EAST BERLIN, Connecticut (August 20, 2019) StanChem Inc. has received a Silver recognition medal for its sustainability rating from EcoVadis. This is the first year that StanChem has submitted their programs to EcoVadis for evaluation and to be recognized for this commendable sustainability performance.
“StanChem Inc. is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year and this recognition demonstrates StanChem’s commitment to the environment and sustainability at all levels of our company operations,” stated Steve McGuff, COO of StanChem.
“We are very pleased to be recognized amongst the top 30% of companies worldwide with this Silver recognition medal, yet we realize our journey toward world class status has just begun,” stated John Mulhearne, StanChem Director of Sales – Emulsion Polymers.
StanChem produces water-based emulsion polymers for the paint, adhesives and coatings industries whose customer base includes many of the name brand local and national paint and coating manufacturers. StanChem is committed to assure that its supply chain, from raw material suppliers to customers, works towards the same goals and expectations outlined in its Environmental, Health and Safety Policies. This also includes high integrity and ethical behavior, support for global human rights, and fair competition.
EcoVadis is a global provider of business sustainability ratings and collaborative performance improvement metrics and tools for global suppliers. The EcoVadis sustainability scorecard provides performance measures in environmental, labor & human rights, ethics and sustainable procurement across 198 purchasing categories and 155 countries.