ERM CVS, a leading provider in sustainability-related consulting services worldwide and part of the ERM Group, is pleased to announce it has become a Certified Partner of EcoVadis, the world’s most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings for global supply chains.

As an EcoVadis certified partner, ERM CVS provides questionnaire response guidance to help companies manage their sustainability risks, as well as better understand their strengths and weaknesses. With its colleagues at ERM who have expertise in helping businesses develop, implement and improve corporate sustainability strategies, ERM CVS is able to provide a unique training approach that helps clients enhance their sustainability ratings.

“For decades, ERM CVS has been a leader in providing clients with a full suite of certification & assurance services, assuring & verifying corporate sustainability reports, GHG inventories and footprints and more,” said Markus Weber, partner at ERM CVS and supplier training program lead. “Becoming a training partner with EcoVadis allows us to enhance our service portfolio and better support our clients in improving their supply chain management in respect of sustainability.”

EcoVadis’ easy-to-use and actionable sustainability scorecards provide procurement and supply chain teams detailed insight into Environment, Labor & Human Rights, Ethics and Sustainable Procurement themes across 200 purchasing categories and 160 countries. These criteria are based on international sustainability standards such as the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact, the International Labour Organization (ILO) conventions, the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standards and the ISO 26000 standard.

“ERM CVS is dedicated to helping educate suppliers on the EcoVadis CSR assessment in order to optimize their response and improve their sustainability performance and practices,” said David McClintock, marketing director of EcoVadis. “As the demand for companies to increase transparency on sustainability performance continues to rise amongst buyers, suppliers and key stakeholders, our training partner program will be instrumental in helping companies adequately assess sustainability themes and improve in critical areas identified by our scorecards.”

The range of ERM CVS training courses will offer insightful and detailed knowledge about EcoVadis’ assessment approach. This will help delegates to understand the EcoVadis scorecard, its underlying methodologies and provide invaluable details on the evaluation process. The trainings are aimed at company representatives who work in corporate social responsibility, business sustainability and sustainable procurement.

All training variants will be offered in virtual and traditional classroom formats and in various language options. Learn more about EcoVadis’ Training Partners program

About EcoVadis
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 200 purchasing categories and 160 countries. Industry leaders such as Johnson & Johnson, Verizon, L’Oréal, Subway, Nestlé, Salesforce, Michelin and BASF are among the more than 75,000 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