Clariant joins ‘Together for Sustainability’ TFS initiative

01.04.2014
Press release

EcoVadis is glad to welcome Specialty chemicals firm Clariant joining Together for Sustainability, the chemical industry initiative aiming at improving sustainability practices within the chemical industry supply chains. Clariant is the latest firm to sign up to ‘Together for Sustainability’ (TfS), an initiative launched in 2011, joining AkzoNobel, BASF, Bayer, Evonik Industries, Henkel, Lanxess and […]

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EcoVadis co-founder appointed Strategic Advisory Committee of the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council

17.02.2014
In the news

Pierre-Francois Thaler, EcoVadis co-founder, has been appointed Strategic Advisory Committee of the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council. Based in the US, The Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC) is a non-profit organization that brings together leaders from institutions, suppliers, government, standards bodies and NGOs to simplify, optimize and standardize the practice of sustainable procurement. EcoVadis has officially […]

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EcoVadis will be sponsoring the 2014 AIAG Corporate Responsibility Summit (April 9-10)

14.02.2014
In the news

EcoVadis will be sponsoring the 2014 AIAG Corporate Responsibility Summit. This 2-day event takes place on April 9-10 in Novi, Michigan and is tailored to those working on sustainability and responsible supply chain management. Day 1 is dedicated to current issues, and Day 2 to emerging issues, with a wide array of corporate responsibility topics […]

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New collaboration between EcoVadis and BSR’s Clean Cargo Working Group to streamline environmental reporting in the Sea Freight supply chain

06.01.2014
Press release

New York, January, 6th 2014: EcoVadis and BSR’s Clean Cargo Working Group (CCWG) announced today a partnership aiming at standardizing sustainability reporting requests for the Sea Freight supply chain.Under this partnership EcoVadis will align its environmental assessment questionnaires for sea carriers with the Clean Cargo Environmental Performance Survey framework. Clean Cargo members will also have […]

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The Sustainable Procurement Barometer reaches the 6th edition and celebrates its first 10 years.

09.12.2013
Press release

The 6th edition of the Sustainable Procurement Barometer has been published, celebrating its first 10 years of existence. The first report was carried out by HEC Paris in 2003, pioneering the academic research on Sustainable Procurement topics. Since then, these reports have been keeping track of the progress made by procurement organizations in integrating environmental, […]

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EcoVadis at the 8th annual Sustainable Supply Chain Summit

07.10.2013
Events

EcoVadis will take part in the 7th annual Sustainable Supply Chain Summit on the 7th and 8th October 2013 in London, UK. 150 attendees and 25+ corporate top executives, sharing best practice and discussing the ways to address the biggest supply chain challenges in 2013. Make supply chain sustainability a priority throughout your value chain, […]

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Take part in the 6th Edition of the HEC/EcoVadis Sustainable Procurement Benchmark

01.07.2013
Press release

In 2003, the HEC Paris School of Management published the 1st study on Sustainable Procurement and we have since made this topic a focus in our academic research. Over the past 10 years these reports have allowed us to analyze the progress made by procurement organizations in integrating environmental, social and ethical criteria in their […]

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GeSI partners with EcoVadis to launch a new online platform to drive sustainability in ICT industry supply chains

17.06.2013
Press release

Brussels, June 17th, 2013 This week the European Commission released the Guidance for the Information and Communication Technologies (“ICT”) Sector on Implementing The UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. This is a paramount step in advancing Human Rights practices throughout the ICT industry. This Communication is the last of a series of initiatives […]

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EcoVadis publishes its 2013 UNGC Communication on Progress

03.04.2013
Press release

The United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) is a strategic CSR policy initiative for businesses that are committed to aligning their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption. EcoVadis joined the UNGC in 2008, and since then it communicates every year on its progress assuring […]

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