How Sustainable Procurement is Evolving: Trends From the 2019 Barometer Study

The 2019 Sustainable Procurement Barometer reveals sustainability awareness is growing, but also shows a risky compliance trap for many organizations.

Tomorrow’s Brands Will Be Sustainable or They Won’t Exist at All

The world is facing social and environmental challenges never seen before. Brands need to transform to maintain a competitive advantage and rebuild trust.

Combating Modern Slavery – Do We Really Understand the Worker’s Perspective?

No supply chain is free of risks associated with modern slavery. Understanding workers’ perspective is key to combating it.

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.

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.