Top 5 Reasons to Attend Sustain 2019

The annual Sustain conference is just around the corner, taking place on March 11-12 in Paris. It’s a great opportunity to engage with experts, attend sessions on dozens of topics related to corporate social responsibility and sustainable supply chains.

The State of Sustainable Procurement: What to Expect in 2019

We’re still very early into 2019 and all signs point to an interesting year ahead. It appears the global businesses community has woken up to the severity of environmental concerns on society, brand reputation and the bottom line. Here are a few critical trends we are likely to see.

When Your Own Data Collection Is Not Enough: Sustainability Ratings vs. Self-Assessment CSR Questionnaires

While supply chain risks continue to proliferate across many industries, businesses are looking for trusted ways to assess their trading partners and many have come to rely on sustainability ratings.

Using Data on Worker Sense of Value to Guide Improvements in Social Performance in the Supply Chain

Once companies engage their value chain partners on sustainability topics, either through assessments, audits or similar data collection processes, the next challenge is how to help them improve.

Sustainable Procurement Goals Top the Agenda at the EcoVadis Scientific Committee Meeting

Sustainable Procurement Goals and public procurement were among some of the most important topics discussed by the EcoVadis Scientific Committee at a recent annual meeting.

Best of the Blog: Top 5 Posts of 2018

A quick look at our most widely read blog posts over the past twelve months suggests that CSR and procurement professionals around the globe are increasingly interested in regulations related to sustainability as well as new technologies that can help drive truly sustainable supply chains.

From Greater Production Traceability to Combating Biodiversity Loss and Meeting UN Sustainable Development Goal 15

Human interference in natural habitats has put the biological diversity of our planet at risk. This is why one of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, SDG 15, is committed to protecting, restoring and promoting sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems and greater traceability of production in the supply chain is an important part of it.

Science Based Targets: An Essential Piece of a Complex Climate Strategy Puzzle

Climate change is a fact. Setting Science Based Targets – emission reduction targets based on the two-degree scenario – is the first step in the strategic transformation we need and has four benefits we’ll see almost immediately.