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Unlocking Sustainability Upside: How to Embrace Sustainable Procurement and Create Business Value

In a business environment dominated by the pandemic, climate, and financial 'perma-crises,' sustainable procurement is only viewed as a strategy for risk and resilience for many companies. But this foundation...

Carbon Action Report 2023: How Buyers and Suppliers in the EcoVadis Network Are Accelerating Their Decarbonization Journeys – EcoVadis

The second edition of the Carbon Action Report utilizes data from 40,000+ carbon ratings to assess climate action in the EcoVadis network. It highlights how the Carbon Action Module helps...

Sustainability and Risk Management

While supplier risk management is not a new program, today's challenges require a new response. The confluence of current conditions - including the pandemic, geopolitical and social upheaval, a resurgence...

Building Sustainable Supply Chains and Generating Impact at Scale – EcoVadis

This presentation provides a roadmap and includes discussions about: 6 pillars and a simplified view of the sustainable procurement journey The importance of how and to engage a multidisciplinary team...

From Prediction to Measurement: A New Phase of Scope 3 Emissions Reduction Action Begins!

As CEOs commit to Science Based Targets and greenwashing accusations rise, stakeholders are demanding climate action results - not just targets. Companies know they cannot achieve the committed targets without...

From Resilience Tactics to Regenerative Strategy for Improvement and Impact

The tactical resilience rebuilding after Covid -- such as second sourcing, reshoring, compliance programs (for safe Covid conditions and beyond), supplier finance programs (e.g., invoice factoring), are effective at treating...

EcoVadis Network Impact Report 2022

Despite the increased focus on "impact" that is coming to predominate ESG discourse and strategy, it remains, for many companies, an amorphous concept. Indeed, there is much uncertainty regarding how...

Sustainable Procurement Barometer 2021

Developed jointly by EcoVadis and the Value Chain Innovation Initiative at Stanford Graduate School of Business, the Sustainable Procurement Barometer 2021 provides critical insights into the growing recognition that sustainable...

The Next Frontier in Advancing Sustainability Performance: Time for Mid-Sized Companies to Step Up on Sustainable Procurement, by EcoVadis

As the practice of sustainable procurement has grown over the past two decades, most of the focus has been on large multinational companies. But now, stakeholders are demanding that net...

Supply Chain Climate Action and the Path Towards Net Zero

Supplier Engagement in Climate Action and the Path to Supply Chain Decarbonization: A Practical Guide  The drivers for Climate Action have never been stronger. Growing sustainability concerns from investors, a...

Rethink, Rebuild: Leveraging Sustainable Procurement to Reinvent Your Supply Chain

From Covid, to climate and social justice outcry, a year as disruptive as 2020 demands a deep strategic rethink of how we approach, value, build and optimize our value chains,...

The Benefits of Integrating Sustainability in Purchasing Processes & Tools

A variety of forces are increasingly pushing organizations to undertake major sustainability initiatives, including stakeholder demands, customer expectations, and ethical considerations. This is amplified by the current pandemic crisis, which...

From Crisis to Purpose: Elevating Climate Action in the Supply Chain

Stakeholder demands for action on climate change are peaking in every industry. CEOs are committing to Science Based Targets, UN-Global-compact, and much more. Companies cannot achieve the reductions without including...

Integrating Sustainability Criteria into the Procure-to-Pay Software Toolchain

Sustainable purchasing practitioners know that the more broadly sustainability criteria can be integrated along the procurement process, the more buyers will adopt these behaviors. EcoVadis and Coupa will cover the...

Uncovering Hidden Value: Building the Business Case for Investing in Sustainable Purchasing

Sustainable purchasing is becoming a vital lever for organizations, not only to mitigate supplier and third party risk but to uncover new sources of value. But how do you get...

Why it Pays to be Sustainable

There are increasingly more studies demonstrating how sustainability practices correlate with business performance. This presentation discusses critical factors for being sustainable. There are increasingly more studies demonstrating how sustainability practices...

Tools for Transforming Risk into Opportunity: What to Look for in Supplier Rating and Monitoring to Enable Engagement and Unlock Value

Sustainable sourcing is becoming essential not only for brand protection and risk reduction, but - for high performing teams - as a competitive advantage. But monitoring environmental, ethical and social/labor...

Beyond Compliance: The 5 Pillars Of Sustainable Procurement Value Creation

This paper examines the best practices of procurement organizations who have turned the corner toward value creation by rethinking their sustainable procurement programs entirely. Five key elements emerge that have...

Value of Sustainable Procurement Practices

A quantitative analysis of value drivers associated with Sustainable Procurement Practices Sustainable Procurement is a new dimension for Chief Procurement Officers (CPOs) who until recently based their decisions primarily on...

EcoVadis Global CSR Risk & Performance Index 2017

The EcoVadis Global CSR Risk and Performance Index offers a comprehensive view of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) performance of companies, both private and publicly listed, across 150 purchasing categories...