Whistl secures bronze CSR rating

The UK’s leading delivery management company Whistl has been awarded a bronze medal CSR rating from Ecovadis, an international organisation that evaluates companies on their environmental performance and corporate social responsibility. Ecovadis’s online evaluation tools enables procurement professionals to compare potential suppliers in terms of sustainability, environment and social and ethical work and access to live improvement progress.

“The EcoVadis bronze medal supports our commitment to the continuous improvement of our social, economic and environmental practices. We are committed to be a supply partner for customers that is sound, reliable and competitive underpinned by this global supplier CSR rating,” said Nick Wells, CEO Whistl.

Ecovadis has now assessed more than 60,000 companies worldwide. In order to gain an Ecovadis certification, it will assess a business on four areas – environment, labour practices, sustainable procurement and fair business. The assessment is based on international CSR standards that include Global Reporting Initiative, the United Nations Global Compact, and the ISO 26000, covering 190 spend categories and 150 countries.