The world’s leading provider of business sustainability ratings, intelligence and collaborative performance improvement tools for global supply chains has announced the winners of the 2019 sustainable procurement leadership awards.
Ecovadis unveiled its 2019 Sustainable Procurement Leadership Awards winners at its annual Sustain conference this week in Paris. The awards are designed to shine the spotlight on excellence in sustainability and sustainable procurement across multiple categories including: stakeholder engagement, supplier engagement, supplier portfolio CSR performance improvement, programme leadership and regional performance.
“Each year we see organisations raising the bar in sustainable procurement practices and seeing real business value from their commitment to sustainability. This year we were amazed with the outstanding quality of nominees,” said Pierre-Francois Thaler, co-CEO, EcoVadis. “Our 2019 winners are models of leadership, igniting change toward a more sustainable future not only in their own companies, but in their industries and the world.”
The awards are designated across four categories:
Sustainable Procurement: Best Internal Stakeholder Engagement – Clariant
Sustainable Procurement: Best Value Chain Engagement – Air Liquide
Sustainable Procurement: Best Portfolio CSR Performance Improvement – Henkel
Outstanding Programme Leadership - Cécilia Frasnetti - Saint-Gobain
EcoVadis also awarded Sustainability Leadership Awards for rated suppliers based on their EcoVadis score for Best regional performance and Best industry category performance.
Sustainability Leadership: Best regional performance
This award recognises the best EcoVadis score performance in five geographic regions:
- China: Atlinks Holdings
- North America: Chep Canada Inc., EA Engineering Science and Technology Inc., and Verescence North America Inc.
- LATAM: Corporacion Inmobiliaria
- APAC (outside China): Trojan Recruitment Group
- Europe: Majencia
Sustainability Leadership: Best industry category performance
This awards the highest EcoVadis score among companies who completed an EcoVadis assessment in 2018, in each of nine macro-categories and two corporate categories:
Construction: Fadep Srl
Light Manufacturing: Majencia
Wholesale / Tertiary Services: Start People
Heavy Manufacturing: Novacarb
Transportation: Blb Transport and TecnoFer SpA
Advanced Manufacturing: SCLE SFE
Information and Communications Technology: DCS Easyware SAS
Food and Beverage: Refresco Benelux
Finance / Legal / Consulting / Advertising: BearingPoint France SAS