Leading sustainability ratings provider progresses to final stage of prestigious business competition
PARIS — (October, 2019) — EcoVadis, the world’s most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, has been named a National Winner for France in this year’s European Business Awards, one of the world’s largest cross-industry, cross-border business competitions.
EcoVadis made it to the final round of judging for the Inflexion European Entrepreneur of the Year category, which evaluates contenders across various criteria, including vision, a persevering approach to enterprise expansion, and acting as an inspiration to others to achieve greater business success.
“EcoVadis is honored to be recognized and in the company of so many influential European organizations,” said Frederic Trinel, co-founder and co-CEO of EcoVadis. “Our mission is to enable global organizations to reduce risk, drive performance and improve environmental and social outcomes with trusted sustainability ratings, and this award is a testament to our entire team’s commitment to that end.”
EcoVadis was chosen for its innovative work in tackling major global issues, including sustainability and climate change and is one of 13 national winners selected for France across all 19 categories. The provider made it through two judging rounds, including competing against 157 other firms in the first evaluation phase.
“This is a significant achievement and EcoVadis is an outstanding leader in their field. To be chosen as a National Winner means you show great innovation, ethics and success and are one of the best businesses in Europe. We wish EcoVadis the best of luck in the final round,” said Adrian Tripp, CEO of the European Business Awards.
The final round of judging will take place in Warsaw, Poland on December 3 and 4 at the European Business Awards Summit. Winners will be announced at the Awards Gala.
To vote for EcoVadis as The Inflexion European Entrepreneur of the Year, please visit here.
EcoVadis is the world’s most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, intelligence and collaborative performance improvement tools for global supply chains. Backed by a powerful technology platform and a global team of domain experts, EcoVadis’ easy-to-use and actionable sustainability scorecards provide detailed insight into environmental, social and ethical risks across 198 purchasing categories and 155 countries. Industry leaders such as Johnson & Johnson, Verizon, L’Oréal, Subway, Nestlé, Salesforce, Michelin and BASF are among the more than 55,000 businesses on the EcoVadis network, all working with a single methodology to evaluate, collaborate and improve sustainability performance in order to protect their brands, foster transparency and innovation, and accelerate growth. Learn more on ecovadis.com, Twitter or LinkedIn.
About the European Business Awards
The European Business Awards is one of the world’s largest and most prestigious cross border, cross sector business competitions. Its primary purpose is to support and develop a stronger, more successful, innovative and ethical business community in Europe, as it believes businesses play a key role in addressing major issues faced across the world.
The European Business Awards is now in its 12th year. This year it considered over 120,000 businesses from 33 countries. Sponsors and partners include Inflexion, Germany Trade & Invest, RSM and Cision PR Newswire.
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