Milliken & Company Earns EcoVadis Gold Rating
Latest: Milliken & Company, a diversified global manufacturer committed to sustainability, today announced that it has been awarded a Gold rating in the 2022 EcoVadis assessment. EcoVadis is a trusted professional business sustainability rating agency that provides detailed assessments covering environmental, social and ethical aspects, covering more than 200 procurement categories and operating in more than 160 countries around the world. Milliken’s rating ranks in the top 7% of the more than 90,000 companies worldwide that participated in the EcoVadis assessment.
“Milliken’s core values of sustainability and integrity drive the company’s goals and business growth across the board.” Halsey, President and CEO of Milliken & Company
“The EcoVadis rating system is the benchmark against which we work and guides our continuous improvement to help us build a healthy future,” Cook said.
The EcoVadis rating system covers four themes, including environment, labor and human rights, business ethics and sustainable procurement. Each theme is evaluated from three dimensions of sustainable development policy, action and results. The evaluation method is based on the Global Reporting Initiative. (GRI), United Nations Global Compact and Corporate Social Responsibility Guidelines Standard ISO
26000 and other international sustainable development standards. EcoVadis assesses Milliken’s sustainability performance at a corporate level across all of the company’s business areas, including textiles, specialty chemicals, flooring and healthcare. EcoVadis ratings and Gold ratings reflect Milliken’s overall performance.
“Comprehensive assessments by third parties like EcoVadis help us further understand where the company is and what needs to be improved, thereby motivating us to achieve better results in our sustainability journey.”
Kasel Knight, general counsel and head of sustainability at Milliken & Co.
“Milliken’s clients want to work with suppliers who value sustainability. For suppliers, sustainability is a key consideration during internal audits of environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance. factor.”
Cindy, Executive Vice President and President, Chemicals, Milliken & Company
Boiter said, “EcoVadis Gold rating allows Milliken to demonstrate the value we bring. Not only are we an innovation partner, but we also bring value to our clients in terms of ESG performance and sustainability.”