September 15, 2014: The results of the evaluation of CMA CGM in terms of CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) have just been published by EcoVadis.
EcoVadis is a rating agency specialized in CSR and currently evaluating over a hundred multinational groups in the framework of their Sustainable Procurement policies.
This yearly evaluation monitors the social, ethical and environmental policy of the group, considering the policies implemented, actions undertaken and results obtained. It is of great importance as many of our Global Accounts demand it, and obtaining such an award is a significant competitive asset.
In 2014, CMA CGM increased its overall score by 8 points compared to 2013 and confirms its « Silver » status achieved last year.
This recognition rewards our continuous efforts made year after year on CSR matters. With this distinction, the Group is above average in the Maritime Transportation sector while showing a significant superior performance in the environmental field.
EcoVadis was incorporated in Paris, France early 2007 with the objective of becoming a trusted partner of procurement organizations aiming at implementing sustainable supply management practices.
EcoVadis aims at improving environmental and social practices of companies by leveraging the influence of global supply chains.
Combining innovative information technologies and a shared service expertise on sustainable procurement topics, EcoVadis wants to help procurement organizations improve their performance, while reducing the costs associated to suppliers CSR performance monitoring.
Effective September, 15th 2014, CMA CGM is applying a US$250.00 per TEU rate restoration from Asia, including Japan, South East Asia and Bengladesh, to Benin, Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Nigeria and Togo as well as land locked countries via Central Range ports Mali, Burkina Faso, Chad and Niger.