EcoVadis aims at improving environmental and social practices of companies by leveraging the influence of global supply chains.

EcoVadis operates the 1st collaborative platform enabling companies to monitor the Sustainability performance of their suppliers, across 150 sectors and 99 countries.

EcoVadis reliable ratings and easy to use monitoring tools allow companies to manage risks and drive eco-innovations in their global supply chains.
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    10.27.2014 - In the News

    EcoVadis mentioned by the Wall Street Journal


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    02.17.2014 - In the News

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

    Pierre-Francois Thaler, EcoVadis co-founder, has been appointed Strategic Advisory Committee of the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council.

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    02.14.2014 - In the News

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

    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 each morning.

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    10.29.2012 - In the News

    EcoVadis and CDP Partner on Supply Chain Reporting

    EcoVadis and the Carbon Disclosure Project have joined forces to make it easier for companies in the supply chains of large purchasing corporations to report their carbon and climate change information.

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    05.18.2012 - In the News

    Supply Management website gives some insights of the Sustainable Purchasing & Supply Summit

    Speaking at the Sustainable Purchasing & Supply Summit in London yesterday, Hannelore Scholten, global category manager at TNT, explained in response to the economic crash the company consolidated the number of suppliers of operational consumables, such as parcel packets, down to 13. By the time the consolidation process had finished, the firm had cut costs by 28 per cent on the category.

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    04.04.2012 - In the News

    Heineken boosts supply chain sustainability monitoring

    Dutch brewer Heineken has launched a new monitoring system to enable it to monitor risks and sustainability within its global supply chain.

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    03.15.2012 - In the News

    Sustainably assess our suppliers : a testimoni from Thomas Gravis, Deputy Purchasing Director at Société Générale

    The latest contribution to this process is the use of an independent and innovative electronic platform, ECOVADIS. This collaborative tool was designed by a young French SME whose expertise in this domain has become a reference in just a few years. The platform makes it possible to assess suppliers from a CSR perspective on the basis of recognised environmental, ethical and social criteria. This assessment is used when choosing a supplier, alongside other criteria such as price and quality. Depending on the results of the assessment, corrective plans for progress can be provided to the suppliers.

    The original article can be found here.

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    02.10.2012 - In the News

    EcoVadis and Shanghai Bell in Chinese press

    Alcatel Shanghai Bell Company, Ltd and The company Alcatel-Lucent has a very complete system for the suppliers in terms of corporate social responsibility management. Regarding the specific operation, Alcatel Shanghai Bell Company, Ltd assesses the suppliers by three methods for verification practice. One of these is to cooperate with a French professional Corporate Social Responsibility Company EcoVadis. EcoVadis evaluates the strategic suppliers CSR performance requested by Alcated-Lucent in accordance with the United Nations Global Compact and the Electronics Industry Code of Conduct.

    The original article can be found here.

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    02.03.2012 - In the News

    EcoVadis at Milano Sustainable Supply Chain conference

     On Feb 3rd 2012 EcoVadis was presenting during the Acquisti & Sostenibilita annual conference in Milano. Frederic Trinel, EcoVadis Co-founder is interviewed here, to present the new partnership between EcoVadis and Proserpina.

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    01.26.2012 - In the News

    The confessions of an accidental committee man

    John Elkington shares the top ten lessons he has learnt from being on the inside of sustainability for 25 years

    The original article can be found here.

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    08.11.2011 - In the News

    Sustainable Procurement: 5th Barometer HEC Paris – EcoVadis

    The Barometer for Sustainable Procurement is conducted every two years since 2003 by HEC Paris and EcoVadis. It aims to formulate suggestions that will lead to change.

    The original article can be found here.

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    07.21.2011 - In the News

    Renault to track key suppliers on CSR with IT tool

    Car manufacturer Renault is developing a system to track the behaviour of its suppliers.

    The IT-based tool will pull together all the data collected on vendors such as findings from sustainability audits, supplier’s self-evaluations and efforts to increase supplier engagement. Developed by EcoVadis, it enables Renault to evaluate and follow the environmental and social performance of its key suppliers in more than 100 countries.

    The original article can be found here.

