PARSIPPANY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AdvanSix (NYSE: ASIX) announced it has been awarded a Platinum Rating for corporate social responsibility by EcoVadis, an independent CSR assessment agency. The Platinum Rating puts the company in the top one percent of all companies assessed. AdvanSix received a Gold Rating in 2020.
“AdvanSix is an environmentally responsible enterprise and we are extremely proud of our efforts and progress on sustainability,” said Erin Kane, president and CEO of AdvanSix. “Being recognized by EcoVadis for the second consecutive year, this time with a Platinum Rating, is further acknowledgement of our commitment to corporate social responsibility and to continuous improvement of our performance.”
The 2021 EcoVadis rating is just one of the many highlights mentioned in the company’s 2020 Sustainability Report, which was published earlier today and is available on our website. The Sustainability Report provides an overview of the company’s environmental performance, ethics and governance policies, and community involvement while advancing the dialogue among employees, customers, suppliers, shareholders and members of the communities where we operate. This year’s report was once again developed in alignment with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards Core, supplemented with disclosures using guidance of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) as well as the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).
“We are pleased to share how we are increasingly focused on integrating sustainability into our corporate strategy as we move forward together with all our stakeholders on the journey to a more sustainable future,” added Kane.
AdvanSix is an American Chemistry Council (ACC) Responsible Care® company and its sustainability and responsible business practices are built on the foundation of its 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, 190 purchasing categories and 150 countries.
AdvanSix plays a critical role in global supply chains, innovating and delivering essential products for our customers in a wide variety of end markets and applications that touch people’s lives, such as building and construction, fertilizers, plastics, solvents, packaging, paints, coatings, adhesives and electronics. Our reliable and sustainable supply of quality products emerges from the vertically integrated value chain of our three U.S.-based manufacturing facilities. AdvanSix strives to deliver best-in-class customer experiences and differentiated products in the industries of nylon solutions, chemical intermediates, and plant nutrients, guided by our core values of Safety, Integrity, Accountability and Respect. More information on AdvanSix can be found at http://www.advansix.com.