CARGOTEC CORPORATION, PRESS RELEASE, 18 MAY 2017 AT 3:00 PM (EEST)
Cargotec received a Gold level sustainability rating from Ecovadis
Cargotec has been awarded with Gold recognition from a global rating company Ecovadis. Ecovadis assesses organisations against environmental, social and ethical criteria.
"Cargotec is pleased to be recognised as one of the leading sustainability performers in our industry. The evaluation was particularly positive in terms of labour practices and compliance, largely resulting from our good progress with our internal personnel processes and compliance policies," notes Karoliina Loikkanen, Director, Corporate Responsibility.
"We continue our work to raise Cargotec''s sustainability efforts to an even higher level."
The Ecovadis assessment methodology covers criteria across environment, fair labor practices, ethics and fair business practices and supply chain.The methodology is built on international CSR standards including the Global Reporting Initiative, the United Nations Global Compact Initiative and the ISO 26000, covering 150 categories and 140 countries.
For more information, please contact:
Karoliina Loikkanen, Director, Corporate Responsibility
+358 20 777 4085
Cargotec (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) enables smarter cargo flow for a better everyday with its leading cargo handling solutions and services. Cargotec's business areas Kalmar, Hiab and MacGregor are pioneers in their fields. Through their unique position in ports, at sea and on roads, they optimise global cargo flows and create sustainable customer value. Cargotec's sales in 2016 totalled approximately EUR 3.5 billion and it employs over 11,000 people. www.cargotec.com