Our European Partner, Moonen Packaging, heatquartered in Weert the Netherlands, has been awarded Gold status by EcoVadis for its CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) policy. This puts Moonen among the best 5% of all assessed participants affiliated to this global platform for the registration and validation of sustainable performances.
EcoVadis investigates and assesses supplier on the basis of policy, initiatives, and results in the field of the environment, working conditions, fair commercial practices and the supply chain, Two years ago, Moonen Packaging our partner in The Netherlands for mainland Europe, was awarded Silver rating and has since then been making efforts to reach the Gold standard.
“Our results in the field of sustainability are becoming more and more significant” explains Leon Simons, COO at Moonen. “By gaining this gold rating, we have shown that we apply a strong CSR policy with regards to areas such as the environment, social matters, ethical aspects and the supply chain”
Being awarded this Gold status underlines Moonen’s role as a supply chain manager. “We are rolling out our CSR policy further, extending it to our partners and suppliers within the chain”, Simons continues. ” Our policy already satisfied the conditions of ISO 14001 two years ago, and we expect our suppliers to meet the terms of this certification, too. After all, we have the same requirement levels to our suppliers as our customers have to us”.
Simons is very satisfied with the achievement of such a high rating in EcoVadis’ evaluation. ” As a pioneer in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility, you can announce to the world that you are acting responsibly and in an environmentally-friendly manner, but it is naturally worth even more if EcoVadis awards you Gold status. EcoVadis is an unique, almost ultimate authority in the field of sustainability. I am delighted with their assessment and with this award for sustainability”.
A suistanable supply chain across Europe
NovuPak is proud that Moonen Packaging was awarded this Gold status by EcoVadis, as part of our commitment to work closely with our customers and suppliers to provide more environmentally friendly packaging products using sustainable material wherever practical. All our partners are ISO certified and set themselves apart as unique supply chain managers by proactively achieving savings for our customers in terms of time, money and CO2 emissions.