05 Mar 2024
by Helen Dunn

ACCO Brands EMEA EcoVadis Bronze Medal reconfirmed in 2024 with a greatly improved rating

In only their second assessment, ACCO Brands EMEA, Europe’s leading office products manufacturer, has achieved a greatly improved the rating from being in the top 50% to the top 24% of companies in their industry. It means that they now hold the 2024 EcoVadis Bronze Medal.

EcoVadis is the world’s largest and most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings. The assessment take 4 areas of impact into consideration when viewing a company: environmental impact, labour & human rights, ethics and sustainable sourcing. ACCO Brand’s second review by EcoVadis involved the completion of a thorough evaluation of all these themes in order to achieve the bronze medal.

The award places ACCO Brands EMEA in the top 24% of companies rated by the highly reputed EcoVadis system. The company scored particularly well on environmental topics, where they are placed in the top 9% and on sustainable procurement, ranking in the top 8% of companies rated by EcoVadis in the manufacture of other articles of paper and paperboard category.

The 2024 Bronze Sustainability Medal has been welcomed by Jacqueline Wellhaeusser, Sustainability Director at ACCO Brands EMEA, who commented:

This considerable improvement in our second review shows our focus and commitment to our sustainability programme that we have had in place for more than 14 years and that our strategy and plan are the right ones to help us to continually improve working sustainably and protecting the environment. We are proud that the results of this work have been confirmed again by experts in sustainability assessments and our stakeholders can be confident that they are working with a responsible partner.

For more information see the latest ACCO Brands EMEA sustainability report:

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