Jones Healthcare Group earns 2021 EcoVadis Silver ranking for sustainability
October 19, 2021 By PrintAction Staff
EcoVadis, a global sustainability ratings provider, awards Jones Healthcare Group a silver-medal ranking for the company’s sustainability and corporate social responsibility practices.
This rating puts Jones, a provider of advanced packaging and medication dispensing solutions, in the top 20 per cent of best companies rated by EcoVadis in 2021.
EcoVadis provides a comprehensive evaluation for companies in the areas of environment, labour and human rights, ethics and sustainable procurement. The EcoVadis platform has rated over 75,000 companies worldwide in 160 countries.
“The healthcare industry has set some really ambitious goals around sustainability and we, as a specialist healthcare packaging company, have an important part to play in delivering them,” says Nic Hunt, chief strategy officer at Jones. “As an evidence-based assessment, the EcoVadis silver-medal rating means our sustainability approach is supported by policies, actions and outcomes that demonstrate our commitment and progress.”
“We focus on three key areas where we can make the greatest impact on sustainability: minimizing our consumption to reduce carbon footprints, maximizing circular design in our products and services to support a circular economy and creating an ethical, diverse and inclusive organization where people thrive,” adds Ron Harris, Jones president & CEO. “We’re proud to receive this important designation from EcoVadis – a sustainable future matters to us, our business and our clients.”
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