Labor and Human Rights in Supply Chains | EcoVadis
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.
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.
The European Union (EU) is on its way to mandatory supply chain due diligence. What steps can your company take now to get ready?
More than just preventing disruption - climate readiness, labor and human rights, and ethical considerations are key components for truly resilient supply chains.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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
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.
As we wait for COVID-19 to pass, while applauding front-line medical staff, let’s not forget to pay homage to the invisible heroes who make protective equipment for nurses and doctors.
Ulula's CEO, Antoine Heuty, & EcoVadis' Global Alliances Director, Daniel Perry, introduce a partnership aiming to include direct worker feedback into EcoVadis' sustainability rankings on human rights
As many as 50 CPOs and senior procurement and sustainability executives gathered in London for EcoVadis' Sustainable Procurement Business Briefing earlier this month.
The demand for more transparency also presents an opportunity - to go beyond compliance and leverage sustainable procurement to drive innovation and growth.
Modern slavery is difficult to spot. Are you doing enough to eliminate it from your supply chain? This paper summarizes the primary regulatory requirements associated with mandatory disclosure and...
An estimated 100 to 200 companies are likely to be impacted by the law, known as “Devoir de Vigilance” or DdV.
A recently drafted bill has Canada set to join the growing list of countries intent on introducing national legislation on supply chain transparency and modern slavery.
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
Embracing sustainable procurement practices can help companies manage business risks, achieve costs savings, enhance their brand reputation, and manage suppliers more effectively.