At the core of EcoVadis is our people. The EcoVadis teams are our most valued asset, and what enable us to develop our unique expertise and connect with companies all over the world.

The EcoVadis Team is composed of over 550 highly talented professionals from 50+ nationalities, including a team of more than 150 experienced CSR analysts, who pass stringent education, skills and intelligence requirements before joining. Once on board, our analysts complete 4 to 6 months of internal training at our EcoVadis University before transitioning to customer-facing work, as well as ongoing training updates.  Most are multi-lingual with 2, 3, and even 4 languages spoken, and support the analysis of CSR documents in 10 languages.

Our Engagement Services provide the outreach and local touch with our supplier customers, with global reach, and multi-lingual teams supporting 10 languages.

All EcoVadians are engaged in our mission and are passionate about sustainability.

Process and Methodology

The EcoVadis methodology is at the core of our CSR analysis system, covering 21 criteria across four themes of Environment, Fair labor & human rights, ethics, and sustainable procurement.

The methodology is built on international CSR standards including the Global Reporting Initiative, the United Nations Global Compact, and the ISO 26000, covering 198 spend categories and 155 countries.



Labor & Human Rights


  • Energy Consumption & GHGs
  • Water
  • Biodiversity
  • Local & Accidental Pollution
  • Materials, chemicals & Waste
  • Product Use
  • Product End-of-life
  • Customer Health & Safety
  • Environmental Services & Advocacy
  • Employee Health & Safety
  • Working Conditions
  • Social Dialogue
  • Career Management & Training
  • Child Labor, Forced Labor & Human Trafficking
  • Diversity, Discrimination & Harassment
  • External Stakeholder Human Rights
  • Corruption
  • Anticompetitive Practices
  • Responsible Information Management


Sustainable Procurement

  • Supplier Environmental Practices
  • Supplier Social Practices


This methodology is applied in synchronization with the other components of the EcoVadis process to deliver reliable results and a great experience, including:

  • Account management
  • Supplier onboarding
  • Training
  • Consulting
  • Integration and custom IT services
  • Partners

To learn more, you can download the EcoVadis Methodology Overview document from our Library.


The Software-as-a-Service model that EcoVadis platform is built upon enables rich functionality that scales to the needs of the largest enterprises.

Our secure systems are hosted in a private, dedicated cloud installation, running the latest operating platform, and supporting the highest standards for security and data integrity. Our software team is continually improving both the platform and the user experience, so buyers and suppliers alike can engage and get the value they are looking for, collaboratively and intuitively. Learn more in our trust center

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