UK – The promotional products agency, The Sourcing-Team, was once again distinguished with the gold status in the last rating of the international sustainability organisation EcoVadis. The English company was already awarded the gold status in 2015 by EcoVadis. In this year’s ranking, according to own accounts, The Sourcing Team came under the top 1% of all trading companies audited in the category “Wholesale and Household Goods” and furthermore also ranked under the top 1% across the categories.
EcoVadis has set itself the aim of promoting the environmental and social practices of companies by means of CSR performance monitoring within the supply chain and supporting companies in improving their sustainability balance. The EcoVadis methodology is based on a CSR analysis system, which covers 21 criteria from the four thematic areas Environment, Social, Ethics and Supply Chain, based on the international standards and taking 150 sales categories into account. Around 20,000 companies currently use the platform.