In response to client requests and to a world where sustainability is at the forefront of everyone’s mind, Movianto Nordics is proud to be awarded a silver medal from EcoVadis, the world’s most trusted business sustainability rating service.
The company, a healthcare logistics provider that serves all Nordic countries from its hub in Denmark, obtained a score of 63/100 overall. According to EcoVadis, this score places Movianto Nordics above 86% of companies in the same industry. The score includes ratings in environmental impact, ethics, labour and human rights, and sustainable procurement.
Movianto Nordics joins its sister companies in Germany and France in obtaining recognition as a top company in terms of these categories from EcoVadis. The Movianto Group as a whole is in the process of receiving their scores, in order to better show to clients and to the world that they are fully committed to sustainable practices, ethics, and human rights in the healthcare logistics industry.
“We are very pleased with this result, and also see it as a challenge to do better,” says Marina Steensen, Managing Director of Movianto Nordics. “We intend to keep developing our sustainability strategy and improving our score, year after year.”
Movianto is part of the Walden Group, founded in 1951. With its one-stop-shop service for the distribution of healthcare products, Walden is now Europe’s market leader for logistics and transport in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry. Movianto aims to be the preferred European logistics partner for this industry and to offer the best service for pharmaceutical as well as biotechnical products, for medical technology as well as for diagnostics. Along the logistics chain of such products, Movianto as an outsourcing partner offers, for example, warehouse logistics and transport (also temperature-controlled), but also complete solutions such as order to cash or purchasing and procurement services. Movianto’s international clients benefit from a pan-European network, a wide range of pharmaceutical logistics, unique industry know-how and standardised processes in accordance with quality standards such as ISO 9001 and ISO 13485. Movianto employs more than 3,200 people, has space for more than 630,000 pallets in its network of 23 company-owned logistics centres in eleven European countries and operates throughout Europe.
Walden is a family-owned group of companies consisting of six different operating companies with two different areas of expertise: express transport and healthcare/pharmaceuticals. Walden has 70 years of experience in the healthcare field and is today Europe’s market leader with its own logistics centres in 12 countries, more than 5,000 employees and a turnover of 1.9 billion euros in 2021. The group is today led by Stéphane Baudry, the grandson of the founder. With numerous investments, Walden has developed, among other things, digital solutions to increase the safety and quality of its subsidiaries’ processes. The company is committed to the values of integrity, quality and innovation in the service of healthcare.
Laure Murat | Marketing and Communication at Walden Group
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