International SOS (holding company AEA), the world's leading health and security services company, takes its commitment to sustainability to the next level as it has been awarded a Silver EcoVadis Medal. Having received its first EcoVadis certification in 2020, this new accreditation is another step forward for International SOS in its dedication to being a truly sustainable business.
EcoVadis provides one of the world's most trusted business sustainability ratings. It is an on-line score-card tool for global organisations providing insight into environmental, social & ethical risks. More than 55,000 businesses, including leading blue-chip organisations, have EcoVadis accreditation which highlights and recognises achievements in the sustainability space.
This recognition from EcoVadis places International SOS among the top 12% of companies assessed. It is a true testament to the sustainable work that International SOS has achieved to date, as it aims to integrate sustainability, step by step, into every part of its business.
Mark Crawford, Group Director of Quality and Compliance, who led the certification efforts commented: "Gaining this certification is a proud moment for the team at International SOS, it marks another step in our journey in the sustainability space. Our organisation’s actions are underpinned by concern for the wellbeing of our own employees and the communities in which we operate. This EcoVadis certification demonstrates our full global commitment to the ESG agenda."
Recent work by International SOS in the sustainability space includes developing a training course on Sustainability Management & Reporting for the Occupational Health & Safety Practitioner. The course covers how to prepare an organisation to manage OHS & wellbeing sustainably and explains which metrics and initiatives to prioritise for sustainability reporting.
Additionally, International SOS collaborated with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) in developing their Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) online course, launched in October 2020.
For more information download International SOS’ annual Sustainability report, which is submitted annually to the UNCG.
The International SOS EcoVadis certification can be found here for EcoVadis members.
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About the International SOS Group of CompaniesThe International SOS Group of Companies is in the business of saving lives, protecting your global workforce from health and security threats. Wherever you are, we deliver customised health, security risk management and wellbeing solutions to fuel your growth and productivity. In the event of extreme weather, an epidemic or a security incident, we provide an immediate response providing peace of mind. Our innovative technology and medical and security expertise focus on prevention, offering real-time, actionable insights and on-the-ground quality delivery. We help protect your people, your organisation's reputation, as well as support your compliance reporting needs. By partnering with us, organisations can fulfil their Duty of Care responsibilities, while empowering business resilience, continuity and sustainability.
Founded in 1985, the International SOS Group, headquartered in London & Singapore, is trusted by more than 9,000 organisations, including the majority of the Fortune 500, as well as mid-size enterprises, governments, educational institutions and NGOs. 13,000 multicultural medical, security and logistics experts stand with you to provide support & assistance from over 1,000 locations in 90 countries, 24/7, 365 days.
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