Epson has been awarded a Gold rating for CSR by independent assessors EcoVadis for the third year in succession. The top rating, which reflects Epson’s commitment to achieving the highest possible international CSR standards, also acknowledges Epson as being outstanding in sustainable procurement, highlights its excellent achievement in labour and human rights, and for its actions to preserve the environment.
The overall results show a 5% increase on the previous year with a significant score increase in labour and human rights, placing Epson in the top 2% for CSR in its industry.
EcoVadis’ unique CSR assessment method covers more than 198 procurement categories, 155 countries and 21 CSR indicators. More than 55,000 companies work with EcoVadis to reduce risk, stimulate innovation and build transparency and trust between trading partners.