Medical design and development consultancy, Team Consulting, has been awarded a Silver Ecovadis Medal for sustainability, placing the company in the top 7% of sustainability rated companies in the scientific industry.
Ecovadis is an internationally recognised sustainability platform that evaluates companies across a range of criteria, including environment, social and ethical practices.
The award recognises companies that have demonstrated outstanding sustainability performance, reflecting Team Consulting’s commitment to improve its environmental and social impact.
A Silver Medal is awarded to companies that score in the top 25% of all companies evaluated by Ecovadis.
Team Consulting has implemented numerous initiatives to reduce and offset its carbon footprint, minimise waste and promote ethical and responsible business practices, including signing up to the UN Global Compact and aligning its corporate sustainability plans to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
As a company, it will continue to prioritise sustainability in its operations and work towards achieving even higher standards.
Commenting on the win, Sarah Mardle, Business Operations Director at Team Consulting, said: “We place immense value on being a sustainable business. Sustainability is a key concern in the medical device industry, and we believe it should be actively promoted both in device development as well as our business practices. This award is a great recognition for our continued mission to improve our sustainability performance and report on our plans in a transparent way.”
Alongside its own practices, Team Consulting is also committed to supporting its own clients in achieving their sustainability goals.
The company’s project teams actively work to optimise their clients’ design and minimise the environmental impact of their development by providing strategic advice and guidance on sustainable decision-making such as lower carbon footprint with LA, incorporating renewable materials whenever possible, support with manufacturing modular design, and design for a circular economy.