Vancouver, BC Canada – Cooledge has established itself as a leader in sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) based on the result of an independent assessment that places the company in the top 10% of lighting companies that have been assessed globally. 

This assessment was performed by EcoVadis, an independent sustainability monitoring platform that has evaluated more than 90,000 organizations in over 160 countries and in over 200 industries. Based on 21 criteria, the rating assesses a company’s performance in four categories: Environment, Labour & Human Rights, Ethics, and Sustainable Procurement. 

“Cooledge has worked diligently to make sustainability an integral part of our business. In addition to the obvious benefits for our world, 91% of companies take sustainability criteria into account in purchasing decisions*, so we are also addressing an important customer need that will strengthen our position as a key supply partner” said William J. Sims, Cooledge CEO. “While we’re very proud of our silver medal accomplishment, we’ll strive to improve our rating as we continue to accelerate our business” he added. 

Cooledge’s overall rating across the four categories ranks in the top 9% of companies in its industry, while scores in the individual categories are all in the top 20% - including a top 5% placement for ethics.

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About Cooledge Lighting

Cooledge gives lighting a new role in the built environment: integral to design, unbound by fixtures and central to occupant wellness. The company transforms ceilings into light-emitting canvases that scale with ease and generate immersive, uniformly distributed illumination more closely resembling natural than artificial light. This is made possible by the industry’s widest range of lighting systems, large-scale luminaires and specialty solutions designed to put light where it best serves people and how they feel, work, shop and interact in a space. Cooledge products combine superior light quality with a range of next-generation technologies including sound absorption, color control and architectural aesthetics to accommodate virtually any ceiling application or budget. Cooledge luminous ceilings and surfaces have transformed thousands of environments worldwide, including the offices, venues and retail properties of esteemed global brands. The company is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada and supported by a network of sales agencies and distribution partners throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

*Source: HEC Sustainable Procurement Benchmark

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May 2, 2022 12:00:00 AM