Uponor has been awarded the Gold level by the EcoVadis sustainability rating

Uponor Corporation                Press release                        24 August 2023 at 12:15 am EET

Uponor has been awarded the Gold level by the EcoVadis sustainability rating

Uponor has been awarded the Gold level rating by the global sustainability rating platform EcoVadis. The total score improved to 70 out of 100 (62 /100 in 2022: Silver level rating) putting Uponor among the top 6% of the 5000 companies in the plastic products manufacturing sector evaluated by EcoVadis globally.

This is the first time Uponor is awarded with the Gold level. This achievement reflects Uponor’s long-standing commitment to sustainability and transparency in its ESG reporting. Uponor’s scores in both Labour & Human Rights and Sustainable Procurement improved significantly.

“Our new sustainability agenda, launched in 2022, has given us a new framework with ambitious targets to aim for. The new sustainability agenda is based on where we can make a difference. We are making a commitment to our customers, owners, partners, employees, and society – a promise that we will do our very best to increase our positive impacts, to reduce our environmental footprint, and ensure full transparency on both. We continuously develop our ESG reporting to ensure transparency towards all our stakeholders and to make our progress visible. I’m very proud of our team effort across the organization which is now reflected in our improved EcoVadis score”, says Thomas Fuhr, Chief Technology Officer at Uponor Corporation.

Grounded in our strategy, Uponor’s sustainability agenda aims to maximise our positive impact on customers, employees, and society, while minimising our own environmental footprint. Finalised in 2022, the agenda was created together with our customers, Uponorians, and other key stakeholders. In our interviews with stakeholders, the same three topics kept surfacing: climate action, circularity and transparency. We address these three topics in our new sustainability agenda, which includes concrete, measurable targets we aim for.

EcoVadis is a collaborative platform providing sustainability ratings and performance improvement tools for global supply chains. The EcoVadis methodology framework assesses companies’ policies and actions as well as their published reporting related to the environment, labor and human rights, ethics and sustainable procurement. The EcoVadis methodology is based on the international sustainability standards of the Global Reporting Initiative, United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), and ISO 26000.

Further information:

Franciska Janzon
Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications & IR
Uponor Corporation
Tel. +358 (0)20 129 2821

Uponor in brief
Uponor is a leading global provider of solutions that efficiently and effectively move water through cities, buildings, and homes. We help customers in residential and commercial construction, municipalities, and utilities, be more productive – and continuously find new ways to conserve, manage and provide water responsibly, unlocking its potential to provide comfort, health, and efficiency. Our safe drinking water, energy-efficient radiant heating and cooling systems, and reliable infrastructure solutions are sold in more than 80 countries. Uponor employs about 3,750 professionals in 26 countries in Europe and North America. In 2022, the company’s net sales totalled approximately €1.4 billion. Uponor Corporation is based in Finland and listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. www.uponorgroup.com