(PRESS RELEASE) BEASAIN, Spain, 14-Sep-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — CAF, Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (BME: CAF), a Spanish publicly listed company which manufactures railway vehicles and equipment and buses through its Solaris Bus & Coach subsidiary, has announced that the Group has achieved the platinum medal in the evaluation of sustainability management carried out by the Ecovadis entity. The platinum medal positions the CAF Group among the best performing companies in its sector. The Group’s evolution in recent years has been growing, confirming its firm commitment to sustainability as one of its strategic pillars. The company has been evaluated in terms of policies, activities and results in environmental matters, labour practices and human rights, ethics and sustainable procurement.
Ecovadis is the sustainability assessment platform chosen by the members of the Railsponsible sector initiative, of which the CAF Group is a member, focused on the development of sustainable practices throughout the railway industry value chain. The evaluation is based on a questionnaire adapted to the locations, sector and size of the CAF Group, where 21 aspects of sustainability are evaluated in line with the most demanding international norms, regulations and standards, including Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), International Labour Organization (ILO), UN Global Compact and ISO 26000. The responses are evaluated by specialised analysts who pay special attention to ensuring that the documentary evidence
is coherent, recent and shows a dynamic review of the Policies, Actions and Results in the different areas.
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SOURCE: CAF, Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles, S.A.