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ELIX Polymers renews its EcoVadis GOLD CSR certification with the highest rating

April 15/2019

MOSCOW (MRC) -- The chemical company ELIX Polymers has renewed its EcoVadis GOLD level Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) certification in the ranking published by EcoVadis, an independent rating agency specialising in sustainable development and performance control, as per the company's press release.

The company obtained its first certification in 2017, with the highest level of recognition, and in 2019, following the renewal audit, it again achieved the GOLD level, increasing its rating by 8 points with respect to 2017.

This is the highest level currently awarded by EcoVadis, following an exhaustive evaluation based on a system which rates 21 criteria that follow international CSR standards, such as the Global Compact, the International Labour Organisation, the Global Reporting Initiative and the ISO 26000 standard.

The overall result obtained by ELIX Polymers places the company head and shoulders above its competitors, making it one of the 2% of evaluated companies with the highest score. EcoVadis evaluates 20,000 manufacturers from 99 countries and in 150 different business sectors. The evaluation consists of 4 scores that assess the companys milestones and development in areas related to the environment, social/human rights, ethics/fair business practices and supply chain, thus reflecting the performance of ELIX Polymers in CSR.

Judith Banus, Head of the Corporate Social Responsibility Programme at ELIX Polymers, commented: "We are proud to have obtained this award, which acknowledges the effort made by the different areas of the company to improve sustainability management".

ELIX Polymers is firmly committed to corporate social responsibility and puts all its effort into maintaining a strategic sustainable management line that enables us to obtain prestigious certifications such as EcoVadis Gold.

As MRC reported earlier, ELIX Polymers announced a new investment amounting to EUR4 million, whose objective is to optimize its ABS powder production facilities. The company began executing this new project in 2018, which it will continue to develop and consolidate throughout the year of 2019.

ELIX Polymers is one of the most important manufacturers of ABS resins and derivatives in Europe, with 40 years of experience in engineering plastics and an installed capacity of 180,000/year from their plant in Tarragona (Spain) to the world. The operation starts in 1975, when the Tarragona ABS and SAN production plant was inaugurated.
Author:Margaret Volkova
Tags:PS, ABS, SAN, ELIX Polymers, Spain.
Category:General News
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