Wednesday, December 21, 2022
Wavin awarded with Silver 2022 EcoVadis medal
Orbia’s Building and Infrastructure Business Wavin is proud to announce it has been awarded with a silver medal from Ecovadis in 2022. This recognition ranks the company in the top 25% of best scoring companies in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility worldwide.
Ecovadis (since 2007) has been evaluating sustainability performance of companies in 4 categories (Environment, Labor & Human rights, Ethics and Sustainable Procurement). By assessing 21 sustainability criteria, the sustainable practices of companies with international supply chains can be measured and compared, resulting in trust and transparency.
The Silver Medal not only recognizes the sustainability management of Wavin so far, it also provides insight in the areas that can be developed further. Jan van Rompay, Global Sustainability Director: “This Ecovadis assessment confirms that we are on the right track with our sustainability journey. It is an ambitious journey, and the insights from the external evaluation help us to continuously improve on our mission of building healthy and sustainable environments”.
Orbia is a company driven by a shared purpose: to advance life around the world. Orbia operates in the Polymer Solutions (Vestolit and Alphagary), Building and Infrastructure (Wavin), Precision Agriculture (Netafim), Connectivity Solutions (Dura-Line) and Fluorinated Solutions (Koura) sectors. The five Orbia business groups have a collective focus on expanding access to health and wellness, reinventing the future of cities and homes, ensuring food and water security, connecting communities to information and accelerating a circular economy with basic and advanced materials, specialty products and innovative solutions. Orbia has a global team of over 23,000 employees, commercial activities in more than 110 countries and operations in over 50, with global headquarters in Boston, Mexico City, Amsterdam and Tel Aviv. The company generated $8.8 billion in revenue in 2021. To learn more, visit: orbia.com.
Orbia’s Building and Infrastructure business Wavin is an innovative solutions provider for the global building and infrastructure industry. Backed by more than 60 years of product development experience, Wavin is advancing life around the world by building healthy, sustainable environments for global citizens. Whether it’s to improve the distribution of clean drinking water, make sanitation accessible for everyone, create climate resilient cities or to design comfortable living spaces, Wavin collaborates with municipal leaders, engineers, contractors and installers to help future-proof communities, buildings and homes. Wavin has 12,000+ employees across approximately 65 production sites worldwide, serving over 80 countries through a global sales and distribution network.