Tridonic receives EcoVadis silver medal for sustainability
Control gear giant Tridonic has been awarded the EcoVadis Silver Medal for the first time in recognition of its sustainability. This puts the firm in the top 25 per cent of more than 100,000 EcoVadis rated companies worldwide.
With 68 points out of a 100, Tridonic was placed well above the industry average, especially in the Environment category where it scored 90.
Its overall rating places the Zumtobel Group company in the top four per cent of companies in the lighting industry.
EcoVadis is a widely respected international agency which rates the sustainability performance of companies in more than 175 countries.
The rating platform assesses the performance of companies in terms of its environment, labour and human rights, sustainable procurement and ethics.
Tridonic had its sustainability activities evaluated by the independent institute to increase transparency, meet the expectations of customers and partners and identify potential for improvement.
‘The medal is independent confirmation that validates our efforts and achievements on our path to sustainability,’ Tridonic CEO Hugo Rohner told the Circular Lighting Report.
‘We’re delighted to have received such a high rating the first time. We see this as an incentive to make further improvements in preparation for the next rating.’
This was the first time that Tridonic put itself forward for the sustainability assessment. The company was able to draw on a wide variety of sustainability activities that it has been implementing over many years.
Back in August 2022 Tridonic was the first company in the electronics industry to be given the Cradle to Cradle Certified® sustainability award in bronze for a lighting component.
With its LED modules in the LLE, QLE and CLE product groups Tridonic has met the strict requirements of the standard for recyclable and responsibly manufactured products.
The firm says it will introduce fully recyclable packaging materials by 2024 and certification according to the Cradle to Cradle Certified® Product Standard for all premium products by 2030 at the latest.
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