Elopak reports according to the GRI framework (Core). We also report to CDP, the UN Global Compact, and to the Ethical Trade Norway organization. As suppliers, we report into the Sedex and EcoVadis platforms.
Reporting gives us good and relevant feedback, which helps us understand and improve our overall sustainability performance. In November 2021, Elopak was awarded a platinum rating for its sustainability performance by EcoVadis. This achievement places Elopak in the top 1% of companies evaluated across all industries. Elopak also received a B score in the CDP climate change evaluation, and an A score in the supplier engagement rating, in 2021.
We also report as suppliers into the Sedex and EcoVadis platforms. Reporting gives us good and relevant feedback, which helps us understand and improve our overall sustainability performance.
GRI (Global Reporting Initiative) is an independent, international organization that helps businesses and other organizations take responsibility for their impacts by providing them with the global common language to communicate those impacts.
UNGC (United Nations Global Compact) is the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. They call on companies to align strategies and operations with universal principles on human rights, labor, environment, and anti-corruption and take actions that advance societal goals.
CDP (formerly known as Carbon Disclosure Project) is a not-for-profit charity that runs the global disclosure system for investors, companies, cities, states, and regions to manage their environmental impacts. In 2019, a total of 8 400 of the world’s largest companies disclosed their climate performance to CDP, an increase of 20% from the previous year.
EcoVadis is a global Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) rating company based on international standards. They combine CSR expertise and online tools and have become a common industry tool within this area. The supplier assessment is focused on specific risk areas, including environment, labor, human rights, ethics, and sustainable procurement practices.
Sedex is one of the world’s leading ethical trade service providers, working to improve working conditions in global supply chains. They provide practical tools, services, and a community network to help companies improve their responsible and sustainable business practices and source responsibly.
Ethical Trade Norway is a Norwegian member-based, non-governmental organization and resource center for sustainable business practice and trade. They require all members to report annually on sustainable business practice performance and development in accordance with their minimum requirements and reporting standard.