Thomas Swan & Co. Ltd. is proud to announce that the company has received a Platinum sustainability rating from EcoVadis. After achieving Gold status for three years in a row, the independent certification was received in December 2020 with an overall score of 73%. This improved rating places the UK-based independent chemical manufacturer within the top 1% of all companies assessed in its industry sector, an impressive achievement for an SME.
The company also scored highly in various sub-sections, achieving top 3% in Environment, top 5% in Ethics (up from 18% in 2019) and top 8% in Labour & Human Rights (up from 24% in 2019). These improved scores reflect Thomas Swan’s ambition to continually improve the operation of the business in a sustainable, ethical and commercially viable way.
In 2019, Thomas Swan committed to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2030, reflecting the desire to significantly reduce its impact on the environment and become a truly sustainable company. They have also recently published their 5th annual sustainability report, which can be viewed on the company website within the sustainability section.
See https://www.thomas-swan.co.uk/about-us/sustainability/ for more.
CEO, Harry Swan said: “We are working hard on our sustainability agenda to reduce the impact of our activities on the planet. The independent verification of our sustainability from EcoVadis is really important to show our employees that their hard work is making a difference and our stakeholders that we are improving every year. I’m particularly pleased to achieve their Platinum status as we are always looking for ways to make the company more sustainable