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Rating for packaging supplier highlights its commitment to sustainable practices and corporate social responsibility
SGD Pharma, a French supplier of glass primary packaging in the pharma industry, has been awarded a “platinum” rating by EcoVadis, a sustainability ratings provider, positioning it, officials say, in the top 1% of all companies who were rated globally. The company says the rating emphasizes its commitment to sustainable practices and corporate social responsibility (CSR).
EcoVadis evaluates over 75,000 companies globally across a multitude of industries.
In 2020, SGD Pharma conducted several initiatives and actions that were recognized by EcoVadis. For instance, the company signed the Global Compact initiative in February 2020, demonstrating its position with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. SGD Pharma also conducts advanced emissions calculations, which included the carbon footprint of the business in 2020. By 2025, SGD Pharma plans to reduce 5% of its CO2 emissions per tons of goods produced.