Deutsche Bahn receives silver status
The EcoVadis rating platform has assessed Deutsche Bahn's with the Silver status in its March 2019 update.
The assessment is driven by a decline in the overall score from 67 (2018) to 59 (2019). With this score Deutsche Bahn is in the top 5% of companies assessed by EcoVadis in the Transport via railways industry.
Sustainability standards and ratings in the supply chain are becoming increasingly important for purchasing organizations. More and more Deutsche Bahn customers are requesting this information and specifying it as a requirement for the award of contracts.
EcoVadis operates a collaborative platform that provides suppliers' sustainability ratings for global supply chains. It is used by buyers and suppliers from about 120 countries. Through this platform, EcoVadis has set itself the goal of promoting the environmental and social practices of companies within the supply chain. To this end, EcoVadis prepares sustainability-related supplier scorings for third parties. DB Group is also regularly assessed.