Adare International’s ethical reputation goes from strength to strength with EcoVadis Gold Award
We are delighted to announce that our portfolio company, Adare International has been recognised in operating with the highest CSR values in its industry.
At Endless we believe that as part of our transformational change agenda all our portfolio companies should aspire to meet the highest standards in CSR. This is the right thing to do for our companies, their employees, stakeholders and the communities in which they work.
Adare International has recently been awarded the EcoVadis gold recognition level. This rating places Adare in the top 5% of companies evaluated and demonstrates our continued commitment to our corporate responsibility as a global marketing services business.
Adare International’s CEO Andrew Dutton said of the award, “We are proud to be recognised for our continuing efforts in developing our sustainability strategy, and we remain committed to working with partners that recognise the importance of strong quality, environmental and ethical practices in the workplace.”
He continued “We operate in markets all over the world, including some sensitive regions where the upholding of ethical business practices is critically important to the welfare of local communities. This EcoVadis gold rating gives our clients the assurance that they can trust in our sustainability credentials.”
EcoVadis is an independent CSR assessment agency. Its methodology covers 21 criteria across four themes of environment, fair labour practices, ethics/fair business practices, and supply chain. It is built on international CSR standards including the Global Reporting Initiative, the United Nations Global Compact, and ISO 26000, covering 150 spend categories and 140 countries.