April 22, 2022, marks the fifth anniversary of the ISO 20400 standard, which provides guidelines for integrating sustainability into your organization’s procurement processes. The anniversary falls on Earth Day and, in line with this year’s theme of “Invest In Our Planet”, now is the time to invest in your sustainable procurement program to scale positive impact.
EcoVadis and Givewith have become the first Supporters of the Sustainable Procurement Pledge (SPP), making financial donations to accelerate its mission.
DÜSSELDORF, Germany, April 21, 2022 /3BL Media/ The Sustainable Procurement Pledge (SPP) announces two leading companies in the sustainability ecosystem have become the first sponsors of the SPP, committing to a financial donation to support the movement’s growing impact across the globe.
Congratulations to Griffith Foods Mexico for receiving a Silver Medal from EcoVadis! They scored in the 89th percentile of companies that pursued a certificate. The EcoVadis assessment evaluates how well a company has integrated sustainability and corporate social responsibility principles into its business management system. It thoroughly reviews ethics, labor & human rights, sustainable procurement, and environmental practices.
On March 21, 2022, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) introduced a landmark proposal requiring companies to include climate disclosures in their annual filings. The move responds to activist calls and investors’ increased information needs regarding the climate resilience of publicly traded companies.
As the USA celebrates Women’s History Month, EcoVadis reviews the progress achieved by companies throughout our global network with regard to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). To achieve gender equality, it is critical that companies continue to work to expand DEI best practices through global supply chains, and provide opportunities for employees of all genders, across sectors and geographies. EcoVadis ratings data reveals that 60% of companies have implemented policy commitments on DEI, but only 14% reported on their DEI progress in 2021.
On March 14-15, 2022, more than 3,200 participants from 77 countries tuned in to EcoVadis’ Sustain conference, an annual meeting of industry experts and thought leaders focused on the intersection of sustainability and ESG with procurement, sourcing, and supply chains.
Schneider Electric, W.R. Grace, John Deere, Auchan Retail, Unilever and Klabin Recognized for Excellence in Sustainable Procurement Performance
PARIS and NEW YORK, March 16, 2022 /3BL Media/ – EcoVadis, the world’s most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, announces the winners of its sixth annual Sustainable Procurement Leadership Awards program. Winners were announced at the EcoVadis Sustain 2022 virtual conference.
Sustainability Risk Mapping Visibility Ramps Up 370% As Carbon Action Module Adoption Accelerates
PARIS & NEW YORK, March 10, 2022 /3BL Media/ – EcoVadis, the world’s most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, today announced that the EcoVadis Network has grown to include over 750 requesting organizations, a 50% increase since the start of 2021, and over 90,000 of their trading partners and suppliers.
Carbon emissions have, in the years following the ratification of the Paris Climate Agreement (2015), been established as the predominant issue in corporate sustainability discourse and strategy. One recent study found that net zero commitments now cover at least 68% of the global economy.