Aptar Achieves Fourth Consecutive Year of Platinum Rating from EcoVadis

AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE: ATR), a renowned global leader in dosing, dispensing, and protection technologies for both pharmaceuticals and consumer products, has once again secured the prestigious Platinum level rating for its sustainability endeavors from EcoVadis, marking the fourth consecutive year of this achievement. This places Aptar in the top 1% among over 125,000 companies evaluated by EcoVadis across diverse industries.

Stephan B. Tanda, President and CEO of Aptar, emphasized the significance of this recognition, stating, “Since 2021, Aptar has consistently attained EcoVadis Platinum status, underscoring our exceptional leadership, collaborative spirit, and steadfast dedication to fostering a more sustainable future. Our steadfast commitment to sustainability not only distinguishes us in the market but also enables us to provide invaluable support to leading brands in fulfilling their sustainability objectives. This includes not only aligning with their sustainability strategies but also setting benchmarks through our eco-efficient operations, renewable energy sourcing, and the development of products that are more recyclable, reusable, and incorporate sustainable materials.”

EcoVadis, a globally recognized authority in business sustainability ratings, employs a methodology that aligns with various established frameworks and sustainability regulations. The EcoVadis Sustainability Scorecard evaluates company performance across four critical dimensions: environment, labor and human rights, ethics, and sustainable procurement, with an additional focus on carbon emissions.

Aptar underscores the importance of collaboration with responsible suppliers as a means to achieve sustainable outcomes. Through its partnership with EcoVadis, the company integrates social and environmental screenings into its procurement processes, enhancing risk assessment, transparency, and facilitating continuous improvement with suppliers.

Beth Holland, Chief Sustainability Officer at Aptar, emphasized the growing significance of EcoVadis rankings in business partnerships, stating, “An EcoVadis ranking has become a pivotal factor for many customers in choosing business partners. The emphasis on sustainability has extended beyond product strategies to encompass the need for robust Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG) strategies. We take pride in EcoVadis’ recognition of our consistent progress in sustainability and our global teams’ unwavering commitment to environmental stewardship and advancing towards a more circular plastics economy.”

Aptar’s dedication to sustainability is deeply ingrained in its corporate values and is evident in its commitment to being a responsible and inclusive global corporate citizen. The company actively participates in initiatives such as the United Nations Global Compact, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development. Aptar’s commitment to sustainability has also earned it accolades such as being named among America’s Most Responsible Companies 2024 by Newsweek and one of Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable U.S. Companies.

Aptar is poised to publish its 2023 Sustainability Report in the coming weeks, further underscoring its commitment to transparency and accountability in its sustainability endeavors. For more information on Aptar’s sustainability initiatives, please visit https://www.aptar.com/esg/.

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