The three year partnership offers all eight UN organizations increased visibility into their key business partners’ sustainability risk and performance
Submitted by EcoVadis
EcoVadis, the leader in business sustainability ratings for global supply chains, has announced today a three-year partnership with the Foundation for the Global Compact. The Foundation will leverage EcoVadis’ platform to evaluate the risk and performance of business participants of the UN Global Compact.
“Since its founding over 10 years ago, EcoVadis has aligned its sustainability assessment methodology with the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact. Thus, our new partnership is a perfect fit with the Foundation for the Global Compact and the United Nations Global Compact’s mission to mobilize a global sustainability movement," said Pierre-Francois Thaler, co-CEO and co-founder at EcoVadis. “We look forward to working closely with the Foundation and the UN agencies to drive responsible business practices.
Through its relationship with the Foundation for the Global Compact, Ecovadis will also provide services to seven United Nations agencies.
For more information on how EcoVadis aligns with the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and provides deeper insights into organizations’ sustainability and CSR performance, visit our website at www.ecovadis.com.
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 190 purchasing categories and 150 countries. Industry leaders such as Johnson & Johnson, L’Oréal, Nestlé, Schneider Electric, Michelin and BASF are among the more than 50,000 businesses on the EcoVadis network, all working with a single methodology to evaluate, collaborate and improve sustainability performance in order to protect their brands, foster transparency and innovation, and accelerate growth. Learn more on ecovadis.com, Twitter or LinkedIn.
EcoVadis operates the 1st collaborative platform, allowing companies to assess the environmental and social performance of their global suppliers. EcoVadis combines technology and expertise to deliver simple and reliable "Suppliers Sustainability scorecards," covering 150 purchasing categories, 21 CSR indicators and 120 countries. EcoVadis ratings helps businesses, reduce risks and drive performance and innovation in their supply chain. More than 30 "Global 500" companies, have selected the EcoVadis solution, including Alstom, Axa, Accor, Air Liquide, Alcatel-Lucent, Atos Origin, Bouygues, Banca Monte Paschi di Siena, Orange, Lafarge, Renault, Schneider Electric, Umicore, and Veolia.
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