Forchem’s corporate social responsibility awarded with 2021 EcoVadis Platinum Medal

Forchem’s long-term investments in sustainability have been recognized by EcoVadis, world’s most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings. Sustainability is at the core of Forchem’s business ideology and strategy: We use sustainably sourced crude tall oil, which is produced as a side stream of pulping process. EcoVadis’ sustainability scorecards provide detailed insight into environmental, social and ethical risks across 198 purchasing categories and 155 countries.Being awarded with EcoVadis Platinum Medal, Forchem is in the top 1% of companies assessed by EcoVadis in the Manufacture of other chemical products, which is an outstanding achievement.

EcoVadis assessments focus on 21 recognized CSI criteria which are grouped into four themes: Environment, Labor & Human Rights, Ethics, and Sustainable Procurement. Our best scores were gained in Labor & Human Rights, Ethics and Sustainable Procurement areas, being on advanced level and remarkably above average industry level.

“A big thank you to all of our co-workers at Forchem. Great job and great achievement, which is going to be hard to top.”
Forchem’s CEO Risto Näsi states

“Forchem prides itself for being in the forefront of sustainable circular economy. Our raw material is renewable, and we put great emphasis on environmental and sustainability issues. We wanted our operations to be objectively audited by a reputable partner since it’s important that our commitments are recognised. We are very proud of the 2021 EcoVadis Platinum Medal as well as the 2019 EcoVadis Gold Medal, both showing that we are continually on the right path A big thank you to all of our co-workers at Forchem. Great job and great achievement, which is going to be hard to top.”
Forchem’s CEO Risto Näsi states.

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