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  • Aftermath, or Prelude? Six Predictions and Prognostications Impacting Sustainable Business in 2021

    Aftermath, or Prelude? Six Predictions and Prognostications Impacting Sustainable Business in 2021

    Sustainability trends and advancements for 2021, as the coronavirus crisis continues to unfold, the spotlight intensifies on the pressing need to revamp sustainability efforts in the supply chain.

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  • 2020 and COVID - The Ultimate Stress Test for Business Operations & Sustainability, and the Outlook for 2021

    2020 and COVID - The Ultimate Stress Test for Business Operations & Sustainability, and the Outlook for 2021

    A closer look at brand resilience through the lens of transparency, health/ safety, and sustainability, three case examples, and the outlook for 2021.

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  • Resilient Together: Reflections on 2020 and an Update for Stakeholders in the EcoVadis Community

    Resilient Together: Reflections on 2020 and an Update for Stakeholders in the EcoVadis Community

    An update and a message of thanks from the EcoVadis Co-CEOs to our stakeholder community.

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  • Getting Your Organization Up To Speed on Carbon Action

    Getting Your Organization Up To Speed on Carbon Action

    Companies must take increasingly decisive carbon action to meet the growing expectations and demands of a range of stakeholders. EcoVadis’ new Carbon Action Module will help companies achieve this.

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  • Adapting Business to a Circular Economy

    Adapting Business to a Circular Economy

    Circular economy presents unparalleled opportunities -- and is necessary to tackle climate change. Effective communication with suppliers and sustainability assessement are key in moving toward it.

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  • How Can Companies Tackle Their GHG Challenges and Why a Universal Benchmarking Standard Is So Important

    How Can Companies Tackle Their GHG Challenges and Why a Universal Benchmarking Standard Is So Important

    GHG reporting laws have increased at an exponential rate but lack of a universal benchmarking standard remains a challenge. What can companies do with a new carbon action tool on the horizon?

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  • How to Tackle Key Sustainability Challenges in the Chemical Industry

    How to Tackle Key Sustainability Challenges in the Chemical Industry

    The chemical industry has a vital role to play in maintaining growth and transitioning to a sustainable society. EcoVadis training partner, DFGE, outlines key challenges and how to tackle them.

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  • How Human Rights are Making Their Way into Mainstream Due Diligence – and Why Calls for Legislation Increase

    How Human Rights are Making Their Way into Mainstream Due Diligence – and Why Calls for Legislation Increase

    New human rights laws continue to emerge. While companies are used to financial due diligence, the transition to human rights due diligence, particularly in the supply chain, comes with unknowns.

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  • International Equal Pay Day: How the COVID-19 Crisis Highlights the Gender Gap

    International Equal Pay Day: How the COVID-19 Crisis Highlights the Gender Gap

    Across all regions, women are paid c. 23% less than men. Our Sustainability Analyst explains how COVID-19 has impacted gender inequalities and why reporting and sustainability assessments can help.

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  • 2020 Index: A Sustainable Supply Base Leads to Strong Performance

    2020 Index: A Sustainable Supply Base Leads to Strong Performance

    2020 Business Sustainability Risk and Performance Index: companies tend to focus on their own sustainability performance, but there are hidden risks existing throughout the supply base.

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  • Circular Economy: Where Do We Stand?

    Circular Economy: Where Do We Stand?

    Today, the global economy is only 8.6% circular — just two years ago, it was 9.1%. A Nexio expert weighs in on where we stand and why supply chain collaboration is crucial to circularity success.

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  • Building Operations: Reducing the Spread of COVID-19

    Building Operations: Reducing the Spread of COVID-19

    Mark Hawker from Anthesis Lavola describes what will and what won’t reduce chances of viral spread during building operations. He also offers some guidelines for reopening business aftter COVID-19.

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  • A Closer Look at the 2020 Index: A Deep Dive on GHG Reporting

    A Closer Look at the 2020 Index: A Deep Dive on GHG Reporting

    Just released: 2020 Business Sustainability Risk and Performance Index brings updated insights on sustainability in your region and industry, including new data on GHG emissions.

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  • Why Every Company Needs a Climate Strategy

    Why Every Company Needs a Climate Strategy

    Third-party sustainability ratings help identify your material risks based on your industry/business activity, location and size, and curb carbon emission.

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  • Why Is Your Supply Chain the Key to Achieve Your Sustainability ROI?

    Why Is Your Supply Chain the Key to Achieve Your Sustainability ROI?

    Companies promoting sustainability in their supply chains are more capable of creating a competitive advantage, lowering the costs in procurement activities and improving profitability.

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  • Sustainability Practices Improve Business Resilience During Crisis - Survey Results

    Sustainability Practices Improve Business Resilience During Crisis - Survey Results

    As many as 76% of companies surveyed on how they’ve been impacted by COVID-19 say that sustainability has “somewhat” or “definitely” increased their resilience during the pandemic.

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  • Strengthening Business Relationships While Making an Impact

    Strengthening Business Relationships While Making an Impact

    How Sustainability Ratings help companies to go beyond compliance and optimize business performance.

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  • Banking & Sustainability: A Decade of Driving Change From Within

    Banking & Sustainability: A Decade of Driving Change From Within

    An interview with changemaker Laurence Pessez, CSR Director of BNP Paribas Group, on her decade of driving change from within to be a sustainability leader in banking & finance.

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  • How Are Anti-Corruption Practices Addressed in the EcoVadis Rating?

    How Are Anti-Corruption Practices Addressed in the EcoVadis Rating?

    Corruption, along with Anticompetitive Practices and Information Security, is one of the key issues of the Ethics theme.

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  • 20 Years of UN Global Compact: How Sustainability Ratings Help Companies Kick-Start the Decade of Action

    20 Years of UN Global Compact: How Sustainability Ratings Help Companies Kick-Start the Decade of Action

    As the Decade of Action starts and companies are increasingly urged to address SDGs, sustainability ratings and action on supply chain sustainability prove even more important.

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