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Business Sustainability Ratings and Intelligence for global supply chains

What is EcoVadis?

Global supply chain and finance leaders rely on EcoVadis to monitor and improve the sustainability performance of their businesses and value networks, worldwide. Backed by a powerful technology platform, EcoVadis’ evidence-based ratings are validated by a global team of experts, and are adapted to more than 200 industry categories, 160 countries, and companies of all sizes. Its actionable scorecards, learning content and tools provide benchmarks, insights, and a guided improvement journey for environmental, social and ethical practices. More than 85,000 businesses leverage EcoVadis to collaborate on driving resilience, sustainable growth and positive impact worldwide. We serve two main customer profiles in the procurement and supply chain area: (“Requesting companies”) Enterprises seeking sustainability transparency, value creation and positive impact with trading partners (supply chain, customers, financial partners etc.). Industry leaders like Johnson & Johnson, Verizon, L’Oréal, Subway, Nestlé, Salesforce, Michelin, JP Morgan and BASF are among 700+ enterprise customers. We deliver a SaaS platform with supplier scorecards, dashboards, analytics and interactive tools to collaborate on improvements, combined with services: Customer Success Managers advise on planning & execution of the program, from exec engagement and steering committee, change management, internal & external/supplier engagement, process integration, & related communications, platform setup & configuration, and reporting. The solution also includes supplier onboarding services. (“Rated companies”) Through the above “requesting” enterprises, we engage their supply base into a ‘sustainability rating and continuous improvement journey’. Subscriptions include annual rating & scorecard w/ detailed feedback, collaborative action plan tools, comms tools (Medals), elearning and content. . There is also a network of independent consultants who offer training and consulting to improve performance. At the heart of our ratings is a robust sustainability rating methodology. Key attributes: - Based on industry standards like UNGC 10 principles, GRI, ILO, ISO, aligned with SDGs; - Covers 21 criteria in 4 themes, and 7 management system indicators - Assessment adapted to category/business activity, location and size - Evidence based, requires documentary proofs - Leverages multiple data sources - Uses human and automated validation and analysis of data The result is reliable ratings and benchmarks that scale globally across all businesses. Our “beyond compliance” model brings reliable measurement, and feedback for companies to transform sustainability into a performance approach, to order to protect their brands, foster transparency and innovation, accelerate growth and drive positive impact at scale.

Company details
Name EcoVadis
Founded 2007
CEO Pierre-Francois Thaler, Frederic Trinel, Co-CEOs
Employees 950
Company culture -
HQ location France
Locations Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Mauritius, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Tunisia, United Kingdom, United States
Award and certifications
ISO 9001
ISO/IEC 27001:2013
Revenue 2020 ($m) 127
Total funding ($m) 235,786,060
Cyber security rating 82
Certificates ISO 9001, ISO/IEC 27001:2013

EcoVadis Capabilities

  • Risk assessment & allocation
  • Risk monitoring & reporting
  • Supplier risk tiering
Integration partners
Aravo, Celonis, Coupa, GEP, Ivalua, Jaggaer, Per Angusta, ProcessUnity, Rapid Ratings, Resilinc, Riskmethods, SAP Ariba, Sievo, Suplari, SynerTrade, Tealbook, Tradeshift, Trust Your Supplier, Ulula, Vizibl, Zycus