TEL AVIV, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ICL (NYSE: ICL) (TASE: ICL), a leading global specialty minerals company, today announced it has been awarded the prestigious gold medal rating by EcoVadis, for the first time, meaning it is ranked in the top 5% out of 75,000 rated suppliers.
“We are thrilled to be able to share this rating with our customers, who trust us as a global supplier with sustainability standards aligned with their own,” said Nitzan Moshe, executive vice president of global operations for ICL. “While ICL is proud of this achievement, we are not standing still. We plan to continue advancing our rating, by minimizing any gaps in our rating, by improving our practices in all areas of sustainability, and by demonstrating our continued commitment to all of our stakeholders.”
EcoVadis is the world’s largest and most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, and procurement teams at more than 600 global companies use these ratings to make purchasing decisions every day. The assessment is across four themes – environment, labour and human rights, ethics, and sustainable procurement – and evaluates how well a company has integrated the principles of sustainability into its business. The methodology is built on international sustainability standards, including the Global Reporting Initiative, the United Nations Global Compact, and the ISO 26000, and covers more than 200 categories and 160 countries.
ICL Group is a leading global specialty minerals company, which also benefits from commodity upside. The company creates impactful solutions for humanity's sustainability challenges in global food, agriculture, and industrial markets. ICL leverages its unique bromine, potash and phosphate resources, its passionate team of talented employees, and its strong focus on R&D and technological innovation to drive growth across its end markets. ICL shares are dually listed on the New York Stock Exchange and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (NYSE and TASE: ICL). The company employs more than 12,000 people worldwide, and its 2020 revenues totalled approximately $5.0 billion.
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