European branch of Nippon Sanso Holdings Corporation, Nippon Gases has been placed in the top 5% industrial gas companies for its sustainability rating after being awarded a gold medal by sustainability rating agency EvoVadis.

The ranking evaluates four key areas: environmental, ethics, human and labour rights and sustainable procurement.

Iñaki Uriarte, Director Sustainability and HSEQ Europe, Nippon Gases, commented on the award, saying, “A gold medal in such a well-known and prestigious ranking is an external recognition to our efforts.”

He added that the award is proof that the company is committed to the environment.

Nippon Gases have previously committed to taking action in areas such as climate change, employee health and safety, inclusion and diversity and ethics and human rights.