CPG and Big Food needs to evolve and embrace supply chain, sustainability

The CPG industry has had a difficult year, and the grocery market is no exception. Some of the most recognized and successful food brands are getting pressured at every turn, from health conscious and high-end consumers that are prioritizing healthy and fresh alternatives, to price-driven buyers flocking to cheaper store brands. Even grocers and retailers […]

How Hong Kong is Enhancing its Sustainability Efforts

Ever since China ratified the Paris agreement, Hong Kong is under the spotlight to align with the global agenda and respond to the increasing stakeholders’ demand on sustainability effort. Learn how the Hong Kong government and the industries have been working towards a number of initiatives in enhancing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).

Gartner: CSR is table stakes for supply chain leadership

Sustainability remains core pillar of revenue, risk management and procurement performance For supply chain leaders, few accolades offer more insight into the state of the industry than Gartner’s Supply Chain Top 25. This comprehensive ranking of global companies that are exemplifying and redefining industry best practices serves as a bellwether of emerging trends such as […]

5 Reasons Why Your Buyer is Engaging in Sustainability – and you should too!

In our global economy, supply chain management has proven to be a complex challenge. If your company provides goods or services to a large multi-national, you no doubt have been measured on the traditional criterias of quality, cost effectiveness, speed, and reliability. Today, sustainability has added a new dimension to the mix that poses the […]

How pharma can withstand disruption through supplier visibility

With mounting scrutiny in the face of changing regulatory policy and price pressures, the time to drive supply chain innovation is now. Read more in our latest blog.

Going Global – Driving Sustainability Initiatives Across Borders

  Implementing sustainability practices in a large, multinational company poses a variety of challenges – a key one falling under the theme of coverage – how can a company make sure that their sustainability mission, practices and initiatives are maintained across all subsidiaries? Bruno Cothenet, CSR Director at Soufflet Group, Dr. Holger Hoppe, Head of […]

29 May 2017

Does Company Size Matter in CSR? Growing Trends of CSR Reporting and How SMEs Can Benefit

The growth of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is not just a trend for intrinsically motivated companies, or those for which it is assumed that their large size drives its necessity. The business implications for embedding sustainability into core business practices have become ever more clear for companies across industries, countries, and even sizes. Read more.

Exponential. Collaborative. Spark. Celebrate. Home. Sustain 2017 Inspires Sustainable Supply Chain Leadership

For our 10 years anniversary, EcoVadis received the best gift ever: Hundreds of professionals in sustainable procurement, CSR and supply chain came together in Paris to share, network, learn and present at EcoVadis Sustain 2017, and our Rock-In-A Free World celebration in Paris this month. Here are a few highlights for inspiration: Time to get […]

20 April 2017

Duty of Care Law: French Constitutional Council gives the green light

In its much-awaited decision on March 23, the French constitutional council has given a green light to the “Duty of Care” law (Devoir de Vigilance) although they stated that there remain some provisions to the French constitution. Read more.