Sustainable Metal Fabrications

EcoVadis – Sustainability for Metal Fabrications

EcoVadis Accredited Metal Fabricator

Sheet metal fabrications company Hydram Sheet Metalwork has received the Silver award in its EcoVadis sustainability assessment.  Working with a number of industry sectors, Hydram has always been committed to sustainability across all areas of the business whilst remaining an ethical and responsible organisation, and now Hydram’s partners can benefit from association with an accredited sheet metal supplier.  From power generation equipment to bus and coachbuilding, Hydram’s customers can be assured that they are working with a responsible, professional, experienced, supply chain partner.  Here, you can find out more about the background to Hydram’s EcoVadis achievement.

EcoVadis Silver Award

EcoVadis – Corporate Social Responsibility

Hydram Sheet Metalwork is committed to sustainability across all areas of the business whilst remaining an ethical and responsible organisation.  To demonstrate our commitment and certify our credentials, Hydram was assessed by EcoVadis.  Sheet metal subcontractor Hydram achieved EcoVadis recognition in March 2023, and received the Silver award in 2024, placing the business in the 86th percentile across all industries.

The EcoVadis accreditation is the World’s largest and most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, creating a global network of more than 130,000 rated companies.

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What Is EcoVadis?

EcoVadis is the global standard for business sustainability ratings. The EcoVadis assessment evaluates 21 sustainability criteria across four core themes:

  • Environment
  • Labour & Human Rights
  • Ethics
  • Sustainable Procurement

EcoVadis’ business sustainability ratings are based on international sustainability standards such as the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact, the International Labour Organization (ILO) conventions, the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standards and the ISO 26000 guidance on social responsibility.  The ratings provide an evidenced-based analysis on performance and an actionable roadmap for continuous improvement. >

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Sustainability in Metal Fabrication

North East metal fabrication company Hydram Sheet Metalwork has been rated Silver in its 2024 EcoVadis sustainability assessment, placing the company among the top 15% of over 130,000 rated companies.  EcoVadis is the World‘s most trusted business sustainability rating.  EcoVadis screens more than 2 million companies, and rates more than 130,000 companies in over 180 countries across more than 220 industries.

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EcoVadis Accredited Fabricator

The objective of the EcoVadis Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) rating methodology is to measure the quality of a company’s CSR management system through its policies, actions and results. The EcoVadis CSR rating methodology is based on seven founding principles:

  • Evidence Based
  • Industry, Location and Size
  • Diversification of Sources
  • Technology is a Must
  • Assessment by International CSR Experts
  • Traceability and Transparency
  • Excellence Through Continuous Improvement >

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Hydram’s Certifications

Hydram is certified to the following standards:

  • ISO 9001:2015 Quality Standard
  • ISO 3834-2 Welding Standard
  • BS EN 15085-2 CL1 CWRVC Welding Standard
  • EN 17460 / DIN 6701 standard for adhesive bonding in rail industry
  • ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Standard
  • ISO 45001:2018 Health and Safety

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Standards Assurance in Metal Fabrication