GKN Powder Metallurgy awarded platinum medal for excellence in sustainability

13 February 2024

GKN Powder Metallurgy, a global leader in powder metallurgy and innovative, sustainable solutions for a broad range of automotive and industrial applications, has received a Platinum rating from EcoVadis for outstanding sustainability performance.

Across all business units and with a total of 27 manufacturing sites worldwide, GKN Powder Metallurgy was recognized with the platinum medal, placing the company in the top 1% of more than 125,000 companies evaluated in the areas of Work and Human Rights, Environment, Ethics, and Sustainable Purchasing. This award represents a benchmark for companies that demonstrate the highest standards in sustainability management.

The award reflects GKN Powder Metallurgy's efforts to advance sustainable manufacturing and management practices, including establishing science-based targets (SBTi), implementing decarbonization strategies and striving to achieve net zero net greenhouse gas emissions within an ambitious deadline. Several of the company's units operate with clean energy. Overall, the company's powder metallurgy process is largely based on recycled materials, contributing to a circular economy through the reuse of resources and conservation of raw materials.

Sobre a GKN Powder Metallurgy

GKN Powder Metallurgy solves complex challenges in the automotive and industrial markets with sustainable and innovative solutions through best-in-class powder metallurgy technology. The company is a global provider of metal powder materials, components, applications and electrification solutions through its three business units, GKN Powders/Hoeganaes, GKN Sinter Metals and GKN Additive. GKN Powder Metallurgy is committed to sustainable goals by providing leading powder metal expertise, innovative engineering and extensive process experience to transform ideas into production. GKN Powder Metallurgy is part of Dowlais Group plc and empowers over 5,000 innovative thinkers across 27 locations, setting the highest standard for its global engineering network. gknpm.com

About EcoVadis: EcoVadis is the largest and most trusted provider of corporate sustainability ratings and guidance for more than 125,000 rated companies around the world.

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GKN Powder Metallurgy
Christiaan Klaus
Gerente de marketing estrategico global
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