SINGAPORE – Media reach – May 31, 2021 – The Rhenus Group is among the top 10% of logistics service providers rated by the Sustainability Assessment Specialist. In particular, Rhenus was among the top 6% in its industry in terms of sustainability performance in the “Environment” category.
The world’s leading provider of logistics services, Rhenus, received a silver medal in the EcoVadis sustainability ranking for the sixth consecutive year. The award recognizes the quality of Rhenus’ sustainability management system, ranking it in the top 10% of its industry. Rhenus performed above average in individual assessment areas, which included environment (top 6%), labor and human rights, ethics and sustainable purchasing.
“As the Rhenus Group, we focus on resource efficient services to enable our customers to have sustainable transport and supply chains. The good result of EcoVadis confirms our continued commitment, which was only made possible by the support of all employees in all units, “said Karsten Obert, member of the board of directors of the Rhenus group.
Green thinking is rooted in Rhenus’ business philosophy, from resource-saving initiatives in its departments, the development of innovative projects that reduce global emissions and the company’s energy records, to technology solutions. alternative drive and multimodal logistics solutions. This includes RHEGREEN, the world’s first air cargo carbon dioxide (CO2) reduction program, launched in 2019. The free service aims to raise awareness of CO2 reduction throughout the supply chain by offering customers the possibility of choosing a “greener” aircraft.
EcoVadis is the world’s largest provider of business sustainability assessments with a network of over 75,000 rated companies in over 160 countries. Backed by a technology platform and a global team of domain experts, its sustainability dashboards cover 190 purchasing categories with insight into environmental, social and ethical risks.
The Rhenus Group is one of the leading logistics specialists with global business operations and annual turnover of 5.4 billion euros. 33,500 employees work at 820 commercial sites and develop innovative solutions throughout the supply chain. Whether it is transportation, warehousing, customs clearance or value-added services, the family business pools its activities in different business units where customer needs are always at the center of concerns.