ICS awarded platinum medal in EcoVadis Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Rating

Published: 7-Feb-2023

International Cosmetic Suppliers (ICS) a leading full-service provider of cosmetic, beauty and skin care packaging, has been awarded a Platinum Medal from EcoVadis, in recognition of our Corporate Social Responsibility practices

In addition, they are thrilled to report their overall score ranked in the 99th percentile, with ICS ranking in the top 1% of companies assessed placing ICS in the highest ranking available.

“We are honored that EcoVadis has recognized ICS’ commitment to sustainability. The EcoVadis rating is a valuable third-party assessment tool that helps us pinpoint areas to strengthen in the supply chain. This platinum rating shows we are actioning sustainable solutions that make a difference.” - ICS CEO and founder Susanne Nichols

“Climate change is one of the biggest challenges facing our world today and ICS understands that we have a responsibility not only to incorporate sustainability into our own practices, but also to provide sustainable packaging options to our clients. At ICS, we believe sustainable packaging should meet the functional packaging needs of the present without compromising future generations and the EcoVadis platinum rating demonstrates our mission to have positive impacts on the environment and our society.” - ICS Director of Marketing and Communications Dana Peterson

Sustainability is ingrained in ICS daily practices and is embedded in their company culture and processes and this is reflected in their growing selection of mono material recyclable products, recyclable glass and aluminum options, FSC paper packaging, refillable packaging, Post-Consumer Recycled (PCR) plastic, Ocean Plastic, and biodegradable and biobased materials. In addition, ICS works closely with customers to develop sustainable packaging material alternatives and continues to innovate new sustainable products and services.

EcoVadis is the world’s largest and most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, awarding the Platinum honor to only the top 1% of over 100,000 participating companies in 175 countries across 200 industries. The assessment and rating scores companies on their Corporate Social Responsibility and
continuing commitment to implement social and environmental practices into their operations.

The assessment methodology includes assessing the quality of a company’s sustainability management system through its policies, actions, and results. The assessment and scorecard focus on 21 issues which are grouped into 4 themes: Environment, Labor and Human Rights, Ethics, and Sustainable Procurement.

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