Mondi remains in top 1% of companies assessed by EcoVadis with Platinum rating for sustainability

Wed, 1. December 2021
Awards & recognition, Sustainability
sustainability, climate change, reporting, EcoVadis
by Newsroom
 

  • Mondi maintains Platinum status in the EcoVadis Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) ratings for the sixth year in a row
  • Platinum rating means Mondi is in the top 1% globally for its approach to sustainability
  • Overall score increased to 85% (2020: 82%)

November 2021: Leading packaging and paper manufacturer Mondi has maintained its platinum status in the EcoVadis CSR ratings in recognition of the Group’s strong commitment to sustainability. The award places Mondi in the top 1% of companies assessed globally, a position it has held since 2015.

 

EcoVadis is a recognised business sustainability ratings organisation covering 200 industry categories, 160 countries, and 75,000 companies of all sizes worldwide. Every year the organisation assesses companies’ performance in terms of how well they have integrated the principles of sustainability into their businesses and management systems. The methodology is built on international sustainability standards, including the Global Reporting Initiative, United Nations Global Compact, and ISO 26000, and covers 21 indicators in four key areas: environment, labour and human rights, ethics, and sustainable procurement. Mondi’s overall EcoVadis score of 85% for 2021 is up from 82% in last year’s assessment, with 90% in the Environment and Labour & Human Rights categories.

Mondi EcoVadis Platinum Logo
 

Mondi’s purpose is to contribute to a better world by making packaging and paper that is sustainable by design, and sustainability is at the very heart of Mondi’s strategy and business model. To once again be recognised by EcoVadis as an industry leader is testament to our dedication across the value chain and the actions we are taking to deliver on our own targets and help our customers achieve their sustainability goals.

Gladys Naylor, Group Head of Sustainable Development at Mondi
 

Mondi announced its ambitious Mondi Action Plan 2030 (MAP2030) sustainability framework and commitments at the beginning of 2021. MAP2030 sets out the actions the company will take to meet its sustainability goals in the coming decade. The commitments focus on three action areas: circular driven packaging and paper solutions; created by empowered people; taking action on climate. MAP2030 is built on a foundation of responsible business practices spanning business ethics and governance, human rights, communities, procurement and environmental impact.  All areas are aligned to the UN Sustainable Development Goals as part of Mondi's focus on being sustainable by design. Click here for full details on MAP2030.

 

About Mondi

Mondi is a global leader in packaging and paper, contributing to a better world by making innovative packaging and paper solutions that are sustainable by design. Our business is integrated across the value chain – from managing forests and producing pulp, paper and plastic films, to developing and manufacturing effective industrial and consumer packaging solutions. Sustainability is at the centre of our strategy and intrinsic in the way we do business. We lead the industry with our customer-centric approach, EcoSolutions, where we ask the right questions to find the most sustainable solution. In 2020, Mondi had revenues of €6.66 billion and underlying EBITDA of €1.35 billion.

Mondi has a premium listing on the London Stock Exchange (MNDI), and a secondary listing on the JSE Limited (MNP). Mondi is a FTSE 100 constituent, and has been included in the FTSE4Good Index Series since 2008 and the FTSE/JSE Responsible Investment Index Series since 2007.