Podcast | Have Supply Chains Forgotten About Sustainability? 

April 15, 2021 EcoVadis ‏‏‎


One might expect companies hit by the recession to hunker down and focus exclusively on survival. Which would mean, temporarily at least, a retreat from efforts to create truly sustainable and socially aware supply chains. That was at least partly the case in the recession of 2007-2008, but it isn’t necessarily so this time around. So says Pierre-François Thaler, chief executive officer and co-founder of Ecovadis, a sustainability rating platform. He says companies remain dedicated to addressing issues of global climate, biodiversity and rising inequality. But are recent reductions in carbon emissions the result of those efforts, or can they be chalked up to a plunge in economic activity caused by the coronavirus pandemic? And are ambitious goals for cutting emissions in the years ahead really achievable? Hosted by Bob Bowman, Editor-in-Chief of SupplyChainBrain.



Read the full article at: www.supplychainbrain.com

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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 200+ purchasing categories and 160+ countries.

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