HCS Group, a leading international supplier of solutions for high-value hydrocarbon specialties, is pleased to announce that it has retained its Gold status with EcoVadis, the Corporate Social Responsibility agency, for the third consecutive year.
“Receiving the EcoVadis Gold award means a lot to us,” explains Henrik Krüpper, Chief Executive Officer of HCS Group, and adds: “Sustainability is not only firmly anchored in our corporate strategy, but is actively lived. With the support of our Sustainability team, our business units and operations teams are continuously looking for new potentials, projects and opportunities to further reduce CO2 emissions, manufacture more sustainably and expand our renewable products and solutions portfolio. The independent EcoVadis award recognises our endeavours and confirms to our customers and partners that they have a responsible and trustworthy supplier at their side.”
Substantial investments in sustainability
In recent years, HCS Group has invested substantially in sustainability forming a dedicated Sustainability expert team, expanding technical services and development resources driving growth of its sustainable portfolio. The investment into a state-of-the-art hydrogenation facility allows the processing of a wide range of renewable raw materials. The company has changed to certified renewable power and achieved ISCC EU and ISCC PLUS certification (International Sustainability and Carbon Certification).
EcoVadis is specialised in assessing the sustainability performance of companies. Annually, the rating agency examines around 90,000 suppliers from 160 countries and 200 purchasing categories. The methodology is built on international CSR standards including the Global Reporting Initiative, the United Nations Global Compact, and the ISO 26000 covering the four main areas: environment, labour and human rights, ethics and sustainable procurement.
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HCS Group is a leading international supplier of high-value hydrocarbon solutions in Mobility, Life Science, Industrial and Energy. With access to renewable resources from strategic partners, the company drives the development of sustainable products making a contributing to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions throughout the supply chain. HCS Group includes the brands Haltermann Carless, ETS Racing Fuels and Electrical Oil Services (EOS) and employs 500 employees. Headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, the company belongs to H.I.G. Europe, a subsidiary of the US private equity company H.I.G. Capital. More: www.h-c-s-group.com
HCS Group GmbH
60549 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
+49 69 695 386-117