EcoVadis - Monitoring Supply Chain Sustainability

By Sean Galea-Pace
EcoVadis is the ‘world's most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, intelligence and collaborative performance tools for global supply...

EcoVadis is the ‘world's most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, intelligence and collaborative performance tools for global supply chains.’

Founded in 2007, the company has become a well-renowned partner for procurement teams. The company serves over 450 leading organisations to decrease risk and drive innovation in their sustainable procurement practices. EcoVadis’ team combines a mix of expertise in sustainability, advanced technology and a full service solution to drive meaningful change in supply chains globally. EcoVadis brings buyers and suppliers together to drive CSR and sustainability performance across 200 sectors and 160 countries.

Vision: “We envision a global marketplace where sustainability intelligence influences every business decision - improving economies, people’s lives and the planet we all depend on.”

Mission: “Our mission is to provide the world’s most-trusted sustainability ratings, enabling all businesses to reduce risk, drive performance and improve environmental and social outcomes.

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EcoVadis values its sustainability approach. Committed to managing its own sustainability and CSR practices, EcoVadis:

  • Endorses the 10 Principles of the United Nations Global Compact.

  • Strives to monitor and limit the energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.

  • Implements best practices for reuse and recycling in office facilities.

  • Focuses on diversity: 49% of employees are women, with over 45 languages represented on the team.

  • Values integrity, commitment to customers, teamwork, trust and drive to success.

  • Team members strive to work smart, have fun and make a difference.

Why choose EcoVadis?

Improve scores upon second assessment - 65% of assessed companies improve their Scorecard performance on the second assessment.

Cost savings vs. DIY programmes - Procurement teams save approximately 80% in costs vs. DIY programmes.

Suppliers response rate is achievable - Top clients can get up to 90% engagement from suppliers.

30% of assessed companies already in the network in industry collaborations such as TfS, Railsponsible and E-Tasc.

In Numbers

Assessed companies: 60,000

Leaders: 450

Industries: 198

Countries: 155

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