Constellium Named Gold Recipient of EcoVadis CSR Rating Award
Amsterdam, September 23, 2015 - Constellium N. V. (NYSE and Euronext: CSTM) has been awarded Gold level recognition by EcoVadis, an independent rating agency which specializes in sustainable development and performance monitoring. Constellium achieved the highest level of recognition for its results in corporate social responsibility practices in the environment, social, ethics, and supply chain sectors.
Constellium ranked in the top two percent of suppliers assessed by EcoVadis in all categories. In the environmental section, Constellium joined the top one percent of performers in the “basic precious and other non-ferrous metals” group. The EcoVadis methodology is based on international sustainable development standards and is overseen by a scientific committee of experts to ensure reliable third-party assessment.
“This accolade is a testament to Constellium’s continuous commitment to sustainability throughout its entire value chain,” said Ingrid Joerg, Chairwoman of Constellium’s Sustainability Council. “We have performed particularly well in the environmental category and made tangible progress in social practices and responsible purchasing.”
Constellium follows the most rigorous and transparent standards in the disclosure of its environmental and social risks and impacts. The Company is working towards the implementation of an international standard for responsible aluminium as member of the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative and is engaged in several major international programs fostering transparency, including Global Reporting Initiative, a voluntary framework for the preparation of sustainability reports. Constellium is a participant in the United Nations Global Compact and supports the initiative's ten principles in the areas of human rights, labor relations, the environment, and anti-corruption.