Kraton Corporation, a global sustainable producer of specialty polymers and bio-based products derived from pine wood pulping co-products, announced that it has maintained a Platinum award — the highest rating available for its sustainability management system from EcoVadis.
“This second consecutive EcoVadis Platinum rating recognizes Kraton’s actions of putting its sustainability goals into action,” said Marcello Boldrini, Kraton’s co-CEO and chief sustainability officer. “The Platinum rating is a significant achievement and recognizes our overall performance as a responsible and sustainable business.”
Kraton’s products are used in a range of applications including adhesives, sealants, coatings, lubricants, medical, packaging, automotive, and roofing products, as well as for other industries.
The platinum rating confirms Kraton’s ongoing status as one of the top one percent of the more than 90,000 companies evaluated by EcoVadis. EcoVadis offer industry reference platforms for evaluating how an organization has integrated the principles of sustainability into its business and management system.
“The platinum distinction highlights Kraton’s ongoing commitment to sustainability throughout our company as we work to address evolving market needs by providing products and technologies that advance the bio-economy and enable the circular economy,” said Dr. Holger Jung, Kraton’s co-CEO.
EcoVadis is a global provider of business sustainability ratings, intelligence, and collaborative performance improvement tools for global supply chains. The EcoVadis platform and sustainability scorecards provide insight into environmental, social, and ethical risks across more than 200 purchasing categories and 160 countries. Its methodology provides a single framework to evaluate, collaborate, and improve sustainability performance to protect brands, foster transparency, and innovation, and accelerate growth.