability.
Aptar designs its products and processes with people and the planet in mind. The Company’s focus on eco-design of products and science-based targets is aligned to that of its partners such as the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development and many other organizations who are contributing to a more circular economy. Aptar is also an active member of the United Nations Global Compact and the CE100 Network. Aptar was recently named among the top ten of America’s Most Responsible Companies 2022 by Newsweek and ranked first in its industry category. Aptar was also ranked #1 on Forbes’ Green Growth 50 2021 inaugural list.
For more information on Aptar’s sustainability initiatives, please visit https://live-aptar.pantheonsite.io/sustainability/ or download Aptar’s latest sustainability report at https://live-aptar.pantheonsite.io/resources/2020-sustainability-report-and-gri-index/.