SPIE takes Gold for the 7th year in a row in the EcoVadis ratings

The independent European service provider of multi-technical solutions in the regions of power and communications, is once again this year placed between the best businesses in its industry with regards to corporate social obligation (CSR) in accordance with ratings company EcoVadis.

EcoVadis, the recognised organisation which prices businesses on sustainability and their CSR, has been ranking SPIE since 2010 on its functionality on the subjects of “atmosphere”, “interpersonal”, “ethics” and “procurement” , and in 2020 commended the combined team on boosting its expense programme in sustainable advancement.

Energy transition and electronic transformation

In its comparison table, EcoVadis assesses whether an ongoing business offers services or products which contribute positively to modern society or the environment. So, in 2020, when put next against the benchmark established by the European taxonomy for sustainable routines, 41 % of SPIE’s operations contributed towards the fight climate change significantly.

Gauthier Louette, Chairman and CEO of SPIE commented:  “In the fight climate change, SPIE is area of the solution definitively. Our contribution is targeted on the power efficiency of buildings, providers for electrical power grids, the change to renewable energy resources and sustainable flexibility. These long-term motorists are primary to the forthcoming stimulus plans all over European countries.”

Since this latest evaluation by EcoVadis, SPIE provides announced dedication to reducing its immediate carbon footprint by 25 % by 2025.  This decrease in the Group’s carbon footprint will undoubtedly be achieved by switching more than a 3rd of its fleet to electric powered automobiles and improving the power efficiency of its structures.

Strengthening dialogue with stakeholders

The Team published its very first Materiality Matrix in 2021. A shift in power mix, green economic recuperation, customer shift to workplace and sustainability health & safety are promoted to the very best of its priority problems as determined by its stakeholders for another few years. The outcomes obtained show the level to which SPIE will be expected to be considered a facilitator in the power transition, assisting to achieve an economy that is decarbonised increasingly.

Rooted in SPIE’s corporate culture, place of work health & protection is really a key challenge. Because the start of 2021, the combined group offers been deploying its awareness campaign entitled “10 Life Saving Rules”. The goal is to prevent severe accidents insurance firms action programs and targets when it comes to numbers. As a total result, serious accidents in 2020 within the combined team were reduced by 25 %. This figure occurs top of a verified drop of 20 % already observed in 2019.

“Predicated on accurate and measurable information, our ranking by EcoVadis will be proof the Group’s dedication to and achievement in sustainable growth” , mentioned Isabelle Lambert, CSR Director at SPIE. “SPIE’s performance with regards to CSR has been recognised by additional ESG ratings agencies furthermore, such as Sustainalytics, VIGEO and msci, who rated the Team’s performance upwards in 2020 clearly.”