Disclosures & Certifications
Our ongoing commitment to the environment, labor and human rights, ethics and sustainable procurement has resulted in a Silver Sustainability Certification for 2021 from the prestigious EcoVadis ratings agency, up from Bronze in 2020. This rating is shared with our precursor, PQ Corp (Group), and reflects the results of enterprise-wide Sustainability improvement efforts implemented over the past several years.
In the 91st percentile across similar global companies in our industry, our rating reflects significant improvement across three of the four areas. We were recognized with top quartile ratings in both Environment and Ethics and saw a notable improvement in Sustainable Procurement.
EcoVadis is the world’s largest business Sustainability ratings company, assessing over 85,000 companies each year. They review seven management indicators and 21 Sustainability criteria across four themes: Environment, Labor and Human Rights, Ethics and Sustainable Procurement.
Learn more about the Ecovadis assessment process.
Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Index
Since 1997, GRI has been involved in helping communities thrive by establishing environmental reporting standards for companies worldwide.
Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Disclosure
SASB, founded in 2011, establishes industry-specific disclosure standards across environmental, social, and governance topics facilitating engagement opportunities between companies and investors about financially-material, decision-useful information.
iCompli Verification Letter 2021
We partnered with iCompli Sustainability, a division of BPA Worldwide, Inc., to independently verify our environmental data and provide assurance for 2021. iCompli analyzed Ecovyst’s data for greenhouse gas emissions, energy consumption, waste management, and water consumption,
iCompli Sustainability provides unbiased, third-party audits and verification to critical data on compliance and sustainability. Click here to read more on iCompli’s verification process.
Business and Site-Specific Certifications
Our sites have attained both business level, and site-specific certifications such as ISO9001and RC14001® and ISO14001.
Our corporate-level RC14001 certification applies to our US operations, and our EU locations maintain site-specific ISO 14001 certificates. Other site-level certifications are strategically obtained based upon the products manufactured and the industries we serve and may include Halal, Kosher, and cGMP certifications or alignment. Please use the following links to access site-level Certificates.
Site-Specific RC-ISO Certifications
ACC Certificates of Excellence
The American Chemistry Council (ACC), through Responsible Care®, awarded all our U.S. based Ecovyst chemicals sites with Certificates of Achievement or Excellence for 2020 safety performance.
These certificates are awarded to sites that have zero deaths, zero days away from work cases and zero job transfer or restricted duty cases among both employees and contractors for the entire year.
Our commitment to the prevention of occupational injuries and illnesses is reflected in this prestigious honor.