Zuellig Pharma awarded EcoVadis Silver medal 2020 for sustainability

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22 January 2020

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Healthcare services group among top 25% of companies assessed by EcoVadis

Leading healthcare services provider Zuellig Pharma has received a Silver medal from sustainability rating specialist EcoVadis for its commitment to driving sustainability within its business.

Achieving a score of 641 places Zuellig Pharma among the top 25% of all companies assessed by EcoVadis, and within the top 3% of its industry. The company’s sustainability programme was analysed in accordance with international CSR standards2, under the themes of Environment, Labour & Human Rights, Ethics and Sustainable Procurement.

“In line with our purpose of making healthcare more accessible, we committed to revitalising our sustainability strategy in 2019. With our established networks across 13 markets and recent digital transformation, we are well-positioned to make a positive impact on the communities in which we operate. I am proud of the progress made within a year by the entire organisation to integrate sustainability into our operations. Our EcoVadis scoring is a testament to this team effort,” said John Davison, CEO Zuellig Pharma.

To align with global efforts around sustainability, Zuellig Pharma joined the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) as a signatory and published its first-ever Communication on Progress. It is an active member of industry-led networks such as the BSR Healthcare Working Group and Green Freight Asia.

Raymund Azurin, Senior Vice President, Sustainability & Government Affairs commented, “In line with the UN Sustainable Development Goal 3 for Good Health and Well-being, our sustainability vision is to build a healthier future for Asia. We want to bring this vision to life through four pillars of Improving Health Outcomes, Nurturing Talent, Respecting the Environment and Setting the Highest Standards of Integrity. We look forward to working with clients, customers, government, partners and colleagues on this important agenda.”

EcoVadis is a trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, intelligence and collaborative performance improvement tools for global supply chains. The company’s sustainability scorecards provide detailed insight into environmental, social and ethical risks across 198 purchasing categories and 155 countries.

Read more about sustainability at Zuellig Pharma here. To join us in building a healthier future for communities in Asia, please reach out to sustainability@zuelligpharma.com.


1EcoVadis CSR recognition levels
2Global Compact principles, International Labour Organization conventions, Global Reporting Initiative standards, ISO 26000 standard, and the Coalition for Environmentally Responsible Economies principles

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