Smit & zoon has achieved silver-level recognition for its corporate social responsibility programmes, following an independent assessment by EcoVadis. The assessment ranks Smit & zoon among the top 30% companies monitored by EcoVadis for its sustainability performance.
The EcoVadis CSR analysis system relies upon international CSR standards and covers 21 criteria across four themes: environment, fair labour practices, ethics/fair business practices, and supply chain.
Egbert Dikkers, leader innovation & sustainability at Smit & zoon: "Smit & zoon highly values sustainability and wants to play a leading role in making the leather value chain more sustainable. Therefore we are very pleased with this positive EcoVadis rating; it proofs we are on the right track and clearly demonstrates our commitments with regard to sustainability."