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Sport Group, the world’s largest business dedicated to sport and recreation surfaces, has received an ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) Risk Rating Score of 11.2 from Sustainalytics and was assessed by the firm to be at low risk of experiencing material financial impacts from ESG factorsBURGHEIM, Germany, Dec. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Sport Group, the world’s largest business dedicated to sport and recreation surfaces, has received an ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) Risk Rating Score of 11.2 from Sustainalytics and was assessed by the firm to be at low risk of experiencing material financial impacts from ESG factors.Sustainalytics’ ESG Risk Ratings measure a company’s exposure to industry-specific material ESG risks and how well a company is managing those risks. Sport Group’s rating places them number one in the Building Products category, and 318 of 15,082 companies worldwide. Sustainalytics has given them an ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) Risk Rating Score of 11.2 from Sustainalytics. This score indicates how likely a company is to experience material financial impacts from ESG factors. “We are delighted to be rated among the top 3% of global companies, but this is more than a topic that is on the tip of the tongue today. This is a matter that will affect the heartbeat of tomorrow. Our ESG commitment is about tomorrow, and it is a never-ending process. “Sustainalytics is a Morningstar company and a global leader in ESG research, ratings and information. It recently evaluated the activities all Sport Group manufacturing and installing companies including AstroTurf and Polytan as well as the global brands LigaTurf and Poligras. The Group was given a low or negligible risk rating for all categories, including Emissions and Waste, Emissions and Waste, Resource Usage, Occupational Health & Safety, Corporate Governance, and Effluents and waste, Emissions and Waste, Emissions and Water Use, Emissions and Emissions and Waste, Emissions and Toxs and their use of the Company. This combined rating gave the overall rating of 11.2 low. Sustainalytics is a leading ratings agency and rates company in all sectors. Sustainlytics also rates Apple Inc, Allianz SE and Hugo Boss AG. PepsiCo Inc is another company that has been rated by them. Dr. Klaus Hauschulte (COO, Sport Group) said, “It is important to measure our progress against both our own goals and those of our competitors and other leading business.” We made this voluntary commitment because independent ratings help us be accountable and transparent. They are important for our customers and end users, staff and investors, as well as our business partners. LigaTurf Cross GTR is a product of Sport Group. It is made from green polyethylene and recycled materials. Rekortan Gel tracks are made from 88% recyclable/renewable content. SYNLawn uses a mixture of soy in the coating and sugarcane in the fibers to obtain USDA certified products & systems that have up to 88% biobased content. Heard Smith, CEO of Region North America Sport Group, stated that customers are increasingly looking for sustainable products. However, it can be difficult to know which companies to trust. Independent ratings allow customers to compare products and make informed decisions. It also matches the values of end-users who make sustainable choices every day. The Group’s investment focus is on renewable and bio-based ingredients, carbon reduction, postconsumer raw materials and recycling.
Sport Group installs more synthetic turf courts, athletic tracks, and sports fields than any other company. Sport Group is made up of 20 companies, including AstroTurf and Polytan, who have been the market leaders for more than 50 years in the construction and installation of sports surfaces. Sport Group’s investment and strategic focus is on Green Technology, recycling, and other green technologies. For more information, visit sportgroup-holding.comAbout AstroTurf(R)
AstroTurf(R), a revolutionary brand for athletes and sports fans, has revolutionized the way that the game is played. AstroTurf(R) is a brand that offers multi-sport and specialized synthetic turf systems using proprietary engineered technologies. AstroTurf products are being chosen by a growing number of schools, colleges, professional sports teams, municipalities, and other organizations for their superior quality, technical superiority and safety. To learn more, visit AstroTurf’s website at http://www.astroturf.com.ABOUT SYNLawn(R)
SYNLawn(R), is North America’s largest artificial grass manufacturer and innovator. SYNLawn is part of the SportGroup Holding(R), a family of companies that produces the best artificial grass products. Calico Greens(TM) is another product offered by SYNLawn. This line includes upscale artificial wall displays. SYNLawn’s 100 distributors provide a seamless network that combines industry-leading innovation with environmental stewardship. SYNLawn is a Dalton, GA-based company that uses bio-based ingredients like sugarcane and soy, as well as consumer-conscious additives like antimicrobials, to meet the wide range of customer needs. The company has more than 200,000 installations in residential and commercial settings. It is changing the way we think about synthetic grass. Our proprietary system contains a high percentage of renewable content. SYNLawn, which has installed more than 82 million square feet U.S. soybean-backed grass in 200,000 locations across the United States and 19 countries since 2008, has used rooftops, road medians, and rocket-launch viewing points. North America’s largest artificial grass manufacturer is planning to increase its use by 10% in 2021. For more information visit http://www.SYNLawn.com and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest and YouTube.Media ContactChris Stephens, AstroTurf, 706-218-5394, email@example.comTwitterSOURCE Sport Group