Haltermann Carless achieves Gold in EcoVadis CSR-Rating

    Haltermann Carless as a company of HCS Group receives Gold and belongs to the Top 5% companies assessed by EcoVadis CSR.

    Frankfurt a. M., Germany, November 6 2019 – HCS Group, a leading international supplier of solutions for high-value hydrocarbon specialties and holding company of Haltermann Carless, today announced that it has been awarded Gold status by the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) agency EcoVadis. The Gold rating is achieved due to a score of 63 out of 100 possible points, which places HCS Group in top 5 percent of all companies assessed by EcoVadis.

    “We are delighted to receive the EcoVadis gold rating in recognition of our commitment to sustainable business practices,” says Henrik Krüpper, CEO HCS Group and adds: “The acknowledgement confirms our commitment to further devote resources that contributes to sustainable performance.”

    The score was facilitated by the fact that HCS Group worldwide has focussed on numerous projects to improve on Environment, Labour, Ethics and Sustainable Procurement. Demonstration of energy savings due to process and infrastructure and also HCS Group’s participation in industry-wide endeavours to further quantify product environmental footprint have been a contributor to the high score. 

    Annually, EcoVadis examines around 55,000 suppliers from 155 countries and 190 purchasing categories. Specialised in assessing the sustainability performance of companies, the rating agency covers 21 CSR indicators in four main areas: environment, labour and human rights, ethics as well as sustainable procurement. The methodology is built on international CSR standards including the Global Reporting Initiative, the United Nations Global Compact, and the ISO 26000.



    Ecovadis CSR Gold 2019



    Haltermann Carless under the roof of HCS Group receives Gold rating from EcoVadis on Corporate Social Responsibility.


    EvoVadis Certificate 2019_HCS Group


    EcoVadis Gold Certificate for HCS Group, the holding company of Haltermann Carless. 
    EvoVadis Performance Details 2019_HCS Group


    EcoVadis rating - Performance details. 


    About HCS Group

    HCS Group is a leading international supplier of solutions for high-value hydrocarbon specialties. The Group includes the brands Haltermann Carless, ETS Racing Fuels and EOS. HCS Group has about 500 employees and is headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The company belongs to H.I.G. Europe, a subsidiary of the US private equity company H.I.G. Capital. More information: www.h-c-s-group.com  

    About Haltermann Carless

    Haltermann Carless, one of the oldest chemical companies in the world, provides innovative hydrocarbon-based specialty products and solvents and associated services to best serve its customers. The company operates a network of state of the art facilities for refining, processing and blending to produce a wide variety of specialty products in key business areas: Automotive, Middle Distillates, Oil & Gas, Pentanes, Performance Fuels, Performance Solvents and Special Aromatics. Haltermann Carless is a brand of HCS Group. More information: www.haltermann-carless.com


     Your contact:

    Sandra Zirm
    HCS Group GmbH
    Edmund-Rumpler-Str. 3
    60549 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    +49 69 695 386-117