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Feb 01, 2016

Symetal achieves Gold Recognition Level based on EcoVadis CSR rating

Symetal has been awarded the Gold Recognition Level by EcoVadis, the first collaborative platform providing supplier sustainability ratings for global supply chains. The score achieved ranks Symetal among the top 5% suppliers evaluated by EcoVadis, rewarding its commitment to achieving high levels of Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development performance and certifies it as a reliable supplier.
 
The EcoVadis CSR analysis system assesses 21 indicators across four themes which cover CSR issues concerning the environment, labour practices & human rights, sustainable procurements and fair business practices.
 
Symetal has incorporated the principles of Corporate Social Responsibility in its business operations, thus recognizing that its long-term growth and prosperity of society at large can only be achieved through Sustainable Development. Concern for employee Health and Safety, respect and protection of the environment, comprehensive coverage of customer needs and harmonious coexistence with the local communities in which it operates are the main issues of Corporate Social Responsibility of Symetal.
 
In respect of all the key CSR issues concerning Symetal, the company sets targets of Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development, which are annually assessed for their effectiveness and revised when deemed necessary.
 
About Symetal
Established in 1977, Symetal S.A. produces aluminium foil (from 6 to 200 mic) and aluminium flexi-packaging materials. The Company is highly export-oriented with over 90% of Symetal’s sales carried out into more than 60 countries in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Far East, America and Australia. Symetal S.A. is a subsidiary of Elval S.A.
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