Hexagon’s Mining division awarded Gold EcoVadis Sustainability Rating
21 April 2023
Hexagon’s Mining division has received the EcoVadis Gold Sustainability Rating, putting the global leader in mining technology for planning, operations, and safety in the top third percentile of those assessed. The Sustainability Scorecard that EcoVadis uses recognizes performance across 21 indicators in four themes: environment, labor and human rights, ethics, and sustainable procurement.
The Mining division was assessed under the “manufacturers of computers and peripheral equipment” category, scoring well above industry standards across all areas. The division provided evidence of its policies, processes, and progress against key ESG metrics. “Mining has always focused not only on driving sustainable change via our solutions but also through our actions. We are thrilled to have our efforts acknowledged and will continue to move initiatives forward for our business, the industry, and the planet,” said Louise Daw, Senior Director, ESG.
The Gold sustainability rating demonstrates to customers, employees, and the communities its continued commitment, with top priorities including increasing the number of women in management positions, working towards net-zero emissions in their operations, and working with suppliers to continue to augment the mining industry’s contribution to overall sustainability objectives.
Hexagon’s initiatives are aligned with the United Nations Sustainability Development Goals, the Responsible Business Alliance, and the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), showing a multi-faceted approach and commitment to sustainability.
Additionally, Hexagon supports customers in their sustainability efforts through successful implementation of innovative life of mine solutions from the mine’s planning stages to operational emissions reductions and beyond.
Hexagon is a global leader in digital reality solutions, combining sensor, software and autonomous technologies. We are putting data to work to boost efficiency, productivity, quality and safety across industrial, manufacturing, infrastructure, public sector, and mobility applications.
Our technologies are shaping production and people related ecosystems to become increasingly connected and autonomous – ensuring a scalable, sustainable future.
Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B) has approximately 24,000 employees in 50 countries and net sales of approximately 5.2bn EUR. Learn more at hexagon.com and follow us @HexagonAB.