Ecolab introduced as UN World Compact LEAD participant in recognition of the corporate’s long-standing dedication to sustainability
ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ecolab Inc., the worldwide chief in water, hygiene and an infection prevention options and providers that defend folks and important sources, has been named a World Compact LEAD participant for its ongoing dedication to the United Nations (UN) World Compact, the world’s largest company sustainability initiative with greater than 12,000 taking part firms in 160 international locations. Ecolab is one among solely 37 firms to obtain this recognition.
“For nearly a century, the Ecolab crew has labored to ship on the promise of extra sustainable operations for ourselves and our prospects,” mentioned Ecolab President and CEO Christophe Beck. “We’re happy with our partnership with the UN World Compact and its function in advancing sustainable and accountable rules. We stay up for shared progress towards a more healthy future, as we proceed to handle world water and local weather challenges.”
To be eligible for LEAD, an organization should:
Be a participant of the UN World Compact and have dedicated to its Ten Rules
Take part in at the very least two UN World Compact Motion Platforms to reveal its engagement with the UN World Compact and dedication to defining and fostering management practices according to the Ten Rules and Sustainable Improvement Objectives
Submit or decide to submitting an Superior Communication on Progress — an annual sustainability report detailing progress on implementing the Ten Rules
Ecolab has demonstrated its dedication to the UN World Compact this yr by taking part within the U.N. Business Ambition for 1.5 C, the Water Resilience Coalition, and submitting an Superior Communication on Progress. Every UN World Compact Motion Platform convenes enterprise, World Compact Native Networks, main specialists, civil society, governments and UN companions to resolve advanced and interconnected points and innovate across the Sustainable Improvement Objectives.
“LEAD firms characterize the very best stage of engagement with the UN World Compact,” mentioned Sanda Ojiambo, CEO and govt director of the UN World Compact. “Greater than ever earlier than, the world wants companies of all sizes — like those introduced as LEAD as we speak — that repeatedly work to enhance their sustainability efficiency and take motion to construct a greater world.”
A trusted companion at practically three million buyer areas, Ecolab (ECL) is the worldwide chief in water, hygiene and an infection prevention options and providers. With annual gross sales of $12 billion and greater than 44,000 associates, Ecolab delivers complete options, data-driven insights and customized service to advance meals security, preserve clear and secure environments, optimize water and power use, and enhance operational efficiencies and sustainability for purchasers within the meals, healthcare, hospitality and industrial markets in additional than 170 international locations around the globe. www.ecolab.com