EcoVadis awards Implenia a Gold Sustainability Rating
EcoVadis is the world’s largest provider of sustainability ratings | Implenia now in top five percent of suppliers | Rating improves from Silver to Gold
Glattpark (Opfikon), 9 May 2022 – Sustainability, which is an integral component of Implenia’s corporate values, conduct and business operations, is playing an increasingly important role in the wake of societal changes.
After 2021’s Silver, Implenia has improved its EcoVadis Sustainability Rating as a supplier to Gold this year. This puts Implenia in the top five percent of the more than 90,000 companies rated by EcoVadis in over 160 countries.
EcoVadis is the world’s largest provider of sustainability ratings. These ratings are used in more than 750 sustainable procurement programmes within global value chains. The number of public and private customers that refer to EcoVadis ratings when awarding projects is steadily increasing. Alongside its EcoVadis Gold Rating, Implenia has been awarded the highest possible AAA rating by MSCI ESG Research, as well as being recognised by Sustainalytics as an industry leader for ESG (environment, social affairs and governance).
Continuing to follow ambitious sustainability goals “We are proud that Implenia has been awarded EcoVadis Gold as a supplier – proof of just how important sustainability is for Implenia. We scored particularly highly in the areas of environment, employment and human rights, and sustainable procurement. This latest rating encourages us to keep working towards our ambitious sustainability goals,” says Implenia’s CEO André Wyss.
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As Switzerland’s leading construction and real estate service provider, Implenia develops and builds homes, workplaces and infrastructure for future generations in Switzerland and Germany. It also offers tunnelling and related infrastructure projects in further markets. Formed in 2006, the company can look back on around 150 years of construction tradition. The company brings together the know-how of its highly skilled development, planning and execution units under the umbrella of an integrated leading multinational construction and real estate service provider. With its broad offering and the expertise of its specialists, the Group realises large, complex projects and provides client-centric support across the entire life cycle of a building or structure. It focuses on client needs and on striking a sustainable balance between commercial success and social and environmental responsibility. Implenia, with its headquarters in Opfikon near Zurich, employs more than 8,000 people across Europe and posted revenue of CHF 3.8 billion in 2021. The company is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (IMPN, CH0023868554). More information can be found at implenia.com.