Lavola, founded in 1981, is an integral sustainability consultancy that supports and helps its clients to achieve economic, social and environmental sustainability. Our team is composed of multidisciplinary and highly experienced and qualified professionals. Our consultants provide solutions to companies and public organizations in different areas: social responsibility and sustainable development, efficient energy use, climate change, urban and regional sustainability, communication, as well as education for sustainability. Lavola, as EcoVadis partner, offers training on the EcoVadis Principles and helps suppliers in completing the questionnaire for Spanish-speaking suppliers. Lavola also provides own products and services linked to EcoVadis, in order to improve users’ score by developing and implementing a CSR strategy.


SynerTrade is a leading international provider of cloud-based procurement solutions for the digitalization of companies’ procurement process. Since 2000, Synertrade has helped companies meet all their procurement challenges in a different way, and is a recognized industry leader in Source to Contract, Procure to Pay, Supplier Relationship Management, and Purchasing Intelligence.


riskmethods provides companies with a comprehensive supply chain risk management solution for proactive monitoring and assessment of risks in the supply chain. An early warning system for potential risk ensures that proactive steps can be taken to avoid supply interruption, enforce compliance and protect the corporate image. The SaaS solution “Supply Risk Network”, which was developed in Germany, combines state-of-the-art technology with cutting-edge provision of risk intelligence, to establish a leading standard in supply chain risk management.


BravoSolution is a leading international provider of Supply Management solutions, delivered through software, professional services and category expertise. The company’s mission is to generate value by supporting its clients in the improvement of procurement performance and processes.


Tradeshift is a supplier collaboration platform that connects buyers, suppliers, and all their processes in one place. We simplify business relationships with solutions for AP automation, procurement, supplier management and working capital.

Human Resources Without Borders

Human Resources Without Borders is an independant NGO working in the ground for more than 12 years. Its mission is to take concrete action that prevent forced and child labor in the work place, in the sub-contracting supply chain. Its philosophy favors questioning rather than judgement, dialogue rather than interventionism, and support rather than substitution. HRWB acts within the companies, on the ground of the supply chain, through pilot projects and pragmatic approaches to reconcile the legitimate interests of all parties – from the buyer, to the workers, to both parties on both ends of the chain.

Given the complexity of the problems of forced labour and child labour, it is not possible for one actor to act alone. That is why, in December 2017, HRWB launched a fund to prevent the risks of child labour and forced labour. As such, this fund intends to join forces around a common cause. EcoVadis has just participated alongside companies as diverse as Maisons du Monde, Crédit Agricole, Total and Petzl.

HRWB won the Bronze Medal for Innovation at the 2016 Purchasing Trophy. HRWB works under the high patronage of His Excellency François Delattre, Ambassador of France to the UN.

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RapidRatings is transforming the way the world’s leading companies manage enterprise and financial risk. RapidRatings provides the most sophisticated analysis of the financial health of public and private companies in the world. The company’s analytics system provides predictive insights into third-party partners, suppliers, vendors, customers and securities issuers. Every business conversation becomes more productive, transparent and efficient with the RapidRatings Financial Health System™.

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Verité is a global, independent, non-profit organization that conducts research, advocacy, consulting, trainings, and assessments with a vision that people worldwide work under safe, fair, and legal conditions.

Since 1995, Verité has partnered with hundreds of multinational brands, suppliers, and international institutions in more than 70 countries across multiple sectors to improve working conditions and social performance within global supply chains.

Through independent regional offices, Verité China and Verité Southeast Asia, and long-term network partners, Verité gathers information globally about labor practices and make this analysis available to brands, suppliers, and investors; as well as governments, NGOs, and trade unions.

Through the EcoVadis partnership, Verite brings training and consulting services to local and multinational companies in greater China, helping to optimize EcoVadis questionnaire responses and ultimately improve social/labor, ethics, and environmental performance.

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Impactt is an award-winning ethical trade consultancy delivering innovative, change-focused solutions in industries worldwide. Founded in 1997, Impact combine ethical and commercial expertise with a full understanding of supply chains to help businesses, organisations and funders address pressing social issues, from modern slavery to empowering women. Through the EcoVadis partnership, Impactt brings training and support services to India. We help Indian business complete their EcoVadis questionnaire and improve their sustainability performance and practices.


Founded in January 1996, BrownFlynn is a leading corporate sustainability and governance consulting firm. The Firm advises Fortune 500 and privately-held companies to drive value creation by focusing on and managing their greatest impacts by understanding their landscape, setting their direction, telling their story, and engaging their stakeholders.

Through the EcoVadis partnership, BrownFlynn brings training and consulting services to North American companies to optimize their response to the EcoVadis evaluation, and to improve their sustainability performance and practices.

To learn more about these training services or register for them,  please contact BrownFlynn at (216) 303 6006 or e-mail


DFGE – Institute for Energy, Ecology and Economy – was founded in 1999 as spin-off of the Technical University of Munich and offers complete consulting, software and audit solutions in the field of CSR. DFGE partners with internationally-recognized reporting frameworks to better support companies in their sustainability management and reporting, including EcoVadis. DFGE’s approach of Sustainability Intelligence aims at linking these various standards and requests so that companies can focus on their sustainability management while DFGE focuses on the reporting. DFGE and EcoVadis are partners since January 2016. According to the partnership agreement, DFGE offers training on EcoVadis principles and response checks of questionnaires for the German-speaking region. DFGE also provides its own products and services linked to EcoVadis, including a full CSR improvement strategy and support while answering the questionnaire.

