February 15, 2024

Saint-Gobain Boron Nitride Earns Platinum from EcoVadis for Sustainability Performance

Saint-Gobain Boron Nitride is proud to announce that it has achieved a Platinum Medal from EcoVadis, the worlds’ most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings.
Saint-Gobain Boron Nitride Ecovadis Platinum Medal

Saint-Gobain Boron Nitride achieved an overall score of 83/100 for its Amherst site, placing it in the top 1% of rated companies globally.

The EcoVadis assessment evaluated the site according to 21 sustainability criteria across four core themes:

  • Environment
  • Labor & Human Rights
  • Ethics
  • Sustainable Procurement

EcoVadis adheres to rigorous principles, including an evidence-based approach, assessments by CSR experts, and transparent rating criteria, making them a trusted partner in our sustainability efforts. More than 85,000 companies globally have been rated by EcoVadis.

This award affirms the progress we are making towards our sustainability roadmap and targets set by the Saint-Gobain group. As we strive for transparency on this topic, we hope that this award will strengthen the confidence of our customers and partners in our commitment to sustainability and social responsibility. Please contact us if you would like to see our results scorecard and learn more about the details behind our rating!


In addition to our Platinum score, Saint-Gobain Boron Nitride was recently announced as a winner for the 2024 EcoVadis Sustainability Leadership Award for excellence in sustainability performance. This award recognizes small and medium enterprises that are leading the charge in sustainability business practices around the globe and is based on their 2023 EcoVadis Rating.

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“I am extremely proud of the Amherst Team for achieving the highest Ecovadis rating of Platinum.  This rating reflects Saint-Gobain’s excellent policies on the environment, ethics, labor & human rights, and sustainable procurement.  It also recognizes Amherst’s efforts in building a more sustainable industry.”


EHS and Plant Engineer, Amherst, NY 


EcoVadis’ business sustainability ratings are based on international sustainability standards such as the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact, the International Labour Organization (ILO) conventions, the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standards and the ISO 26000 standard. The ratings provide an evidenced-based analysis on performance and an actionable roadmap for continuous improvement.

Learn more at EcoVadis.com/suppliers



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Worldwide leader in light and sustainable construction, Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures and distributes materials and services for the construction and industrial markets. Its integrated solutions for the renovation of public and private buildings, light construction and the decarbonization of construction and industry are developed through a continuous innovation process and provide sustainability and performance. The Group’s commitment is guided by its purpose, “MAKING THE WORLD A BETTER HOME”.

€51.2 billion in sales in 2022

168,000 employees, located in 75 countries

Committed to achieving Carbon Neutrality by 2050

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