EcoVadis Cracks The Code For Supply Chain Stewardship

Published 17 January 2017 by Yaowen Ma &
EHS Analytics Environment, Health & Safety GHG Emissions Sustainability Management Water & Waste Water Market Insight

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Executive Summary

In December 2016, Partech Ventures, a French-based IT venture capital firm with $850 million under management, announced a minority ownership investment of €30 million (US$32 million) in EcoVadis, a global online platform for supply chain stewardship performance ratings. Founded in 2008, EcoVadis has successfully grown at an ambitious rate to achieve revenues that Verdantix estimated to be between $15 million and $20 million in 2016. The investment is the first external capital received by EcoVadis and reflects confidence in the supply chain stewardship market and the firm’s growth trajectory. This report helps market participants to understand the details of the investment, the reasons behind the successful growth of EcoVadis and the implications for other vendors with an interest in the supply chain stewardship software market.

Table of contents

EcoVadis Cracks The Code For Supply Chain Stewardship
The Healthy Valuation Of EcoVadis Results From A Successful Execution Of Its Supply Chain Stewardship Focus
Investment By Partech Ventures Opens Up New Strategic Opportunities For EcoVadis

Organisations mentioned

AkzoNobel, Amnesty International, BASF, BravoSolution, BrownFlynn, CDP, Coca-Cola, DuPont, eBay, EcoVadis, EY, GSK, Heineken, IBM, IERS, Interface, ISO, Johnson & Johnson, L’Oreal, Mattel, Nestlé, Oracle, Partech Ventures, POOL4TOOL, PUMA, riskmethods, SAP, Sustainable Apparel Coalition, SynerTrade, Tradeshift, Unilever, VitalMetrics, Walmart.

About the author

Yaowen Ma

Senior Analyst

Yaowen is a Senior Analyst in the Verdantix EHS practice covering research on digital technologies, best practices and growth strategies. His current agenda focuses on EHS information management and the overlap with product stewardship, supply chain transparency, and sustainability disclosures. Yaowen has more than five years of experience managing and delivering EHS and sustainability research and consulting engagements. He holds a dual major bachelor’s degree in environmental management and international relations from the University of Pennsylvania.

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