HMD Global Oy (HMD), an European smartphone manufacturer, has attained a Platinum EcoVadis 2023 Sustainability Rating for the second year running. The company is in the top 1% of businesses and 98 percent of companies audited for their commitment to sustainable practices in the manufacturing of communications equipment.

‘We are thrilled to receive the Eco Vadis Platinum Sustainability rating for the second year running. Combined with commitment to delivering high-quality, affordable mobile devices to consumers around the world, every single one of us at HMD is excited for our future of designing innovative products that endure, reducing electronic waste, helping people keep their mobile devices for longer and making a positive impact on the planet,’ said Jean-Francois Baril, Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO of HMD Global

EcoVadis, the world’s largest and most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, are evidence based and cover four sustainability themes: Environment, Labour and Human Rights, Ethics and Sustainable Procurement.

HMD Global is known in Kenya for the manufacture and sale of Nokia branded phones. HMD began marketing Nokia-branded smartphones and feature phones on December 2016.