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  • EcoVadis and the German  Supply Chain Act

    EcoVadis and the German Supply Chain Act

    With the German and the European Supply Chain Act, and other provisions such as the EU Taxonomy Regulation and the CSRD, companies large and small must invest in sustainability and due diligence.

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  • [ProcessUnity] EcoVadis Explores the Intersection of TPRM and ESG55:04

    [ProcessUnity] EcoVadis Explores the Intersection of TPRM and ESG

    Today, supporting Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) isn’t just good for society at large – it’s good for business too. ESG focuses on a company’s performance throughout a broad range of areas

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  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion – A Time for Action

    Diversity, Equity and Inclusion – A Time for Action

    To mark Women’s History Month, EcoVadis reflects upon the progress of female workforce participation, as well as the performance of rated companies in respect of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)

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  • EcoVadis Sustain 2022: 5 Key Takeaways

    EcoVadis Sustain 2022: 5 Key Takeaways

    On March 14-15, 2022, more than 3,200 participants from 77 countries tuned in to EcoVadis’ Sustain conference. This blog recounts 5 key takeaways from the event.

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  • The EU Proposal on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence is Here – How Will It Impact Your Organization?

    The EU Proposal on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence is Here – How Will It Impact Your Organization?

    On February 23, the EU published its Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive. This blog summarizes the main provisions of the draft legislation and advises on how your business can prepare.

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  • EcoVadis and the German Supply Chain Act

    EcoVadis and the German Supply Chain Act

    This whitepaper introduces the core elements of human rights due diligence and outlines measures as well as recommendations for implementation that can be supported by EcoVadis solutions.

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  • Business Sustainability Risk and Performance Index 5th Edition

    Business Sustainability Risk and Performance Index 5th Edition

    Analyzing the performance of over 46,000 companies between 2016-2020, the Sustainability Risk and Performance Index provides unrivalled insight into sustainability trends across regions and industries

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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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  • 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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  • Three Ways Biden’s Supply Chain Review Should Be More Ambitious

    Three Ways Biden’s Supply Chain Review Should Be More Ambitious

    More than just preventing disruption - climate readiness, labor and human rights, and ethical considerations are key components for truly resilient supply chains.

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  • Six Sustainability Resolutions for Earth Day

    Six Sustainability Resolutions for Earth Day

    Fighting climate change isn’t a one-day event but Earth Day, taking place on April 22, is a good time to make corporate sustainability resolutions. Here is how to get started.

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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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  • Health Crisis Risk and Preparedness in Supply Chains During COVID-19

    Health Crisis Risk and Preparedness in Supply Chains During COVID-19

    Insights on ‘social and labor’ management system indicators (labor rights, work conditions, etc.) in the supply base, weak points that amplify disruptions, and building resilience to future crises.

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  • Country Risk Scores Mapped and Explained

    Country Risk Scores Mapped and Explained

    EcoVadis provides profiles on over 150 countries. These profiles cover information on risks across four themes: Environment, health & social, human rights and governance.

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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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  • Workplace Diversity KPI Bundle

    Workplace Diversity KPI Bundle

    What if your procurement team could impact diversity and inclusion issues across the entire supply base, working to ensure that your suppliers address these more systemically through their policies...

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  • Business Sustainability Risk and Performance Index 4th Edition

    Business Sustainability Risk and Performance Index 4th Edition

    This fourth edition of the Sustainability Risk and Performance Index: Insights from Global Supply Chain Ratings illustrates the sustainability performance of over 40,000 companies rated in 2015-2019.

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  • [Partner Webinar CSRWorks] Deep Dive EcoVadis Assessment: Labor and Human Rights Theme1:00:43

    [Partner Webinar CSRWorks] Deep Dive EcoVadis Assessment: Labor and Human Rights Theme

    CSRWorks will be hosting a series of FREE webinars featuring expert analysts from EcoVadis. The webinars are designed to help suppliers understand the EcoVadis criteria and expectations across the fou

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  • World Day Against Child Labor: COVID-19 Heightens Risks for Children

    World Day Against Child Labor: COVID-19 Heightens Risks for Children

    Experts warn that COVID-19 outbreak could lead to increase in child labor in different countries and that secondary effects on children in all countries will be unprecedented.

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