Ingevity awarded silver rating for corporate social responsibility by EcoVadis
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 25, 2019--Ingevity Corporation (NYSE: NGVT) today announced that it has been awarded the silver rating for sustainability by EcoVadis, an independent organization that provides evidence-based sustainability assessments for companies within global supply chains.
“We are excited to receive the EcoVadis silver rating for our sustainability initiative. Our employees are very dedicated to driving forward the elements of our sustainability framework, and we are working diligently to continue reporting on these important fundamentals of corporate social responsibility,” said Michael Wilson, Ingevity’s CEO and president. “At Ingevity, we work together to improve the world through innovations that purify, protect and enhance. Our EcoVadis silver rating is an esteemed validation that the work we’re doing is furthering that purpose.”
Established in 2007, EcoVadis is an industry standard for evaluating and rating sustainable business and procurement practices. The EcoVadis methodology framework assesses companies’ policies, actions and public reporting related to the environment, labor and human rights, ethics and sustainable procurement to evaluate their commitment to responsible corporate citizenship.
Ingevity published its inaugural sustainability report in September 2018, providing an in-depth overview of its sustainability initiative and framework of management practices. Built upon the foundation of integrity and ethical behavior, Ingevity’s sustainability initiative focuses on four key pillars: Protecting People and the Environment; Creating Value for Customers and Society; Engaging Our People; and Driving Business Excellence.
To learn more about Ingevity’s sustainability initiative and view its sustainability report, please visit: www.ingevity.com/about/sustainability.
Ingevity: Purify, Protect and Enhance
Ingevity provides specialty chemicals, high-performance carbon materials and engineered polymers that purify, protect, and enhance the world around us. Through a team of talented and experienced people, Ingevity develops, manufactures, and brings to market products and processes that help customers solve complex problems. These products are used in a variety of demanding applications, including asphalt paving, oil exploration and production, agrochemicals, adhesives, lubricants, publication inks, coatings, elastomers, bio-plastics and automotive components that reduce gasoline vapor emissions. Headquartered in North Charleston, South Carolina, Ingevity operates from 25 locations around the world and employs approximately 1,750 people. The company is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: NGVT). For more information visit www.ingevity.com.
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KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA SOUTH CAROLINA
INDUSTRY KEYWORD: MANUFACTURING CHEMICALS/PLASTICS
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