Germany-based adhesive tapes provider Tesa receives EcoVadis Gold status; company recognized for sustainability initiatives, particularly in the areas of environment and energy, sustainable supply chains, working conditions and ethics

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NORDERSTEDT, Germany , July 31, 2023 (press release) –

This places tesa among the top 2 percent of companies in the industry

  • tesa emphasizes environmental aspects by using efficient technologies and renewable energies 
  • The company is expanding its supply chain transparency and focusing more closely on the sustainability activities of its suppliers 
  • tesa also scores in the areas of working conditions and ethics 

tesa, international manufacturer of innovative adhesive tapes and self-adhesive product solutions, receives EcoVadis Gold status. tesa achieved excellent results with its extensive sustainability initiatives, particularly in the areas of environment and energy, sustainable supply chains, working conditions and ethics. With the EcoVadis Gold Medal, tesa is among the top 2 percent of awarded companies in its industry. 

Sustainability is part of tesa's corporate strategy. Thereby, the company pursues a science-based approach. Worldwide, more than 600 scientists, engineers, and product developers are working on setting up innovative sustainable products and processes. "Sustainability has been one of our most important strategic goals for several years now. That's why we are all the more pleased to have been awarded EcoVadis Gold status," says Dr. Norman Goldberg, CEO of tesa SE. "Achieving greater sustainability based on scientific findings and innovative solutions is an important guiding principle for tesa. A rating from EcoVadis underscores that we are on the right track with our strategy, but still need to keep working to tackle the defined goals of our sustainability agenda," says Goldberg. 

The EcoVadis platform is an independent assessment system for companies that measures sustainability performance and sheds light on various aspects such as environmental management, labor practices and human rights, responsible procurement, and ethics. The result is recorded in a scorecard with points that enables the respective company to document its sustainability measures and thus strengthen its reputation among business partners and customers.  

Find out more about the tesa sustainability agenda and the company's strategic action areas on the website or in the current sustainability report

About tesa SE 

As a multinational company, tesa develops innovative adhesive tapes and self-adhesive product solutions for various industries, commercial customers, and end consumers. There are already more than 7,000 tesa adhesive solutions that help improve the work, products or lives of our customers. Today, the focus is on sustainability and energy-saving processes. tesa invests in the development of environmentally friendly products and solvent-free manufacturing processes as well as in the use of renewable energy sources at its locations.

tesa is active in 100 countries and operates plants in Germany, Italy, China, the USA, and soon also in Vietnam. Around three quarters of the tesa Group’s sales (2022: EUR 1.7 billion euro) are generated by applications for industries. Together with its international clients, tesa develops innovations that are customized at product and process level. Already more than 130 tesa tapes may be installed in an electric car and over 70 in a smartphone. In the printing and construction industries, too, tesa is constantly penetrating new segments and countries with its special adhesive tapes. The company generates almost one quarter of its sales with products for end consumers and professional craftsmen. 300 applications, such as the legendary tesafilm®, make life easier or, when it comes to insect protection, even make it a bit more pleasant. tesa counts among the world’s leading manufacturers of adhesive solutions. Since 2001, tesa SE is an independent 100% affiliate of Beiersdorf AG (i.e., NIVEA, Eucerin, la prairie) with approx. 5,000 employees today. 

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