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Flint Group as well as all business units present within its Packaging and Commercial Publication and Web divisions has obtained a silver status from EcoVadis, the world’s largest and most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings with a global network of over 85,000 rated companies.

Flint Group was considered to be among the top 21% of companies rated by EcoVadis in the manufacture of paints, varnishes and similar coatings, including printing inks. The company was rated in the top 9% of companies in the Sustainable Procurement category as well as in the top 7% for Ethics.

Steve Dryden, Chief Executive Officer of Flint Group, stated – “This is a tremendous achievement for our business around the world. It reflects the hard work and commitment our teams are making in driving toward our 2030 sustainability vision – to be recognized by our customers, employees and shareholders as an ethical company, supplying sustainable products and services to the packaging and printing industries. This vision supports long-term value creation and growth for our customers, employees and shareholders.”

The company employs a diligent sustainability framework covering ecological, social and governance aspects of the business’ activities and in 2020, became a signatory to United Nations Global Compact. This commitment aligns the company’s operations with the UN’s universal principles on human rights, labour, the environment and anti-corruption, in addition to the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Doug Aldred, Chief Commercial Officer of Flint Group stated – “EcoVadis provides the leading solution for monitoring sustainability in global supply chains. The business uses its innovative technology and sustainability expertize to support Flint Group in adopting sustainable practices and we were delighted to secure Silver status; a 10-point improvement over our 2020 score.”

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