How We Can Leverage Blockchain to Increase Transparency in Supply Chains

Blockchain has gained prominence since the introduction of the cryptocurrency bitcoin in 2008 and has been adopted by financial institutions to increase security. Now, companies are starting to apply this innovative technology to improve supply chain management.

31 May 2018

Rating Sustainability Performance: An Essential Business Metric

Last month ING Wholesale Banking launched their Sustainable Improvement Loan, with EcoVadis as a key partner providing our Business Sustainability Ratings that are used in the loan rate calculation: When sustainability performance improves, the rate goes down!  There has been very positive reaction, and we’ve even seen a couple other loans announced, both of large […]

29 May 2018

EcoVadis Ranks Highest in New SPLC Insight Enterprise Sustainability Ratings Comparison Tool

The Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC) recently released the results of its new, independent comparative tool for sustainable procurement ratings and EcoVadis is excited to share we’ve secured the highest ranking in the framework.   SPLC’s new rating program compares and recommends third-party tools best suited for evaluating supplier sustainability at an enterprise level. Each […]

The Environmental Crackdown in China: Supply Chains Impacts Continue

More than 30,000 business have been penalized during a major campaign against environmental violations in China with companies worldwide feeling the impact. Are you confident your business can withstand it?

23 March 2018

Three Key Factors Purchasing Teams Should Consider for 2018 Risk Management Strategy

If we are to believe the supply chain predictions for 2018, there will be plenty to keep purchasing and supply chain managers awake at night. Here are three key factors we need to consider to effectively address the shifting conditions of sustainability risks and opportunities.

Electronics Industry: Top 3 Steps to Keep in Mind When Implementing a Sustainable Procurement Program

Electronics buyers must leverage supplier partnerships and work with these networks for sustainable advancement. Learn more in our article.

EcoVadis Scientific Committee Reviews Sustainability Milestones, Outlooks and Challenges

Climate change, Sustainable Development Goals and blockchain were just some of the hot topics discussed in the latest EcoVadis Scientific Committee meeting to ensure our assessment is as reliable and relevant as possible.

NGO 2.0: How Basic Technology Helps Increase Transparency in the Global Supply Chain

With new technology used to overcome difficulties, NGOs can do even more to help companies understand what is really going on at their suppliers  –  and shape the future of sustainable procurement in a much safer way.

9 February 2018

2017 in Review: The Year of Coming of Age, Collaboration and Empowerment

A few weeks into 2018, with the end-of-year frenzy well enough behind us, it is a good time to reflect on the past twelve months, review major developments and milestones, and see where they have taken us.