SYDNEY, April 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ —
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Down Underneath Enterprises, an Australian-owned household enterprise that grows, produces, exports, and markets traceable and sustainable native botanicals, right this moment introduced receiving EcoVadis’ prestigious Platinum Sustainability rating. The Platinum stage is reserved for the highest 1% of 75,000+ companies rated by EcoVadis globally.
The EcoVadis Platinum rating was awarded to Down Underneath Enterprises for its excellent strategy to Environmental Administration, Labor and Human Rights, and Ethics. The ultimate scoring by EcoVadis places Down Underneath Enterprises 60% increased than the typical rating for SME corporations in Australia and over 71% increased than their rating of all corporations globally.
Though Down Underneath Enterprises has all the time practiced sustainable operations, their formal Sustainability journey started in earnest 5 years in the past with the institution of their new farming operations. In designing their state-of-the-art important oil farms, they aligned all present and deliberate actions to their proprietary Cycle of Sustainability program. Down Underneath then labored inside the UN Sustainable Development Goals to align these actions to a world framework. In 2019, the corporate develop into a signatory to the UN International Compact to formalise its dedication to Sustainability. In 2020, the corporate retained EcoVadis to audit its actions, reaching a Bronze on this inaugural yr. In 2021, solely the second yr with EcoVadis, Down Underneath Enterprises’ exemplary sustainability efforts have now been formally recognised by EcoVadis, reaching the extremely coveted Platinum rating.
Phil Prather, Head of Advertising and marketing & Operations at Down Underneath Enterprises states, “We’re honoured that EcoVadis has recognised our firm’s significant dedication to sustainability. Our group has labored laborious to ascertain our Sustainability footprint – I’m so pleased with this group. This award is a superb recognition of the numerous efforts made by each one in all our staff.”
Sustainability Supervisor for Down Underneath Enterprises, Matt Rafter, commented, “After our first EcoVadis evaluation of Bronze in 2020, I ready an in depth enchancment motion plan, searching for administration approval to work in direction of a stretch purpose of Gold in 2021. To search out out we had leaped over that purpose to be rated Platinum in 2021, the 99th percentile of all corporations on the EcoVadis community, was mind-blowing. I used to be over the moon!”
To study extra about Down Underneath Enterprises, their Cycle of Sustainability program, and the way it’s assembly its obligations as a signatory to the United Nations International Compact go to: www.downunderenterprises.com/sustainability
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Concerning the Firm
Down Underneath Enterprises grows, produces, exports, and markets traceable and sustainable native Australian important oils and botanicals grown on Down Underneath’s farm, Buhlambar, and from small growers throughout Australia producing distinctive Australian important oils and native botanicals. The corporate operates straight in North America and in Australia, with a community of Business Companions all through Asia and with Univar Options in Europe.
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