Worldline ranked in the top 1% of the most sustainable companies assessed by EcoVadis

With a score of 86/100, Worldline confirms sustainable leadership and commitment

Paris La Défense — 20 / 02 / 2024

Worldline [Euronext: WLN], a global leader in payment services, has been awarded the Platinum recognition for the third consecutive year, in EcoVadis’ ninth ESG performance assessment. This recognition confirms Worldline’s position in the top 1% of the most sustainable companies in the four key criteria evaluated by EcoVadis: Environment, Labour and Human Rights, Ethics, and Sustainable Procurement.


The high score of 86/100* reflects Worldline’s consistent commitment to sustainability supported by an ambitious Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) approach,Trust 2025, a 5-year transformation programme. With a strong performance across all four ESG dimensions assessed by EcoVadis, Worldline demonstrates its ability to implement the best practices and most efficient actions to reach its sustainability ambitions.

Worldline achieved an excellent score of 90/100 in the Environment category, a 10% increase from its previous score of 80/100 in 2022, highlighting the company’s strong commitment and rapid progress on carbon neutrality in the payments ecosystem. EcoVadis recognised Worldline’s exceptional policies on all material sustainability issues and strong reporting.

The numerous actions taken by Worldline in the Labour and Human Rights area have also enabled the company to achieve a high score of 80/100*.

Worldline continues to make progress and to positively impact the payments ecosystem by embedding and promoting the best CSR standards to ensure the highest levels of trust and integrity throughout the company’s value chain, as evidenced by an Ethics score of 90/100* and a Sustainable Procurement score of 70/100. The Sustainable procurement score improved significantly, increasing by 20% compared to 2022.

Sébastien Mandron, Worldline’s CSR Officer declared “We are very pleased to maintain our high EcoVadis CSR score year after year in a context where rating agencies are raising their expectations and are becoming more accustomed to identifying reliable CSR partners. Our Trust 2025 CSR program demonstrates our commitment in the long term.”

*same as last year

About Worldline

Worldline [Euronext: WLN] is a global leader in the payments industry and the technology partner of choice for merchants, banks and acquirers. Powered by 18,000 employees in more than 40 countries, Worldline provides its clients with sustainable, trusted and innovative solutions fostering their growth. Services offered by Worldline include instore and online commercial acquiring, highly secure payment transaction processing and numerous digital services. In 2022 Worldline generated a revenue close to 4.4 billion euros.

Worldline’s corporate purpose (“raison d’être”) is to design and operate leading digital payment and transactional solutions that enable sustainable economic growth and reinforce trust and security in our societies. Worldline makes them environmentally friendly, widely accessible, and supports social transformation.

About EcoVadis

EcoVadis is the world’s most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, intelligence and collaborative performance improvement tools for global supply chains. Backed by a powerful technology platform and a global team of domain experts, EcoVadis’ easy-to-use and actionable sustainability scorecards provide detailed insight into environmental, social and ethical risks across 200+ purchasing categories and 160+ countries. For more information, please visit EcoVadis website. For more methodological information on the score requirements and eligibility criteria for EcoVadis medals, please visit this page.

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