SINGAPORE, Oct. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Zuellig Pharma, a leading healthcare services provider in Asia, has been awarded the Platinum Medal 2021 by sustainability ratings specialist EcoVadis. The award is the highest accolade to be awarded to a company for its sustainability efforts and positions Zuellig Pharma in the top 1% of all assessed companies worldwide. This award also places the company in a select group of winners including 150 global multinational companies, some belonging to Fortune 500 companies.
Zuellig Pharma had steadily progressed from being awarded a Silver Medal in 2020 to a Gold Medal earlier in 2021, before clinching this latest Platinum Medal. The medal was awarded after a rigorous assessment of Zuellig Pharma's sustainability programme, covering 21 sustainability criteria across four themes, including Environment, Labour and Human Rights, Ethics and Sustainable Procurement. The company's sustainability programme was evaluated on its policies, actions put in place to support objectives and targets, as well as results that were generated from the programme.