Sustainability: Grundfos Joins 1% of Companies Globally

  • Grundfos earns Platinum EcoVadis rating for outstanding sustainability efforts, placing the company in the 99th percentile of the +130,000 companies rated
  • Platinum rating reached through close collaboration with trusted suppliers
  • Grundfos has, in recent years, made significant progress in climate and water ambitions – and strengthened sustainable procurement and human rights programmes

Grundfos, one of the global leaders in advanced pump solutions and water technology, recently announced that it has achieved Platinum medal rating from EcoVadis. This recognition places Grundfos in the top 1% of companies rated worldwide, showcasing its unwavering commitment to sustainable business practices.

EcoVadis is one of the world’s largest and most trusted providers of business sustainability ratings, assessing more than 130,000 companies’ actions and practices on their corporate and social responsibility. Using its international standards, EcoVadis has evaluated Grundfos across four key areas: Environment, Labour & Human Rights, Ethics and Sustainable Procurement to award the business a Platinum medal rating.

Since the last assessment (Gold medal rating), Grundfos has implemented additional measures and policies to strengthen social and environmental responsibility across the value chain. At the same time, the company has made significant progress towards both water and climate ambitions, reflecting the company’s ongoing commitment to sustainability and continuous improvement.

Silvio Vanzo, Group Senior Vice President, Purchasing, Grundfos also commented, “Achieving Platinum certification highlights Grundfos’ commitment to conduct business in a responsible way, but it also highlights the close collaboration and trust between us and our loyal suppliers and customers. Their cooperation and input have been instrumental in strengthening and enhancing our ESG practices throughout the entire value chain.”

Grundfos sustainability highlights

  • Environment: SBTi validated 2050 net-zero target
  • Climate: Since 2020, Grundfos has reduced its CO2 emissions by 11.7% (2023). Through a new Power Purchase Agreement, the company is set to meet its target of a 50% reduction on operational carbon emissions in 2025 – five years ahead of the company’s original 2030-goal.
  • Water: In 2023, Grundfos solutions enabled customers and end users to save an estimated 1.6bn m3 of water and reduced water withdrawal in own operations by 48% since 2020.
  • Labour & Human Rights: To foster a fair, inclusive and safe working environment Grundfos has robust labour policies and practices across its value chain.
  • Ethics: Grundfos has implemented rigorous anti-corruption measures, conducts regular audits, and provides extensive training to ensure ethical practices are maintained throughout its operations.

About Grundfos
Grundfos pioneers solutions to the world’s water and climate challenges and improves the quality of life for people. As a leading global pump and water solutions company, it promises to respect, protect and advance the flow of water by providing energy and water efficient solutions and systems for a wide range of applications for water utilities, industries and buildings. Find out more: