Faber-Castell Cosmetics has been awarded the Gold medal by Ecovadis for its achievements in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) for the third time in a row. The international rating agency assessed the performance of the company during the year 2020 on sustainability topics across four main categories: “environment”, “labour & human rights”, “ethics” and “sustainable procurement”. With an overall score of 70/100, the German-based manufacturer of cosmetics pencils belongs to the top 5 percent of companies receiving a Gold category rating by Ecovadis.
"This renewed recognition by Ecovadis is an affirmation of the dedication and passionate engagement of our teams as well as our long-term commitment to corporate sustainability. The Ecovadis rating is a confirmation to our customers that we take our responsibility seriously”, says Dagmar Chlosta, Managing Director of Faber-Castell Cosmetics. “Today, more than ever, we must focus all our efforts on creating solutions and products that are in line with environmental preservation and social responsibility. It is our pledge that each new product development will be more sustainable than the previous generation.”
As far as products are concerned, the company’s sustainability strategy focuses on three pillars: sustainability index, sustainable packaging and sustainable textures. Besides, Faber-Castell Cosmetics has been running a several projects and programmes aimed at improving the environmental footprint of its operations.