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Mérieux NutriSciences Earns EcoVadis Silver Medal
Chicago, IL, September 26, 2023 - Mérieux NutriSciences (MxNS), a global leader in food safety and quality, proudly announces that it has been awarded the prestigious EcoVadis Silver Medal for its commitment to sustainable business practices. This award places the company among the top 25% of companies evaluated by EcoVadis, a trusted provider of business sustainability ratings.
The EcoVadis assessment, based on international sustainability standards, evaluates how well a company has integrated the principles of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) into its business and management systems. This award recognizes Mérieux NutriSciences' ongoing commitment to ethical business practices, respect for the environment, and dedication to social responsibility.
Sherry Barsamian, Senior Vice President of Operations at Mérieux NutraSciences, is a visionary leader who recognizes the significant impact of winning the EcoVadis award in promoting sustainability across all aspects of the company. Her adeptness and dedication have been instrumental in helping the organization achieve a sustainable future, and the Silver Medal serves as tangible evidence of the company's unwavering commitment, persistence, and hard work in supporting sustainability and achieving noteworthy levels of excellence.
Sherry Barsamian stated, "Our pursuit of the EcoVadis Silver Medal commenced as a blank state at the behest of a customer request. Through the concerted effort of our team, we not only established a foundation from the ground up but also continually improved upon it, ultimately achieving the Silver Medal. Our responsibility extends beyond mere recognition; we endeavor to benefit our employees, customers, and planet, guaranteeing a sustainable future. We are devoted to responsible actions and reducing our carbon footprint by 50%."
Mérieux NutriSciences has pioneered food safety and quality and is committed to fostering sustainable growth. The company believes that sustainable practices are a vital driver for innovation and value creation, and it continues to implement strategies to reduce its environmental impact, promote social responsibility, and maintain the highest level of business ethics.
About Mérieux NutriSciences
Mérieux NutriSciences leverages over 50 years of scientific and entrepreneurial expertise to answer food industry needs. Today’s global challenges transform how food is produced, marketed, and consumed, which is why clients need more than reliable analytical results; they need practical and innovative solutions that will make food systems safer, healthier, and more sustainable. Present worldwide, the company has 100 accredited laboratories and a team of over 8,000 committed employees who strongly believe that together, everyone can create solutions to offer our planet BETTER FOOD. BETTER HEALTH. BETTER WORLD.
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