Ahlstrom-Munksjö: Ahlstrom-Munksjös sustainability work awarded with third consecutive EcoVadis Gold rating
AHLSTROM-MUNKSJÖ OYJ, PRESS RELEASE 11 JUNE, 2019 at 9.00 EET
Ahlstrom-Munksjö, a global leader in fiber-based materials, has
renewed its EcoVadis Gold rating level for the companys
sustainability management and performance for the third consecutive
EcoVadis is one of the leading systems for evaluating suppliers
environmental aspects, working conditions, social responsibility, and
The EcoVadis method is based on internationally adopted principles for
sustainability reporting, such as the Global Reporting Initiative,
United Nations Global Compact and ISO 26000, and is audited by
independent sustainability experts.
With a corporate social responsibility engagement level assessed as
advanced, Ahlstrom-Munksjö is in the top 1% of suppliers assessed,
regardless of their industry.
We use EcoVadis to meet our customers needs and support active
cooperation with them to secure a more sustainable supply chain. Our
third consecutive Gold rating is a result of excellent performance
within environmental impact, labor practices, fair business practices
and sustainable procurement. Our rating allows us to communicate an
independent view on our excellent performance. I would also this year
like to thank all our stakeholders, both internal and external, who
have contributed to the achievement says Heli Nykänen, Manager Group
Sustainability and Capital Investments.
For more information, please contact:
Heli Nykänen, Manager Group Sustainability and Capital Investments,
mob. +358 50 591 6437
EcoVadis is the first collaborative platform providing sustainability
ratings and performance improvement tools for global supply chains.
EcoVadis delivers simple and reliable scorecards to monitor supplier
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) practices covering 150
purchasing categories, 110 countries, and 21 CSR indicators in four
themes: environmental, social/human rights, ethics/fair business
practices, and supply chain. More than 30,000 companies use EcoVadis
to reduce risk, drive innovation and foster transparency and trust
between trading partners.
Ahlstrom-Munksjö in brief
Ahlstrom-Munksjö is a global leader in fiber-based materials,
supplying innovative and sustainable solutions to its customers. Our
mission is to expand the role of fiber-based solutions for
sustainable every day life. Our offering includes filter materials,
release liners, food and beverage processing materials, decor papers,
abrasive and tape backings, electrotechnical paper, glass fiber
materials, medical fiber materials and solutions for diagnostics as
well as a range of specialty papers for industrial and consumer
end-uses. Our annual net sales is about EUR 3 billion and we employ
some 8,000 people. The Ahlstrom-Munksjö share is listed on the Nasdaq
Helsinki and Stockholm. Read more at www.ahlstrom-munksjo.com.
Juho Erkheikki, Investor and Media Relations Manager, tel. +358 50 413
45 83, email@example.com