North-East England-based independent chemical manufacturer, Thomas Swan & Co. Ltd. has been awarded platinum status for the second year running by well-known sustainability platform, EcoVadis. This was achieved with a score of 78%, a significant improvement over the previous score of 73%.
Thomas Swan not only came out in the top 1% of companies overall but they scored impressively in the following areas:
• Environment – top 1%
• Labour & Human Rights – top 10%
• Ethics – top 7%
• Sustainable Procurement – top 2%
This is an amazing achievement for a medium-sized company and puts Thomas Swan on a par with, or even ahead of, some of the World’s largest chemical companies.
The Company will shortly publish its 6th annual sustainability report, and in 2019 committed to achieve carbon net zero emissions by 2030.
See https://www.thomas-swan.co.uk/about-us/sustainability/ for more.
CEO, Harry Swan said: “This is great news for our Company and provides vital external verification of the hard work that we are putting into sustainability. While we are making great progress there is still much to do as we look to reduce our carbon footprint and impact of our activity on our planet. Thank you to all our employees who have worked hard to improve our rating. This sends a strong message to our customers and wider stakeholders that we are serious about sustainability.”