Public sector organizations are increasingly required to integrate sustainability into purchasing decisions. Leaders are successfully confronting challenges and turning this into an opportunity.
The majority of companies address their direct and indirect emissions, but the bulk of their carbon footprint lies in the supply chain.
Corporate sustainability performance helps attract and retain talent, and increase ROI. Companies can calculate HR savings related to improved sustainability practices.
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%.
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.
Sustainable practices in the supply chain and beyond drive innovation which is integral to long-term, differentiation and competitive defense.
Sustainable practices in the supply chain and beyond result in ROI through credible brand differentiation companies can use strategically to drive monetary value.
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.
The comparison and case for transitioning away from supplier self-assessment questionnaires toward verified sustainability ratings, to drive more shared value and engagement.
Businesses are seeing an ROI from sustainable procurement practices. Cost savings realized through sustainability programs in the supply chain can be measured and quantified.
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
Companies find that solid sustainable procurement programs help improve traditional procurement metrics and cut related costs when supplier sustainability performance is taken into account.
An overview of sustainability performance of chemical product manufacturers in global supply chains, based on the EcoVadis world-leading ratings database.
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.
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
How EcoVadis Helps Businesses Manage Supply Chain Preparedness for Pandemics
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.
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
See insights into how sustainability is evolving in procurement priorities, and the tools and processes being used to drive tangible improvements and business results.