November 3, 2015

NEWS: SVZ scores sustainability Gold thumbnail image

SVZ International B.V. is delighted to join the EcoVadis elite by achieving the coveted Gold rating for excellence in sustainability. Ranking in the top 5% of all companies evaluated by EcoVadis, SVZ scored highly across all 21 categories including environment, fair labour practices, sustainable procurement and fair business practices.

Jobien Laurijssen, sustainability manager at SVZ said, “Because our business depends on responsible agro supply chain management, we have always taken great care to manage our impact on the environment. In 2010, we introduced an energy reduction target of 20% by 2020 and in 2014 we launched a structured corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme that centres around three core pillars of sustainable agriculture, efficient operations and employee and customer satisfaction.

We are delighted to have been accredited Gold status by the prestigious EcoVadis platform, further underlining our long term commitment to sustainability, our employees and our customers.”

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