We are proud to announce that Kwanko has just been awarded the 2024 Bronze Medal by the benchmark organization EcoVadis, which evaluates companies’ management of environmental, social and governance (ESG) commitments. This distinction is reserved for companies in the top 35%, with a percentile* score of 65 or more.
Kwanko, in the top 10% of companies in its sector
Kwanko’s performance is reflected in its percentile* score of 80/100, putting us in the top 10% of companies assessed by EcoVadis in the Advertising and Market Research sector, and in the top 20% of all companies assessed, all sectors combined.
This achievement marks a clear improvement on the previous year, and is the result of an increase in all four major areas of assessment.
Detailed scores by area assessed
EcoVadis’ methodology is based on international CSR standards, including the Global Reporting Initiative, the United Nations Global Compact and ISO 26000. This is an annual process, which must be repeated every year.
This year’s assessment highlighted the strengths of our environmental, ethical, responsible purchasing and social policies.
- Environment: + 20 points
=> KWANKO is now among the top 21% of companies assessed by EcoVadis in the Advertising and Market Research sector.
- Ethics: + 20 points
=> top 12% of companies assessed by EcoVadis in the Advertising and Market Research sector.
- Responsible Purchasing: + 10 points
=> top 15% of companies evaluated by EcoVadis in the Advertising and Market Research sector.
- Social & Human Rights: an “excellent” rating for the measures and actions implemented by Kwanko, particularly in terms of diversity, inclusion, discrimination & harassment.
“This score symbolizes a collective success, rewarding all the efforts made by all Kwanko employees and stakeholders. Social commitment has always been part of Kwanko’s DNA, but the implementation of a structured CSR policy has enabled us to formalize, then measure and quantify the progress made. The 21-point increase in less than a year testifies to the results achieved. Year after year, we progress with determination, transforming each step into a measurable and quantifiable advance”, explains François Bieber, CEO of Kwanko.
Kwanko, a reliable and committed partner
With this score, Kwanko is recognized as a committed and reliable CSR partner, and a true indicator of trust for our customers and publishers.
This approach is part of our commitment to actively contribute to a sustainable, responsible and ethical digital environment, reinforcing our positive impact within our ecosystem.
Kwanko is also a member of the Institut du Numérique Responsable and a signatory of the “Charte du Numérique Responsable”, which aims to encourage the adoption of good digital practices in terms of sustainable development, inclusion, privacy, transparency and innovation.
To find out more about Kwanko’s CSR commitments, click here: https://www.kwanko.com/strategy-and-commitment/
*Percentile rank compares a company’s performance with that of all companies evaluated by EcoVadis over the past 12 months. Percentile rank is calculated for all companies in all business sectors, not by business sector.