Sustainability ratings leader EcoVadis places AFYREN in top 21% of all companies evaluated
Award is a validation of AFYREN’s CSR commitments and performance
Clermont-Ferrand/Lyon, Octobre 19, 2023 at 8 A.M. CEST – AFYREN, a greentech company that offers manufacturers bio-based, low-carbon ingredients produced using unique fermentation technology based on a completely circular model, announced today that it was awarded a silver medal by EcoVadis, one of the most recognized independent CSR assessment platforms.
In its first EcoVadis rating, AFYREN obtained a score of 61/100, placing it in the top 21% of companies out of more than 85,000 assessed worldwide, and earning it a silver medal. This recognition by a third-party organization rewards AFYREN’s constant efforts to comply with best practices in terms of social and environmental responsibility, and aligns perfectly with its purpose: “We enable low-carbon, circular industry by providing biobased solutions built with our partners to benefit the environment.”
EcoVadis ratings are based on international CSR standards, such as the Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact, the conventions of the International Labour Organization (ILO), the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and ISO 260000. These ratings provide an evidence-based analysis of performance and an actionable roadmap for continuous improvement. Each company is assessed on key issues according to its size, location and business sector.
Caroline PETIGNY, AFYREN’s Chief Sustainability Officer, said: “We are proud of this very good score awarded by one of the most reputable CSR rating agencies. Our value proposition is based both on our environmental commitments, through our bio-based, low-carbon and fully circular model, and on our social commitments. We are delighted that our progress in these areas is recognized year after year by independent bodies.”
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