Last month, EcoVadis the world's largest provider of sustainability ratings, awarded Cebeo, Sonepar in Germany, Austria, Hungary, and the Czech Republic the silver rating.
EcoVadis' mission is to provide the world’s most-trusted sustainability ratings, enabling all businesses to reduce risk, drive performance, and improve environmental and social outcomes.
The assessment focuses on four areas:
- Justice and working conditions
- Sustainable purchasing
Arno Elz, Sustainability Manager, in Germany, stated, "With the silver rating, we are among the top 27% of the best-rated companies in the 'Wholesale' sector. This award motivates us to continue driving forward the energy transition, within our company as well as with our customers."
This rating, as well as other international ratings from sustainability platform providers, helps us demonstrate to our customers that we meet all of the European Union's legal requirements for a company that operates sustainably.