GeSI Announces ICT Leadership Index

12.08.2015
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GeSI launches ICT Leadership Index recognizing outstanding supplier sustainability performance EcoVadis partner GeSI (Global E-Sustainability Initiative), whose aim is to drive sustainability along ICT global supply chains (via E-TASC powered by EcoVadis), announced the first annual ICT Leadership Index, which recognizes outstanding performance by top suppliers of its members in the field of sustainability and Corporate […]

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U.S. Representatives Propose Supply Chain Law Following Slavery Report – Supply Chain 24/7

29.07.2015
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U.S. Representatives Carolyn Maloney and Chris Smith proposed legislation requiring public companies with global receipts of more than $100 million to disclose any measures to prevent human trafficking, slavery or child labor in their supply chains as part of their annual reports

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Tradeshift Partners With EcoVadis to Bring Reliable Supplier Sustainability Ratings to Global Platform

21.07.2015
Press release

App Integration Helps Customers Achieve Sustainable Procurement Goals  July 21, 2015 11:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Tradeshift, the fastest growing supplier collaboration platform, today announced its partnership with EcoVadis, creators of the first collaborative platform providing Supplier Sustainability Ratings for global supply chains. The partnership will give Tradeshift customers access to EcoVadis’ trusted […]

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Will Human Rights Due Diligence Soon Become Mandatory for EU Corporations and their Supply Chains?

20.07.2015
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The move looks like some kind of French revolution. Historically, French revolutions have always spread beyond its borders, and it seems that this regulatory initiative is following suit

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Will Human Rights Due Diligence Soon Become Mandatory for EU Corporations and their Supply Chains?

Conflict minerals – light at the end of the tunnel?

20.07.2015
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According to the European Parliament, amending the regulation to apply to these downstream companies would expand the scope of the regulation from just 400 European importers, as originally proposed, to approximately 880,000 European companies….

The draft EU regulation expands the focus to sourcing from any conflict-affected or high-risk area (not just countries) anywhere in the world. This broad geographic scope will lead to uncertainty for companies, and they may struggle to ensure that high risk areas are appropriately identified and that the EU member states, activists, and non-governmental organizations will be satisfied with the defined areas.

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Conflict minerals – light at the end of the tunnel?

Sustainable Procurement Helping Companies Improve their Competitive Advantage | Justmeans

19.07.2015
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…industry leaders such as Nestle and Starbucks have recognized the importance of investing in sustainable procurement to reap long-term benefits…. Sustainable procurement is no longer just about choosing responsible suppliers, but it is more about engaging closely with them to drive innovations in design, production, packaging, labor, and transport.

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Sustainable Procurement Helping Companies Improve their Competitive Advantage | Justmeans

WATCH AGAIN: EcoVadis – Heineken webinar on Responsible Purchasing

03.07.2015
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Watch again the Procurement Leaders webinar with Heineken Chief Procurement Officer David Spacey and EcoVadis Co-President Pierre-Francois Thaler on “How Heineken is going beyond compliance to drive responsible purchasing”. Discover how Heineken was able to deploy a global program – one of the most successful sustainable procurement initiatives we’ve seen – to 1000’s of suppliers […]

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Major companies of the railway industry launch a new international procurement initiative to drive sustainability throughout the supply chain.

21.05.2015
Press release

EcoVadis is proud to announce the launch of Railsponsible – the railway industry vertical initiative to drive sustainability throughout the supply chain. It is the third sector vertical initiative (after Together for Sustainability for the chemical industry and E-Tasc in ICT) to select EcoVadis as partner to drive sustainability in global supply chains. Here is […]

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Events: SPLC Workshop,Seattle May 26-28; Sustainable Brands San Diego Jun 1-4

06.05.2015
Events

Come visit EcoVadis on the West Coast this month: get a demo, meet our staff, and get answers to (most) of your Sustainable Procurement questions at these two events: Workshop/sponsor at Sustainable Procurement Leadership Council – SPLC Summit 2015 in Seattle May 26-28; Sustainable Brands San Diego June 1-4

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EcoVadis selected as a Spend Matters 50/50 provider to watch in 2015

04.05.2015
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We are proud to announce that Spend Matters has selected EcoVadis as one of the 50 providers to watch in 2015. According to Spend Matters, “EcoVadis is a fresh take on what most think of as corporate social responsibility (CSR) a concept that EcoVadis has broadened to what it calls sustainable supply management”. Read the […]

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