PARSIPPANY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AdvanSix (NYSE:ASIX) said today it has been awarded a Gold Rating for corporate social responsibility (CSR) by EcoVadis, an independent CSR assessment agency. This is the first time AdvanSix participated in the assessment and is ranked among the top four percent of chemical industry peers.
“Being recognized with EcoVadis’s Gold Rating is an acknowledgement of our commitment to corporate social responsibility and the great foundation we have built as an organization to continuously improve our sustainability performance,” said Erin Kane, president and CEO of AdvanSix. “Sustainability is critical to our business and our relationships with key stakeholders including customers, suppliers, employees, shareholders and the communities where we operate. We look forward to continuing on our sustainability journey to position the company for future success.”
AdvanSix is an American Chemistry Council (ACC) Responsible Care® company and its sustainability and responsible business practices are built on the foundation of the company’s core values: Safety, Integrity, Accountability, and Respect.
Established in 2007, EcoVadis evaluates corporate sustainability performance in the areas of Environment, Labor & Human Rights, Ethics, and Sustainable Procurement. Its unique CSR assessment methodology is based on international CSR standards and covers 21 CSR indicators, 198 purchasing categories and 155 countries.
For more information on AdvanSix’s sustainability initiatives and its latest Sustainability Report, please visit: https://www.advansix.com/global-citizenship.
AdvanSix is a leading manufacturer of Nylon 6, a polymer resin which is a synthetic material used by our customers to produce engineered plastics, fibers, filaments and films that, in turn, are used in such end-products as automotive and electronic components, carpets, sports apparel, fishing nets and food and industrial packaging. As a result of our backward integration and the configuration of our manufacturing facilities, we also sell caprolactam, ammonium sulfate fertilizer, acetone and other intermediate chemicals, all of which are produced as part of our Nylon 6 integrated manufacturing chain. More information on AdvanSix can be found at http://www.advansix.com.