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Covia Honored With 2023 Pillar Award for Community Service – Northeast Ohio

Covia Honored With 2023 Pillar Award for Community Service – Northeast Ohio

Published 12-08-23

Submitted by Covia

"The Medical Mutual 2023 Pillar Award for Community Service"

Originally published by Smart Business

Medical Mutual and Smart Business welcome you to the Pillar Awards for Community Service. For more than two decades, the Pillar Awards have recognized organizations and individuals that are making positive impacts in their communities through volunteering, charitable giving, pro bono work and more.

Andrew Eich, 
President and CEO

Covia’s leadership believes that when communities thrive, everyone benefits from a brighter, more prosperous future. Across the organization, and with the help of President and CEO Andrew Eich and its dedicated team members, Covia strives to give its best back to its communities by investing time, talent and financial resources.

The company, which provides a broad array of high-quality minerals and material solutions for the industrial and energy markets, values the relationships it has built with its communities. Meaningful interactions with neighbors, community members, customers and partners have helped shape the organization and will continue to inspire and guide Covia. Its comprehensive community engagement and philanthropic initiatives are overseen by The Covia Foundation, established to formalize the approach to operating as a responsible corporate citizen.

It is proud to work with organizations on initiatives that create growth and leave a lasting impact across four pillars: health and wellness, education, environment, and social equality. Each represents an area of significance to its communities, team members and other stakeholders. Covia is proud to foster meaningful partnerships and collaborate with more than 250 organizations in its local communities.

In addition, the company helps team members support organizations and initiatives they care about, providing 1:1 matching gifts up to $1,000 each year. Employees can earn grant money for a charity for every 20 hours of volunteer time and are allotted 24 hours of paid volunteer time off to invest in their passions.

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At Covia, we are committed to being more than just a leading provider of high-performance mineral and material solutions – we believe that our company can make a positive difference in the world. This belief is what drives our environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategy, which is influenced by both our journey as an organization and the events in the world around us.

Our commitment to operating as a responsible corporate citizen has been embedded into every aspect of our business for decades and serves as the foundation for Covia’s ESG initiatives. From our operations to our Team Members and the communities in which we live and work, we continue to define WHAT WE’RE MADE OF as more than the materials we produce, but the impact we can make in every interaction.

In 2021, we enhanced our approach toward accelerating ESG performance by developing our formal GOALS THAT INSPIRE: ESG 2030. These 10 goals, broken into our three core areas - Environmental Stewardship, Positive Social Impact and Responsible Governance & Ethics - were developed by Covia Team members across the company and are designed to drive tangible and measurable progress in areas where we can make the most impact.

We have the commitment and strategy in place to drive meaningful progress and we are pledging to make a positive differences for our people, our planet and our communities.

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