Sustainability

We are pleased to inform you that as of December 2017 we are signatories of the UN Global Compact. As such we are committed to supporting the Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact on human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption. We are further committed to making the UN Global Compact and its principles part of the strategy, culture and day-to-day operations of our company, and to engaging in collaborative projects which advance the broader development goals of the United Nations, particularly the Sustainable Development Goals.

UN Global Compact Webpage Lehmann&Voss&Co.

Sustainability Report 2020

Letter to our customers

LEHVOSS Code-of-Conduct

We participate in the sustainability platform EcoVadis (https://www.ecovadis.com), which is also used by many of our suppliers and customers. On the basis of our activities / developments in the field of sustainability we have been able to continuously and significantly improve our rating in recent years and achieve the 'Ecovadis Silver Sustainability Rating' in 2021.

Ecovadis Cockpit

CSR/Sustainability Performance Verification

By reviewing a range of certificates and policies, SupplierAssurance provides buyers with highly accurate and reliable data to minimise sustainability risks and reputational damage.

The SAQ improves performance on a range of sustainability topics, including corporate governance, environment, labour conditions and human rights, occupational health and safety, supplier management, business ethics and responsible sourcing of raw materials. The SAQ helps to understand the key risks in the supply chain so that companies can act quickly to ensure they meet industry standards.

Sector and country comparison

Rating Lehmann&Voss&Co.:     72%
Rating Chemical Industry*:       70%
Rating Country:                          55%

* including biochemicals and gases

If you are interested, please request our Sustainability Results Report at info(at)lehvoss.de 

 

Modern Slavery

Issued pursuant to section 54 of the modern slavery act 2015.

 

LEHVOSS UK Ltd. are the British subsidiary of Lehmann&Voss&Co., a chemical company based in Hamburg, Germany, which has been selling chemical and mineral specialities to customers for more than 100 year and remains family owned. Established in 1990, LEHVOSS UK is a technical sales Organisation supplying raw materials to a variety of industries in the UK: Plastics, paint and coatings, rubber, lubricants, nutrition, diagnostics and personal care. LEHVOSS Group employs 600 globally with LEHVOSS UK employing 50 employees. The LEHVOSS group sources and supplies chemicals from / to all areas of the world. LEHVOSS is committed to ensuring that we have developed and strictly follow policies to ensure sustainability of our supplies whilst following ethical practices throughout.

It has been and continues to be the policy of the LEHVOSS Group to comply with all laws, domestic and foreign, governing our operations. These include (but are not limited to) laws dealing with modern slavery, cartels, corruption, accounting and tax, customs, export control, money laundering, conflict minerals, occupational safety, minimum wages and environmental protection, intellectual property rights and protection of business secrets as well as privacy.

We are pleased to inform you that as of December 2017 we are signatories of the UN Global Compact. As such we are committed to supporting the Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact on human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption. We are further committed to making the UN Global Compact and its principles part of the strategy, culture and day-to-day operations of our company, and to engaging in collaborative projects which advance the broader development goals of the United Nations, particularly the Sustainable Development Goals. LEHVOSS UK completes an annual UN Global compact report in line with our obligations are as signatory of the UN Global Compact.

We at LEHVOSS group are very proud of our ethical approach and policies, which are continually instilled into all employees.

Ivan Pennington
Managing Director