Odfjell wins two sustainable business awards
Norwegian terminal and shipping company Odfjell has been award the EcoVadis gold sustainability rating and has been ranked as number one among its industry peers by Sustainalytics,
EcoVadis rates global supply chains on sustainability in more than 75,000 companies across more than 200 industries in more than 160 countries, monitoring how a company performs on 21 corporate social responsibility (CSR) criteria in four main areas – environment, labour and human rights, ethics, and sustainable procurement. The gold rating means that Odfjell is in the top 5% of companies rated by EcoVadis.
Sustainalytics, meanwhile. provides analytical environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) research, ratings and data for more than 20,000 companies.
‘The EcoVadis and Sustainability ratings are testaments to the significant efforts of our organisation to keep improving our ESG performance. Sustainability is an integral part of our business and operations, and we are glad to share these solid assessments with our customers, partners and other stakeholders. These results inspire us to continue our work towards reaching our ambitious ESG targets,’ says Øistein Jensen, Odfjell chief sustainability officer.
In April 2021 Odfjell also won the 2021 GREEN4SEA Tanker Operator Award, which recognises companies that demonstrate outstanding performance in green and sustainable shipping. The company joins LBC Tank Terminals in receiving the EcoVadis gold rating in 2021.
Source: Tank Storage Magazine