The company’s 2021 EcoVadis rating improved year over year, reflecting a continued commitment to corporate social responsibility initiatives.
Northbrook, Ill., Jan. 20, 2022 — M. Holland Company, a leading distributor of thermoplastic resins, announced an improved annual ranking by EcoVadis, the world’s most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings. M. Holland earned a Bronze rating in 2021, achieving 12 points above average and improving its 2020 rating due to progress in its Diversity & Inclusion program, wellness benefits, career development and more.
“At M. Holland, we believe in transparency for our clients, suppliers, employees and the broader plastics industry. We will continue to share our corporate social responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability program progress as we introduce new sustainable product offerings and formalize and refine goals,” said Debbie Prenatt, Market Manager, Sustainability. “Our participation in EcoVadis is crucial in helping to inform and measure our program at M. Holland and enables our business partners to monitor our progress and improvements through EcoVadis’ platform.”
The EcoVadis index provides a standardized platform and scoring system for more than 85,000 companies, including a growing number of businesses in the plastics industry. The rating creates a common language for CSR, offers unbiased third-party ratings measured against industry peers and helps drive ongoing organizational improvements year over year. Its methodology assesses over 20 priority issues and provides rankings across four themes: Environment, Labor & Human Rights, Ethics, and Sustainable Procurement. The platform ranks each category as insufficient, partial, moderate, advanced or outstanding.
M. Holland has partnered with EcoVadis since 2018 and has continued making improvements across EcoVadis’ four themes to help advance and support CSR and sustainability initiatives within the plastics industry. For more information on M. Holland’s commitment to sustainability, visit www.mholland.com/our-markets/sustainability.
M. Holland is a leading international distributor of thermoplastic resins, providing suppliers with the most strategic channels to market, offering innovative sourcing and supply chain solutions to our clients, and helping people lead rewarding careers. Since 1950, a deep commitment to personal relationships has formed the core of the company’s heritage, its culture, and its vision. Headquartered in Northbrook, Illinois, M. Holland has over $1 billion in annual sales and sells to more than 4,000 customers annually. To learn more, visit www.mholland.com. Follow M. Holland on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.