Supply chains account for up to 90% of a company’s greenhouse gas footprint. Driving emission reductions across increasingly complex global supply chains is a distinct challenge – but it’s necessary to meet the 1.5℃ target established by the Paris Agreement and avoid the worst consequences of climate change.
Corporate leaders who have embedded climate goals in their procurement approach are making strong progress. Since the launch of the Carbon Action Module in spring 2021, EcoVadis has rated over 15,000 companies on the carbon management practices, including commitments, actions and reporting, which they use in their own operations and throughout their supply chains. This report shares insights on the carbon maturity of this growing network of companies spanning a range of global regions, industries and sizes.