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Bakelite awarded EcoVadis bronze sustainability rating

ATLANTA, GA – January 22, 2024 – EcoVadis, a global business sustainability ratings provider, has awarded Bakelite Synthetics a bronze-medal rating for its sustainability policies, actions and results. The award recognizes Bakelite’s commendable environmental, social and ethical performance.

This is the first year Bakelite has participated in an assessment, according to EcoVadis a bronze rating is a noteworthy achievement for a company participating in an assessment for the first time.

Bakelite’s assessment indicates that Bakelite has a structured and proactive sustainability approach, policies and tangible actions on major issues, and basic reporting on actions or performance indicators.

EcoVadis’ methodology is based on leading international sustainability standards, including the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standards, the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) 10 Principles, and the ISO 26000 standards. The assessment is supervised by an international scientific committee.

To earn an EcoVadis rating, companies are assessed across 21 sustainability criteria within four themes: Environment, Ethics, Labor & Human Rights, and Sustainable Procurement. Bakelite scored its highest marks in the Environment and Labor & Human Rights categories.

 “This EcoVadis recognition represents our commitment to sustainability as a key element of our company vision,” said JP AucoinPresident and CEO. “We strive every day to reduce waste and create a safe and sustainable environment for ourselves, our customers and our global communities.”

“As we continue on our sustainability journey, our EcoVadis award and assessment will serve as a benchmark and will help to shape our future global sustainability efforts,” said Andrea CroslynEVP, Business Process and Sustainability.

This EcoVadis recognition follows the recent release of Bakelite’s inaugural Sustainability Report, which provides an overview of the company’s sustainability approach, environmental and social impact, and governance. Learn more about sustainability at Bakelite.


About Bakelite Synthetics 

Based in in Atlanta, Georgia, Bakelite Synthetics is a leading global integrated producer of thermoset specialty resins, solutions and engineered thermoset molding compounds serving a variety of segments and end markets across geographies. Additional information about Bakelite Synthetics and its products is available at


Bakelite Media Contact:
John Branham
(404) 749-2516

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