“We are honoured to receive this Gold Medal recognition from EcoVadis. Being sustainable, environmentally conscious, as well as ethically and socially responsible have been core principals at ICS since we were founded over 30 years ago.”
“At ICS, we believe sustainable packaging should meet the functional packaging needs of the present without compromising future generations, and this central sustainability goal is ingrained in our daily practices and is embedded in our company culture and processes.” - ICS CEO and founder Susanne Nichols.
“We are committed to a pro-active, lifelong approach to sustainability. Governments and our customers around the world are implementing sustainability targets and together, ICS shares in these goals. And at ICS, sustainability doesn’t mean compromising on beauty.”
“Our packaging innovations are designed to be sustainable and functional as well as aesthetically pleasing.” - ICS Director of Marketing and Communications Dana Peterson.
ICS is committed to continuing to grow their sustainable processes, practices and their range of sustainable products and material options. This is reflected in their growing selection of mono material recyclable products, recyclable glass and aluminium options, FSC paper packaging, refillable packaging, Post Consumer Recycled (PCR) plastic and biodegradable and biobased materials.
In addition, ICS works closely with customers to develop sustainable packaging material alternatives and continues to innovate new sustainable products and services.
EcoVadis is a trusted platform for business sustainability ratings, and they have rated over 85,000 companies worldwide, in over 160 countries.
The assessment and rating scores companies on their Corporate Social Responsibility and continuing commitment to implement social and environmental practices into their operations.
The assessment methodology includes assessing the quality of a company’s sustainability management system through its policies, actions, and results.
The assessment and scorecard focus on 21 issues which are grouped into 4 themes:
- Labor and Human Rights
- Sustainable Procurement.