ALD Automotive Austria have every reason to be happy: we have been awarded the EcoVadis Silver Certificate for our commitment to sustainability. Not only could we confirm last year’s good results, we were even able to improve on them.
ALD Automotive Austria underwent analysis by the international platform EcoVadis for the second time and once again satisfied the high assessment standards as regards sustainability Scoring 61 out of a possible 100 points, we were not only able to greatly improve on last year’s result of 54 points, we also improved our results in the four assessment categories environment, labour conditions, fair business practices and sustainable procurement by around 15 percent. This places ALD Automotive in the upper 9 percent of companies from the industry who were rated by EcoVadis. In the “Fair Business Practices” segment, we even made it into the top 1 percent of participants. ALD Automotive Austria is thus ensured of the silver medal in the EcoVadis CSR ratings.
Martin Kössler, ALD Automotive CEO, is delighted by the award and sees this as confirmation of the CSR course taken by the fleet specialists: “Social and ecological commitment are key elements of our corporate philosophy. The EcoVadis certification has converted this into measurable results. The outstanding result and the improvement made show that we are well on our way to achieving our sustainability goals.”
EcoVadis is a leading international, independent company that promotes the environmental and social practices of companies by means of CSR Performance Monitoring. The methods are based on international CSR standards such as the Global Reporting Initiative, the United Nations Global Compact as well as ISO 26000, and take into account 180 purchasing categories and 150 countries; they are monitored by a scientific committee of CSR and supply chain experts so as to ensure reliable CSR ratings.