Sartorius is regularly assessed by various ESG rating agencies regarding its responsible conduct in the areas of environment, labor practices, ethics and sustainable procurement.
Sartorius received the silver recognition level in the EcoVadis Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) rating system, which recognizes the top 30 percent of assessed companies. EcoVadis operates an independent platform that provides CRS ratings for global supply chains. Their methodology is based on international CSR standards, such as the International Global Reporting Initiative, the United Nations Global Compact, and the ISO 26000 Standard providing guidance on social responsibility. The analytical system covers 21 sustainability criteria for the environment, social aspects, ethics and sustainable procurement.
MSCI ESG Ratings are designed to help investors understand ESG risks and opportunities that can be integrated into their portfolio development and management process. MSCI research analysts assess data points across 37 ESG Key Issues, focusing on the intersection between a company’s core business and the industry to identify significant risks and opportunities. Companies are rated on a AAA – CCC scale compared with the standards and performance of their industry peers. Sartorius Group received an MSCI ESG rating of “AA."