We act in accordance with good ESG practices
Efforts to improve our good sustainable practices are reflected in the following achievements.
EcoVadis sustainability rating
UN Global Compact progress report ranking
Percentage of compliance with the CNMV code of good governance
Prevention and environmentally certified activity
Ercros, an ESG investment
At Ercros, we carry out our activity by applying good ESG (environmental, social and governance) practices and, this way, we contribute to achieving the 17 sustainable objectives of the UN and the EU's European Green Deal.
In 2023 we obtained a platinum rating, with a score of 84/100, in the EcoVadis sustainability rating, which places us among the top 1% of companies with the best score. Lighthouse has also awarded us an AA rating, with a score of 78/100.
Wastewater treatment plant at the Aranjuez factory.
Personal health surveillance is a standard practice in our workplaces.
The composition of the board of directors complies with good governance recommendations.
Independent organisations assess our ESG compliance
EcoVadis is an independent international organisation whose rating aims to assess the ESG practices of companies.
The Lighthouse report issued by the Spanish Institute of Financial Analysts (IEAF) is a rating that assesses the company's level of compliance with ESG criteria.
Bureau Veritas is the certifying company that assesses compliance with the CSR Implementation Guide for the chemical and life sciences sector.
Evolution of the main ESG indicators (2015-2022)
Voluntary ESG certifications and agreements
We have obtained the highest rating in the Good Corporate Governance Index, the sustainability management system we apply is subject to the certification of internationally approved standards, and we adhere to voluntary programmes to reinforce our commitment and contribute to sustainable and responsible action in the business world.
Subjected to external audits
We are accountable for the fulfilment of the commitments we have made and submit the accuracy of the data we publish to verification by independent, specialised and recognised external companies.
The annual accounts are audited by Ernst & Young and are not subject to provisos.
The verification of the statement of non-financial information is carried out by Bureau Veritas and it is of the opinion that the content is adequate and compliant with Law 11/2018.
The degree of compliance with the indicators set out in the CSR Guide is verified by Bureau Veritas, which awards a level of "Excellent".
We report annually on the company's progress in implementing the principles of the UN Global Compact.
Ercros maintains a high level of compliance with the recommendations of the Code of Good Governance.