Ecolean in top 1 percent of most sustainable companies, according to EcoVadis

Press releases - Monday, April 17, 2023

Ecolean, producer of lightweight, award-winning packaging solutions is again placed in the top one percent of rated sustainability companies, globally. EcoVadis, the world’s most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings assesses the sustainability work of over 100,000 companies yearly, from 175 countries and 200 industries. For its’ dedicated and continuously extending sustainability work, Ecolean was awarded the highest EcoVadis medal of Platinum, for the third year in a row.

Sustainability verification through third-party assessments is essential for companies aligning to green development, providing a benchmark and guidance on how to improve performance even further. In the FMCG food industry, to include low-carbon packages supplied by producers with sustainability high on the agenda have grown to become one of the most significant factors of adopting sustainable development practices, during recent years.

Ecolean is once again named one of the most sustainable companies in the world by EcoVadis, building on the very reason why many of their customers choose Ecolean's unique packaging system. “Our packages are lightweight and save resources throughout the life-cycle which of course benefit both our customers and the consumers. The 2023 EcoVadis rating gives extra credit to our always on-going sustainability work in a broader sense than just the performance of our products, which we are very proud of, and which pride our customers too”, says Anna Svensson, Chief Marketing Officer, Ecolean.

“EcoVadis’ yearly assessments serve as the perfect base for us to measure our work within sustainability as well as benchmark towards other companies. EcoVadis rates how well we perform and this year we have improved our scores in the areas of Labour & Human Rights, Ethics, and Sustainable Procurement”, shares Anna Palminger, Chief Sustainability Officer of Ecolean. “Our continuous improvements, both in policies, activities and reporting has earned us some extra points since last year, placing us once again in the top one percent of all 100,000 companies”.

During 2023, Ecolean improved the score to 82 in total, from 75 in 2022, out of 100 as maximum.

About Ecovadis

EcoVadis is an independent provider of business sustainability ratings, which annually assesses companies’ sustainability work in global supply chains, based on 21 criteria in four main areas: environment, labour and human rights, fair business practices, and sustainable procurement. EcoVadis uses international standards such as the Global Reporting Initiative and the UN Global Compact. Read more about EcoVadis.


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Ecolean’s EcoVadis 2023 rating 

Ecolean’s manufacturing site in Helsingborg, Sweden

Anna Palminger, Chief Sustainability Officer

Anna Svensson, Chief Marketing Officer

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About Ecolean

Ecolean develops and manufactures innovative packaging systems for the beverage, dairy and liquid food industry. Ecolean’s lighter packaging system combines a low environmental footprint with high food safety credentials and consumer convenience. Ecolean was established in 1996 in Sweden, where the headquarters are still located. Ecolean has commercial activities in over 20 countries, with a strong focus on Asian markets. The largest markets are China, Pakistan and Vietnam. Ecolean has 500 employees.

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