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More than 90 consultants dedicated entirely to sustainable development work within EY’s French Sustainable Performance & Transformation team, which was created in 1994. The multidisciplinary team of consultants have experience in technical engineering, economics, finance, marketing, law and communications and have work experience in private companies, public institutions and NGOs. EY consultants provide assistance to companies and public organizations on a short- and long-term basis. More than 500 clients of all sizes and sectors – including half of SBF-120 listed companies – work with EY. EcoVadis chose EY as a partner to help our users in completing the questionnaire and to improve their score by developing and implementing a CSR policy.

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JAGGAER is the market leader for electronic process optimization in direct procurement with over 240 clients and offices in Europe, America and Asia. The world’s only All-in-One Supply Collaboration platform combines all processes of product development with strategic purchasing (Sourcing), supplier management (SRM), indirect procurement (Procurement), supply chain management (SCM) and quality management using a workflow-based solution. JAGGAER offers best practices from successful projects with world leaders in the automotive, machine and plant engineering, production and medical industries, as well as a unique network of over 200,000 connected companies.


CDP is an international, not-for-profit organization providing the only global system for companies and cities to measure, disclose, manage and share vital environmental information.

We work with market forces to motivate companies to disclose their impacts on the environment and natural resources and take action to reduce them. CDP now holds the largest collection globally of primary climate change, water and forest-risk information and puts these insights at the heart of strategic business, investment and policy decisions.

State of Flux

State of Flux is a global procurement and supply chain consultancy specialising in supplier management, contract lifecycle management, and category management and strategic sourcing. As well as consulting, we offer training and supplier management software, Statess.

Statess helps you manage your suppliers, contracts and categories to reduce risk and cost, drive innovation, improve performance, and build relationships with your suppliers and business partners. It ensures you achieve a clear line of sight across your suppliers’ contracts, performance and relationships.

Use Statess to connect and collaborate with your suppliers, to drive productivity across your enterprise and create mutual value.


Proserpina Business Service

Proserpina Business Service is the Italian leading consultancy firm supporting organizations to design and develop Sustainability project in Purchasing and to improve their business performance by innovating Company risks, processes, products, business model and network. Proserpina Business Service is the partner for EcoVadis in Italy and enhances the value of the EcoVadis solution through deploying useful steps to deliver fast and real business results.


Ecovadis, was the first “Eco-Innovation” company selected by Microsoft to integrate IDEES: The purpose of this program is to provide selected innovative technology start-ups support in technology, marketing and sales development, in France and internationally.


Since 2000, Ivalua has succeeded in making Buyer a benchmark solution in the Spend Management market. With average annual revenue growth of over 100%, Ivalua has been able to garner the trust and loyalty of numerous European key account customers who are leaders on their own markets, either in industry or in the service sector. Ivalua’s solutions are both very simple to use and easy to adapt to each business. This means they can be fully administrated by a functional manager and deployed with much tighter lead times and budgets than traditional applications.

EFQM Certification

With more than 500 members covering more than 55 countries and 50 industries, EFQM provide a unique platform for organisations to learn from each other and improve performance. EFQM is the custodian of the EFQM Excellence Model, a business model which is helping over 30 000 organisations around the globe to strive for Sustainable Excellence. 

EcoVadis obtained the EFQM “Committed to Excellence” recognition in October 2011.


Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT)

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) is one of the largest and most influential trade associations in the UK. Its resources, reputation and unrivalled automotive data place it at the heart of the UK automotive industry. Representing more than 800 automotive companies, the SMMT provides a forum to voice the issues affecting the sector, helping to guide strategies and build positive relationships with government and regulatory authorities as well as supporting and promoting its members’ interests, at home and abroad, to government, stakeholders and the media. EcoVadis has been an active member since June 2018.

United Nations Global Compact

The United Nations Global Compact is a United Nations initiative to encourage businesses to adopt sustainable and socially responsible policies, and to report on their implementation. The UN Global Compact is a principle-based framework for businesses, stating ten principles in the areas of human rights, labour, the environment and anti-corruption. EcoVadis has been a signatory to the United Nations Global Compact since 2008, and we
continue to align our operations and strategies with its ten principles.


BSR is a global nonprofit organization that works with its network of more than 250 member companies to build a just and sustainable world. From its offices in Asia, Europe, and North America, BSR develops sustainable business strategies and solutions through consulting, research, and cross-sector collaboration.

Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council

The Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council is a leadership community made up of and funded by member organizations of all sizes and types, including businesses, governments, higher education institutions and non-profits, whose mission is to support and recognize purchasing leadership that accelerates the transition to a prosperous and sustainable future.

The Global Reporting Initiative

The Global Reporting Initiative is a standard CSR reporting format, used by more than 1000 companies in the world. GRI was created in 1997 to help companies report on the environmental, social and economic impacts of their activity. EcoVadis is a GRI “Organisational Stakeholder” and use GRI indicators as a core element of its methodology.

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