London, UK – 20 June 2022 – Klöckner Pentaplast (kp or the company), a leading global manufacturer of high barrier protective packaging solutions with industry-leading use of recycled content, has been awarded a gold rating for the second consecutive year by EcoVadis, the independent provider of global sustainability ratings for environmental, social, and ethical performance.
The gold rating ranks kp in the top 3% of plastic product manufacturers assessed by EcoVadis, with each company being rated on the material sustainability risks and issues for their size, locations and industry.
The evidence-based assessment covers policies, actions and results across the key sustainability and ESG dimensions of environment, labour and human rights, business ethics and sustainable procurement.
“EcoVadis is an important rating that is widely recognised by our customers and stakeholders and we are very proud to have been awarded gold rating for the second consecutive year. The rating reflects our on-going commitment to our sustainability strategy “Investing in Better”, which continues to be well recognized by the industry broadly for our work toward the most sustainable future.”, said Yui Kamikawa, kp’s Vice President of Sustainability.
Since its founding in 2007, EcoVadis has rated over 75,000 companies in over 160 countries and 200 industries. Read more about EcoVadis here: https://ecovadis.com/
Focused on delivering its vision: The Sustainable Protection of Everyday Needs, kp is a global leader in rigid and flexible packaging, and specialty film solutions, serving the pharmaceutical, medical device, and protein markets, amongst others. With a broad and innovative portfolio of packaging and product films and services, kp plays an integral role in the customer value chain by safeguarding product integrity, protecting brand reputation and improving sustainability. kp’s “Investing in Better” sustainability strategy solidifies its commitment to achieving ten clear targets for long-term improvement by increasing recycling and recyclability of products, cutting carbon emissions and continuous improvement in employee engagement, safety, and diversity, equity and inclusion. kp has earned a gold rating from EcoVadis, the leading platform for environmental, social, and ethical performance ratings, putting kp in the top 3% of companies rated in the manufacturing of plastics products sector. Founded in 1965 kp has 31 plants in 18 countries and employs over 5,900 people committed to serving customers worldwide in over 60 locations.
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