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  • EcoVadis at COP26: Setting the Agenda for Supply Chain Decarbonization at Scale

    EcoVadis at COP26: Setting the Agenda for Supply Chain Decarbonization at Scale

    At the ongoing COP26 summit in Glasgow, EcoVadis’s Head of Sustainability Innovation, Julia Salant spoke about the importance of leveraging the supply chain to scale corporate climate action.

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  • From Ambition to Action: Supply Chains Key to Scaling Corporate Net Zero Pledges in Line With COP26

    From Ambition to Action: Supply Chains Key to Scaling Corporate Net Zero Pledges in Line With COP26

    As world leaders meet to expedite progress towards global net zero at COP26, this blog highlights the imperative that companies engage suppliers to tackle carbon emissions embedded in the supply chain

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  • EcoVadis Academy Guides Organizations on Sustainability Practices and Performance

    EcoVadis Academy Guides Organizations on Sustainability Practices and Performance

    Acquiring the right sustainability knowledge is an essential step for companies who want to improve practices, meet stakeholder expectations, build resilience, and thrive in the new normal.

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  • Procurement at Deutsche Bahn: A Holistic Conception of Supply Chain Sustainability

    Procurement at Deutsche Bahn: A Holistic Conception of Supply Chain Sustainability

    Christoph Schwärzler is Senior Officer for Sustainable Procurement at Deutsche Bahn. Here, he discusses holistic supply chain management processes and how EcoVadis helps support sustainability efforts

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  • Index 2021: Small and Mid-Size Companies Lead the Pack On Sustainability Performance

    Index 2021: Small and Mid-Size Companies Lead the Pack On Sustainability Performance

    As highlighted in our Index 2021, sustainability performance has continued to improve across regions and industries despite pandemic-related challenges. However, key supply chain vulnerabilities persi

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  • A Roadmap for Sustainability: Insights on the EcoVadis Assessment from the Founder of a Small Tech Company

    A Roadmap for Sustainability: Insights on the EcoVadis Assessment from the Founder of a Small Tech Company

    In this interview, the founder of a small company reflects on undergoing an EcoVadis assessment for the first time. He shares insights into the process and how it has already benefited his company.

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  • UN World Food Day: Food & Beverage Companies Must Target Procurement to Boost Sustainability Performance

    UN World Food Day: Food & Beverage Companies Must Target Procurement to Boost Sustainability Performance

    To mark UN World Food Day, this blog explores the latest sustainability trends in the food and beverage sector and highlights the importance of procurement in scaling sustainable impact

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  • Biodiversity Reporting and the Private Sector: It’s Time For A New Paradigm

    Biodiversity Reporting and the Private Sector: It’s Time For A New Paradigm

    Global leaders convened at this year’s UN Biodiversity Conference to define a new biodiversity framework. The private sector, crucial to the future of biodiversity reporting, should pay more attention

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  • Index 2021: Mandatory EU Due Diligence a Challenge For Supply Chain Sustainability

    Index 2021: Mandatory EU Due Diligence a Challenge For Supply Chain Sustainability

    As the EU moves to implement a mandatory due diligence regime, the latest EcoVadis Risk and Sustainability Index reveals that European businesses are unprepared for forthcoming regulatory changes.

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  • 2021 EcoVadis Sustainability Index Highlights: Supply Chain Risks Compromise Global Performance Growth

    2021 EcoVadis Sustainability Index Highlights: Supply Chain Risks Compromise Global Performance Growth

    As highlighted in Index 2021, sustainability performance has continued to improve across regions and industries despite pandemic related challenges. However, key supply chain vulnerabilities persisted

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  • EcoVadis Index 2021: UK Supply Chains a Sustainability Weakness Ahead of COP26

    EcoVadis Index 2021: UK Supply Chains a Sustainability Weakness Ahead of COP26

    As supply chain disruption spreads across the UK ahead of COP26, the 2021 EcoVadis Index reveals concerning trends in the social and environmental performance of many of the UK’s largest companies.

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  • Sustainability Management at Wienerberger: A Clear Roadmap for the Entire Value Chain

    Sustainability Management at Wienerberger: A Clear Roadmap for the Entire Value Chain

    Christine Vieira Paschoalique, Head of Corporate Sustainability at Wienerberger AG, discusses the latest sustainability developments within the organization and how EcoVadis has helped to realize them

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  • The DNA of a Sustainable Procurement Leader: Insights from the 2021 Sustainable Procurement Barometer

    The DNA of a Sustainable Procurement Leader: Insights from the 2021 Sustainable Procurement Barometer

    2021 Sustainable Procurement Barometer found that leaders view sustainable procurement as an important piece that influences every part of their strategy, processes and decisions.

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  • Why Suppliers are Key to Unlocking Sustainable Procurement Value

    Why Suppliers are Key to Unlocking Sustainable Procurement Value

    Examining data uncovered in the Sustainable Procurement Barometer 2021, this blog outlines four key ways suppliers stand to benefit from increasing their adoption sustainable business practices

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  • Building a More Sustainable Retail Supply Chain

    Building a More Sustainable Retail Supply Chain

    Now is the Time for Retailers to Rethink and Rebuild Toward Resilience

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  • Mid-Size Companies: The Next Frontier in Sustainable Procurement

    Mid-Size Companies: The Next Frontier in Sustainable Procurement

    Mid-size companies are poised to tap into a significant opportunity for growth and may represent the next frontier of sustainable procurement progress.

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  • 5 Ways EU Forced Labor Guidelines Enable Businesses to Plan for Mandatory Due Diligence

    5 Ways EU Forced Labor Guidelines Enable Businesses to Plan for Mandatory Due Diligence

    Examining new EU guidance on how to address forced labour in supply chains, this blog outlines 5 ways businesses can prepare for the forthcoming introduction of binding due diligence obligations.

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  • The Evolving Role of Human Rights Due Diligence in Global Supply Chains: An Interview with Bettina Grabmayr, Head of Institutional Relation

    The Evolving Role of Human Rights Due Diligence in Global Supply Chains: An Interview with Bettina Grabmayr, Head of Institutional Relation

    The goal of creating a sustainable and responsible economy is increasingly being reflected in legal obligations, with due diligence laws in the U.K., France and Netherlands as well as EU regulations.

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  • WBCSD’s Vision 2050 - A Roadmap for Rebuilding and Accelerating Sustainable Procurement

    WBCSD’s Vision 2050 - A Roadmap for Rebuilding and Accelerating Sustainable Procurement

    The transformation vision of 250 CEOs, digitized sustainability engagement tools, and alignment of procurement across the business will be essential for environmental and social change.

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  • Mandatory Due Diligence Legislation – EU Developments, Member State Laws, and How Your Company Can Prepare

    Mandatory Due Diligence Legislation – EU Developments, Member State Laws, and How Your Company Can Prepare

    The European Union (EU) is on its way to mandatory supply chain due diligence. What steps can your company take now to get ready?

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