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  • Making Supply Chains More Transparent as a Way to Make the Global Economy More Sustainable

    Making Supply Chains More Transparent as a Way to Make the Global Economy More Sustainable

    By taking social and environmental data into consideration all along the supply chain, a consumer will eventually become a citizen-consumer, conscious of his/her act. 2019 Barometer study analysis.

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  • China’s Fight Against Air Pollution and Its Impact on Supply Chains

    China’s Fight Against Air Pollution and Its Impact on Supply Chains

    Every year, June 5 is celebrated as the World Environment Day. An initiative launched by the United Nations in 1974 to combat problems related to environmental degradation, the event is hosted by...

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  • Michael Battle, Chief Operating Officer at EA Engineering Talks About Their Sustainability Efforts2:34

    Michael Battle, Chief Operating Officer at EA Engineering Talks About Their Sustainability Efforts

    "It was in great interest to us as an organization to have EcoVadis come in and look at exactly what we are doing to give us some opportunities to learn what we can improve upon..."

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  • Risk Mapping Services Brochure

    Risk Mapping Services Brochure

    As supply chains globalize and become more complex, so do risks and opportunities. A robust risk mapping process is essential for gaining visibility and understanding of priorities to drive your asses

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  • 360 Watch & Live News Brochure

    360 Watch & Live News Brochure

    A key distinguishing element of EcoVadis’ sustainability monitoring platform is the integration of external inputs to augment company-provided documentation and data sources.

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  • Sustainable Procurement Solution Brochure

    Sustainable Procurement Solution Brochure

    Within today’s complex and global supply chains, you are responsible for the actions you and your suppliers take.

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  • 3 Ways to Make Sense of Circular Economy

    3 Ways to Make Sense of Circular Economy

    Consumers across the world are becoming increasingly sensitive to issues surrounding plastic pollution. Initiatives calling for reduced use of plastic or cleaning the oceans are becoming more common.

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  • CSR: Small Is Beautiful

    CSR: Small Is Beautiful

    Why are very small businesses, with up to 25 employees, deciding to be assessed on their ethical, social and environmental performance? Interview with Philippe Andrillat, Associate Director, Kenseo.

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  • Country Risk Scores Mapped and Explained

    Country Risk Scores Mapped and Explained

    As an additional service to our customers, EcoVadis provides profiles on over 150 countries. These profiles cover information on risks across four themes: Environment, health & social, human...

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  • A Comparison of CSR Performance of the UN Global Compact Signatories vs Non-Signatories

    A Comparison of CSR Performance of the UN Global Compact Signatories vs Non-Signatories

    Study finds that organizations that have committed to the UNGC’s ten principles perform significantly better on sustainability measures throughout supply chains.

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  • The State of Sustainable Procurement: What to Expect in 2019

    The State of Sustainable Procurement: What to Expect in 2019

    We’re still very early into 2019 and all signs point to an interesting year ahead. It appears the global businesses community has woken up to the severity of environmental concerns on society,...

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  • From Greater Production Traceability to Combating Biodiversity Loss and Meeting UN Sustainable Development Goal 15

    From Greater Production Traceability to Combating Biodiversity Loss and Meeting UN Sustainable Development Goal 15

    Human interference in natural habitats has put the biological diversity of our planet at risk. This is why one of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, SDG 15, is committed to protecting,...

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  • Science Based Targets: An Essential Piece of a Complex Climate Strategy Puzzle

    Science Based Targets: An Essential Piece of a Complex Climate Strategy Puzzle

    Climate change is a fact. Setting Science Based Targets – emission reduction targets based on the two-degree scenario – is the first step in the strategic transformation we need and has four...

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  • Targeted Action On Energy Use Along The Product Lifecycle: Four Steps Industries Can Take To Tackle UN Sustainable Development Goal 7

    Targeted Action On Energy Use Along The Product Lifecycle: Four Steps Industries Can Take To Tackle UN Sustainable Development Goal 7

    SDG 7 focuses on energy use. With 20 percent of the world population lacking access to modern electricity here is a set of approaches businesses can take to engage their suppliers to reduce their...

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  • Tomorrow’s Brands Will Be Sustainable or They Won’t Exist at All

    Tomorrow’s Brands Will Be Sustainable or They Won’t Exist at All

    The world is facing social and environmental challenges never seen before. Brands need to transform to maintain a competitive advantage and rebuild trust.

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  • One Year After U.S. Withdrawal From Paris Agreement

    One Year After U.S. Withdrawal From Paris Agreement

    The U.S. federal government may have withdrawn from the Paris Agreement, but U.S.-based organizations are still focused on upholding climate targets.

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  • Sustainable Forestry: Can We Get It Right?

    Sustainable Forestry: Can We Get It Right?

    Producing forestry and agriculture products for export, e.g. into global supply chains, is an attractive means for many developing nations to create economic growth. Done responsibly, this can...

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  • The Environmental Crackdown in China: Supply Chains Impacts Continue

    The Environmental Crackdown in China: Supply Chains Impacts Continue

    More than 30,000 business have been penalized during a major campaign against environmental violations in China with companies worldwide feeling the impact. Are you confident your business can...

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  • China’s Environmental Protection Law 2014 Amendment

    China’s Environmental Protection Law 2014 Amendment

    The environmental degradation caused by China’s unprecedented economic development during the last 30 years is has taken a huge toll on the environment.

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  • Fight climate change with science-based targets

    Fight climate change with science-based targets

    Many companies are making efforts into reducing their carbon footprints, making sure to mitigate climate change. To make sure these efforts actually help curbing climate change, a new trend is...

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