CUF scored 71 points out of 100, an increase of 5 points when compared to the previous year, which places the company 28.6 points above the global average, thus leading the score table along with 3% of the remaining thousands of suppliers evaluated. EcoVadis questionnaire is responsible for this assessment, which aims to evaluate the sustainability performance of companies as suppliers.
For the second consecutive year, CUF - Químicos Industriais responded to the ecoVadis questionnaire, an assessment based on international standards of Corporate Social Responsibility through a detailed analysis of the policies, actions and results of companies in the areas of Environment, Labour Practices and Human Rights, Fair Business Practices and Sustainable Procurement.
Regarding the position of CUF in relation to its sector of activity, the company also presented excellent results mainly in the areas of Environment and Labour Practices and Human Rights. It should be noted that the average performance in this industrial sector is high, considering that sustainability stands as a real factor of competitiveness, thereby highlighting CUF’s position in about 10 points above industry’s average.
Comparing to the previous year, the sustainability performance of CUF improved in the categories of Environment and Fair Business Practices, mainly due to the set of actions implemented throughout the year, which were identified as an opportunity for improvement in the past evaluation.
In 2017, we continue to work to improve practices and processes, thus contributing to a better performance and positive impact in the value chain and in the community to which we belong.