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GEKA takes gold award for sustainability

  • GEKA GmbH
Beauty, Personal Care, Plastic - PCR, CSR Awards/Certifications, Ecovadis

GEKA’s branch in Elgin, Illinois, has been awarded a Gold EcoVadis Medal, placing it in the top 5% of companies assessed. Earning an ‘advanced’ rating in overall sustainability performance, the high-precision beauty application provider is marking the latest milestone on its journey towards more responsible practices.

EcoVadis is the largest provider of business sustainability ratings, assessing over 75,000 companies worldwide. The organization’s experts evaluated GEKA Manufacturing Corporation, confirming industry-leading ratings in four key areas: environment, labor and human rights, ethics and sustainable procurement.

Brad Thompson, Site Manager at GEKA Elgin says:

“We are immensely proud of this award and I would like to thank our dedicated teams for making this possible. At GEKA we are driven by our mission to be a world-leading provider of sustainable beauty application solutions. Working closely with our partners, we strive to continually make our supply chains and manufacturing activities more environmentally friendly and providing and inspiring a safe place to work for our colleagues.”

GEKA designs and manufactures high-precision beauty application solutions for liquid cosmetics, counting some of the beauty industry’s most prolific names among its customers. Many of its market-leading brushes, applicators and packaging systems are made with recycled and bio-based materials. Sustainable product features include
caps of post-consumer plastics like 100% PCR-polypropylene (PP), bottles molded of 100% PCR-polyethylene terephthalate (PET), and mascara brushes made from 100% renewable raw materials derived from the castor oil plant.

Florent Lafond, GEKA CEO says:

“GEKA is always looking for new ways to innovate and develop products from renewable resources. We are committed to creating a cleaner future and it is rewarding to see our efforts recognized by leading international ratings organizations such as EcoVadis."

With a dedicated sustainability roadmap in place, the Gold EcoVadis Medal is part of the company’s significant push towards creating a more responsible cosmetics

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