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EcoVadis assessment results announced: NLMK Europe achieves high score for its CSR performance, reflecting our sustainability commitment
NLMK Europe is pleased to announce the results of its EcoVadis assessment, reflecting the company's commitment to sustainability and its understanding of the importance of sustainability to its customers. The company scored high score with gold at Strasbourg & DanSteel and Silver at Clabecq & La Louvière for its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) performance.
The EcoVadis assessment measures the sustainability performance of companies, focusing on four key areas: environment, ethics, human rights & labor practices, and sustainable procurement. Our European companies scored above average in each of these areas, demonstrating their ongoing commitment to sustainability and ethics, which aligns with the expectations and needs of its customers.
This score results from our ongoing efforts to improve our environmental, social, and economic impact. NLMK Europe companies have worked hard to strengthen its commitment to sustainable development and to integrate this approach into all our activities.
Cornelius Louwrens, our CEO, said, "We are thrilled to receive this recognition for our CSR performance. At NLMK Europe, we understand the importance of sustainability to our customers and other stakeholders, we are committed to meeting their expectations while leading the way in sustainability and corporate responsibility. This EcoVadis assessment further proves our commitment to our common goal of a more sustainable future. We are convinced that environmental and social responsibility is essential to ensure our long-term sustainability and contribute to a better world".
About NLMK Europe / NLMK Belgium Holdings (NBH)
NLMK Belgium Holdings – is a joint venture between Wallonie Entreprendre (the investment arm of the Walloon government in Belgium) and NLMK International SA. It is comprised of various steel production facilities, service centers and distribution centers. The Strip Products Division includes NLMK La Louvière (Belgium), NLMK Strasbourg (France), and NLMK Manage Steel Center (Belgium). The consolidated Plate Products Division includes NLMK Clabecq (Belgium), NLMK DanSteel (Denmark), and NLMK Verona (Italy).
About Wallonie Entreprendre
Wallonie Entreprendre (WE) is a Belgian investment fund established in 1984 by the Walloon government to support economic development of the Walloon region. WE contributes to creation of sustainable businesses by investing in industrial projects and assets. The fund functions according to the best private investment practices, playing an active role in the strategic management of companies at the level of board of directors.
The EcoVadis assessment has become a global standard for companies looking to assess and improve their CSR performance. It enables companies to measure their impact on the environment and society, and enhance their transparency and commitment to sustainable development, which are important to customers who seek environmentally and socially responsible products and services.
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