HAMBURG, GERMANY — NORD DRIVESYSTEMS was assessed by the rating agency EcoVadis and awarded the silver sustainability certificate in 2022.

In the overall ranking, the German company is in the top 6% of manufacturers in the industry assessed by EcoVadis.

“We are very proud to have received the certificate,” said Jörg Niermann, head of marketing at NORD DRIVESYSTEMS. “This clearly shows that our sustainability strategy is paying off.”

The company received 65 out of 100 points and thus landed on the 89th percentile rank, which is significantly above the average of companies in this industry. The drive technology manufacturer is in the range of the top 1% of companies assessed in the environment category and in the top 11% of the sustainable procurement category.

In addition to innovations and energy efficiency, the company said it takes social responsibility toward its globally active employees, customers, suppliers and partners with its CSR measures.

“Our company policy is the foundation of our activities,” Niermann said. “We act with integrity and responsibility for the environment.”

The company’s sustainability strategy includes the development and manufacture of energy-efficient drive systems and solutions for environmentally relevant industries, such as wind energy and waste water treatment plants, recycling and biogas plants or large transport systems where the use of the NORD products helps to significantly save energy.

With over 4,800 employees, NORD DRIVESYSTEMS has developed, produced and sold drive technology since 1965, and is one of the leading global full-service providers in the industry. In addition to standard drives, NORD delivers application-specific concepts and solutions for special requirements such as energy-saving drives or explosion-protected systems.