‘Silver Lining’ 

EcoVadis TfS Audit results in high marks for Colour Synthesis Solutions

Colour Synthesis Solutions (CSS) recently received the Silver Rating following an EcoVadis Together for Sustainability (TfS) Audit.

“Sustainability is an ongoing focus for Colour Synthesis Solutions, and the Silver Rating is yet another example of how we are looking to continuously improve while serving our clients,” said Jonathan Bostock, Commercial Manager at CSS.

EcoVadis is a world-renowned provider of business sustainability ratings, intelligence and collaborative performance improvement tools for global supply chains. Industry leaders and multinational manufacturers are among the more than 55,000 businesses on the EcoVadis network.

This EcoVadis network strives to assess, collaborate and improve sustainability performance in order to protect the brands, foster transparency and innovation, and accelerate growth. Insight is provided regarding companies’ environmental, labor and human rights, ethics and sustainable procurement risks available across 198 purchasing categories and 155 countries.

“A number of Colour Synthesis Solutions’ strengths were cited in the audit,” Bostock said. “These included our standard policy on a majority of labor issues or human rights issues, and awareness training regarding diversity, discrimination and harassment.”

Employee health and safety, detailed risk assessment and the provision of protective equipment to all impacted employees also were strongpoints mentioned in the audit. CSS received high marks for provision of working conditions and infrastructure to accommodate employees with disabilities.

“At CSS we provide regular assessment of individual performance, and we stress skills development training,” Bostock said. “These practices were noted in the audit as well as our measures to protect third-party data from unauthorized access or disclosure.”