Endress+Hauser continued to achieve an above-average rating in all aspects evaluated in 2018, which included the categories environment, labor practices, fair business practices and sustainable procurement. The company made notable improvements in terms of the documentation of existing processes, meaning that results are more traceable.
“An increasing number of customers place ever greater importance on the fact that companies are aware of their social responsibility. A positive result can therefore greatly influence a customer’s decision,” Dr Luc Schultheiss, Chief Financial Officer of the Endress+Hauser Group, says in delight at the result. The Group has compiled a sustainability report since 2015 in which it highlights social, environmental and economic aspects of company management. The EcoVadis rating serves as a strategic key performance indicator.
This year’s audit placed a positive emphasis on the company’s environmental policy, the high significance of the company culture within the Group and the management of employees, among other things. Implemented measures included the global provision of training that conveys the Code of Conduct and the values and culture of the family business to employees in a playful manner. The installation of charging stations for e-bikes and electric cars which provide an incentive for switching to electromobility was also highlighted.
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EcoVadis operates a global platform that allows companies to assess the environmental and social aspects of their suppliers. The results demonstrate global performance in terms of environmental, social and ethical factors while offering suggestions for improvement. Today, more than 45,000 companies are rated by EcoVadis.
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Endress+Hauser is a global leader in measurement instrumentation, services and solutions for industrial process engineering. The Group employs more than 13,000 personnel across the globe, generating net sales of over 2.2 billion euros in 2017.
With dedicated sales centers and a strong network of partners, Endress+Hauser guarantees competent worldwide support. Our production centers in 12 countries meet customers’ needs and requirements quickly and effectively. The Group is managed and coordinated by a holding company in Reinach, Switzerland. As a successful family-owned business, Endress+Hauser is set for continued independence and self-reliance.
Endress+Hauser provides sensors, instruments, systems and services for level, flow, pressure and temperature measurement as well as analytics and data acquisition. The company supports customers with automation engineering, logistics and IT services and solutions. Our products set standards in quality and technology.
We work closely with the chemical, petrochemical, food & beverage, oil & gas, water & wastewater, power & energy, life science, primaries & metal, renewable energies, pulp & paper and shipbuilding industries. Endress+Hauser supports its customers in optimizing their processes in terms of reliability, safety, economic efficiency and environmental impact.
Founded in 1953 by Georg H Endress and Ludwig Hauser, Endress+Hauser has been solely owned by the Endress family since 1975. The Group has developed from a specialist in level measurement to a provider of complete solutions for industrial measuring technology and automation, with constant expansion into new territories and markets.
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Endress+Hauser Messtechnik GmbH+Co. KG
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