With the growing awareness of dwindling natural resources and the need to protect the environment, more and more companies base their actions on the principles of sustainable development. Sustainable development of a company is nowadays an element of optimising business processes and limiting operational or image risk, as well as building a competitive advantage on the market.
DB Energy, a leader in energy efficiency services for industry in Poland, has been supporting its customers in their development based on the principles of caring for the environment and natural resources for many years.
This year, the company was subject to a CSR audit by the international rating agency EcoVadis. As a result of the audit, DB Energy scored higher than 62% of all companies surveyed by the agency. The audit covered four main categories: environment, working conditions and human rights, ethical business practices and sustainable procurement. The result obtained qualified the company for the Bronze Medal award.
EcoVadis is an international platform that supports companies in assessing their suppliers in terms of ethical practices and environmental and social impact. It annually audits more than 75,000 companies from various economic sectors worldwide. EcoVadis methodology is based on international standards for sustainable business, including the Global Reporting Initiative, United Nations Global Compact, ISO 26000 on social responsibility. The audit of companies is supervised by a scientific committee of sustainable development and responsible supply chain experts.