Korn Ferry Achieves 2022 EcoVadis Gold Medal Sustainability Rating
Los Angeles, Nov. 10, 2022 – Korn Ferry today announced that it has been awarded a 2022 Gold Medal Sustainability Rating from EcoVadis. The rating is an evaluation of how well companies integrate the principles of sustainability into their business and management systems.
Korn Ferry ranks in the top 5% of companies assessed by EcoVadis globally for their overall sustainability performance. The ranking factors in 21 issues that are grouped into four themes (labor and human rights, environment, ethics, and sustainable procurement). The 21 issues are based upon international sustainability standards such as the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standards, the United Nations Global Compact Principles, the International Labour Organization (ILO) conventions, and the CERES principles.
In assessing organizations, EcoVadis evaluates company policies, actions, and results.
“Achieving EcoVadis’ gold status is another acknowledgement of our commitment to ESG principles and our leadership in this area,” said Korn Ferry Managing Director–ESG and General Counsel Jonathan Kuai. “This honor reflects how seriously our global colleagues take our firm’s role in caring for our planet and the people we serve.”
EcoVadis is an independent industry standard, which provides a leading solution for monitoring sustainability in global supply chains. Using innovative technology and sustainability expertise, it strives to engage companies and help them adopt sustainable practices.
About Korn Ferry
Korn Ferry is a global organizational consulting firm. We work with our clients to design optimal organization structures, roles, and responsibilities. We help them hire the right people and advise them on how to reward and motivate their workforce while developing professionals as they navigate and advance their careers.