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  • Five Key Sustainability Trends from the Latest EcoVadis Index Benchmark Report

    Five Key Sustainability Trends from the Latest EcoVadis Index Benchmark Report

    Our latest Index benchmark report is in. We’ve condensed five years’ worth of data into some key takeaways on the state of the sustainability performance of companies around the world.

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  • The Role of Procurement in Decarbonization

    The Role of Procurement in Decarbonization

    We sit down with Bertrand Conqueret, CPO at Henkel and a co-founder of the Sustainable Procurement Pledge, who is adamant that procurement is more than a role -- it's a responsibility.

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  • EcoVadis Adds New Investors in a Secondary Transaction to its Series C Funding

    EcoVadis Adds New Investors in a Secondary Transaction to its Series C Funding

    EcoVadis is pleased to announce a secondary transaction following its recent Series C fundraising.

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  • Premium on Sustainability: ESG Framework as a Driver of Investment

    Premium on Sustainability: ESG Framework as a Driver of Investment

    As a major player in the world economy, private equity can make a lasting impact on ESG matters. And while sustainability has been on the PE radar from the outset, now it becomes a game changer.

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  • EcoVadis Index: Sustainability Performance Accelerates as More Companies Build on Foundations to Advance Supply Chain Risk Mitigation

    EcoVadis Index: Sustainability Performance Accelerates as More Companies Build on Foundations to Advance Supply Chain Risk Mitigation

    More Than 65% of Companies Scored in the Good Range or Better; Labor & Human Rights Remains Strong While Sustainable Procurement Theme Reverses a Declining Trend

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  • Empowering SMEs to Drive the Decarbonization of Global Supply Chains

    Empowering SMEs to Drive the Decarbonization of Global Supply Chains

    SMEs, which comprise the bulk of global supply chains, are key to achieving decarbonization at scale. Learn more about how they are performing on carbon and what can be done to accelerate their action

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  • EcoVadis Scope 3 Podcast: Decarbonizing Supply Chains: Setting the Scope 3 Frame and the Role of Standards

    EcoVadis Scope 3 Podcast: Decarbonizing Supply Chains: Setting the Scope 3 Frame and the Role of Standards

    In this episode, we talk with Pankaj Bhatia, Director of GHG Protocol and the Acting Director of WRI’s Climate Program. Tune in to learn why it's so important to decarbonize supply chains.

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  • How Sustainability Ratings are Creating ROI Through Valuation and Reduced Cost of Capital

    How Sustainability Ratings are Creating ROI Through Valuation and Reduced Cost of Capital

    Sustainability builds value for any company – even if they are not listed on a stock exchange or part of a PE portfolio. How can ESG performance boost ROI across the business and value chain?

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  • Lessons from a Practitioner: Overcoming Key Challenges and Ørsted's Net Zero Journey

    Lessons from a Practitioner: Overcoming Key Challenges and Ørsted's Net Zero Journey

    A transformation from the most coal-intensive energy companies in Europe to one of the most sustainable ones in the energy sector Ørsted. The company has embarked on a journey toward net zero by 2040.

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  • Driving Private Equity Toward ESG: How to Manage Change that Isn’t Optional?

    Driving Private Equity Toward ESG: How to Manage Change that Isn’t Optional?

    On July 12, 2022, Private Equity Wire & Ecovadis co-hosted a webinar — Building ESG Performance with your Portfolio Companies. Speakers: Sophie Bertreau, Tulsi Byrne, Otto Kern and Deike Diers.

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  • Oxiteno's Wins and Challenges: A Brazilian Company's Journey Toward a More Sustainable Supply Chain

    Oxiteno's Wins and Challenges: A Brazilian Company's Journey Toward a More Sustainable Supply Chain

    Rafael Bica de Freitas, Head of Global Procurement at Oxiteno, talks to us about the company’s sustainability journey, the wins and challenges along the way, and ambitions for the next five years.

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  • EcoVadis named a "Leader" in The Forrester New Wave™: ESG Ratings, Data, And Analytics, Q3 2022 report

    EcoVadis named a "Leader" in The Forrester New Wave™: ESG Ratings, Data, And Analytics, Q3 2022 report

    Independent research firm found EcoVadis to be the best fit for companies that want to track and improve their suppliers’ ESG improvement programs

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  • New Zealand Introduces First Emissions Reduction Plan While Australia Commits to New GHG Targets: What It Means for Your Business

    New Zealand Introduces First Emissions Reduction Plan While Australia Commits to New GHG Targets: What It Means for Your Business

    This blog explores the implications of New Zealand's first Emissions Reduction Plan and the shift by the Australian government toward a larger reduction target and what businesses can do.

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  • Six Years of Nordic Sustainability Performance Data: Finland Leads the Way, Sweden is Close Behind, Norway is Making Exceptional Progress

    Six Years of Nordic Sustainability Performance Data: Finland Leads the Way, Sweden is Close Behind, Norway is Making Exceptional Progress

    This blog explores the key trends that emerged from the Measuring the Sustainability Performance of European Companies 2021 report and shines a spotlight on the performance of Nordic companies.

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  • EcoVadis appoints Madhur Aggarwal as Chief Solutions Officer and Richard Eyram as Chief Customer Officer

    EcoVadis appoints Madhur Aggarwal as Chief Solutions Officer and Richard Eyram as Chief Customer Officer

    As EcoVadis’ growth strategy accelerates, we’re pleased to announce two key additions to our leadership team who will help put our recent funding to work guiding even more companies ...

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  • EcoVadis Scope 3 Podcast: How and Why Scope 3 Carbon Emissions are Rising on the Business Agenda

    EcoVadis Scope 3 Podcast: How and Why Scope 3 Carbon Emissions are Rising on the Business Agenda

    Speaker: Peter Spiller, Partner and Head of EMEA Sustainability in Operations Practice McKinsey, hosted by Fergal Byrne, Executive Producer, The Sustainability Agenda

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  • Exploring Global Sustainability Performance From 2015 to 2020: Progress Is Being Made Globally – Europe Leads the Way

    Exploring Global Sustainability Performance From 2015 to 2020: Progress Is Being Made Globally – Europe Leads the Way

    This blog highlights key trends from Measuring the Sustainability Performance of European Companies 2021 – a report that explored progress made by companies in the EcoVadis network from 2015 to 2020.

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  • EcoVadis Formalizes its Commitment as a Purpose-Led Company

    EcoVadis Formalizes its Commitment as a Purpose-Led Company

    According to the requirements set out by the French law, Loi PACTE, we have become a purpose-driven company, “Entreprise à Mission” in French.

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  • Sustainability Ratings Data Reveals Critical Gaps in Private Sector Action on Biodiversity

    Sustainability Ratings Data Reveals Critical Gaps in Private Sector Action on Biodiversity

    Decisive action must be taken to prevent biodiversity loss and preserve the benefits provided by global ecosystems. Find out why companies must integrate biodiversity into their sustainability efforts

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  • Annual Sustain Conference 2022: sessions are available in replay!

    Annual Sustain Conference 2022: sessions are available in replay!

    Organized around the theme #DestinationImpact, the conference was replete with penetrating, original and provocative insights pertaining to all the most pertinent and complex sustainability issues ...

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