EcoVadis is the world's most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, intelligence and collaborative performance improvement tools for global supply chains. They envision a global marketplace where sustainability intelligence influences every business decision, improving economies, people's lives and the planet.
The EcoVadis team comprises of over 550 talented professionals from 50+ nationalities, who combine expertise in sustainability with advanced technology and a full service solution to drive meaningful change in supply chains worldwide. EcoVadis’ easy-to-use and actionable sustainability scorecards provide detailed insight into environmental, social and ethical risks across 198 purchasing categories and 155 countries. Industry leaders such as Johnson & Johnson, Verizon, L’Oréal, Subway, Nestlé, Salesforce, Michelin and BASF are among the more than 60,000 businesses on the EcoVadis network, working to assess, collaborate and improve sustainability performance in order to protect their brands, foster transparency and innovation, and accelerate growth.
EcoVadis is committed to managing their own sustainability and CSR practices, which they do through 6 key principals that they have created, including but not limited to: endorsing the 10 Principles of the United Nations Global Compact; striving to limit their energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions; valuing integrity, commitment to customers, teamwork, trust and drive to success.
About the founders/CEO:
EcoVadis was founded in 2007 by Pierre-François Thaler and Frédéric Trinel, they are now Co-CEOs.
Pierre-François brings 15 years of experience in procurement and business development of innovative solutions for procurement organizations. He was previously CEO of B2Build SA the 1st B2B marketplace for the European construction industry. Prior to joining EcoVadis, he was director of Ariba Procurement BPO business. He’s a frequent lecturer on Sustainable Procurement and the author of multiple studies in this area. Pierre-François is an electrical engineer by trade, he holds a Master of Science from Supelec and an MBA from INSEAD.
Frédéric is an international entrepreneur, founder of 4 companies, all in activity today, in Asia, Eastern Europe & UK operating in Global Trade, Software & Human Resources areas. His last venture was Mr. Ted Ltd, where he was COO in charge of Technology & Operations.