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Sustainable Procurement, Supply Chain and Responsible Business Whitepapers | EcoVadis

  • Leveraging Sustainability Ratings to Support GRI Reporting

    Leveraging Sustainability Ratings to Support GRI Reporting

    Business sustainability ratings provide a wealth of information to support GRI reporting on responsible supply chain management, delivering quantitative and qualitative results.

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  • Galvanizing Action: Strategies to Maximize Engagement in Sustainable Public Purchasing

    Galvanizing Action: Strategies to Maximize Engagement in Sustainable Public Purchasing

    Public sector organizations are increasingly required to integrate sustainability into purchasing decisions. Leaders are successfully confronting challenges and turning this into an opportunity.

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  • Corporate Action on Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    Corporate Action on Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    The majority of companies address their direct and indirect emissions, but the bulk of their carbon footprint lies in the supply chain.

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  • Spotlight 7: Talent Attraction and Retention

    Spotlight 7: Talent Attraction and Retention

    Corporate sustainability performance helps attract and retain talent, and increase ROI. Companies can calculate HR savings related to improved sustainability practices.

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  • Spotlight 6: Increased Sales Revenue

    Spotlight 6: Increased Sales Revenue

    Business with effective sustainable procurement programs and solid commitment to sustainable supply chains see measurable ROI: They win more business and see sales revenue increases of up to 20%.

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  • Business Sustainability Risk and Performance Index 2020

    Business Sustainability Risk and Performance Index 2020

    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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  • Spotlight 5: Innovation

    Spotlight 5: Innovation

    Sustainable practices in the supply chain and beyond drive innovation which is integral to long-term, differentiation and competitive defense.

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  • Spotlight 4: Credible Brand Differentiation

    Spotlight 4: Credible Brand Differentiation

    Sustainable practices in the supply chain and beyond result in ROI through credible brand differentiation companies can use strategically to drive monetary value.

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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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  • Upgrading Sustainable Procurement: From Self-Declared Data to Intelligence and Value Creation

    Upgrading Sustainable Procurement: From Self-Declared Data to Intelligence and Value Creation

    The comparison and case for transitioning away from supplier self-assessment questionnaires toward verified sustainability ratings, to drive more shared value and engagement.

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  • Spotlight 3: Cost Savings

    Spotlight 3: Cost Savings

    Businesses are seeing an ROI from sustainable procurement practices. Cost savings realized through sustainability programs in the supply chain can be measured and quantified.

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  • The Evolving Role of On-site Audits: An Integrated Approach to Supplier Sustainability Performance

    The Evolving Role of On-site Audits: An Integrated Approach to Supplier Sustainability Performance

    4 major limitations prevent onsite audits from driving progress in supplier risk management. But integrating a broader approach alongside ratings & risk mapping delivers performance and value creation

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  • Spotlight 2: Improved Procurement Metrics

    Spotlight 2: Improved Procurement Metrics

    Companies find that solid sustainable procurement programs help improve traditional procurement metrics and cut related costs when supplier sustainability performance is taken into account.

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  • The Chemical Sector Spotlight Report

    The Chemical Sector Spotlight Report

    An overview of sustainability performance of chemical product manufacturers in global supply chains, based on the EcoVadis world-leading ratings database.

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  • Spotlight 1: Supply Chain Risk Mitigation and Resilience

    Spotlight 1: Supply Chain Risk Mitigation and Resilience

    COVID-19 pandemic has tested supply chain resilience to unprecedented levels but risks lurk in supply chains at all times. Lead sustainability performers fare much better during crises and beyond.

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  • Return on Sustainability: The Value and ROI of Sustainable Procurement

    Return on Sustainability: The Value and ROI of Sustainable Procurement

    The 7 key levers of measurable value creation & ROI that a strong sustainable procurement program delivers - while fighting climate change & modern slavery, and building resilience in the supply chain

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  • Sustainable Procurement and Resilience

    Sustainable Procurement and Resilience

    How EcoVadis Helps Businesses Manage Supply Chain Preparedness for Pandemics

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  • Procuring a Regenerative Economy: The Critical Role of Sourcing in Generating The Future We Want

    Procuring a Regenerative Economy: The Critical Role of Sourcing in Generating The Future We Want

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  • The Substance of Purpose

    The Substance of Purpose

    Committing to purpose and aligning with the SDGs is good for business and society. And improving sustainability performance in the supply chain is key in driving results.

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  • EcoVadis Index 2019 Edition, with Diversity & Inclusion Deep Dive Topic

    EcoVadis Index 2019 Edition, with Diversity & Inclusion Deep Dive Topic

    We are continuing to make available this previous edition of the 2019 Index which contains a chapter covering discrimination, harassment and diversity among thousands of suppliers

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