UPL Ranked No.1 For Sustainability Performance Amongst Its Peers For Second Year Running Yahoo FinanceUPL Ranked No.1 For Sustainability Performance Amongst Its Peers For Second Year Running Yahoo FinanceUPL Ranked No.1 For Sustainability Performance Amongst Its Peers For Second Year Running Yahoo Finance
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UPL’s ESG score of 24.9 is the best among global crop protection companies. This is a result of significant year-on-year improvements. LONDON, Nov 26, 2021 /CNW/ — UPL Ltd., NSE: UPL, (BSE: 512070), has been ranked by Sustainalytics the highest performing global crop protection company in terms of overall sustainability performance in the ESG Risk Rating 2021. With significant improvements across multiple categories, this achievement recognises the work that UPL is doing to Reimagine Sustainability within the global food system.Sustainalytics provides environmental, social and governance (ESG) research, ratings, and data to institutional investors and companies, and produces an annual report into the sustainability performance of companies working in a range of sectors. Sustainalytics evaluated UPL’s achievements in Corporate Governance, Community Relations and Business Ethics. UPL’s ESG risk score (24.9) is the highest amongst a peer set of global crop protection companies. UPL’s ranking for 2021, which is a 6% increase on last year’s index shows significant year-on year improvement in the Sustainalytics company rankings. Jai Shroff, Global CEO, UPL Ltd., stated: “We are delighted that Sustainalytics has recognized the hard work and determination UPL. It is our mission to reimagine sustainability as a foundation for every project, process, and business we launch. We are proud of everyone at UPL. Everyone has played a part and contributed to this great result. We know that the work is far from done and that there are still many things that need to be done. To ensure a better world, we will continue to push for new sustainability initiatives in agriculture. “Carlos Pellicer is the COO of UPL Ltd. He stated: “Collaboration and sustainability are central components to UPL’s OpenAg mission. Our urgency is needed to deliver tangible and lasting improvements in the way the food system provides food for the 7.7 billion people living on the planet. UPL has had an amazing year with the launch our NPP (Natural Plant Protection), our digital offering nurture.farm, our partnerships with the Climate Pledge and FIFA Foundation, and the Gigaton Challenge. Each of these initiatives is centered on sustainability, and we look forward to continuing this journey together in the coming years. This ranking follows recent success in other global sustainability indicators in 2021: UPL was ranked second out of 55 companies within the Agricultural Input category and fifteenth out of 350 companies in WBA Food and Agriculture benchmark categories by the World Benchmarking Alliance. Additionally, UPL recorded strong performances in the most recent Dow Jones Sustainability Index (61% improvement on 2018 score) and FTSE Russell (68% higher than industry average).Notes to Editors:About SustainalyticsSustainalytics provides environmental, social and governance (ESG) research, ratings, and data to institutional investors and companies, and produces an annual report into the sustainability performance of companies working in a range of sectors.The criteria assessed by Sustainalytics includes UPL’s successes in managing Corporate Governance, Community Relations, Business Ethics, Carbon footprint, Environmental and Social Impact of product and services, Human Capital, Resource Use, Emissions, Effluents and Waste, and Occupational Health and Safety.About UPL UPL Ltd. (NSE: UPL & BSE: 512070) is a global provider of sustainable agriculture products and solutions, with annual revenue exceeding $5.2 billion. We are a purpose-driven company. UPL’s OpenAg(tm) program aims to accelerate progress for the food industry. We are creating a network that reimagines sustainability and reshapes the way an entire industry thinks and acts. We are open to new ideas, innovation, and new answers as our mission is to make every food product more sustainable. Our robust portfolio includes traditional and biological crop protection solutions. We are one of the world’s largest agricultural solutions companies. More than 10,000 colleagues worldwide represent us in over 130 countries. For more information about our integrated portfolio of solutions across the food value chain including seeds, post-harvest, as well as physical and digital services, please visit upl-ltd.com and follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.CisionView original content:https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/upl-ranked-no1-for-sustainability-performance-amongst-its-peers-for-second-year-running-301432411.htmlSOURCE UPL Ltd.CisionView original content: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2021/26/c1523.html