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    03.23.2011 - In the News

    "The Guardian" : Making sustainable supply chains

    An article from John Elkington - executive chairman of Volans and co-founder of SustainAbility, and member of the advisory board of EcoVadis - on how “Supply chains can prove to be the weak spot for big brand companies like Apple but developing sustainable procurement practices can improve the process. “ link to the article

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    12.30.2010 - In the News

    SpendMatters: Quantifying the Cost of Supply Chain Disruptions Due to Sustainability Issues/Violations

    An article by Jason Busch on the study conducted by Ecovadis, Insead and PWC that provides a quantitative analysis of value drivers associated with sustainable procurement.
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    07.28.2010 - In the News

    "Sourcing Innovation" - Ecovadis: Ecovating the Globe

    The famous Supply Chain Analyst Michel Lamoureux is covering EcoVadis on its "Sourcing Innovation" blog, highlighting progress made by the solution since 2008.

    "The real value in EcoVadis solution to procurement is in the massive cost savings it enables (...). With the centralized Sustainability marketplace Ecovadis provides, suppliers only have to answer a question once, they only have to suffer a time-consuming and costly audit once, and they get a scorecard which not only rates their performance, but benchmarks them against their peers and identifies areas for improvement. Buyers get up-to-date reliable data and actionable scorecards which they can use to leverage suppliers and make better decisions. Everyone wins"

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    02.03.2010 - In the News

    EcoVadis selected in TechCrunch Europe 100 Index

    EcoVadis became today the 1st CSR/Sustainability solution provider to join the TechCrunch Europe index :

    TechCrunch Europe Top 100 is a regularly updated Index of the most innovative and highest-potential European tech companies. The Index is focused on mobile and web companies, although Cleantech and gadget companies will have a presence on the list, which covers the EMEA region.

    The index has been created in association with startup tracker YouNoodle Scores. The scores and rankings are based on a sophisticated algorithm using information pulled in from thousands of online sources about early-to-mid stage companies: traffic, mainstream media, funding information sources, the blogosphere, and other key factors. See here for more information.

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    01.29.2010 - In the News

    EcoVadis interview in Canada Public Sector Purchasing Magazine

     Summit Magazine interview of P-F Thaler on trends in Green Purchasing, and the EcoVadis SP Supplier CSR management platform.  (article here)

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    08.20.2009 - In the News

    Supply Management.com - Sustainable procurement investment 'critical'

    By Allie Anderson
    Sustainable procurement is considered "important" or "critical" by 90 per cent of buyers, according to a survey published yesterday.

    Over 80 per cent of procurement directors invested in sustainable purchasing initiatives in 2008, with 35 per cent reporting they intend to spend more on such programmes, despite the global recession.

    The Sustainable Procurement Benchmark Report, released by education body HEC Paris and sustainable procurement experts EcoVadis, questioned procurement executives at 95 of Europe's largest companies about their corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability practices.

    Complete article here.

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    07.08.2009 - In the News

    VentureBeat - Ecovadis helps businesses green their supply chains

    Startup Ecovadis provides companies with a software platform that lets them weigh the environmental and humanitarian impacts of their supply chains — even those that circle the globe. Essentially, it scores suppliers based on sustainability and social responsibility criteria, helping their clients make more informed decisions, the company says.  VentureBeat article.

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    04.10.2009 - In the News

    EcoVadis on TV Globo News Brazil

    John Elkington, CEO of Volans and founder of Sustainability, speaks about EcoVadis. Followed by interviews of Pierre-François Thaler, EcoVadis and José Mattias, Chief Procurement Officer of Rhodia.



    John Elkington - EcoVadis - Rhodia from pierrov on Vimeo.

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    10.20.2008 - In the News

    Le Monde: Time to Tackle Subprime Supply Chains

    A link between the credit crisis and Chinese toxic milk potentially affects us all.

    This article written by John Elkington, Pierre-Francois Thaler and Sylvain Guyoton was originally published in Le Monde.


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    09.17.2008 - In the News

    EcoVadis interview in Efficient Purchasing Magazine

    Be good and save money!

    In the September 2008 edition of Efficient Purchasing, Giovanni Bettini takes a deep look at the challenges of implementing Sustainable Purchasing and interviews Pierre-Francois Thaler, co-founder of EcoVadis.

    Access the entire article here.

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    02.18.2008 - In the News

    Spend Matters : A Long Overdue Introduction to Ecovadis

    The well know Spend Management blogger and analyst, Jason Bush, covers EcoVadis in a recent article. The original article is found here.

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    01.21.2008 - In the News

    Traceability: a new perspective for business

    Product recalls in China and elsewhere have forced the issue of supply chain management into the spotlight, write John Elkington & Jodie Thorpe, including interview of EcoVadis, Pierre-Francois Thaler.
    The article is also available on the China Dialogue website here.

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